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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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Camp Explorer: Junior Naturalist

Children ages 3-5 will discover the natural world around them by participating in mini hikes, games, crafts, story-time, puppet play and much more. By exploring habitats, s...

Lancaster County Park's Environmental Center
Lancaster, PA
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30JUN thru 2JUL

Camp Explorer: Budding Biologist

Biology is the study of life. Ironically scientists often study life by dissecting dead specimens. This camp is a journey into the structure of animal anatomy. Over the cou...

Lancaster County Park's Environmental Center
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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30JUN thru 2JUL

The Wizard of Oz

The biggest, most spectacular production in Fulton history! The greatest family adventure of all time and the most elaborate retelling of this treasured gem will close our ...

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

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30JUN thru 12JUL

Rare Patriotic Magic Latern Show

“This Is My Country!” takes the audience transported back to the days of the early settlers at Plymouth Rock through the fight for Independence. The story conti...

Plain & Fancy Theatre
Bird-in-Hand, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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30JUN thru 6SEP

Summer Spectacular

Explore our 86-acre Meadow Garden, elaborate treehouses, star attraction, the Waterlily Pools, and more.

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

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30JUN thru 7SEP

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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30JUN 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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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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30JUN 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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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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30JUN 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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30JUN thru 30NOV

Nightscape: A Light and Sound Experience

On View July 1 Through October 31 Light. Sound. Spectacle. Wednesday through Saturday evenings only Our beauty doesn’t set with the sun. This summer, get ready for a ...

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

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1JUL

The Fleisher Duo

Legendary pianist Leon Fleisher continues to impart his life-affirming artistry throughout the world, thriving in a performance career that spans over seven decades. &ldquo...

Mt. Gretna Playhouse
Mt. Gretna, PA
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Next-door Neighbors region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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1JUL

Senior Golf Tournament

Come bring your friends and enjoy a day full of golf, food, and prizes! 18 hole, shotgun start, tournament for Seniors 60+ only.

Moccasin Run Golf Club
Atglen, PA
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Next-door Neighbors region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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1JUL

Full Moon Hike

Enjoy a stroll through the woods as the summer sun sets and the first full moon of the season rises. Listen for sounds of nocturnal life waking up to start their day, and c...

Lancaster County Park's Environmental Center
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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1JUL

Summer Senior Golf Tournament

Join us for our Senior Only Golf Tournament. This event is open to Seniors 60 or older only. Registration fee includes cart, meal (hamburgers/hot dogs, side dishes & dr...

Moccasin Run Golf Club
Atglen, PA
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Next-door Neighbors region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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1JUL

Wax on Wednesday w/ DJ Salinger

W.O.W. is a night that’s all about good vibes and vinyl records. Held in the second floor lounge at Tellus (where you can play pool, darts, ping pong, giant jenga, or...

Tellus360
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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1JUL thru 29JUL

Pop-in for Play: Ships Ahoy!

Chart a course for fun as you set sail to Harbor Town to experiment with boatyard basics. Participation is FREE with regular admission to Hands-on House. All activities are...

Hands-on House, Children's Museum
Lancaster, PA
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Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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1JUL thru 15AUG

First Friday

Join in Lancaster City’s highly popular arts extravaganza each and every First Friday. Galleries, museums, artist studios, and artisans extend their hours to host new...

Downtown Lancaster
Lancaster, PA
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3JUL

All Aboard Date Night

Enjoy a scaled down version of our, 5 star rated, covered bridge tour, followed up with an elegant wine and cheese ride on the rails. Hop onto a single---seat, 50cc scooter...

Strasburg Scooters
Strasburg, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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3JUL

3JUL

Capital Steps

Nobody makes us laugh at the big shots we vote for (and at ourselves for voting for them) more than the Capitol Steps. It’s political parody and hilarity of the highe...

Mt. Gretna Playhouse
Mt. Gretna, PA
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Next-door Neighbors region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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3JUL

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Magic Lantern Shows

Magic Lantern Shows

Travel back over 100 years to a time “before the movies,” when the spellbinding drama and humor of the Showman and the spectacular projected images from his “Magic Lantern Show” dazzled audiences acro

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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 a week. Summer hours: Mon-Sat 9 AM to 6:30 PM, Sun 10 AM to 4:30 PM

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