SEPTEMBER EVENTS

Valley Forge & Montgomery County

The kids are back in school, but that doesn’t mean there’s anything less to do in Valley Forge and Montgomery County this September. September is packed with Oktoberfests, fall foliage train rides, music festivals, a Revolutionary War encampment and so much more.

Here are 20 events in and around Montgomery County that we know you will love.

Duryea Day at the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles is September 2

DURYEA DAY

September 2
Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles

The 52nd Annual Duryea Day Antique & Classic Car & Truck Show pulls into Boyertown Community Park on September 2. Sponsored by the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles, the event is one of the area’s largest car shows. Admission to the museum and complimentary trolley service is included with admission.

3RD ANNUAL STEEL RIVER GALA

September 9
Steel River Playhouse

Steel River Playhouse is “Puttin’ on the Ritz” for its 3rd Annual Gala. The Gala is the largest fundraising event of the year for Steel River and includes a VIP cocktail hour and fine dining dinner followed by an open bar, desserts and dancing.

COMMUNITY DAY

September 9
Main Street Pennsburg and East Greenville

The annual Community Day is a celebration of the entire region. The day's events feature a classic car show, live music, craft vendors and great food.

ELMWOOD PARK ZOO OKTOBERFEST

September 9
Elmwood Park Zoo

The 10th annual Elmwood Park Zoo Oktoberfest is one of the season's can’t-miss events. Sample beers from 40 breweries, indulge in great food, and experience one-of-a-kind animal encounters during the annual party at Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown.

PHOENIXVILLE BLUES FEST

September 9
Reeves Park, Phoenixville

The Steel City Blues Society presents the 8th Annual Phoenixville Blues Festival on September 9. The all-day event features 10 of the area’s top blues acts taking the stage at Phoenixville’s Reeves Park for this free event.

Colebrookdale Railroad Conductor

AUTUMN SPLENDOR FALL FOLIAGE TRAINS

September 12, 15, 17, 20, 23, 28, 30
Colebrookdale Railroad

Experience the beauty of fall as you ride the rails of the Secret Valley Line during the Colebrookdale Railroad’s Autumn Splendor Fall Foliage trains. Fall foliage excursions begin September 12 and continue on select dates throughout the month.

CRAFT MARKETPLACE AT PENNYPACKER MILLS

September 16
Pennypacker Mills

Pennypacker Mills celebrates the artistry and handiwork of local crafters each year during the Craft Marketplace. Unique handmade items and one-of-a-kind gifts are available for purchase from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event features free admission and free parking. Food vendors will also be on site for the event. 

TAVERN NIGHT AT POTTSGROVE MANOR

September 16
Pottsgrove Manor

Pottsgrove Manor presents an evening of colonial revelry at its annual Tavern Night. Guests can sample local beer, wine, cider and spirits while enjoying colonial entertainment and learning more about the alcohol that the Potts Family made three centuries ago.

Jenkintown Festival of the Arts

JENKINTOWN FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

September
Jenkintown Town Square

The Jenkintown Festival of the Arts combines a juried art show with live music and great food. Join in on the Art Crawl, catch the best local musicians on stage, and bring the kids for exciting games and activities.

NARBERTH MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL

September
Haverford Ave

Downtown Narberth comes alive with music and shopping for the annual Fall Music & Arts Festival. Haverford Avenue will be filled with great food and drinks, live performances and the popular Artist's Alley arts and crafts walk.

ARDMORE OKTOBERFEST AND FALL FESTIVAL

September 23
Downtown Ardmore

Can’t make it to Munich for Oktoberfest? Don’t be too upset, because Ardmore is bringing all the fun and culture of Oktoberfest right to Montco. Complete with traditional German fair, activities for the kids and live entertainment, Ardmore Oktoberfest offers the best of this traditional folk festival without the hassle of traveling there.

WHITPAIN COMMUNITY FESTIVAL

September 23
Montgomery County Community College

Held at the Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, Whitpain Township's annual Community Festival is a day of family fun that includes pony rides, laser tag, hayrides, a petting zoo and more. There's also a beer garden for the adults, and the day concludes with a spectacular fireworks display.

The beautifully crafted animals on the Carousel at Pottstown

CAROUSEL OF FLAVOR

September 24
Pottstown Memorial Park

More than 6,000 attendees, all eager for a taste of the town and the chance to view artistic creations of local vendors, attend the annual Carousel of Flavor in Pottstown. The event is the largest fundraiser of the year for the Carousel at Pottstown.

BLUE OYSTER CULT

September 29
Valley Forge Casino Resort

"Don't Fear the Reaper" when Blue Oyster Cult arrives at the Valley Forge Casino Resort on September 29. The hard rock legends bring their unique sound to the Music Fair stage for a show you won't want to miss.

AMERICAN BIRDING EXPO

September 29 - October 1
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks

Reconnect with nature during the three-day American Birding Expo at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks. The event is the largest shopping experience available to bird watchers in North America and includes guided bird walks at six locations throughout southeast Pennsyvlania.

ASHER'S FALL FEST

September 30
Asher's Chocolates

Celebrate the season with chocolate at Asher's Chocolates. This year marks the 20th annual Asher's Fall Fest at the company's Souderton factory. And this year should be even more exciting as Asher's celebrates 125 years in business!

National Public Lands Day invites the community to pitch in each September in Valley Forge Park.

NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY

September 30
Valley Forge National Historical Park

Help preserve an American icon for future generations by taking part in National Public Lands Day at Valley Forge National Historical Park. The public is invited to join in beautification and maintenance projects throughout the park. A barbecue lunch is provided for all volunteers.

SOUDERTON ART JAM

September 30
Souderton

The Souderton Art Jam is one of Montgomery County's premier art festivals and features a juried art show along with poets musicians and artists of the 100 Thousand Poets for Change. The day also includes a Tasting Tent for adults and chalk art contest for kids. There will also be great food and live music throughout the day.

ANNUAL BIRD & WILDLIFE FESTIVAL

September 30
Green Lane Park

Sponsored by Audubon PA, the Annual Bird & Wildlife Festival at Green Lane Park is fun for the whole family. The event includes live music, kid's games and activities, great food, and of course, live bird demonstrations throughout the day.

WASHINGTON'S ENCAMPMENT AT SKIPPACK

September 30 - October 1
Skippack Historical Society

Enter the 18th century and experience the life of a revolutionary soldier; meet legendary figures in American history like George Washington, Betsy Ross, Alexander Hamilton and others; and experience the fire of muskets during Washington's Encampment at Skippack, September 30 to October 1.

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