Events and Activities

events and activities

4th Annual CCLU Latin Festival

  • Saturday, September 21st
  • 12:00-5:00 p.m.
  • Riverfront Park, 140 College Drive
  • FREE Admission
  • Live music and performances, including a Mariachis Group
  • Authentic cuisine
  • Children and family activities
  • Free kayaking and biking
  • Merchandise vendors

Pottstown FARM

  • September 21st
  • October 5th
  • October 19th
  • 9:00-12:00 p.m.
  • Smith Family Plaza, 100 E. High Street
  • Farm Vendors, Artisans, Food Vendors
  • Visit www.pottstownfarm.org for more information

Pottstown Veterans' Community Day

  • September 28th in Memorial Park
  • 11:00-1:00 p.m.
  • Motorcycle Ride Event Kick Off - visit Facebook to participate
  • Glass Tear heroes Ceremony
  • Congresswoman Madeleine Dean presenting commemorative lapel pins to Vietnam Veterans
  • Hamilton Celtic Pipe & Drum Band
  • A Heroes Welcome
  • For more information visit Facebook or email cathy@veteransislandproject.org

6th Annual Haunts on High presented by Pottstown Community Arts of MOSAIC

  • Saturday, October 19th
  • 12:00-4:00 p.m.
  • E. High Street from Evans to York Streets
  • Safe trick-or-treating
  • Kids' Art Show
  • Crafts with Pottstown Regional Public Library
  • Face Painting and more!

Cheesetoberfest - A Muenster of an Event! benefiting TriCounty Active Adult Center

  • Saturday, October 5th
  • 12:00-3:00 p.m.
  • Memorial Park, 75 W. King Street
  • Tickets are $20
  • Restaurants and organizations from around the region compete with their best grilled cheese creations
  • Daisy Jug Band
  • Vendors and beer garden
  • Family Friendly
  • Visit www.tricountyaac.org to purchase tickets or download an application

Barktoberfest Hosted by Tal's Pals benefiting MaPaw Siberian Husky Rescue

  • October 19th
  • 12:00-5:00 p.m.
  • Memorial Park, 75 W. King Street
  • Free event for owners and their pets
  • Pet costume contest
  • Biergarten
  • Vendors
  • Food donations for the Chester County Pet Food Pantry being accepted
  • Visit Facebook for more information

16th Annual Carousel of Flavor

  • Sunday, October 20th - Rain or Shine
  • 12:00-4:00 p.m. 
  • Carousel at Pottstown, 30 W. King Street
  • Sample the finest food in the Pottstown region
  • Wine and beer garden
  • Cornhole tournament with cash prizes
  • $1.00 Carousel rides
  • Visit www.carouselatpottstown.org for more information

Halloween Parade sponsored by Pottstown Rotary, Pottstown Ambucs, and Pottstown Parks and Recreation

  • Tuesday, October 22nd - Rain Date Thursday, October 24th
  • Begins at 7:00 p.m.
  • High Street beginning at Bailey Street (Goodwill Fire Company)
  • Contact Parks and Recreation at 610-970-6618 to register a group or float 
  • Registration cut off is October 16th
  • $20 for Non-Profit Organizations / $40 Business & Commercial Organizations / $40 Political Organizations
  • Candy distribution by groups/floats may only be done from parade participants walking in the bike lanes

Halloween Costume Contest - Grades PreK to 6th

  • Tuesday, October 22nd - Rain Date Thursday, October 24th
  • Report by 5:30 p.m. - Judging at 6:00 p.m.
  • Goodwill Fire Company rear parking lot - High and Bailey Streets

Borough of Pottstown Trick or Treat Night

  • Thursday, October 31st
  • 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Ringing Rocks Skate Parties 1st through 5th Grades

  • Wednesday, November 6th
  • 6:00-8:00 p.m.
  • 1st through 5th grades
  • $3.00 in advance at the Parks and Recreation Office / $4.00 at the rink
  • $1.00 skate rental at the rink
  • Music/skating ends at 8:00 p.m.
  • Children must be picked up no later than 8:15 p.m.

2019 Community Ice Skating at the Hill School

  • Hours of operation:
    • Thursday, December 26th - 12:00-4:00 p.m.
    • Friday, December 27th - 12:00-4:00 p.m.
    • Saturday, December 28th - 12:00- 6:00 p.m.
    • Sunday, December 29th  - 12:00-4:00 p.m.
  • $5.00 per person daily
  • Ice resurfacing - 2:00 and 4:30 p.m.
  • Must have a knit hat on to enter the rink

12th Annual Polar Bear Swim and Bonfire

  • Wednesday, January 1st, 2020
  • Riverfront Park, 140 College Drive
  • Registration from 9:30-10:30 a.m.
  • Plunge promptly at 10:30 a.m.
  • Plunge is free, but you must register and sign a participation and indemnification waiver
  • Now accepting participants ages 16 and 17 with parental consent. - Identification required
  • Christmas tree toss
  • Hot dogs and sauerkraut, drinks, and other goodies available for purchase