The Harlem Globetrotters are making their Montgomery County debut this Sunday! Whether you’re a sports fanatic or just looking for some quality family fun, this will be an action-packed day of talent and entertainment. The Harlem Globetrotters roster showcases some of the most thrilling athletes in the world, including Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Hammer Harrison, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard, Firefly Fisher and, Cheese Chisholm – plus female stars TNT Lister, Torch George and more. At the Globetrotters game, there will be over 20 opportunities before, during and after each event where fans will have a chance to directly interact with the team’s stars. That’s a 30-percent increase over any previous Globetrotters game.
When: Sunday, August 18 at 12 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Where: Montgomery County Community College, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell
Tickets start at $30 and can be purchased here.
And just for MontCo Happening readers, use the code SUMMER for 25% off!
Want to grab a bite before or after the game?
There are plenty of great family-friendly restaurants nearby to satisfy every palate. To get your day off to a great start, enjoy brunch at the Farmer’s Daughter Restaurant in Normandy Farm Hotel and Conference Center before the game. For pizza lovers, try Bertucci’s-Plymouth Meeting for an amazing brick oven experience or California Pizza Kitchen – Plymouth Meeting for their handmade pizzas and top-notch, tasty pastas. If you’re in the mood for delicious Mexican food, El Sarape and Plaza Azteca Plymouth Meeting will be your go-to restaurants. And for those with a sweet tooth, make sure to stop by The Dapper Doughnut!
Want even more family bonding?
Here are a few great local attractions that are perfect for some more family fun! Depending on which game you attend, you can visit one of these local spots before or after the game.
Elmwood Park Zoo is filled with exploration and adventure from feeding animals to admiring wildlife and even ziplining!
If you want to keep cool indoors, Arnold’s Family Fun Center provides go-kart racing, laser tag, and bowling. Dave and Buster’s– Plymouth Meeting offers a huge arcade arena and sports bar. And if you enjoy living on the edge, IFLY Indoor Skydiving is sure to give you an adrenaline rush. Lastly, LEGOLAND ® Discovery Center Philadelphia is the destination for hands-on playtime!
And for music lovers looking for an interactive and kid-friendly experience, Phishfor Kids! Presented by Rock& Roll Playhouse will be at the Ardmore Music Hall.
(Itinerary suggestions courtesy of Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board.)