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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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A Thru-hiker's 7-month Journey on the Appalachian

Join experienced long-distance hiker and naturalist, Alicia McCormick, as she recounts her 7-month journey from Georgia to Maine on the Appalachian Trail. Hear her stories,...

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

Downtown Lancaster explore the region

7JUL

Slithering, Slimy, Scaly & Speedy Critters

With Naturalist Karen Waltemyer, participants can learn about some of the creatures that make many people cringe at the thought of them. Learn how to handle some amphibians...

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

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7JUL

Extra Play - Every Day: Nature Scope

Zoom in on nature as you discover how cool tools help you see the world in a whole new way Participation is FREE with regular admission to Hands-on House. All activities ar...

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

Small Towns & Northern Countryside explore the region

7JUL

Old Time Jam

A group of local musicians including Mark Rast, Jordan Rast, Neil Pressley, and more will be having an old time jam in the lounge on the 2nd floor. Bring your instrument of...

Tellus360
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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7JUL

Camp Explorer: Camp H2O

This camp is a week of aquatic fun, learning and adventure. Participants will get to study the critters that call our streams home, learn water safety, discover the thrill ...

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

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7JUL thru 10JUL

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

Downtown Lancaster explore the region

7JUL thru 12JUL

2015 U.S. Women's Open

The Lancaster Country Club is proud to have been selected as the host site for the 2015 U.S. Women's Open Championship.  EVENT DETAILS Event website&nbs...

Lancaster County Country Club
Lancaster, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside explore the region

7JUL thru 12JUL

Welcome to Lancaster Golf Special

During the U.S. Women's Open, July 6-12, be sure to stop by and enjoy Grilled Seltzer Sweet Bologna Grilled Cheese and Whoopie Pie Donuts... only at Tom+Chee!

Tom+Chee
Lancaster, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside explore the region

7JUL thru 12JUL

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

Small Towns & Northern Countryside explore the region

7JUL thru 31JUL

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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7JUL 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

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside explore the region

7JUL 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

Next-door Neighbors explore the region

7JUL 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

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside explore the region

7JUL thru 9OCT

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

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside explore the region

7JUL 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

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside explore the region

7JUL thru 28NOV

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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7JUL thru 30NOV

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

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside explore the region

7JUL thru 30NOV

Ladies Golf Tournament

All Ladies, come golf with your friends! $52 per person includes greenfee/cart, food and prizes!

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

Next-door Neighbors explore the region

8JUL

Storytime Hosted by Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre

We welcome the cast of Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre's Charlotte's Web during our Weekly Wednesday Storytime. Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and enjoy a Q&A ...

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

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside explore the region

8JUL

Esther O'hara Gallery Clay Art Signing

Esther will be making quilts out of clay and also designing original Amish figurines out of clay.

Bird in hand antique market
Bird-in-Hand, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside explore the region

8JUL thru 11JUL

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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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Inspire at American Music Theatre

Inspire at American Music Theatre

Experience heart-warming music that inspires the imagination, featuring songs and voices with the power to uplift, enchant and inspire! On stage now through 10/9/15.

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