Given the history that unfolded here, it’s no wonder Independence Day celebrations across the county are festive, family-friendly and fantastic.
Check out our complete guide to the Fourth of July fun in Montco, including: Conshohocken, Norristown, Valley Forge Park, Pottstown, Glenside, Skippack Village, Narberth, Limerick, King of Prussia, Lafayette Hill, Springfield Township, Lower Providence Township and Ambler. Here’s a complete guide to the Fourth of July fun in Montgomery County.
Conshohocken spreads its Independence Day party over two days, providing two slices of Americana that burst with the good feeling of family and community. Beginning on July 3, the event will start at 6 p.m. and the fireworks will light up the sky above Sutcliffe Park at 9 p.m. The following day (July 4), the 67th Soap Box Derby will roll down Fayette Street from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This year Norristown celebrates with a bigger, better all-day celebration. This year’s parade will begin at 9:30 a.m. taking the streets of Norristown with aNEW parade route beginning from the State Hospital Grounds to Main Street. Additionally, a NEW Block Party will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. as Main Street will transform into a fun-filled party with local vendors, live music, food trucks, a beer garden and a kids zone! Last but not least, the all day celebration will conclude with a concert and fireworks at Elmwood Park.
VALLEY FORGE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK
Ring in Independence Day at Valley Forge Park. Each year, the park throws a massive community picnic with food, music and festivities including: trolley tours, ranger walks, historic reenactors, games, crafts, kids programs, and – plug your ears – artillery demonstrations! Event takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Memorial Park, 75 West King Street, Pottstown
Pottstown’s GoFourth celebration continues this year with it’s carnival celebration. However, this year they officially have… fireworks! Memorial Park offers rides, food, live music and more. This year the Colebrookdale Railroad will be running four round-trip excursions from Memorial Park to Boyertown and back.
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