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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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Living History at Wheatland

How did they keep house in the 1860s? What was done for spring cleaning? Discover how servants swept out grime without the help of modern conveniences and commiserate with ...

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

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1AUG

Mt. Gretna Tour of Homes and Gardens

Mt. Gretna residents open their doors for a self-guided tour that provides a glimpse inside the cottages, homes, historic buildings, and gardens of this unique community.

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

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1AUG

Viewing the Immigrant Experience: New York City

Please join us for a very special bus trip and fundraiser to benefit the educational programs of the Historic Ephrata Cloister. The itinerary includes some rare opportuniti...

The Ephrata Cloister
Ephrata, Pa
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Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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1AUG

Yoga on the Roof

Experience yoga the way Mother Nature intended it — in the great outdoors! Every Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m. on our green roof. Our Yoga on the Roof classes are led...

Tellus360
Lancaster, PA
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1AUG

Peach Fest: A Peachy Good Time

Our 9th annual celebration of all things peachy! Flinchbaugh's Orchard, in Hellam, is home to more than 25 distinct varieties of succulent tree-ripened peaches, nectari...

Flinchbaugh's Orchard and Farm Market
Hellam, PA
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Next-door Neighbors region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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1AUG

Boys of the Civil War And Living History Camp

On Friday and Saturday, July 31-August 1, 1865 [2015] Pequea Valley Public Library will sponsor its third annual “Civil War Living History Encampment” event. ...

Pequea Valley Public Library
Intercourse, PA
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1AUG

Yummie's Birthday Party at Kitchen Kettle Village

Kids of all ages will enjoy this birthday bash for Yummie, the Kitchen Kettle Village mascot. Join the overstuffed gingerbread mascot and all his zany friends as they celeb...

Kitchen Kettle Village
Intercourse, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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1AUG

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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1AUG

Shirley Holmes and a Scandal in Fantasia

Shirley Holmes and Jimmy Watson are back and this time they are in Fantasia where all the fairy tale characters have lost something. Join the fun as they help Hansel & ...

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

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1AUG

August Sale

Come join us on Saturday Aug 1st, 2015 for plenty of fun, fashion and giveaways! Come to the boutique to shop while enjoying  local snacks and wines! Come from 10...

That Shuu Girl Boutique
Lancaster, Pa
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1AUG

Sixth Annual Art and Outdoor Festival

Mark your calendars and join us for our sixth annual event celebrating Shank’s Mare’s 37th anniversary. See local artists displaying their works on the lawn...

Shank's Mare
Wrightsville, PA
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1AUG

Music in the Vineyards

Music in the Vineyards is a series of romantic Saturday evening lawn concerts held at the winery during July and August. Bring a picnic supper if you wish, but no carry-in ...

Nissley Vineyards and Winery Estate
Bainbridge, PA
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Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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1AUG thru 22AUG

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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1AUG 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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1AUG 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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1AUG 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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1AUG 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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1AUG 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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1AUG thru 7SEP

Beer and Yoga with the Barnstormers

You are invited to join a unique yoga session with Barnstormers players happening on Saturdays during the Barnstormers season! The Beer and Yoga class takes place in a uniq...

Lancaster Barnstormer at Clipper Magazine Stadium
Lancaster, PA
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1AUG thru 19SEP

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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1AUG thru 20SEP

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A Family Affair: Station Wagons

A Family Affair: Station Wagons

Visit the AACA Museum this summer! "A Family Affair” will showcase both familiar and lesser known examples of station wagons and the impact they had on family life.

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Tanger Outlets Lancaster

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