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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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Warm Up In Our World

EXPLORE THE MANY WONDERS OF CHOCOLATE Saturdays and Sundays this January at HERSHEY’S CHOCOLATE WORLD Attraction! Start your new year on the right foot with winter we...

HERSHEY'S CHOCOLATE WORLD Attraction
Hershey, PA
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1FEB

Chocolate Covered February

Known year-round as The Sweetest Place on Earth, Hershey is celebrating February as a special month with a town-wide celebration of all things chocolate. Here at the AACA M...

AACA Museum
Hershey, PA
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1FEB

PNC Arts Alive Family Programs - Artful Animals

Explore the creative side of the animal kingdom in paintings by Jamie Wyeth and assemble sculptural art inspired by living things found everywhere, from the backyard to the...

Brandywine River Museum of Art
Chadds Ford, PA
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1FEB

Birdhouse Show & Silent Auction

Browse and bid on hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind birdhouses plus bird-themed quilted items. Choose from dozens of birdhouses, including traditional designs and imaginative con...

Garden Spot Village
New Holland, PA
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1FEB

Chocolate Makes The World Go Round

EXPLORE THE MANY WONDERS OF CHOCOLATE at HERSHEY'S CHOCOLATE WORLD Attraction during CHOCOLATE-COVERED FEBRUARY – the town of Hershey’s annual month-long ch...

HERSHEY'S CHOCOLATE WORLD Attraction
Hershey, PA
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1FEB

And Then There Were None

Ten people. A mysterious recording. Nine murders. ONE killer Agatha Christie was quoted as saying “this is the story that launched my career.” And what a c...

Fulton Theatre
Lancaster, PA
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1FEB thru 15FEB

Broadway Comedy "Squabbles" by Marshall Karp

Rainbow’s Comedy Playhouse (you probably know us as Rainbow Dinner Theatre), kicks off 2015 with a brand new concept in dinner and a show. Bring your friends and enjo...

Rainbow's Comedy Playhouse(Rainbow Dinner Theatre)
Paradise, PA
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1FEB thru 21MAR

Moses

The parting of the Red Sea ... the Burning Bush ... the Plagues ... the Ten Commandments ... finally ... the greatest Biblical epic of the Old Testament comes to life on th...

Sight & Sound Theatre
Strasburg, PA
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1FEB thru 18APR

Lotus: The Art of Lightness

January 24 – April 26, 2015 This exhibit will feature a variety of Lotus models and artwork, both road and race throughout their 60 year history. Lotus and the g...

AACA Museum
Hershey, PA
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1FEB thru 26APR

The Amazing Crow

As you begin to feel like crows are taking over Lancaster County, don’t get mad, learn about them. Crows live in family groups and they are very smart. Join Naturalis...

Lancaster County Parks Environmental Center
Lancaster, PA
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3FEB

Jump Into Science! Sun

Jump into Science with Naturalist Mary Ann Schlegel! Each program will feature a different book in the Jump into Science series. After reading each book, children will part...

Lancaster County Parks Environmental Center
Lancaster, PA
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4FEB

Pop-in for Play!: Penguin Pete

Join Penguin Pete and his pals for some frigid fun! Adults and children participate and learn together during this classroom activity. POP-IN anytime during the planned tim...

Hands-on House, Children's Museum of Lancaster
Lancaster, PA
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4FEB

The Art of Jamie Wyeth: "Loves and Obsessions"

Elliot Bostwick Davis, John Moors Cabot Chair Art of the Americas at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and curator of the Jamie Wyeth exhibition, will discuss the artist'...

Brandywine River Museum of Art
Chadds Ford, PA
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4FEB

Chocolatology

Join Naturalist Lisa J. Sanchez from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm for a taste of chocolate. This program will be about the science and chemistry of chocolate. We will look at the proc...

Lancaster County Parks Environmental Center
Lancaster, PA
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5FEB

Winter History Class

Winter History Class is an adult learning opportunity that brings together scholars, volunteers, staff and intersted people to explore the history of Historic Ephrataq Cloi...

Ephrata Cloister
Ephrata, PA
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5FEB thru 19MAR

Lancaster Roots & Blues, A Festival of Music

This annual festival features the best artists in the musical genres of roots and blues from around the USA and beyond. Performers include Grammy-winners, Blues Hall of Fam...

Downtown Lancaster PA
Lancaster, PA
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6FEB

Grits & Glamour Tour: Lorrie Morgan & Pam Tillis

The career highlights of veteran country recording artists Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis are numerous and varied. Lorrie and Pam add tight harmonies to each other’s ma...

American Music Theatre
Lancaster, PA
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6FEB

Pop-in for Play: Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

Jump into the pages of a favorite fairy tale as you help the three little pigs build their homes of straw, sticks and wood before the NOT-TOO-SCARY Big Bad Wolf tries to kn...

Hands-on House, Children's Museum of Lancaster
Lancaster, PA
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6FEB

First Friday with Matt Wenger

First Friday, February 6 -Open late until 9 p.m. -Live Music by the acoustic folk duo Vin Fischer & Kin -FREE Parking -35+ shops under one roof -No First Friday crowd

BUiLDiNG CHARACTER
Lancaster, Pe
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6FEB

1st Annual Crow Invitational Art Show

“Something To Crow About” is a series of events and activities heralding the return of the Crows to Lancaster PA each winter. It is comprised of arts, education...

Mulberry Art Studios
Lancaster, PA
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6FEB

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Aaron & Jessica's Buggy Rides

Aaron & Jessica's Buggy Rides

Ride like the Amish do through all-Amish areas. Ask about our private rides! Open 7 days from 9am until 5pm. A “Must-Do” in Amish Country!

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