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Things to Do

From historical reenactments to live music and holiday events, there’s always something special taking place here in Montgomery County. 

Take a look at our searchable online calendar to find out what events are taking place during your visit, or better yet – plan your next visit around one of our many family-friendly events.

Want to add your event to our calendar? Submit your event here

Annual Celebrations in Valley Forge and Montco

No matter the season, you’ll always find a festive event here. 

In the springtime, meet the Easter Bunny at various malls across Montco, including King of Prussia, and at outdoor attractions like Elmwood Park Zoo.

During the summer months, celebrate our nation at area historical landmarks, including Valley Forge National Historical Park. Here, you can soak up the stories of our country’s past and celebrate the future of our nation. 

Every September, celebrate jazz musicians at the annual Montco Jazz Fest with big band classics, funk and grooves, and a popular jazz brunch event. 

Seasonal Events in Valley Forge

Meet local farmers, crafters, florists, chefs, and more at one of Montco’s farmer’s markets held throughout the year. From daily markets to weekly gatherings, shopping local has never been easier. Learn where goods are made and samples from the many farm-to-table vendors in the region. 

Summertime brings nights filled with music under the stars with a variety of outdoor concerts for all music genres. 

In the winter months, get ready for holiday shopping and festivities at Mennonite Heritage Center's annual Christmas Market, and celebrate a night of lights at the Elmwood Park Zoo's Wild Lights event filled with holiday cheer. 

Throughout the year, Pennypacker Mills, a Colonial Revival country estate that tells the history of Pennsylvania, welcomes families to join seasonal events at the estate. Events include Revolutionary War Weekend each May, the annual craft marketplace every September, and the popular Victorian Christmas Open House every December. 

Enjoy Concerts & Live Music

From national headliners to local musicians and shows, there’s a show for all genres here. 

Many local breweries host local musicians throughout the week, allowing visitors to enjoy and discover new musicians in a quiet setting with local bites and brews. 

For those interested in a lively night out for music, Ardmore Music Hall offers an array of music genres all within a cozy yet exciting atmosphere.  

The Keswick Theatre, a renovated 1928 Vaudeville house with 1,300 seats, provides music lovers with a quaint, small venue for live performances. Past performers include Martina McBride, Lindsey Buckingham, Postmodern Jukebox, The Temptations, and more.  

Other smaller venues offering live music and entertainment include the Theatre Horizon and the Centre Theater


Once the province of pioneers and patriots, Colebrookdale is your ticket to a verdant land lost in time. Board our meticulously restored century-old rail cars or railbikes for an excursion into one of Pennsylvania's most scenic and historic regions.