DECEMBER EVENTS

VALLEY FORGE AND MONTGOMERY COUNTY

December in Montgomery County is marked with historic holiday celebrations, but the calendar also features major concerts, performances by top comedians, award-winning stage shows, and the annual March-In of the Continental Army, one of the largest events of the year at Valley Forge Park. 

See our full list of 13 amazing events coming to Valley Forge and Montgomery County this December:

SPECIAL EVENTS
 

Green Wolf's Village Barn Shoppes

ILLUMINAIRE NIGHTS

Every Friday November 24 - December 22
Skippack Village

Skippack Village shines during the holiday season when illuminaires light the paths every Friday night. Walk the candle-lit paths of the village as you shop and dine in Skippack's one-of-a-kind stores and restaurants.

Peter Wentz Farmstead Candlelight Tour

CANDLELIGHT TOURS

December 2
Peter Wentz Farmstead

Soft candlelight greets visitors as they enjoy Colonial music, seasonal decorations farm animals and a visit from a Pennsylvania-German version of St. Nicholas, all in fur.

Holidays at Hope Lodge

HOLIDAYS AT HOPE LODGE & BEER TASTING

December 2
Hope Lodge

Hope Lodge opens its doors for a one-day holiday celebration each December. The home will be decorated for the holidays with special entertainment and events throughout the day. The event also includes a craft beer tasting for adults 21 and older.

King of Prussia Town Center Winterfest

WINTERFEST

December 2
King of Prussia Town Center

The King of Prussia Town Center will host its second annual Winterfest celebration on December 2. The day includes performances by local choirs, ice sculptures, a visit from Santa and more.

Historic Trappe Candlelight Tours

CANDLELIGHT TOURS

December 2 & 3
Historic Trappe

Pennsylvania German Christmas traditions are highlighted during the candlelight tours of the Henry Muhlenberg House in Historic Trappe. On Sunday, December 3, the Muhlenberg House is just one of many historic homes on the Holiday House Tour, which takes guests to historic sites and points of interest in Trappe, Collegeville and the surrounding communities.

Narberth Dickens Festival

NARBERTH DICKENS FESTIVAL

December 3
Narberth

Downtown Narberth transforms into 1840s London and welcomes period street vendors and food, caroling, musicians, costumed performers, puppet shows, dance performances, ice sculpting and carriage rides. Kids join in the free scavenger hunt to search for Ebenezer Scrooge and other costumed Dickens characters.

John James Audubon Center Holiday Open House

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE

December 3
John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove

It's a celebration of John James Audubon's love of nature during the annual Holiday open house. Audubon's former home is decorated for the holidays, inside and out. Come see it in all its splendor, enjoy refreshements, games and crafts, and meet the Mill Grove owls.

ARNOLD'S FAMILY FUN CENTER

A NIGHT IN NASHVILLE

December 8
Arnold's Family Fun Center

Nashville recording artists Rachele Lynae and Emily Jubb take the stage at the Water Tower at Arnold's Family Fun Center for a night of country music. Admission includes beer or wine of your choice plus a meet-and-greet with the stars.

Pennypacker Mills Victorian Christmas

VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE

December 9
Pennypacker Mills

Experience the magic of a Victorian Christmas at Pennypacker Mills. The December 9 open house includes visits from a Victorian Santa Claus, bell choir performances, and living history programming.

Morgan Log House Candlelight

CANDLELIGHT TOURS

December 9
Morgan Log House

Built in the early 1700s, the Morgan Log House is one of the oldest surviving homes in Montgomery County. Visitors have a unique opportunity to explore the home by candlelight on December 9 while the home is decorated in its finest 18th Century holiday greenery.

HOLIDAY LUMINARIA NIGHT

December 9
Lock 60 at Schuylkill Canal Park

See the paths of Schuylkill Canal Park lit up by the glow of candles on December 9. This festive night at Lock 60 at Schuylkill Canal Park includes music and cider, and Santa. 

Pottsgrove Manor Candlelight Tour

POTTSGROVE MANOR BY CANDLELIGHT

December 10
Pottsgrove Manor

In Colonial America, Twelfth Night was one of the largest celebrations in the calendar year. During the candlelight tours at the historic Pottsgrove Manor, the holiday comes back to life through costumed interpreters. Open-hearth cooking demonstrations and kids' crafts will also be featured.

The Platters - Christmas

THE PLATTERS: VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS SHOW

December 16
Valley Forge Casino Resort

Legendary vocalists The Platters bring their unforgettable voices to the Valley Forge Casino Resort on December 16. This special holiday concert features The Platters performing traditional Christmas songs along with some of the band's biggest hits.

Valley Forge March In Candlelight Tours

MARCH IN OF THE CONTINENTAL ARMY

December 19
Valley Forge National Historical Park

On December 19, 1777, the Continental Army marched in to Valley Forge for what would become a six-month encampment. The anniversary of that first night in camp is celebrated with an encampment at the Muhlenberg Brigade huts and a visit by General George Washington.

BEN BAILEY FROM CASH CAB

December 29
Colonial Theatre

Comedian Ben Bailey, best known as the host of Discovery Channel's hit game show Cash Cab, is bringing his stand-up to Phoenixvile. The Emmy Award winner performs December 29 at the historic Colonial Theatre.

Live Theater in Valley Forge and Montgomery County

This Month on Stage

Museums & Galleries in Montgomery County

This Month on Exhibit