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The Stories of King of Prussia District

Discover what makes KOP the ultimate live-work-play destination

Businesses in King of Prussia came together for a great cause this November for King of Prussia District’s 11th annual Holiday Food Drive, produced in partnership with Conlin’s Print....

Give a Little, Get a Little This Holiday

The season of giving is here! We all know tasty food is a gift that everyone can appreciate, so here is our round up some of the best holiday...

Shopper’s Paradise Awaits in KOP this Holiday Season

It may be tempting to go the less time-consuming route and hop on the computer to find all your holiday goodies, but there will always be something special about...

Let’s Talk Turkey: Thanksgiving in KOP

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and for those who aren’t in the mood to cook this year or simlply want to have a Plan B for when Uncle...

Connecting Residents, Commuters and Employees along Moore Road

King of Prussia District invited local design firms to submit proposals to develop plans for a proposed multimodal trail along Moore Road. The chosen design team will provide a...

Honoring UMT First Responders

Monday, October 25 kicked off the 2nd annual First Responder Appreciation Week, an event honoring the men and women who keep our community safe, healthy and secure every day....

KOP Beerfest’s Triumphant Return Was a Party to Remember

After a year and a half of virtual gatherings and Zoom happy hours, beer fanatics from across the region were thirsty for the biggest party in the burbs. On...

Help our Neighbors in Need During our 11th Annual Holiday Food Drive

As our community begins to recover from the far-reaching effects of the global pandemic, coupled with the devastation caused by Hurricane Ida, more families than ever are struggling with...

KOP Insiders: Tony Ibarguen, CEO of Quench USA, Inc

KOP Insiders delves into the stories of the people who make King of Prussia one of Pennsylvania’s most dynamic live-work-play-stay destinations. In depth interviews provide insight into the companies...

New Program Helps Brighten Up the Outdoors of Commercial Office

King of Prussia District introduced a new program over the summer called the Placemaking Partner Initiative to help King of Prussia District assessed property owners create outdoor spaces that...

Get Ready for the Royal Treatment: King’s Plate is Back Thursday, Oct. 7!

While Oktoberfests are a dime a dozen this time of year, King of Prussia District’s award-winning KOP Beerfest Royale, presented by Budget Maintenance, is in a class of its...

King of Prussia District Helping SEPTA Shape the Bus Revolution

Since our founding in 2010, King of Prussia District has led a few significant transportation initiatives in Upper Merion Township including the launch of theconnector commuter shuttle system; design,...

KOP Rail Update: Committee Studying Transit Oriented Development Assembled

King of Prussia District is a proud advocate for SEPTA’s King of Prussia Rail project, a proposed 4-mile extension of SEPTA’s existing Norristown High Speed Line that, once complete,...

Ten Years of Bolstering KOP’s Profile

Since day one, King of Prussia District remains committed to keeping KOP in the spotlight and bolstering its reputation through our robust Marketing & Communications Program. While our commitment...

Landscaped Medians Sprouting Soon in Renaissance Park

King of Prussia District is excited to install our first landscaped medians in Renaissance Park this fall. Stuart & Associates, a landscape architecture and planning firm in King of...

KOP Insiders: Andy Frankel, COO, Dermatology Partners

KOP Insiders delves into the stories of the people who make King of Prussia one of Pennsylvania’s most dynamic live-work-play-stay destinations. In depth interviews provide insight into the companies...

KOP Insiders: Jacob Brodie, Global Vice President, Purolite

KOP Insiders delves into the stories of the people who make King of Prussia one of Pennsylvania’s most dynamic live-work-play-stay destinations. In depth interviews provide insight into the companies...

KOP Insiders: Sue Vestri, Chief Financial Officer, Greenphire

KOP Insiders delves into the stories of the people who make King of Prussia one of Pennsylvania’s most dynamic live-work-play-stay destinations. In depth interviews provide insight into the companies...

KOP Insiders: Bill Conlin Jr., Senior Vice President, Conlin’s Print

KOP Insiders delves into the stories of the people who make King of Prussia one of Pennsylvania’s most dynamic live-work-play-stay destinations. In depth interviews provide insight into the companies...

Ten Years of Executing Development Strategies

Since our founding in 2010, King of Prussia District’s mission has remained the same: To collaboratively improve the economic environment in King of Prussia by making it more vibrant,...

King of Prussia Beerfest is Back for its 10th Year

King of Prussia Beerfest Royale returns in-person on October 7 and 9, and this time, we are bringing a party worthy of our tenth anniversary! Tickets to KOP’s premier...

Ten Years of Making KOP Accessible

Building transportation infrastructure has been one of our key commitments to the King of Prussia community since our inception in 2010.  We are dedicated to making KOP more accessible...

Pedestrian Gateway Coming to Renaissance Park

In 2020, King of Prussia of District’s Renaissance Park Stakeholder Engagement Study highlighted the need to improve the pedestrian connection between the business park and SEPTA’s Hughes Park Station....

Crave Montco Month Offers Dining Deals Throughout Montgomery County

What are you craving? Whether it’s a date night, a birthday dinner, or even just Taco Tuesday, Visit Valley Forge’s Crave Montco Month gives you everything your are craving...

KOP Insiders: Michelle Kelly, CEO, Lilly Pulitzer

KOP Insiders delves into the stories of the people who make King of Prussia the incredible live-work-play-stay destination that it has become. In depth interviews provide insight into the...

KOP Restaurant Week & KOP Shops for CHOP Presents Record Donation Total

After a year filled with challenges and uncertainty, King of Prussia District eagerly anticipated the return of the region’s most heartwarming dining and shopping event, King of Prussia Restaurant...

Celebrate your Grads & Dads in KOP!

There are two BIG reasons to celebrate this month! First, it’s time to recognize the special men in your life with a Father’s Day he won’t soon forget. Second,...

Exciting Placemaking Partner Initiative for KOP Property Owners

With COVID restrictions lifted and an end to the pandemic in clear sight, we are focused on finding new ways to encourage a return to King of Prussia. How...

In-Person Events Make a Comeback this Fall

After over a year of producing virtual events, canceling in-person events and putting plans on hold during an uncertain time, we are absolutely elated to finally bring back some...

KOP Insiders: Brian Anderson, President, The Judge Group

KOP Insiders delves into the stories of the people who make King of Prussia the incredible live-work-play-stay destination that it has become. In depth interviews provide insight into the...

KOP Insiders: Dan Hershberg, Co-Founder & Chief Brand Officer, Workhorse Brewing

KOP Insiders delves into the stories of the people who make King of Prussia the incredible live-work-play-stay destination that it has become. In depth interviews provide insight into the...

2021 Report to the Community Details KOP’s Continued Transformation Despite the Pandemic

It’s safe to say that 2020 will be a year that we will never forget! While the pandemic tested our resolve and resiliency, it also reinforced the importance of community....

KOP Insiders: Audrey Greenberg, Co-Founder, Discovery Labs

KOP Insiders delves into the stories of the people who make King of Prussia the incredible live-work-play-stay destination that it has become. In depth interviews provide insight into the...

Hospitality is Hiring in King of Prussia

King of Prussia is ripe with opportunities for those looking to start their careers, make a change or move forward in their career path. With incredible amenities, including a...

Wayfinding in Renaissance Park

Everyday, commuters travel East Church Road, Horizon Drive, Renaissance Boulevard and Swedeland Road without even realizing that an incredible roster of businesses representing various industrial sectors are just a...

KOP Businesses Come Together to Support Community

AVE has been redefining how people live, work, and play in King of Prussia since the luxury apartment community opened its doors in 2018. Now the dynamic real estate...

Celebrate Mom in KOP

It’s that time of the year to celebrate your favorite lady, the woman who does it all. Treat the special moms in your life to a great day in...

Linear Park Partnerships Create Community

With Phase One complete, King of Prussia District is partnering with a mix of public and private stakeholders to construct the next phase of the First Avenue Linear Park....

Get to know SERVPRO of King of Prussia

King of Prussia District is honored to partner with SERVPRO of King of Prussia to present King of Prussia Restaurant Week and KOP Shops for CHOP 2021. We sat...

What’s HOP-pening in KOP this Easter?

Events It’s Bunny Photo Time! The Easter Bunny is waiting for you at the Nordstrom Court inside the King of Prussia Mall. The Bunny is available for socially-distanced visits...

Report Released–Renaissance Park, GSK and Discovery Labs Stakeholder Engagement: Ideas and Actions for the Future

In 2020, King of Prussia of District and Upper Merion Township expanded King of Prussia District’s boundary to include Renaissance Park, Discovery Labs and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). With this expansion, King...

KOP Restaurant Week Debuts Takeout Under the Tents Outdoor Oasis

King of Prussia Restaurant Week, presented by SERVPRO King of Prussia, is back April 11-15 and 18-22 (excludes Fridays and Saturdays), and this year we are excited to debut...

Bridging the Phases of First Avenue Linear Park

King of Prussia District, in partnership with Upper Merion Township, is moving forward with Phase 2 of the First Avenue Linear Park. With construction of Phase 1 complete, the...

Save the Date for King of Prussia Restaurant Week & KOP Shops for CHOP

Your favorite shopping and dining event benefitting Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is back this spring…and this year brings some new twists and additions reflective of the times. In order...

Celebrate Love in KOP!

Love is in the air! King of Prussia is turning up the romance this Valentine’s Day. Whether it’s grabbing a bottle of wine and a romantic takeout dinner for...

FTA and SEPTA Issue Combined FEIS

King of Prussia District and the King of Prussia Rail Coalition are thrilled to announce an exciting step forward for SEPTA’s King of Prussia Rail project. On January 8,...

Stakeholders Share Ideas for Renaissance Park

In 2020, King of Prussia of District and Upper Merion Township expanded the district’s boundary to include Renaissance Park, Discovery Labs and GSK.  This addition comes with many opportunities,...

King of Prussia District Looks Towards the Future in the New Year

Happy New Year! I hope that you were able to enjoy the holiday season, despite all of its limitations, and have entered into 2021 in good health and with...

A Plan for the Future: Strategic Plan 2020-2023

Every three years, King of Prussia District embarks on a strategic planning process designed to inform our strategy within our five-point program plan–Physical Improvements, Land Use and Zoning, Tax...

King of Prussia Establishments Reopen Their Doors

In anticipation of a post-holiday surge of COVID-19, PA State Governor Tom Wolf mandated that indoor dining, gyms and entertainment establishments shut down from December 12-January 4. During this...

Takeout Takes Over in KOP After Second Round of Restaurant Shutdowns

In response to the mandatory shutdown of indoor dining just before the holiday season, King of Prussia District was eager to support our restaurant community during what would traditionally...

Upper Merion Township Small Business Spotlight: The Zelli Family of Peppers by Amedeo’s

Upper Merion is home to an abundance of incredible small businesses that many in our community have grown to know and love. The holidays are the perfect time to...

Upper Merion Township Small Business Spotlight: Koren Draper of The LED Life

Upper Merion is home to an abundance of incredible small businesses that many in our community have grown to know and love. The holidays are the perfect time to...

King of Prussia Small Business Directory

King of Prussia is teeming with an incredible array of small businesses. With the need to support local small businesses being greater than ever, we have compiled a list...

The Holidays are Here!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Holiday decor, holiday deals and holiday specials are popping up all over King of Prussia. Check out our round-up of the...

Phase One of the First Avenue Linear Park is Complete

King of Prussia District is excited to introduce a new space for employees and residents to enjoy! We partnered with PennDOT and nine commercial property owners to create the...

Upper Merion Township Small Business Spotlight: Erica Webster of Dub Fitness

Upper Merion is home to an abundance of incredible small businesses that many in our community have grown to know and love. The holidays are the perfect time to...

KOP Rail Takes an Exciting Step Forward

King of Prussia District is excited to share an important advancement in SEPTA’s KOP Rail project. KOP Rail is a proposed extension of the Norristown High Speed Line (NHSL)...

Upper Merion Township Small Business Spotlight: Upper Merion Dance & Gymnastics Center

Upper Merion is home to an abundance of incredible small businesses that many in our community have grown to know and love. The holidays are the perfect time to...

10th Annual Holiday Food Drive Brings in Truck Full of Donations

King of Prussia District is proud to announce that our 10th Annual Holiday Food Drive, produced this year in partnership with  Conlin’s Print, was our most fruitful drive to...

Get Your Holiday Gift Cards with a Side of Extra Incentives

We all have those hard-to-shop-for friends or family members. You know the ones. You can spend an hour in their favorite store and still aren’t quite sure what to...

Dining Out (or Ordering In) This Thanksgiving

Not up for fixing a Thanksgiving feast this year? Or maybe you’re stuffed just thinking about a family gathering at home? Whatever the reason, KOP restaurants are serving up...

Shopping Small in Upper Merion Township

As the holiday season is fast approaching, we hope that you and your family will choose to shop “hyperlocal” this year by patronizing the many fantastic businesses in Upper...

KOP Restaurant Week & KOP Shops for CHOP Donation Total is In!

We’ve certainly seen some challenges during our annual retail and restaurant week over the past six years.  Snowstorms, power outages…we thought we had seen it all.  Then, 2020 hit....

KOP Restaurants Combat the Cold with Portable Heaters

With colder months fast approaching, restaurants are forced to adapt yet again to these challenging times.  Many restaurants in KOP expanded their outdoor dining spaces, or put up tents,...

Lighting Up the Linear Park

Phase One of the First Avenue Linear Park is nearing completion, and our most recent installations will have you saying “let there be light!” Recently we added 70 solar-powered...

Get More, KOP: Gift Card Upgrade Ends in a Flash (Sale)!

Get More, KOP: Gift Card Upgrade Program’s third and final round took place on October 20 and ended a shocking 6-minutes later. Round Three featured 1,000 gift cards from...

Holiday Food Drive – Share What You Can

Hunger can affect people from all walks of life. In the midst of a pandemic, more families than ever are being faced with the impossible decision to either pay...

Halloween 2020 – No Tricks, Just Fun!

For many people, the Halloween season is the most spook-tacular time of year filled with frightful festivals, pumpkin picking and tiny trick-or-treaters enjoying a sweet sugar high. This year’s...

Virtual King of Prussia Beerfest Gives a Taste of the Main Event

Like most of our fans, friends and followers, we were disappointed that we had to cancel King of Prussia Beerfest Royale this year, in the name of health and...

First Responders Appreciation Week Honors Our Community’s Heroes

King of Prussia is a compassionate community, ripe with strength, pride and support for each other. No group exemplifies these qualities as much as our first responders. This past...

Great Strides Made on First Avenue Linear Park

Over the summer, progress on the First Avenue Linear Park has continued, and we are now in the final push to complete construction on Phase One, slated to open...

Get More, KOP: Gift Card Upgrade Begins with a Bang

The Get More, KOP: Gift Card Upgrade is a long name for a pretty simple concept: Buy a $25 gift card, King of Prussia kicks in an additional $10...

Going Green in KOP

KOP and Montgomery County are officially in the green phase! As exciting as this is after being cooped up for over three months, this phase is not a complete...

Dad Deserves the BEST this Father’s Day

As we continue to ease into the re-opening stages in King of Prussia, Father’s Day may look a little different than in years past. However, area restaurants and other...

Where to Eat and What to Expect When Dining Out(side) in KOP

One of the best parts of summer, besides all the vitamin D from the summer sun, outdoor activities and fresh air, has got to be dining al fresco! There’s...

2020 Annual Report to the Community Highlights KOP’s Strong Foundation and Celebrates a Decade of Collaboration and Growth

King of Prussia District’s 2020 Annual Report to the Community, A Defining Decade, outlines KOP’s development in 2019 and, in honor of our 10th anniversary, highlights the resurgence of...

Pivoting Businesses to Serve the Community

While there’s no denying that this pandemic has far-reaching implications for our nation’s economy, we have found ourselves inspired by the businesses in King of Prussia that have thoughtfully,...

KOP Businesses Addressing Pandemic Needs Through Services or Products

As we prepare for stay-at-home orders to be lifted and the phased re-entry to begin, King of Prussia District is assembling a list of KOP businesses addressing pandemic needs...

Important Information for Businesses

Our friends at the Montgomery County Commerce Department have put together the following resources for businesses to help them through this unprecedented time: BUSINESS RESOURCES The Federal Reserve Bank...

The Community Comes Together to Support Those in Need

In the wake of the international pandemic that we are currently experiencing, the King of Prussia community has stepped up to support one another. We’d like to shine a...

How to Stay Safe and Support the KOP Community During COVID-19 Shutdown

We at King of Prussia District are incredibly concerned for the health and well-being of the employees and residents within our district during this uncertain time. Our first priority...

Pick-up Your Favorite Eats

In the midst of the government-mandated closures of restaurants and bars in Montgomery County, KOP restaurants are stepping up to continue to serve customers. This is a great way...

10 Years of Engaging the Community

Throughout the past ten years, King of Prussia District has created a culture of exciting events aimed at bringing together community members and making King of Prussia a premiere live-work-play destination....

Park Square Hearts CHOP

This year, King of Prussia District decided to take fundraising for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) through KOP Restaurant Week and KOP Shops for CHOP to the next level...

Have You Made Your Reservations Yet?

Date night for a deal? Lunch with the gals (or guys) for less? An affordable family dinner? Yes, yes and YES! Make KOP Restaurant Week a week of culinary...

The BIG Way We’re Celebrating 10 Years in #KOP!

As you may have heard, King of Prussia District is celebrating ten years of working alongside stakeholders and partners to rebuild KOP’s reputation as one of Pennsylvania’s premier live-work-play...

10 Years of Driving Economic Growth in King of Prussia

For the past ten years, King of Prussia District has worked alongside stakeholders and partners to drive economic development and job growth in King of Prussia (KOP). We worked...

Dining and Shopping for a Great Cause

While Restaurant Weeks are a dime a dozen, none will make you feel as warm-and-fuzzy inside as KOP Restaurant Week and KOP Shops for CHOP, taking place throughout King...

Ten Years of…

It’s hard to believe that 2020 already marks the 10-year anniversary of our organization. Since 2010, King of Prussia District has worked alongside our assessed property owners, board members,...

King of Prussia District Welcomes New Board Members in 2020

King of Prussia District is led by a dedicated Board of Directors, all deeply rooted in the King of Prussia community in which we serve. In 2020, we are...

Improving King of Prussia’s Highway Gateways

Furthering our commitment to making KOP more vibrant and attractive, King of Prussia District is partnering with PennDOT to install and maintain another planted median on the Schuylkill Expressway....

Find Your Team Spirit by Escaping the Room

Escape Games aren’t just a great form of entertainment–they are chock full of brain teasers, puzzles and challenges that require you to work together to complete one simple mission:...

Holiday Gift Cards are the Gift that Keeps on Giving

The holidays can be exhausting when you are trying to find that perfect gift for your loved ones. One way to keep it simple–give the gift that everyone loves....

Looking Back on Another Successful Year in KOP

While the year 2019 is slowly winding down, it’s clear that the momentum in King of Prussia is not!  This year brought growth, prosperity and a whole lot of...

Win Big by Shopping Small

Patronizing small businesses is a win for everyone-the shopper, the store owner and the local community! For every $1 spent at a small, local business in Upper Merion, an...

The Holidays Are Near – Shop Small (Including at the Mall!)

As the holiday season approaches, people around our region are making their shopping list and checking it twice.  Luckily for us, Upper Merion Township is truly a one-stop-shop, as...

King of Prussia Among the 30 Philadelphia Area ZIP Codes Delivering Best ROI

Early in October, the Philadelphia Business Journal published, “The 30 Philadelphia-area ZIP codes delivering the best return on investment.” The list featured mostly neighborhoods in the City of Philadelphia...

Best Buddies International Make a Difference in KOP & Beyond

We all know that King of Prussia is home to a number of Fortune 500 companies, world-class retailers and some of our region’s best and hottest restaurants. What you...

Budget Maintenance-The Difference Maker

The title sponsor of King of Prussia Beerfest Royale since 2015, Budget Maintenance, Inc., has maintained commercial properties in the Greater Philadelphia region since 1987. If you manage properties...

KOP Beerfest Welcomes Largest Crowds to Date

The beer was flowing, the music was playing, the food was cooking and fun was being had by all at King of Prussia Beerfest Royale under grand tents at...

Notice to Proceed on First Ave Linear Park

With a stroke of a pen, King of Prussia District issued a letter to Marino Corporation giving notice to proceed with construction on Phase 1 of the First Avenue...

Gateway Signs Light Up for a Cause

King of Prussia District installed six monument signs in 2012 and 2013 to mark important gateways to the King of Prussia community. Five of the signs run on electricity,...

Redevelopment Brings New Life to First Avenue

On July 24, 2019, demolition began at the property at 650 Park Avenue, marking the start of a beautiful redevelopment project by Brandywine Realty Trust. The new office building...

Support Grows for First Ave. Linear Park: $4M in State & Federal Funding

The First Avenue Linear Park is an initiative of King of Prussia District and part of a ‘complete streets’ makeover of First Avenue in Moore Park KOP. Once finished,...

If You Lived Here, You’d be Home by Now

As anyone who has driven by The Village at Valley Forge or made their way through Moore Park KOP knows, there’s no denying that KOP is in the midst...

Thank You for Rocking With Us

With the last strum of the guitar on Thursday, June 27, King of Prussia District wrapped up the 2019 Rock Your Lunch Summer Concerts, marking the end of this...

Supporting the KOP Community

Throughout the year, King of Prussia District, on behalf of our stakeholders, is proud to support a number of incredible organizations that are serving the residents of Upper Merion...

KOP Beerfest’s Ultimate Tasting Night Has a New Name

King of Prussia Beerfest Royale returns for its 8th year on October 3 & 5, 2019. Each year on the Thursday prior to the main event, we host an...

Island Flowers Through All Seasons

Committed to improving the aesthetic of King of Prussia, King of Prussia District has invested over $1.53M in landscape design and construction, and spent an additional $445K for annual...

Celebrating the Success of King of Prussia Restaurant Week and KOP Shops for CHOP

On March 11-17, King of Prussia District produced our fifth annual charitable week of dining and shopping, King of Prussia Restaurant Week and KOP Shops for CHOP. The event...

Creating an Environment for Success in Greater Philadelphia

I think it is safe to say, we are some of King of Prussia’s biggest cheerleaders. We are driven to create and propel initiatives that are designed to boldly facilitate...

Make the Move to King of Prussia

King of Prussia District was founded eight years ago to tackle issues related to slow growth in Upper Merion Township. It was a humbling position to be in, which...

Highlights from the Annual Report to the Community and District Awards Luncheon

This year’s Annual Report to the Community and King of Prussia District Awards Luncheon on Friday, March 22 was an incredible event that featured keynote speaker Ellen Dunham-Jones, award-winning...

Food Truck Tuesday: Coming to a Parking Lot Near You

What has 16 wheels, plays music and can entertain you during your lunch hour?  Nope – not a joke. We’re talking about King of Prussia District’s newest event series, Food...

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