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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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Summer Stream Study

Streams and summer just go together! Join Naturalist Mary Ann Schlegel for a hands-on exploration of the Mill Creek and the critters that make it their home. All participan...

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

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28JUL

Dr. Seuss Spectacular: What Pet Should We Get?

In celebration of the newly discovered Dr. Seuss book, What Pet Should I Get?, kids of all ages are invited to help us decide what pet we should get at a special storytime!...

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

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28JUL

Camp Explorer: Frontier Adventure

Campers will travel back in time to the colonial period. By participating in games, crafts, daily chores, cooking, tool making and much more, participants will experience l...

Lancaster County Park's Environmental Center
Lancaster, PA
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28JUL thru 30JUL

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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28JUL thru 31JUL

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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28JUL 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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28JUL 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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28JUL 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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28JUL 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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28JUL 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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28JUL 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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28JUL 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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28JUL 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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28JUL 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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28JUL 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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28JUL 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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28JUL thru 30NOV

Extra Play - Every Day: Bubble-Ology

Explore soap science as you become a bubble-ologist in our pop-up bubble lab.

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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29JUL

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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29JUL

"Exploring Human Origins" Traveling Exhibition

“Exploring Human Origins: What Does It Mean To Be Human” is a four-week traveling display and public program exhibition. The components of the display include f...

Ephrata Public Library
Ephrata, Pa
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30JUL

JJGunn Album Release Party

Official "Who I Am" album release party. Open to the public.

Tellus360
Lancaster, PA
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30JUL

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