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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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We’re keeping the Museum open late on July 4th! Tour the Museum from 5 to 9 pm for just $7.00 per person. Don’t forget your blankets and chairs to enjoy an old-...

AACA Museum
Hershey, PA
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Next-door Neighbors region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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4JUL

Living History at Wheatland

During this living history program visitors portray Mr. Buchanan's neighbors back in the summer of 1865. Mr. Buchanan is 74-years old, yet despite his advanced years he...

LancasterHistory.org
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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4JUL

Color Me Free 5K Color Walk/Run

Grab your friends for a Scenic Color Fun-Run 5K across the golf course at Heritage Hills Resort! Race entertainment provided by Klock Entertainment. Proceeds benefit the Ba...

Heritage Hills
YORK, PA
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4JUL

July 4th Celebration in York

This is a big Fourth of July party at Santander Stadium. There will be a WGTY country concert at 6:00pm, folowed by a Jazz Ambassadors of The US Army Field Band at 8:00pm. ...

Santander Stadium
York, Pa
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4JUL

July 4th at Shady Maple

Shady Maple Smorgasbord invites you to spend a meal with them on the Fourth of July. They will be open on this date during regular business hours.

Shady Maple Smorgasbord
East Earl, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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4JUL

July 4th Patriotic Picnic Party

11am - 3pm | Celebrate 4th of July with a picnic! Enjoy sales to get your summer started and a plethora of recipes that are perfect for any picnic. Snack on homemade salads...

Intercourse Canning Company
Intercourse, PA
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4JUL

A Visit From Uncle Ed

In the summer of 1865, Mr. James Buchanan is 74 years old, healthy, and still finds the time to comment on national politics. During your visit to Wheatland on July 4, Buch...

LancasterHistory.org
Lancaster, PA
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4JUL

Get Pop-Cultured: Magic Tree House Dinosaurs

Calling all dinosaur hunters! Help us celebrate July Is Get Pop-Cultured with our Magic Tree House - Dinosaurs Before Dark event. Young Paleontologists will earn stamps in ...

Barnes & Noble Lancaster
Lancaster, PA
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4JUL

Sidewalk Sales

Join Rockvale Outlets for their Sidewalk Sales. Listed below are dates and time of sale. Friday July 3, 2015, 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM Saturday July 4, 2015, 9:30 AM to 5:...

Rockvale Outlets Lancaster
Lancaster, PA
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4JUL thru 5JUL

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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4JUL thru 12JUL

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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4JUL 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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4JUL 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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4JUL 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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4JUL thru 20SEP

Ice Cream Bicycle Tour

What’s better after a long bike ride than delicious, local ice cream? This relaxed, 7-mile ride leaves right from our shop. We’ll make our way to Lapp Valley, a...

Intercourse Bike Works
Intercourse, PA
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4JUL thru 26SEP

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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4JUL thru 9OCT

Amish Visit-in-Person tour

Special designated "Heritage Tour" providing guests the rare opportunity to meet and talk with the Amishw 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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4JUL 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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4JUL 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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4JUL 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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4JUL thru 30NOV

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Tanger Outlets Lancaster

Tanger Outlets Lancaster

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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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