Annual Commemoration of the
|Thursday, December 19 6 pm – 8 pm||Visitor Center|
On December 19, 1777, General George Washington’s Continental Army "marched in" to Valley Forge to set up winter quarters. This annual event commemorates their arrival and determination to persevere against nearly insurmountable hardship and difficult conditions during their 6-month encampment.
Join us this December 19th and experience an evening in Valley Forge. Take a candle-lit guided walk to the Muhlenberg Brigade huts where you’ll encounter a living continental camp. Warm up in the Visitor Center with 18th century music, refreshments, and more.
|Thursday, December 26 – Monday, December 30 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm||Visitor Center|
Hop aboard an old-fashioned trolley and enjoy a 90-minute guided tour of Valley Forge. Tours depart from the front of the Visitor Center and make extended stops at the Muhlenberg Brigade huts and Washington’s Headquarters.
Students & Seniors (62+):$13
Children (11 and under):$8
Tickets & Additional Information: Visit The Encampment Store or call 610-783-1074.
|Sunday, April 27, 2014 7:30 am – noon (race starts at 8:30)||Rain or Shine|
Take the challenge of running a 5-mile USATF certified course through the Park or a 3-mile walk to and from the National Memorial Arch. Children (ages 6-14) race 1.776 kilometers during the Young Patriots Fun Run, coordinated by the Young Friends of the Park.
This is the largest one-day fundraising event at the Park, and has so far generated over $150,000 for trail restoration and other park-wide projects.