Welcome to Ardmore
Experience this historic community dubbed “The Main Street of the Main Line”
Known as “The Main Street of the Main Line,” Ardmore has become an iconic destination because of its historical past. This bustling community offers a buzzing business district and a vibrant community atmosphere. There are many cafés, shops, and other retail spaces that residents and visitors enjoy. The unique atmosphere here has made Ardmore the popular community it is today.
While Ardmore is known as the largest and busiest district serving the Lower Merion Township, this busy atmosphere didn't appear overnight. Established in 1853, Ardmore is one of the oldest communities here.
Thanks to its convenient rail system, Ardmore is also one of the most accessible communities. It's also extremely walkable, making it a pedestrian-friendly community.
When you make your way over to the neighborhoods that dot Ardmore, you'll come across idyllic homes with plenty of space and privacy. These charming homes offer the perfect backdrop for homebuyers looking for a friendly and welcoming place to set down roots.
What to Love
- Historic community
- Charming neighborhoods
- Vibrant business district
Living in Ardmore allows you to look forward to a vibrant, hip, and trendy atmosphere throughout the year. This community has a very youthful scene thanks to the many music festivals and concerts that take place here. There’s also an array of boutiques and cafés that cater to the younger population and working professionals.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Because of its historical roots, some of the oldest shopping districts, establishments, and retail shops are housed here. Founded in 1929, Suburban Square
is regarded as the first fully- planned shopping center in the entire U.S. It offers a vibrant atmosphere that has become a popular destination for shoppers. Favorite destinations here include the beloved farmers’ market, Lifetime Athletic, Apple, lululemon athletica, Soulcycle, and so much more.
As you drive around town, you'll come across a number of other locally-owned cafés and bakeries. One local favorite is Not Your Average Joe’s.
Here, guests can enjoy the ambiance of Ardmore’s small-town charm while sipping on some craft brews.
Things to Do
Throughout Ardmore, you'll find a number of events, activities, and entertainment venues to explore. Many of these activities center around Ardmore’s vibrant business district. Every year, Ardmore Restaurant Week
is one of the town’s most popular festivals. This annual event allows visitors to sample all of the great flavors of the community. Taking place for a full week in July, it's one of the best ways to enjoy a lovely summer's day.
When autumn roll around, Ardmore’s Oktoberfest
is a great way to welcome the season. Craft beers and a charming ambiance make this a much-anticipated event.
For a fun night out on the town, plan a date night at the Ardmore Music Hall
and catch a great performance. This concert hall hosts a number of musical talents throughout the year.
Another way to enjoy this community is to explore its natural beauty. Vernon V. Young Memorial Park & Swimming Pool
is a great place to take a stroll or enjoy the fields, perfect for hosting a picnic. There's also an on-site playground for young children to enjoy as well as a pool.
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