Festivals, festivals, festivals. (And more!) Here are our picks for fun things to do in Montgomery County this weekend. You can find even more by visiting our Event Calendar.
First Friday Events
First Friday Events are featured in Communities all over Montgomery County. Restaurant specials, local vendors, musical street performers and activities for the kids are staples of these special evenings to promote small businesses in the area’s quaint, yet flourishing towns.
Pottsgrove Manor’s Annual Colonial Mayfair
When: Saturday, May 4 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 100 West King Street, Pottstown
Dance, play, and be a part of colonial history at Pottsgrove Manor’s Annual Colonial Mayfair! Entertainment shows, demonstrations, manor tours, and more are ongoing throughout the day, so be sure to listen for the Town Crier’s bell so you do not miss a moment of Mayfair! Visitors are instructed to follow the signs to park at Pottstown Memorial Park. A shuttle will take visitors to and from Pottsgrove Manor throughout the day. This event welcomes all ages and is rain or shine! There is a suggested $2.00 donation per person for the event.
DeBella Dog Walk
When: Saturday, May 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Green Lane Park Amphitheater, 2298 Green Lane Road, Green Lane
The 2019 DeBella Dog Walk is a FREE, outdoor event for people and their dogs, those looking to adopt, and those wanting to learn about particular breeds. Its aim is to teach people how to be better pet owners and to educate the public about the work that non-profit rescue groups and shelters do. Over 25 shelters and rescue groups will be present. Enjoy doggie demonstrations, interactive pet/owner games and food truck offerings.
Rock Painting Workshop
When: Saturday, May 4 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Wentz Run Park Concession Pavilion, 1000 Anvil Lane, Blue Bell
Come on out for rock painting fun with Hot Rocks & Fine Art. You will create artwork on a natural surface that will come to life! Guests will be led through a featured painting on a rock by following guided instructions. This is a perfect craft for parent and child (adults without children are also invited to participate!) Program fee includes all supplies needed to create your unique work of art! For all creative skill levels and abilities! This event is $15 for residents and $20 for non-residents. Register here.
Chestnut Hill Home & Garden Festival
When: Sunday, May 5 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 8000 to 8600 blocks of Germantown Avenue, Chestnut Hill
Spring is here! Chestnut Hill blossoms into an outdoor garden marketplace as more than 150 home & garden vendors, artists & craftsmen lining Germantown Avenue for the 23rd annual Chestnut Hill Home & Garden Festival. On Sunday, May 5, watch the streets and stores of Chestnut Hill bloom with festivities, gorgeous garden displays and exciting activities as visitors explore everything this urban village has to offer. Guests can expect live music and delicious food from Chestnut Hill’s top restaurants while kids enjoy, face-painting, arts and crafts found throughout this free, family-friendly event.