Valley Forge & Montgomery County, PA

While 4th of July may look different this year in Montgomery County. We are confident that given the history that unfolded here, it's no wonder Independence Day celebrations across the county are safe, family-friendly and easily to be socially distant.

Here's our complete guide to the Fourth of July fun in Montgomery County.

Outdoor dining during the Green Phase of COVID 19 July 2020 at the KOP Town Center

Enjoy An Outdoor Dining Experience

With more than 1,600 restaurants in Montgomery County, we've put together a list of some of the restaurants open for dining al fresco. For more information about outdoor dining in Montco, click here. Please check with the restaurant to make sure they're open before you go, and adhere to the guidance.

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Spend the Day At a Montco Attraction

Montgomery County officially entered the Green Phase on Friday, June 26th. The Green Phase allows for entertainment venues (such as casinos, theaters, and shopping malls) to open at 50% occupancy while adhering to CDC guidelines.

We put together a list of attractions along with their guidelines in Montgomery County that are open for business. From historic sites straight out of your textbooks to hidden gems waiting to be discovered, from world-class shopping centers to unrivaled main streets, there is so much waiting for you to discover in Valley Forge and Montgomery County.

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Celebrate America's Birthday at Valley Forge National Historical Park

Celebrate America's Birthday at Valley Forge National Historical Park. Grounds, trails and parking lots are now open. Buildings and facilities, including the Visitor Center and Washington's Headquarters remain closed. Some restrooms are open. 


Bike the Homes & Gardens of the Main Line

What better way to spend time with Dad than to get outdoors and enjoy the fresh air in Montgomery County on two wheels. Choose from either biking a short or medium bike tour along the Main Line to experience the historic homes and magnificent gardens.

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Play a Round of Golf

With more than 50 golf courses – that’s over 300,000 yards of play – Montgomery County offers some of the most historic and top-ranked courses in the country. We believe in the power of mental health and wellness, but we also want all of our golfers to stay safe, so please check below, and with your course, on rules and regulations before heading out on the green.

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Enjoy Drive In Movie Night at the Carousel at Pottstown

The Carousel at Pottstown has planned an outdoor July 4th Movie Night showing "Toy Story 4." There is limited seating for 250 people and the carousel itself will not be open for the event.

Patriot Tales Vol. 4

Download the All New Patriot Tales

Follow in George Washington’s footsteps from Valley Forge National Historic Park to the history and heritage woven throughout the towns of Montgomery County. Feel the stories come to life around you as you tour through the historical homes and parks, then sink deeper into the story as you indulge in historic eats. Discover history like never before.

Stay Overnight with Your Pup

Take your furry best friend with you on your next getaway to Valley Forge and Montgomery County, PA. Whether you're looking for relaxation, adventure or something in-between, we've got the ideal accommodations for you and your pet.

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Download the Visit Valley Forge App

The Visit Valley Forge app has everything you need to know about where to stay, play, eat, and shop in Montgomery County, Pa. This free mobile app is your hand-held guide to all things in Montco. Whether you’re here for vacation, business or a sports tournament, discover the best attractions, restaurants, entertainment, hotels, events and more.

Imprint Beer

Become a Montco Makers Expert

With over 30 breweries, wineries, and distilleries in the county, you can easily find your favorite local drink whether it’s an IPA or a glass of merlot! Enjoy outdoor seating and explore the tastin’ room at Sly Fox Brewing Co., or stop by Boardroom Spirits for a look into the distilling process, and good eats from food trucks! Chaddsford Winery offers events almost every summer weekend, with wine slushies and live music. Download the Montco Makers App to learn how your tour can turn into free prizes!

Outdoor Activities - Fishing

Find a New Fishing Spot

Wet a line and take aim for trout, catfish, walleye and more in the rivers, streams and lakes of Montgomery County. Take your rod and reel to Valley Forge National Historical Park for some of the best fishing in the area. Green Lane Reservoir is a great ice fishing spot when the lake freezes over.


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