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Lancaster County, PA events calendar

Find special events and one-of-a-kind things to do in Lancaster County all-year long.

With so much going on in Pennsylvania Dutch Country, it's impossible to see all the great local events during your visit. Special events in Lancaster, PA and neighboring towns run year-round, ensuring that you'll always experience unique festivals, fairs, exhibits, theater & concerts when visiting us in Lancaster County.

Our Lancaster County, PA Events Calendar below allows you to select a date range to search for things to do during your visit. You can also enter keywords or filter events by categories or by the part of the county where the event is being held.

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22MAY

Chainsaw Carving Event

Paul Waclo will be here creating original pieces of art that are both functional and great to look at on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. To see all of his work, visit www.chai...

Wild Goose Gallery & Frameworks LLC
Intercourse, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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22MAY

Classic Concert Series: In Tribute

Come join us! Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man Barber: Adagio Navarro: Clarinet Concerto #2 Copland: Lincoln Portrait Gould: American Salute Borodin: Polovtsian Dances w...

Fulton Theatre
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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22MAY thru 24MAY

Spring Blooms

When the first yellow buds of witch hazel appear, we know life is returning to the Gardens. With flowering trees, daffodils, and more than 240,000 tulips bursting into bloo...

Longwood Gardens
Kennett Square, PA
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22MAY thru 31MAY

Les Miserables

Seen by over 62 million people in 42 countries, Les Miserables is both breathtaking and majestic. Set against the backdrop of 19th century France, it’s a tribute ...

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
Lancaster, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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22MAY thru 13JUN

Ben Herr: Condemned to Freedom

The Demuth Museum and the Lancaster Museum of Art will host a special retrospective exhibition focusing on Lancaster’s own Ben Herr. Unique examples of Herr’s w...

Demuth Museum
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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22MAY thru 21JUN

Inspire

Come experience Inspire and celebrate the moving power of music. Inspire features beautiful songs in the style of Josh Groban, Celine Dion, Andrea Bocelli, Celtic Woman and...

American Music Theatre
Lancaster, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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22MAY thru 9OCT

"Josiah for President" the musical

April 1-November 28, 2015 Just in time for the political season comes this fun, powerful and entertaining musical about a Lancaster County Amish farmer who gets spirite...

Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Stage
Lancaster, PA
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22MAY thru 28NOV

Covered Bridge Scooter Tour

There are some thrills of driving that you just don't get cooped up in a car. Enjoy a guided covered bridge tour of Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Hop onto a single---seat...

Strasburg Scooters
Ronks, PA
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22MAY thru 30NOV

George's Woodshop Tour

Discover master craftsmen, who take a solid piece of beautiful cherry, oak, maple or walnut wood and create custom handmade furniture on your own personalized tour of Georg...

George's Furniture
Marietta, PA
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22MAY thru 30NOV

Growing Up Wild (ages 3 to 5)

Help fight the nature deficit disorder so many children face today by coming to Central Park on a regular basis to learn about nature at a young age! A different topic for ...

Lancaster County Parks Environmental Center
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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23MAY

Lancaster Bird Expo

LOD Promotions and Lair Of Dragons Bird Rescue welcomes you to the Lancaster Bird Expo.  There will be special guest speakers and shows, birds, supplies, door prizes, ...

Farm & House Center
lancaster, pa
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23MAY

5K River Run

The course for this event is a popular one – it crosses the Susquehanna River via the Veterans Memorial Bridge (Rt. 462) between Lancaster & York County which is ...

Wrightsville
Wrightsville, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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23MAY

Community Garage Sale

We are holding a community garage sale on Saturday May 23rd at Heritage Hotel Lancaster (Centerville ROad - behind Loxley's Restaurant - enter by the pool!) All items w...

Heritage Hotel Lancaster
Lancaster, PA
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23MAY

Philly POPS at Longwood Gardens for Memorial Day

The upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend provides the perfect opportunity for The Philly POPS to expand its new Salute Series of performances honoring our nation's sha...

Longwood Gardens
Kennett Square, PA
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Next-door Neighbors region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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23MAY

Great Pennsylvania Flavorfest

Free admission, free tastings and free parking make the Great Pennsylvania FlavorFest the “must do event” of the Memorial Day Weekend, providing a showcase of t...

Mount Hope Estate & Winery
Manheim, PA
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23MAY thru 24MAY

Ice Cream Bicycle Tour

What’s better after a long bike ride than delicious, local ice cream? This relaxed, 7-mile ride leaves right from our shop. We’ll make our way to Lapp Valley, a...

Intercourse Bike Works
Intercourse, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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23MAY thru 26SEP

Natural Control of Invasive Pests

Learn about the battle between our native plants and invasive pests occurring in backyards, woods, and even at your local park! Naturalist Karen Waltemyer helps participant...

Lancaster County Park's Environmental Center
Lancaster, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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24MAY

Chess

SUNDAYS, MAY 17, 24, 31 |  PRiMA’s production focuses on telling the story of Chess through a contemporary lens, as international tensions continue to be relevan...

Willow Valley Communities Cultural Center Theatre,
Willow Street, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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24MAY thru 31MAY

Family Fishing Day

Twice each year, Memorial Day and the Fourth of July, the PA Fish and Boat Commission waives licensing requirements. Join County Naturalists for the first 2015 Free Fishing...

Strasburg Borough Pond
Strasburg, PA
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25MAY

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