Valley Forge National Historical Park hosts several annual events commemorating the 1777-78 Winter Encampment, honoring the soldiers who made camp in Valley Forge, and celebrating the treasure that is the park. Here is a look at some programs and events. For more, check out the Park's calendar of events.
MARCH OUT OF THE CONTINENTAL ARMY
On June 19, 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.
MARCH IN OF THE CONTINENTAL ARMY
On December 19, 1777, the Continental Army marched in to Valley Forge to begin its winter encampment. That first night is remembered each year with the March In program at the park.
VALLEY FORGE REVOLUTIONARY 5-MILE RUN
Runners, walkers and supporters from across the region come together for the annual Valley Forge Revolutionary 5-Mile Run®. The namesake race takes runners across the challenging terrain of the park, testing their speed and endurance. A three-mile walk and an outdoor expo are all part of the day's activities.