Holiday Office Closure - Borough offices will be closed on Monday, September 3 in observance of Labor Day. (There is no change in the trash/recycling schedule)

Log House Tours - The Historic Commission will be conducting FREE tours of the Log House on Sunday, September 2 from 1pm - 4pm. Don't miss their Annual Log House Art & Craft Show on September 15. Click here for more info.

Fall Book Sale - The Downingtown Library is gearing up for their annual Fall Book Sale coming up in October. The Friends of the Library will begin accepting donations of ‘gently used’ books on September 4. No textbooks or encyclopedias, please! Donations can be dropped off at the library during business hours.

Movie Night in the Park is coming up on Friday, September 28. For details, visit the Parks & Rec Commission Facebook page here.

Mark your calendars! Downingtown Fall Fest will be held on Sunday, September 30. General Vendors still have until September 15 to register! More info at


School is back in session, and it's the perfect time to brush up on school bus safety. Did you know that the penalties if convicted of violating Pennsylvania's School Bus Stopping Law include: $250 fine, Five points on your driving record and 60-day license suspension? CLICK HERE to find out more about School Bus Safety from PennDOT.

More Upcoming Events (The full list can be found on the EVENTS page of our website here.)

Friday, September 7 : Teri's Run (more info)

Saturday, September 15: 5k/Walk for Life, presented by Chester Cty Women's Services

Saturday, September 29: Krapf Bus 5k

Downingtown Farmers Market - Every Saturday at Kerr Park. For more info, visit:

Borough Council News

Council News

  • The next Borough Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 5 at 7pm. Click here to view the meeting agenda.

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Borough of Downingtown
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