2019 Revolutionary Germantown Festival and Battle Reenactment
Colonial history comes alive at the Revolutionary Germantown Festival and Battle Reenactment on October5, 2019 around the Cliveden Mansion in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. From 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., visit Historic Germantown sites, watch two battle reenactments of the Battle of Germantown, and enjoy a day of fun, food, and history in your backyard! After the battle, visit Historic Grumblethorpe for the Battle Bash from 4:00-8:00 p.m. – the annual after Battle party filled with food, music, and reenactors. Admission is FREE and includes activities for visitors of all ages.
Revolutionary Germantown Festival and Battle Reenactment
One day in history, the Revolutionary War turned Cliveden into a bloody battleground for General George Washington’s colonial soldiers as they battled the British in the fight to liberate occupied Philadelphia. Honoring this significant moment in history dates back to a Centennial Celebration held at Cliveden in 1877. Today, the Revolutionary Germantown Festival is a unique celebration in the city that gave the world the Declaration of Independence, keeping the tradition alive, attracting over 5,000 visitors each year with a day of family entertainment and reenactments of the Battle of Germantown. Come join us for the annual Revolutionary Germantown Festival and Battle Reenactment at Philadelphia’s largest one-day history festival on the first Saturday of October.!
Free Admission – Rain or Shine
Revolutionary Germantown Festival Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Battle of Germantown Reenactments at 12:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Revolutionary Germantown Festival and Battle Reenactment Mini-Gallery
Schedule of Events
6400 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144
Public Transportation: Germantown Avenue is accessible by the 23, XH, and H bus routes, and the Chestnut Hill East and West Regional