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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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Live at 5! Live music with Pocketful O" Soul

Funk, R&B Lancaster's hottest dance band.  Voted the #1 band in Lancaster by Lancaster County Magazine 2013

Marion Court Room
lancaster, pa
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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31JUL

Moccasin Run Couples Challenge

Big Break themed Golfing challenge for couples. The format of rounds will be posted Fridays prior to each week. If you have any questions or would like additional informati...

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

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31JUL

Summer Blue Moon Hike

Join Naturalist Lisa J. Sanchez for a walk under the full and blue moon. Experience the sights and sounds of the dark woods. Explore your senses at night with the help from...

Lancaster County Park, Mill Creek Campground
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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31JUL

Extra Play – Every Day: BACKYARD SAFARI

Walk on the wild side as you use the field tools in your backpack to examine some of the crawling, flying and buzzing insects that call our grassy meadow home. Participatio...

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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31JUL

Free Slushy Fridays

Every Friday in July, cool off after a day of fun activities with a free slushy! All customers who book activities on Fridays in July will receive a voucher for free slushi...

Refreshing Mountain Retreat and Adventure Center
Stevens, PA
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Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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31JUL

Play and Plunge at Refreshing Mountain

Why not cool off in our pool after a day of fun activities at Refreshing Mountain? For the month of July, receive 50% off the pool admission price for each person reserving...

Refreshing Mountain Retreat & Adventure Center
Stevens, PA
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Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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31JUL

Dr. Seuss Spectacular Celebration

In continued celebration of the publication of Dr. Seuss' newly discovered, What Pet Should I Get?, Barnes & Noble hosts its final July is Get Pop-Cultured event - ...

Barnes & Noble Lancaster
Lancaster, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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31JUL

Murder on the Nile

Simon Mostyn has recently married Kay Ridgeway, a rich woman, having thrown over his former lover Jacqueline. The couple are on their honeymoon on a paddle steamer on the N...

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

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31JUL thru 1AUG

53rd Annual Community Art Exhibition

This exhibition celebrates the vast amount of artistic talent found throughout Lancaster County. Any artist (age 16 and older) residing or working in Lancaster County was w...

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

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31JUL thru 23AUG

Back to School Savings

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. is inviting shoppers in the Lancaster County area to enjoy extra back-to-school savings. The latest arrivals, top looks and styles are a...

Tanger Outlets
Lancaster, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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31JUL thru 23AUG

Demuth on the Mad Cape — Cape Cod

This exhibition explores artwork created by Charles Demuth during his summer stays in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Scenes of the bay, the beach and sailboats, as well as th...

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

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31JUL thru 30AUG

A Taste of Amish Country: Dinner Tour

Come enjoy an evening in the Amish countryside. We’ll leave from our house property in our minibus and your highly trained driver-guide will take you on the backroads...

Amish Farm and House
Lancaster, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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31JUL thru 5SEP

Rare Patriotic Magic Lantern 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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31JUL 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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31JUL thru 7SEP

Lancaster Barnstormers Baseball Home Game

The Lancaster Barnstormers provide affordable family-friendly entertainment at beautiful Clipper Magazine Stadium! The Barnstormers are an American professional baseball te...

Clipper Magazine Stadium
Lancaster, PA
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31JUL thru 20SEP

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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31JUL thru 9OCT

Gerberich’s Gadgetry: Art That Moves

Visit the North Museum to experience our newest exhibition, “Gerberich’s Gadgetry.” For this exhibit artist Steve Gerberich creates contemporary mechanica...

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

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31JUL thru 12OCT

Amish Visit-in-Person Tour

Special designated "Heritage Tour" providing guests the rare opportunity to meet and talk with the Amish here they live and work. Begin with a visit to a farm at ...

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

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31JUL thru 31OCT

"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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31JUL 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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31JUL thru 30NOV

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“Josiah for President”

“Josiah for President”

Live on the Bird-in-Hand Stage, this powerful musical is about an Amish farmer who gets spirited onto the national stage as a write-in candidate for President. On stage 4/1/15-11/28/15

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Live on stage!

Live on stage!

Soar with Joseph as his inspiring story unfolds all around you! This action-packed show returns to Lancaster County for just one season – get your tickets today!

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