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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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Growing Up Wild (ages 6 to 9)

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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3MAY

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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3MAY

ABBA: The Concert

Forming in 1996, ABBA: The Concert features the band Waterloo, and presents a visually and musically stunning tribute to Sweden’s pop superstars. ABBA: The Concert is...

American Music Theatre
Lancaster, PA
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3MAY

Baroque & Beyond

Come hear the Spring concert titled "Baroque and Beyond" performed by the Lancaster Chamber Singers. This concert features Bach's "Singet dem heron in Ne...

First United Methodist Church, Lancaster
Lancaster, PA
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3MAY

Heritage Chorale of Lancaster Spring Concert

The Heritage Chorale's spring program, The Road Home, directed by Barry Sawyer, is a varied program of classical and folk, serious and not so selections. Musical sound ...

Mount Calvary Lutheran Church
Lititz, PA
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Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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3MAY

Ensemble Aurelio: Treasures from Bach & Beyond

The Aurelio Ensemble, a versatile group of Philadelphia-area musicians, presents a program of sonatas by Stradella, de Selma y Salaverde, Buxtehude, Scarlatti, and Bach for...

Saint James Episcopal Church
Lancaster, PA 17602, PA
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3MAY

Bike Toward the Cure

Bike Towards the Cure is a central PA nonprofit that aims to help make a difference in the lives of those affected by cancer through event fundraisers. BTTC is holding its ...

Speedwell Forge
Lititz, PA
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3MAY

"Girls We Love em" Spring Show

On Sunday, May third at 3 pm, the Red Rose Chorus will present their spring show, “Girls We Love em”, featuring the current Mid-Atlantic District Quartet Champs...

Lancaster Farm & Home Center
Lancaster, PA
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3MAY

Eldreth Pottery Open House

Join in the fun festivities at Eldreth Pottery, May 2nd (9am-5pm) and 3rd (12pm-5pm)! There will be artists demonstrating the craft of pottery making, kids and adults can p...

Eldreth Pottery Factory Showroom and Tour
Oxford, PA
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3MAY

Play Grounds: Theater on Site

Creative Works of Lancaster is pleased to announce Play Grounds: Theater on Site, a series of three original plays set in outdoor locations for spring ArtWalk, May 2 and 3....

Wolf Museum Garden
Lancaster, PA
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3MAY

Spring ArtWalk

Lancaster ArtWalk is a self-guided tour of the downtown galleries in Lancaster City. Spend your weekend enjoying special exhibitions, meet-the-artist events, children&rsquo...

Downtown Lancaster
Lancaster, PA
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3MAY

The Full Monty

The Full Monty - April 21, 2015–May 17, 2015 Pricing: Starting at $25 Matinees: Wed, Sat, Sun 2:00pm Evening shows: Tue, Wed, Thu at 7:30pm; Fri & Sa...

Fulton Theatre
Lancaster, PA
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3MAY thru 17MAY

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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3MAY thru 31MAY

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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3MAY 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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3MAY 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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3MAY 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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3MAY 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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3MAY thru 30NOV

Singing Spring Twilight Hike

With spring in full swing, participants can meet Naturalist Karen Waltemyer at 7:30 pm as the sun sets and a full moon rises! We will use ears and eyes to hear and see what...

Lancaster County Park's Environmental Center
Lancaster, PA
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4MAY

Tech Talk Live & Cyber Security Institute

The Conference and Training Center @ IU 13, Lancaster, PA May 5 & 6, 2015 Technology conference and cyber security institute. Visit technology vendors.

The Conference and Training Center at IU 13
Lancaster, Pe
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5MAY

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Chess in Concert

Chess in Concert

A fresh, new production of PRiMA's early artistic success, celebrating the musical's 30th anniversary. Chess is a monumental musical about political and romantic gameplay.

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Summer Fun at the AACA Museum!

Summer Fun at the AACA Museum!

A Family Affair: Station Wagons & Motorbikes for the Masses. The AACA Museum honors these often under-appreciated and sometimes ridiculed machines with its new exhibit. Now through October 11.

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