Friends of the Wissahickon’s Annual Ice Cream Social

Aug. 15 – 3-5 p.m. on Forbidden Drive in Wissahickon Valley Park


Join Friends of the Wissahickon (FOW) for the annual Ice Cream Social on Wednesday, Aug. 15 from 3 – 5 p.m. in front of The Cedars House on the beautiful Pennsylvania Trail of the Year – Forbidden Drive – in Wissahickon Valley Park. Enjoy a kid-friendly afternoon of ice cream (donated by Bredenbeck’s Bakery), live music, and nature crafts with FOW staff and volunteers as well as staff from the Wissahickon Environmental Center. This free event takes place rain or shine.

Go on a hike and stop by to enjoy some ice cream in nature! Registration is not required. For more information, visit or contact Cesali Renn at

About Friends of the Wissahickon

Founded in 1924, Friends of the Wissahickon (FOW) is the oldest and largest nonprofit volunteer organization working in partnership with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation to preserve and restore historical park structures and trails, eliminate invasive plant species, and monitor watershed management issues throughout the 1,800-acre Wissahickon Valley Park. The Park’s Forbidden Drive was named 2018 Trail of the year by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Follow FOW on Facebook and Twitter. For more information or to become a member, visit