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2018 Upper Perk Halloween Parade

SUN, OCT 21 AT 6 PM
Main Street, Red Hill, Pennsburg, and East Greenville

About the Upper Perk Halloween Parade

The Upper Perkiomen Valley Halloween parade is an annual event that generates tons of excitement in the community. Feature over 50 organizations, businesses and individual participates the parade drawls over 10,000 community members along the 4-mile stretch. The parade route marches down Main St. (Rte 29) through the boroughs of Red Hill, Pennsburg and East Greenville (about a 4-mile length).

See the Facebook Event For Updates

Join the Fun & Signup for This Year’s Parade

Parade Rules and Regulations
Parade Registration

“Can’t believe we have lived here for 4 years and that was our first time attending the parade. It was awesome!! My kids loved it!”

-Tammi, Pennsburg

“A great parade! Thank you! And it seemed like there were more spectators this year. Thanks to everyone who saved candy for the end of the parade route. ”

-Christine, Pennsburg

“Great time for all.”

– Cody, East Greenville

Want to Volunteer?

Love Upper Perk is in need of volunteers to help with the smooth operations of the parade. Volunteers will assist with organizing the parade participants, monitor the parade route, among other responsibilities. If you are interested in volunteering, please e-mail your contact information to info@upperperk.com.

March 15, 2018

St. Patrick’s Day Fling

Looking for something to do this Saturday?! Head on over to the East Greenville Fire Company Hall and have a great time with Team Knoll and their annual St. Patrick’s Day Fling.

LOTS of raffle items, great food, good drinks and a lot of fun. Tickets still available at the door. Don’t miss out on this good time! Facebook Post

January 13, 2017

Out & About – The Perkiomen Trail

Tomorrow morning (Saturday 1/14/17 at 10 AM)- Join us for a brisk winter’s walk on the Perkiomen Trail.  Along the way we’ll investigate plant life, animal sounds and signs and anything else that pops up.  Note- winter conditions can be unpredictable. Suitable footwear recommended.  Meet at Crusher Road Trailhead south of Green Lane Borough (1125 Crusher Road, Green Lane PA 18054). Pre-registration required.
Ages: 8 to adult; free.  Green Lane Park Website

Do Your Best Robot Dance

The robokids in Upper Perk Robotics are gearing up for competition on Saturday, January 14th, held at Perkiomenville Mennonite Church, 1836 Gravel Pike, Perkiomenville. 9 am – 3pm. Robots built, driving strategy formulated, programming done, engineering notebooks up to date and STEM projects ready for presentation! We are ready! Come on out and cheer the kids on. Facebook Post

 

Riding Into The Weekend

Today’s briefing made available by Upper Perk’s Used Bike Shop – Bike & Soul on Main Street in East Greenville.

 

January 12, 2017

Tax Calculation

The Upper Perk School District board meeting is on tonight (Thursday 1/12/17) with a special tax calculation presentation. Meeting starts at 7 pm at the Ed Ctr, 2229 East Buck Road in Pennsburg.

Cell Phones & Cancer?

On UPTV’s Newscast from yesterday (1/11/17) they review if cell phones cause cancer and give you a sports update. Youtube Link

Give me an M! 

The Mohawks are looking for a Cheer Director. If you have a cheer background and want to teach cheer and oversee the program please let us know. Contact us at upmohawks@gmail.com. Please think about giving your time for some great girls and boys.

Gracias

Support for today’s briefing comes from the Upper Perkiomen Community Thrift Shop. Have you been to the new location? It’s at  301 4th Street in Pennsburg across from the train station. New items every day; visit their Facebook page to see the latest.

To post information, send an email to content@upperperk.com or use our form.

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Hometown Christmas Parade – 2016

The parade started 40 years ago as a dream of the Spaar family.  This tradition is still carried today and continually for the past 15 years with the family.  Over the years the event has been partnered with others in the community.

The day includes a parade down Main St. (Rte 29) through the boroughs of Red Hill, Pennsburg and East Greenville. The parade begins at 1:00 pm and includes NO motorized vehicles. There are many beautiful horses, llamas, sled dogs, etc. And of course, Santa, who ends the parade then hosts individual visits with children at Santa Land at St. Mark’s Church, 81 Main St., Pennsburg. Santa Land contains many activities itself for children. The Upper Perk Community Life Center, 104 Main St, East Greenville, will host a craft bazaar with an amazing array of unique items for holiday gift-giving. And many local merchants will also have something special happening in their locations that day.

If you are interested in entering the parade and coming alongside the Spaar family and Love Upper Perk please contact the Spaars at hometownxmas@hotmail.com.  No motorized vehicles are permitted in the parade except the police cruiser that leads and the manure truck at the end!

This parade does not happen without the support of local businesses and community members.  Please consider sponsoring this 40 year family and community tradition.  Send your donations directly to:

Thomas Spaar
Hometown Christmas Parade
7290 Orthaus Road
Hereford, PA 18056