Montgomery County is beautiful all year round, and there’s something extra special about the summertime. From the gorgeous parks to the quaint boroughs and everything in between, it’s going to be a summer full of fun. Our 2023 Summer Guide includes the following categories: Food & Drink, Farmers Markets, Shopping & Self-Care, Events & Activities, Children’s Classes and Camps, and Other Local Services. Scroll down to start planning your best summer yet!

2023 Summer Guide Menu: Click the buttons below to jump to each section

Food & Drink
Farmers Markets
Shopping & Self-Care
Events & Activities
Children’s Activities
Local Services

Food & Drink

Food Trucks

Food trucks are a fun way to dine in the summer, as you are out and about. Be on the lookout for some of our favorite food trucks.

Roll’ M Up Truck

  2023 Happening List Winner  
(484) 410-1597

The Roll M Up Truck serves MontCo and Bucks counties, serving roll ups, salads, egg rolls and more.

Scratch Kitchen

  2023 Happening List Finalist  
(215) 872-1947

Scratch Kitchen food truck serves scratch made food at local breweries, wineries and distilleries.

TUCKEDito Taquitos

  2023 Happening List Finalist  
(215) 518-6296

TUCKEDito serves freshly rolled, tucked taquitos all around the Montgomery County and Philly area.

Bablouie BBQ

(484) 429-4806  

Babalouie BBQ serves juicy and delicious smoked meats. Check the website to see where the truck is headed next.

Waffle Mamas

(302) 703-9052

Waffle Mamas is a female-owned and operated mobile food truck based out of Montgomery County, serving comfort food made from scratch.

Philly Waffle Cabin

(267) 228-4287

Philly Waffle Cabin serves authentic Belgian sugar waffles. The truck serves Bucks, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties.

Happy Hour Spots

Looking for a fun spot for drinks and apps before dinner? Check out our list of Happy Hour favorites.

The Trappe Tavern

  2023 Happening List Winner  
416 W. Main Street, Trappe, PA

Happy Hour is Monday – Friday from 4-6 pm. Domestic drafts are $3, well drinks are $4 and select micro drafts are $5. Food specials are $7 each.

Screwballs Sports Bar & Grille

  2023 Happening List Finalist  
216 W. Beidler Rd. #600, King of Prussia, PA

Gran Rodeo Mexican Bar & Grill

550 Dekalb Pike, North Wales, PA
(267) 217-7047

Fireside Bar & Grille

  2023 Happening List Finalist  
1211 S. Bethlehem Pike, Ambler, PA

Margaritas Mexican Restaurant

1650 Sumneytown Pike, Landsdale, PA
(215) 362-2266

Farmers Markets

Summertime is the best time to shop local for fresh produce and goods at Farmers Markets around the community. Some are open all year, providing baked goods, fresh ingredients and artisan goods. 

Horsham Farmer’s Market

  2023 Happening List Winner  
1025 Horsham Road, Horsham, PA

Landsdale Farmers Market

  2023 Happening List Finalist  
400 Penn Street, Landsdale, PA

Jenkintown Night Market

  2023 Happening List Finalist  
703 Greenwood Ave, Jenkintown, PA

Pottstown Farm, Artisan & Regional Market

100 E. High Street, Pottstown, PA
(484) 948-6061

Flourtown Farmers Market

1800 Bethlehem Pike, Flourtown, PA
(267) 419-7550

Ambler Farmers Market

29 W. Butler Ave, Ambler, PA
(215) 439-9599

Shopping & Self Care

Shopping

Accent on the Rocks

4064 W Skippack Ave, Skippack, PA
www.shopaccentontherocks.com

Accent on the Rocks is an eclectic and unique boutique in Skippack. You will find the perfect gift for mom from their collection of affordable artisan crafted jewelry, chic fashion apparel, and unique home giftware, all infused with style!

Cranberry Street Boutique

324 B Main Street, Royersford, PA
www.cranberrystreetboutique.com

Cranberry Street Boutique has gifts for everyone on your list, especially Mom!  From unique, locally handmade items to popular brands, we can help you find the perfect gift.  Treat mom to a pampering gift of handcrafted lavender lotion & sugar scrub or a beautifully handcrafted bracelet, earrings, or necklace.  Shop local with us for every occasion ~ we carry accessories, decor, bath and body items, baby and kids’ gifts, specialty foods and boutique clothing!  Follow on Facebook for upcoming event announcements, such as our Sip & Shops and Make & Take Workshops.

MORE PLACES TO SHOP

  • Keane Vintage (Glenside)

  • Antique Garden Cottage (Ambler)

  • North Wales Running Company (North Wales)

  • By Grace Alone (Pennsburg)

  • Laurel’s Loft (Landsdale)

  • Jay Ann Intimates (Huntingdon Valley)

  • Crazy Aaron’s Enterprises (Norristown)

  • Spillin the Tee Designs Co. (Blue Bell)

Self-Care

Jolie Salon & Spa

  2023 Happening List Winner  

750 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell, PA
(610) 277-2152

Jolie Salon and Spa provides a relaxing, pampering experience that leaves you feeling rejuvenated. The full menu of services combines the latest technology with creative excellence and the finest salon and spa products. No matter what your beauty needs, you will find customized services that meet your individual needs and renew your mind and body.

Infinite Wellness

  2023 Happening List Winner  

300 Welsh Rd, Suite 100, Horsham, PA
(267) 217-3480

Infinite Wellness takes a patient-centered approach to treating each person who comes through the door. It is a multidisciplinary integrative health care center with a passion for combining holistic medicine with evidence-based research.

Invert Your World

  2023 Happening List Winner  

100 Wissahickon Ave, Ambler, PA
(267) 405-2122

Sign up for yoga classes this summer at Ambler’s best kept secret. This boutique studio offers classes for all levels, challenging both the mind and body. It’s a one stop shop for yoga, cycling and fitness.

Skin Cancer Screening at Dermatologist

  2023 Happening List Winner  

Philadelphia Institute of Dermatology, 501 W. Office Center #195, Fort Washington, PA
(215) 836-7900

It’s critical that you get an annual total-body skin cancer exam. The sun’s harmful rays are the greatest risk factor for developing skincare. Don’t forget to wear your sunscreen this summer.

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Events & Activities

Summer Date Nights

Stone & Key Cellars

  2023 Happening List Winner  

435 Doylestown Rd, Montgomeryville, PA
(215) 855-4567

Stone & Key Cellars has a full tasting room open 7 days a week, and also offers a unique, hands-on experience, creating your own wine at a state-of-the-art commercial winery. Yes, you can invest in a barrel and make wine with the team. There are events happening all summer at the winery such as trivia night, line dancing, yoga, live music, bingo and more. Check the website for more details.

See a Show at Act II Playhouse

  2023 Happening List Winner  

56 E. Butler Ave, Ambler, PA
(215) 654-0200

Act II Playhouse is committed to theatrical programming that is both accessible and entertaining. It was founded in 1998 in the center of the friendly, small community of Ambler. Catch the show, Hello, Dolly! until June 18th. Starting August 1, Boca will be playing. Check the website for the full event calendar.

OTHER DATE NIGHT IDEAS

  • Tuesday Trivia Night at Screwball’s Bar and Grille (King of Prussia)

  • Grab dinner and a drink at Gypsy Blu (Ambler)

  • Try a new restaurant during Ambler Restaurant Week

  • Attend a comedy show at SoulJoel’s (Jeffersonville)

  • Have a picnic at Green Lane Park

  • Golf at Bella Vista Golf Course (Gilbertsville)

  • Get massages at Jolie Salon & Spa (Blue Bell)

  • Buy flowers & plants at Daniel’s Lawn & Garden Center (Harleysville)

Family-Friendly Activities

June Fete Fair

June 9-11
June Fete Farm, Edge Hill & Huntingdon Rd, Huntingdon Valley, PA

The 2023 June Fete, presented by Abington Health Foundation Women’s Board will be held Friday, June 9th through Sunday, June 11th. The annual event dating back to 1913 will feature a weekend-long fair with carnival rides for all ages, delicious festival food and treats, carnival games and prizes, live entertainment, vendor marketplace, horse and pony show on Saturday from 8 am – 5 pm and fun for the whole family.

Ambler Arts & Music Festival

June 16-17
Ambler, PA

The 2023 Ambler Arts Festival will feature over 85 exhibitors, showcasing their original art and personally hand-crafted items. Butler Ave will be closed as the artist fill the streets. The Music Fest will feature two days of free live musical performances. The party starts Friday evening and continues with 12 hours of musical performances on Saturday. Local Ambler restaurants will be setting up street fair style and offering tasty food on the go as well as outdoor table services. There will also be two beer gardens, a wine tent and more.

Summer Fun Craft Fair

Pottstown Riverfront Park, 140 College Dr, Pottstown, PA
July 22, 11 am

There will be fun for all at the Summer Fun Craft Fair. Visit with the vendors, enjoy hot dogs, cotton candy, funnel cake and other goodies. The event is free.

Hatboro Car Show

Last Saturday in July, 5-10 pm
York Road, Hatboro, PA

The Moonlight Memories Hatboro Car Show is held on the last Saturday in July from 5-10 pm. This year is the 30th year.

OTHER FUN FAMILY ACTIVITIES

  • Visit Valley Forge National Historical Park

  • Spend the day at Elmwood Park Zoo

  • Treetop Adventures Park in Norristown

  • LEGOLAND Discover Center Philadelphia

  • Four Mills Nature Preserve in Ambler

  • Briar Bush Nature Center in Abington

  • Kayak with Port Providence Paddle in Phoenixville

  • Take it Outdoors Adventures in Pottstown

  • Picnic at the Park

  • Fischer’s Park in Harleysville

  • Norristown Farm Park

  • Graeme Park

  • Lorimer Park

  • Pony rides at Sandy Hill Farm

Summer Camps & Children’s Activities

Kids Camp at Christ’s Church of the Valley

  2023 Happening List Winner 

Summer 2023
1560 Yeager Road, Royersford, PA

Kids Camp is held in the evenings from 3-8 pm. Kids will be transported via charter buses to one of the 2 campuses. Find more information online.

Splashfest Kids Camp

  2023 Happening List Finalist 

July 17-21, 2023
3044 W. Germantown Pike, Eagleville, PA

Splashfest & Camp Gata is an annual, week-long summer program for kids the week of July 17th-21st. It’s an exciting week of Bible lessons, activities, games and songs. Splashfest is a high-energy, fun-filled week of challenging games, activities and more.

Twin Spring Farm Day Camp

  2023 Happening List Finalist 

June – August
1632 E. Butler Pike, Ambler, PA

Twin Spring Farm Day Camp is the only camp with state-of-the-art facilities that include a full range of traditional and innovative camp activities, promoting growth and a chance for every child to soar to new heights. The camp is eight weeks, from June through August. The groups range from children 12 weeks old to 12th grade.

Abington Club Summer Kids Camp

June 19 – August 25
300 Meetinghouse Road, Jenkintown, PA

The Abington Club’s 10-week summer kids camp is a daytime, co-ed program in Jenkintown, PA. The camp is designed to help children develop independence and build character – all summer long. The camp honors decision making and creativity, as well as the child’s social and emotional skills all in a fun, safe and enriching environment.
Click here to read the full 2023 Summer Camp Guide

Local Services

Viking Pest Control

freequote@vikingpest.com
(610) 601-2212

Viking is the modern pest control company and has been providing reliable pest control services for over 40 years. Through prevention, new technology, and sustainable solutions, we meet the demands for healthy environments for homes and businesses. At Viking Pest Control, we pride ourselves in offering the most effective and efficient pest management and extermination solutions available in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and the Eastern Shore of Maryland at affordable prices. With over 40 years of experience in the industry, our team confidently delivers custom-tailored solutions that far exceed the industry norm. We proudly put our name behind everything we do regardless of the size of the job. We are happy to help you keep pests such as ants, mice, mosquitos, termites, bed bugs, and many more out through integrated pest management processes. We look forward to welcoming you to the Viking family and keeping your home or business healthy and pest-free.

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