FOURTH OF JULY

Valley Forge & Montgomery County 

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.

Fourth of July in Valley Forge and Montgomery County

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP🎆

June 28 - July 1
Springfield High School, 1801 East Paper Mill Road, Erdenheim

The annual carnival in Springfield Township, onsite at Springfield High School, has all the ingredients of a rousing community fair: rides, games, food and music. It all ends with a stunning spectacle in the sky, a slam-bang firework display on July 1.

Conshohocken July 4

CONSHOHOCKEN🎆

July 3-4
Sutcliffe Park (800 Colwell Lane); Fayette Street

Conshohocken spreads its Independence Day party over two days, providing two slices of Americana that burst with the good feeling of family and community. Fireworks light up the sky above Sutcliffe Park on July 3 at 9 p.m. The following day (July 4), the 51st Soap Box Derby rolls down Fayette Street from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Ambler Kiwanis Carnival

AMBLER🎆

July 4-8
Wissahickon High School, 521 Houston Road

Post-Independence Day fireworks are a real treat; just about the time you think the starbursts and booming is over for the year, a community lights up the summer sky. The Ambler Kiwanis are the organizers of this July 7 show at Wissahickon High School, which is part of a five-day carnival.

Valley Forge Park - 4th of July

VALLEY FORGE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK

July 4

Valley Forge’s prominence in establishing our national liberty makes it a natural for a full day of July 4 festivities. Each year, the park throws a massive community picnic with food, games, crafts, performances, tours and – plug your ears – artillery demonstrations.

Washington Memorial Chapel

WASHINGTON MEMORIAL CHAPEL

July 4
Route 23, King of Prussia

The distinct sound of 58 bronze bells will waft from the tower at 2 p.m. at Washington Memorial Chapel, bringing patriotic tunes to the attendees gathered below. The free concert is a rain-or-shine event.

Norristown July 4 Parade

NORRISTOWN🎆

July 4
1661 Harding Boulevard, Norristown

Animals with a distinctly American background take center stage as Elmwood Park Zoo marks Independence Day. Tour guides will introduce visitors to the bald eagle, American bison and American alligator (to name only a few). The meet-and-greets will also include information on the animals' native landscapes and how the public can support their ongoing survival. The borough is also holding a 5K Run at Norristown Area High School, a parade at Airy & DeKalb Streets, a concert and fireworks.

Glenside July 4 Parade

GLENSIDE🎆

July 4
Renninger Memorial Park; Easton Road at Keswick and Waverly Roads; Abington High School

This three-tiered 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 114th Annual Grand, Glorious, Patriotic Parade (4 p.m.), and the America the Beautiful Aerial Fireworks Spectacular (9 p.m.)

JULY 4TH - SKIPPACK

SKIPPACK VILLAGE🎆

July 4
Palmer Park, 4081 Heckler Road, Collegeville

Don’t let the Collegeville address fool you; this July 4 is all about Skippack Village. At 11 a.m., Route 73 becomes a sea of red, white and blue; at 3 p.m., it’s time for barbecue at Parc Bistro. At dusk, head to Palmer Park (near Skippack Elementary School, with parking at Heckler and Creamery Roads) for the jaw-dropping fireworks. 

Narberth July 4

NARBERTH🎆

July 4
Narberth Park, 80 Windsor Avenue, Narberth

Narberth’s renowned Independence Day tradition is now 75 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

LOWER PROVIDENCE TOWNSHIP🎆

July 4
Eagleville Park, 100 Parklane Drive, Norristown

The ten-piece horn band The Whitewalls get the July 4 evening off to an energetic start, riffing through its set list of funk, rock, blues, soul and R&B. The finale is a shower of chrysanthemums, peonies, girandola, beehives, willows, comets and skyrockets.

Pottstown GoFourth!

POTTSTOWN

July 3-4
Memorial Park, 75 West King Street, Pottstown

New for 2017 is Pottstown’s GoFourth celebration. It’s part carnival and part spectacular. Memorial Park has rides, food and music. But the nighttime is given over to a one-of-a-kind performance that stretches to the heavens, blending lasers and music. Commute in style on the Colebrookdale Railroad, enjoying special passage into and out of Pottstown, as well as an onboard dinner.

Fourth of July in Valley Forge and Montgomery County

LAFAYETTE HILL

July 4
Miles Park, Germantown Pike at Joshua Road, Lafayette Hill

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 Miles Park. Immediately following is a picnic with music, beverages and hot dogs aplenty.

Fourth of July in Valley Forge and Montgomery County

KING OF PRUSSIA🎆

July 4
Heuser Park, 694 West Beidler Road and Geerdes Boulevard, King of Prussia

The party at Heuser Park begins at 3 p.m. with onsite rides, food, games and for the adults, a beer garden. At 5 p.m., the Mango Men begin a set of summer-themed hits. By the time they wrap up, the sun should be completely gone, leaving a blackened sky perfect for viewing colorful pyrotechnics.

JULY 4TH - LIMERICK FIREWORKS

LIMERICK🎆

July 4
Waltz Golf Farm, 303 W Ridge Pike, Limerick

As July 4 unfolds, families can take advantage of all that Waltz Golf Farm offers: two miniature golf courses, a chip-and-putt course, batting cages, ice cream and snacks and a full 18 holes of regulation play. Once the sun dips to the west, live music takes over until full-dark. Then, it’s time for fireworks!

Fourth of July in Valley Forge and Montgomery County

PHOENIXVILLE🎆

July 4
Friendship Field, Filmore and Franklin Avenues

Phoenixville’s small-town charm and walkable business district bring back the feeling of main streets across America. The area takes on an even more welcoming feel for the July 4th holiday. It’s a great place – right on Montgomery County’s threshold – to shop, grab a bite, sip a beverage and then head to the 9 p.m. firework show.

Fourth of July in Valley Forge and Montgomery County

TREDYFFRIN TOWNSHIP🎆

July 4
Wilson Farm Park, 500 Lee Road, Wayne

Although slightly out of county, Wilson Farm Park’s proximity to Valley Forge National Historical Park makes it recommendable for fireworks. The Chester County Concert Band sets toes tapping first with a peppy patriotic program. At 9:15 p.m., the sound of brass is replaced by big-time booms.