Things to do in Lancaster, PA

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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Leroy Van Dyke's Country Gold Tour

Join us for an evening of pure classic country with our Country Gold Tour. Scheduled to appear in this unforgettable concert are Leroy Van Dyke and his band, Moe Bandy, T. Graham Brown, T. G. Shepp...

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

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25SEP

Nikki's Sunday Picnic

Inspired by one of Nikki's favorite things to do on a beautiful Sunday, a scooter ride and a picnic lunch, we've done al of the work and you get all of the enjoyment. Enjoy a leisurely 50cc...

Ronks, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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25SEP

Kayak Fishing & Brunch

Grab your fishing kayak, or rent one from us, and head to the River to do some kayak fishing. Then, following your Susquehanna angling, head back to Shank’s Mare (and maybe meet your signific...

Wrightsville, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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25SEP

3rd Annual Lititz Craft Beer Fest

The event is held by the Lititz Ambucs, in partnership with the Warwick Community Amulance Association. In 2014 more than 2,000 attendees enjoy the craft beer offerings from approximately 40 local,...

Lititz, PA
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Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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25SEP

Civil War Living History Encampment

Civil War re-enactors from across the region will set up camp, relive, and remember the Burning of the Wrightsville Bridge and the ensuing Battle of Gettysburg. More than a dozen military and civil...

Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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25SEP

The War Years: 1863

Lancaster is in danger of invasion! Alarming news has reached Wheatland in Lancaster that the Confederate Army has invaded Pennsylvania! The Rebels have been seen near the bridge at Wrightsville, P...

Lancaster, PA
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25SEP

Capitol Steps

The Capitol Steps began as a group of Senate staffers who used music, wit and folly to satirize the very people and places that employed them. Capitol Steps have recorded over 35 albums, including ...

Millersville, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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25SEP

Lancaster City Restaurant Week

We’re excited to showcase Lancaster City’s increasingly extraordinary dining scene. In our fourth annual city-wide collaboration, restaurants throughout Downtown Lancaster will offer un...

Lancaster, PA
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25SEP

Multi-Media Presentation

Native Americans and their lives in Pennsylvania’s Susquehanna River Valley in the 17th and 18th centuries will be the focus of a multi-media presentation by Steve Runkle on Sept. 25 at 3 p.m...

Ephrata, PA
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Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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25SEP

September Extravaganza

Thousands of Antique Dealers from across the country converge on Adamstown, Pennsylvania. Shops have longer hours, more stuff, and more sales. Shop all week indoors and outdoors at the mecca for an...

Adamstown, PA
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Antiques Capital region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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25SEP

Fly Campaign, Benefits American Heart|Stroke Assoc

The Fly Campaign has officially launched! We are thrilled to be partnering with the Lancaster PA American Heart | American Stroke Association thru the month of September!
In an effort to...

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

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25SEP thru 30SEP

Big Fish

BIG FISH is a heartwarming musical based on the major motion picture. It's a family musical about fatherhood, heroism, and experiencing life lived in full bloom. Based on the acclaimed Columbia...

Lancaster, PA
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25SEP thru 2OCT

Crooners

The crooners – those suave gentlemen and sophisticated ladies who define musical cool with their smoothly sentimental, top-notch singing styles. In this all-new AMT Original Show, our singers...

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

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25SEP thru 8OCT

The Magic & Wonder Show

Experience The Magic & Wonder Show, starring Illusionist Brett A. Myers, a theatrical event for the entire family full of moments that take your breath away. All ages will enjoy grand illusions...

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

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25SEP thru 22OCT

Is There Life After 50?

Three couples, all past fifty, have been friends forever. Once a year they get together for a mini vacation and to catch up with their lives. This year, the ladies have chosen a health spa for thei...

Paradise, PA
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25SEP thru 29OCT

Flavors of Fall Fest

Bite into delicious flavors of fall from savory to sweet featured daily.

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

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25SEP thru 31OCT

"Josiah For President"

This hit musical returns to the Bird-in-Hand Stage, just in time for political season. Follow the story of a Lancaster County Amish farmer drafted onto the national stage as a write-in candidate fo...

Lancaster, PA
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25SEP thru 5NOV

Veils of Color: Elizabeth Osborne

This exhibit showcases artwork by Elizabeth Osborne, a Philadelphia painter and former professor at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts with a nearly six-decade career. While her work shifts ...

Lancaster, PA
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25SEP thru 13NOV

Fifty Years Straddling the Velvet Rope

From his first experiences of meeting Miss Universe of 1966 to meeting Ronald Reagan, Gary Lee Boas realized his encounters with “famous” people fed his soul. Rather than just gathering...

Lancaster, PA
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25SEP thru 27NOV

Sight & Sound Theatre's Samson

Sight & Sound Theatres Presents: SAMSON - The world's first superhero ... the strongest man who ever lived.... He killed a lion with his bare hands and defeated a thousand soldiers ... but ...

Strasburg, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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25SEP thru 31DEC

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Refreshing Mountain Retreat & Adventure Center

Refreshing Mountain Retreat & Adventure Center

Lancaster's spot for family fun & adventure! Outdoor activities include ziplines, archery, pedal carts & more! Make it a weekend with a family cabin rental.

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Aaron & Jessica's Buggy Rides

Aaron & Jessica's Buggy Rides

Ride like the Amish do through all-Amish areas. Ask about our private rides! Open 7 days a week. Hours: Monday-Saturday: 10AM-4PM & Sunday: 10AM-3:30PM

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