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Holiday Events in Montgomery County, PA

With themed events, shopping, festive dining, and plenty of family-friendly holiday activities, Montgomery County is the perfect place to get into the holiday spirit! To help you plan a winter getaway, we've put together a guide to the best holiday things to do in the area.

Holiday Events


Montco is full of opportunities for holiday fun that both adults and children will enjoy. Whether you’re in the mood for impressive light shows, Instagram-worthy holiday displays, historical reenactments, fun Christmas activities, or New Year’s Eve celebrations, there are plenty of festive ways to spend your time in Valley Forge and Montgomery County.

Holiday Shopping


On the hunt for stocking stuffers and holiday gifts for friends and family? In Montgomery County, you can cross those last items off your list. Take advantage of the county’s many shopping experiences and wander the King of Prussia Mall, head to the Philadelphia Premium Outlets, or stroll the charming downtown shopping districts to support local businesses while channeling your inner Saint Nick.

Holiday Dining and Drinks

Boyds Cardinal Hill Winery

In the mood for festive food and drinks? La Cabra Brewing Smokehouse in Bryn Mawr is just the ticket, with plenty of beers on tap and a live-fire kitchen that serves up meals sure to warm you up from the inside out. At Conshohocken Brewing Company, sip holiday-themed beers,  give pumpkin martinis a try at Gypsy Saloon, and try mead and inventive wines at Boyd’s Cardinal Hollow Winery.

From steakhouses and farm-to-table restaurants to casual American eateries, breweries, distilleries, and more, there are plenty of locales for holiday dining and drinks in Montgomery County. When it comes to Christmas dinner, remember to order or make reservations ahead of time!

Make it a Valley Forge Christmas

March In of the Continental Army at Valley Forge National Historical Park

Valley Forge makes for the perfect winter getaway, with plenty of activities throughout the whole holiday season. Take advantage of the nearby winter activities by bundling up and hitting the slopes, or learn something new at the Valley Forge National Historical Park. During your stay, you can celebrate the anniversary of the 1777 March-In of the Continental Army, take a Christmas-themed train ride, shop until you drop, or eat your way through the county’s unique dining offerings. There are lots of things to do on Christmas for children and adults alike!

When you spend the holidays in Montgomery County, you also have all kinds of options for places to stay. Check into the Valley Forge Crowne Plaza near the King of Prussia Mall, retire to the boutique Chateau Valley Forge, try your luck at the Valley Forge Casino Resort, or stay at one of the area’s many charming small inns and bed and breakfasts.

However you choose to celebrate, have yourself a merry little Christmas in Montgomery County!