Revolutionary Germantown Festival

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10/06/2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Address: 6401 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144

Germantown’s colonial history comes alive at the Revolutionary Germantown Festival! From 10 AM to 4 PM, visit Historic Germantown sites, watch two reenactments of the Battle of Germantown on Cliveden’s grounds, and enjoy a day of fun, food, and history in your backyard! After the battle, visit Historic Grumblethorpe for the Battle Bash–the annual after Battle party filled with food, music, and reenactors. 

Admission is FREE and has activities for visitors of all ages. Mark your calendars for October 6-we promise a day unlike any other!

Related upcoming events

  • 03/23/2018 9:00 AM - 08/31/2018 5:00 PM

    In addition to our core exhibition, Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness?, Cliveden will present a new exhibition featuring maps by Yale University professor Bill Rankin exploring the extent of northern enslavement and patterns of the business of insuring enslaved people. The exhibition will also include content from the Cliveden Food Chain and objects on loan from the Lest We Forget Slavery Museum

    *Carriage House exhibitions are free and open to the public from 9 AM-5 PM Monday to Friday year round and from 12 PM-4 PM Saturday and Sunday during the tour season.*

  • 05/05/2018 11:00 AM - 05/05/2018 5:00 PM

    Presented by East Mt. Airy Neighbors & West Mt. Airy Neighbors, the festivities on the grounds of Cliveden will include a wide variety of vendors, food, and children's activities.

    The first floor of Cliveden's Main House will be open for tours. Visitors will also be able to visit both our 1767 Kitchen Dependency and our 1959 kitchen and participate in free activities as well as view our core exhibition Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Happiness? and a new exhibition, The Chews & The Complex Institution of Slavery, in the Carriage House.

    For a list of performers, event sponsors and further information please visit

  • 05/12/2018 12:00 PM - 05/12/2018 5:00 PM

    Visit Historic Germantown's sites every second Saturday from May to October!

    Visit Cliveden and our sister sites in Historic Germantown to learn more about our country's beginnings in your own backyard! We'll be open for tours and introducing a new program called Your Story, Our Story

    Be sure to stop by Historic Germantown for the festival--we'll have table there with interactive activities for children. Come join us!

  • 07/04/2018 12:00 PM - 07/04/2018 4:00 PM

    As part of Historic Germantown's Independence Day Celebration, Cliveden will be open 12 PM to 4 PM. Admission is FREE! We will have a variety of activities for visitors of all ages, such as tours of our Main House; new exhibition, The Chews & The Complex Institution of Slavery, permanent exhibition, Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness? and loaned objects from the Lest We Forget Slavery Museum; and interactive activities in our 1767 Kitchen Dependency and 1959 Kitchen.