Historic Germantown Kicks Off Second Saturdays With A Season Opener Event In Market Square This Saturday, May 9

This Saturday, May 9, Historic Germantown launches its Second Saturday event with a season opener.
(Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia)

Historic Germantown, one of the oldest settlements in Philadelphia, kicks off its Second Saturday series this Saturday, May 9 with a season opener event in Market Square.

From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., celebrate the start of Second Saturday — one-day-a-month when Germantown opens the doors to all 16 of its historic houses, museums and destinations — with alfresco fun in the neighborhood.

At the square, guests will find historical re-enactors, giveaways, free food, performances, vendors and more.

Beyond the festivities happening in the square, guests can hop aboard a complimentary shuttle from noon to 4 p.m. that will run to the historic sites that line Germantown Avenue from Hood Cemetery and Cliveden. Additional stops include Wyck, Johnson House and Grumblethorpe. The stops along the trolley tour will be open and charging regular admission.

Learn about historic Germantown at this full day of fun.

Second Saturday Season Opener in Germantown

When: Saturday, May 9
Where: Market Square, 5501 Germantown Avenue
Cost: Pay as you go


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