Celebrations to Begin with Winterfest to Celebrate Upper Dublin’s Tricentennial Year

2019 marks Upper Dublin Township’s Tricentennial. Upper Dublin Township was formally incorporated as a Township in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1719. In celebration of this historic milestone, the Upper Dublin Township Tricentennial Committee has planned five exciting events for 2019, beginning with Winterfest on February 1st and 2nd.

Volunteers are still needed for Winterfest.  Consider helping Upper Dublin turn the township building and Loch Alsh Avenue into a winter wonderland. Volunteers are needed for:

  • Pre-event preparation
  • Post-event clean up
  • Assisting with activities both in and outdoors
  • Site and program information

Interested volunteers should sign up online via SignUp.com Click here to sign for up.

For more information about volunteering, contact Molly Kane at mkane@mclinc.org or 215-628-8744 x3153

The “Big Five” events throughout 2019 are:

Winterfest – Friday, February 1 & Saturday, February 2
Kick-off Upper Dublin’s Tricentennial celebration in a winter wonderland! Friday night (7:00-9:00 pm) features a chili cook-off and a sneak preview of the main event. On Saturday (4:00-8:00 pm), wander through a world of ice creations, admire the beautiful light displays, grab a drink at the ice bar, take a horse & carriage ride or get a photo with Anna & Elsa! Warm up with hot chocolate from the food trucks and craft a S’more at one of the fire pits. Event concludes with a magnificent fireworks display! There will be great food trucks at the event too…Sum Pig, Creme Brolee, Foolish Waffles and Stewart’s Root Beer.

Upper Dublin’s Tricentennial Parade – Saturday, May 4

In the evening, (5:00 pm), watch as featured floats, fire trucks, marching bands, dancers and other community groups parade in celebration of all things Upper Dublin!

Dinner & Dancing on Loch Alsh – Friday, June 21 | Rain Date: Friday, June 28
Join your friends and neighbors for a community BYODinner down Loch Alsh Avenue (6:00-9:00 pm)! You bring the food, plates and utensils – Upper Dublin Township will provide the rest! Enjoy a live band and dancing under the stars. Moon bounces, corn hole and other games will be available for kids of all ages. Don’t miss the fireworks display at the end of the night!

Autofest – Sunday, September 15 | Rain Date: Sunday, September 22
This event has it all! Admire antique cars & motorcycles at the Car Show in the Upper Dublin Township Building Parking Lot (11:00 am-4:00 pm). Cross the street to the high school to explore fire trucks, police cars, ambulances, construction vehicles, a helicopter and many more exciting vehicles at Touch-A-Truck. Walk down Loch Alsh Avenue to get your fill of food trucks and grab a refreshing beverage!

Fall Fest – Sunday, November 3
Don’t miss our final event of the Tricentennial year celebrating everything Upper Dublin (2:00-6:00 pm)! Enjoy trunk or treating, hayrides, a pie bake-off, scarecrow decorating, performances from community groups and so much more. We’ll be lighting up the sky over Upper Dublin with a fireworks display at 6:00 pm! Event is coordinated by Upper Dublin Township, Upper Dublin School District and the Upper Dublin Education Foundation.