Valley Forge & Montgomery County, PA

Given the history that unfolded here, it's no wonder Independence Day celebrations across the county are festive, family-friendly and fantastic.

Here's our complete guide to the Fourth of July fun in Montgomery County. Look for the 🎆 symbol to find Fourth of July fireworks.

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Valley Forge July 4th Community Picnic in the Park

Patriots in the Park

July 4

Celebrate our nation's independence through historical games, demonstrations, storytelling, tours, food and more!  Learn about the birth of the nation and the pivotal role the Valley Forge Encampment played in securing our freedom from Great Britain - all while celebrating the 4th of July in your national park. 

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Independence Day Carillon Concert in Valley Forge

July 4

This year the park is celebrating our nation's Independence with a Carillon Concert by Doug Gefvert beginning at 2 p.m. at Washington Memorial Chapel, Rte. 23 in Valley Forge National Historical Park. This concert will be featuring patriotic selections & works by American composers. The event will be rain or shine!

Sponsored by the Washington Memorial Heritage. 610-783-0120, 610-265-5211

Conshohocken Fireworks


July 3

Conshohocken celebrates its Independence Day party on July 3rd starting at 6 pm with activities, food, and entertainment. The fireworks will light up the sky above Sutcliffe Park at 9:45 p.m. 

Norristown parade


July 4

Norristown celebrates with an all-day celebration beginning with this year's parade. The parade will begin at 9:45 a.m. taking the streets of Norristown starting at St. Francis on Marshall Street and ending on Main Street. Additionally, the Block Party on Main is back! This will take place at 10:30 a.m. as Main Street will transform into a fun-filled party with craft vendors, live music, food, and a kids zone! Last but not least, the all day celebration will conclude with a concert and fireworks at Elmwood Park. There will be a party from 3:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. with live music followed by fireworks at the Fire chief's Memorial band shell beginning at dusk.


Washington Memorial Chapel


July 4

The distinct sound of 58 bronze bells will echo across Valley Forge from the Washington Memorial Chapel on July 4. Beginning at 7:30 p.m. one of the world's largest carillons will play patriotic tunes to celebrate Independence Day. The free concert is a rain-or-shine event.

Go Fourth


July 4
Memorial Park, 75 West King Street, Pottstown

Pottstown’s GoFourth celebration continues this year with it’s carnival celebration. The festivities will begin with the National Anthem at 11:30 a.m. followed by family friendly activities and food all day! Around 6 p.m. the U.S. Hot Air Balloon Team will release balloons from the park, ending the night with fireworks. The Colebrookdale Railroad will be running four round-trip excursions from Memorial Park to Boyertown and back.

Glenside parade


July 4

This three part event, now well into its second century, spreads across Abington and Cheltenham Townships, engaging patriots both young and old with the We Love America Children’s Morning Program (10 a.m.), the 115th annual Grand, Glorious, Patriotic Parade (3:30 p.m.), and the America the Beautiful Aerial Fireworks Spectacular (9 p.m.) concluding at Abington Junior and Senior High Schools.



July 4

Historic Skippack Village celebrates July 4 with a full day of events. At 10:30 a.m., meeting at the Skippack Firehouse, Route 73 becomes a sea of red, white and blue for the annual July 4 parade; at 3 p.m., it’s time for BBQ at Parc Bistro. At dusk, head to Palmer Park for jaw-dropping fireworks. 

Lower Providence Fourth of July


July 4

Lower Providence Township rings in Independence Day this year with a brand new All American Birthday Bash & Fireworks. This will include family fun games, food and more!  Fireworks will begin at 6:30 with a rain date on Saturday, July 6th.

Narberth Fourth of July


July 4

Narberth’s renowned Independence Day tradition is now 77 years old; it began in 1942 as a patriotic boost in the early months of World War II. To this day, it continues to draw the community together, with a parade and carnival at Narberth Park, followed by the largest firework show on the Main Line.

Fourth of July in Valley Forge and Montgomery County


July 4

Whitemarsh Township’s Independence Day gets off on the right foot with a parade that begins at 10 a.m. marching from Barren Hill Fire Company to Joshua Road. Following the parade is a picnic with music, food, drinks and more at the Miles Park Pavilion! You don't want to miss out on this communal celebration!

Upper merion 4th


July 4

This year Upper Merion Township will hold their 44th annual Fourth of July celebration! Kicking off at 3 p.m. with a carnival at Heuser Park there will be activities, food, and the favored beer garden. Followed by a concert this celebration will end with fireworks at dusk!


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