Annual Events

Valley Forge National Historical Park

It is one thing to read about Valley Forge in a history book, but it is another to live it for yourself. Valley Forge Park offers interactive programs and events throughout the year that bring history to life and allow individuals and groups to better connect with one another. Here is your complete guide to Valley Forge Park programs and events.

During the weekend of Saturday, December 18 and Sunday, December 19, Valley Forge National Historical Park will commemorate the arrival of the Continental Army at Valley Forge in 1777 with a series of special programs and activities. March-In programming will take place on December 18 & 19, 2021…

On June 18, 1778, the Continental Army marched out of Valley Forge ready to take the fight to the British Army once again. Each year, Valley Forge Park commemorates the occasion with its March Out of the Continental Army program in June. Follow in the footsteps of the soldiers as they march from…

On April 24, 2022, the 16th Annual Rev Run returns. This event will feature a 5-mile run, 3-mile walk, and 1-mile kids fun run. The Rev Run is a unique challenge for runners, a five-mile course that traverses the hilly terrain of Valley Forge National Historical Park. The race is run on a closed…

Valley Forge was the site of the first public birthday celebration for George Washington. In past years, the park celebrates Washington's birthday with a full day of activities that include games and crafts, a chance for kids to join the Continental Army, and the ceremonial cake cutting. This event…

Valley Forge National Historical Park honors our nation's military veterans during the annual Veterans Day Commemoration in September. The event includes a commemoration service at the United States National Memorial Arch as well as interpretive programs and special park tours.

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