Montgomery County is a great place to soak up the summer sun, from splash pads to farmer’s markets. Townships and cities multiply the fun with outdoor activities all season long. Whether you are looking for the perfect place to get outside and play or a place for you and your kids to learn a new skill, you can find it this summer in our amazing county. This Summer Fun Guide will help plan your perfect summer.

Ambler

Sunday Evening Summer Concert Series

When: Sundays, July 7 through August, 25
Where: 580 Meetinghouse Road, Ambler

Held each Sunday evening on the campus of Temple University. The concert series is sponsored by the Upper Dublin Parks and Recreation. Free to the public. No pets allowed. In case of inclement weather, concerts will be moved indoors to the Learning Center. More info at ambler.temple.edu or call Upper Dublin at 215-643-1600, ext. 3443.

July concerts – 6:30 to 8 pm

Sun., July 7: Rave On (The Buddy Holly/Roy Orbison Show)

Sun., July 14: The Norristown Band (Concert Band)

Sun., July 21: Dueling Pianos (Sing-along Favorites from Bill Joel and Elton John)

Sun., July 28: Bob T & the T-Bones (Classic Hits of All Genres)

August concerts – 6 to 7:30 pm

Sun., August 4: Southern Edge (Southern Rock and Country)

Sun., August 11: Hot Taters (Jazz, Swing, Dixieland, New Orleans Favorites)

Sun., August 18: The Monkeephiles (The Monkees Tribute Band)

Sun., August 25: ReD Angel (Classic Rock)

Ambler Farmer’s Market Days

When: Saturdays May through Oct. from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: 29 West Butler Pike, Ambler

Meet and shop local farmers and food artisans! Stroll through the market every week and experience the changing seasons as the farmers’ crops reach their peak flavor. Pick out plants to grow your own garden and take home some freshly cut flowers. Shop here for sustainably raised meats and pastured poultry and eggs. Enjoy some of the finest, most exciting food and beverages from the local bakeries, food artisans, butchers, picklers, winemakers, brewers, and more. Visit the Facebook page for weekly updates.

Ambler Arts & Music Festival

When: Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15
Where: Butler Avenue, Ambler

The Ambler Arts & Music Festival is fun for the entire family! Music performances start at 5 p.m. on Friday night and continue on Saturday with 12 hours of free, live music. In addition, Butler Avenue will be closed to allow artists and food vendors to fill the streets. Click here for more details.

Dog Days of Ambler

When: Saturday, August 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Annual celebration of pooches – a day for bringing your dog everywhere in town for fun activities and contests.

Lansdale

White’s Road Park Concert Series

Where: White’s Road Park, 400 White’s Rd., Lansdale
When: Tuesday evenings, May 28 through August 20 at 7 p.m.

Bring blankets and chairs and enjoy free concerts under the stars!

May 28: North Penn High School Jazz Ensembles

June 4: Montgomery County Concert Band

June 11: Mike Guldin and Rollin’ & Tumblin’

June 18: Cabin Dogs

June 25: Billy Bauer Band

July 2: RGM Project

July 9: Eastern Hellbenders

July 16: JD Malone & The Experts

July 23: Eric Mintel Quartet

July 30: Incendo

August 6: Craig Thatcher

August 13: Dibbs & The Detonators

August 20: The Mighty Manatees

Play in the Park: William Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure” directed by Kay Richardson

When: Thursday, July 25 at 7:30 pm
Where: White’s Road Park, 400 White’s Road, Lansdale

Commonwealth Classic Theater Company presents this free night of theater! In Shakespeare’s bawdy and witty, dark comedy, questions of mercy, justice, corruption of power, and religious hypocrisy are explored in a thrilling story line seemingly made for today.

Movie in the Park

White’s Road Park, 400 White’s Road, Lansdale

Bring a blanket and popcorn and enjoy the show! Movies start at dusk.

Friday, July 12 at 8:16 p.m. (Mary Poppins Returns)

Thursday, August 16 at 8 p.m. (Hotel Transylvania 3)

Montgomery Township Spray Park

Montgomery Township Parks & Recreation
1030 Horsham Rd., Montgomeryville, PA 18936

Run and play under the spray!  Open daily from 11 am to 7 pm, weather permitting, until Labor Day.

Towamencin Township

Summer Concert Series

When: Thursdays, July 11 through August 1 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Fischer’s Park, 2225 Bustard Road, Lansdale

July 11: Don’t Call Me Francis (one of the most requested cover bands in the Philly tri-state area)

July 18: Large Flowerheads (favorites from the 60s)

July 25: The Class of ’84 (80s tribute band)

August 1: Gone the the Dog (folk rock, bluegrass, Irish, jazz, country and original music)

Movie in the Park: Ralph Breaks the Internet

When: Thursday, August 22 at 8 p.m. (starts at dusk)
Where: Fischer’s Park, 2225 Bustard Road, Lansdale

Bring the family out to enjoy a movie (Ralph Breaks the Internet) under the stars! This is a great way to savor summer before heading back to school.  FREE popcorn will be available.  Candy/snack will be sold by Relay for Life of Eastern Montgomery County. Bring your blankets and chairs!

Telford

Telford Night Market

When: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month, May 22 through October 23 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Telford Train Station, Penn Avenue and Main Street, Telford

The Telford Night Market is in its inaugural season, replacing the former Indian Valley Farmers Market. The Market features independent vendors selling curated food, fresh produce, wine, beer, specialty items and art. While shopping, families can enjoy live music, kids’ crafts and games, and a seating area for dinner or a snack. Click here for a schedule of entertainment and more details.

Narberth

(Photo by Don Groff)

Summer Evening Concert Series

When: Wednesdays,  June 5 through July 31 (except July 3), starting at 7 p.m.
Where: Narberth Park, in front of the Chet Tyson Pavilion, 80 Windsor Ave, Narberth, PA 19072

Bring chairs or a blanket, a picnic dinner, and snacks! Enjoy a great evening with the family. Small refreshments will be for sale.

June 5: Breaking Dead

June 12: Narband

June 19: Jazafarians

June 26: School of Rock

July 10: Wheelhouse

July 17: Zing Kings

July 24: The Trevor Street Band

July 31: Strawberry Festival

Bryn Mawr

Twilight Concerts 2019

When: Saturday nights from June 1 through August 3, starting at 7 p.m.
Where: Bryn Mawr Gazebo, 9 S. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr

All concerts start at 7 pm. Most tickets are $15 (age 16 and under, free). Order in advance online at www.brynmawrtwilightconcerts.com.

Upper Merion Township/King of Prussia

35th Annual Concert Under the Stars Series

When: Sunday nights, June 2 through August 11, starting at 6 p.m. (Food vendors and beer garden beginning at 5 pm. No outside alcohol permitted.)
Where: 175 W. Valley Forge Rd., King of Prussia

Enjoy a summer evening with a free, open-air concert! Bring blankets and chairs. Click here for complete schedule.

Lunchtime Summer Concert Series

When: Thursdays in June from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Arkema, Inc. (front lawn at 900 First Ave. in the KOP business park)

Break free from your desk and enjoy live music and free food samples available from various KOP restaurants! Check out the list of entertainment and featured restaurants here.

Movie Night at Town Center

When: Select nights during the summer at 8 p.m.
Where: King of Prussia Town Center, Pavilion in front of Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse

The Town Center green will become an outdoor movie theater during select nights during the summer. Free showings begin at 8 pm. Bring blankets and chairs. There will be free popcorn, raffles and discounted offerings and samples from the Town Center tenants.

June 6: Mary Poppins Returns

July 11: The Little Rascals

August 8: The Incredibles 2

Credit: https://www.facebook.com/KOPTownCenter/

Outdoor Yoga Happy Hour at Town Center

When: Tuesday nights, starting June 4 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: King of Prussia Town Center, Pavilion in front of Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse

Every Tuesday during the summer, drop in for an outdoor yoga class from 5:30 – 6:30 pm. Bring your own mat, towel and water. Class run by Stillpoint Yoga Studios in KOP. Each week will feature post-class specials from KOP Town Center restaurants.

Skippack

First Friday Nights

When: First Friday of each month from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Skippack Village

Enjoy dinner at one of Skippack’s fine restaurants and then take a relaxing stroll down the streets of the historic village to shop many of the unique boutiques that will be open – take your time! Shops and restaurants will be open as musicians, artists and family entertainers will dot the sidewalks, porches, and businesses throughout the village. Each month features a new theme!

Skippack Village Summertime Festival

When: Saturday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: The Manor House Estate, 4059 W Skippack Pike, Skippack

Craft show and kids event with cartoon characters, games, moon bounce, face painting, and more.

Cedars

Cedars County Antique & Collectible Market

When: 3rd Sat. of every month May though October, from 8 a.m to 2 p.m.
Where: Cedars Country Store, 3401 Skippack Pike, Cedars

Outdoor flea market featuring antiques and collectibles. Located next to Cedar’s Antique Emporium and several restaurants.

Pottstown

Pottstown Rumble

When: June 21 through June 23

The Pottstown Rumble is the largest grass doubles volleyball tournament in the United States. It features all levels of play and large cash payouts to the winners! Three days of play, food vendors, live music, on-site massage therapist and more. Get more information here.

Fountain of Youth Spray Park

When: Open daily starting June 10 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: 251 Manatawny St., Pottstown

Free to the public.

Pottstown Soapbox Derby

When: Saturday, June 15
Where: Wilson Street and State Street, Pottstown

Annual soapbox derby race for kids ages 7-20. See the derby website for more information.

 

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