ARDMORE

THINGS TO DO IN ARDMORE

Top Shopping, Attractions and Dinin on the Main Line

Ardmore was named after its train stop on its Main Line commuter connection with Philadelphia. The main street is Lancaster Avenue; its specialty shops and quirky retailers may seem at odds with the area's perceived upper-crustiness, but in reality, the neighborhood has been skewing younger and hipper for several decades.

Suburban Square

SUBURBAN SQUARE

Anderson & Coulter Ave
Ardmore

Suburban Square, the oldest outdoor shopping center in the country, has distinguished itself for decades as an open-air shopping experience that is concurrently upscale and friendly. 

TIRED HANDS BREWERY

16 Ardmore Ave 
Ardmore

Tired Hands Brewery is a nationally recognized craft brewery right here in Montgomery County. Recognized by Yahoo! as one of its "10 Small-Batch Breweries Beer Lovers Need to Try," Tired Hands' Brew Cafe and Fermenteria are also serving up some of the best food in the Philadelphia suburbs.

CONCERT VENUES - ARDMORE MUSIC HALL

ARDMORE MUSIC HALL

23 East Lancaster Ave
Ardmore

Ardmore Music Hall has been bringing in the top local and national touring acts since 1980 when it started life as 23 East Cabaret.  

FALL FESTIVALS - HARRITON PLANTATION FAIR

HARRITON HOUSE

500 Harriton Rd
Bryn Mawr

Harriton House in Bryn Mawr was the home of Charles Thomson, Secretary of the Continental Congress. It has been restored to reflect his life in the home and is open for tours year-round.

PHILADELPHIA SKATING CLUB

220 Holland Ave
Ardmore

The Philadelphia Skating Club has open-ice opportunities year round and can teach you the finer points of Theater on Ice, which blends skating with dance. 

MERRITT GALLERY & RENAISSANCE FINE ARTS

385 Lancaster Ave
Haverford

Merritt Gallery & Renaissance Fine Arts has a stunning array of prints for sale and a number of meet-the-artist events; it houses the largest collection of art in the Mid-Atlantic region. 

Bryn Mawr Film Institute

BRYN MAWR FILM INSTITUTE

824 Lancaster Ave
Bryn Mawr

The Bryn Mawr Film Institute occupies the former Seville Theater, built in 1926. Today you can catch first-run showings of independent, international, repertory and alternative films. The institute also hosts film education sessions and filmmaking classes.