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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Adventure Day Camp- 13-15 years old

Welcome to the 23rd season of Shank’s Mare’s Outdoor Adventure Camp for Kids. Our summer outdoor day camp for kids 10-12 years old features instruction in kayaking, guided paddle tours,...

Wrightsville, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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29JUL

Baron & Builders Day Camp- Ages 11-12

Monday, July 25 through Friday, July 29 for ages 11 & 12
Kids build, create, learn and play as they explore railroads and railroad history through a program of unique...

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

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29JUL

July Wine by the Wine - On Deck

Food available for purchase. 
July 1: 
Fire in the Glen
Food by Blazing Swine BBQ
July 8: 
Adam Blessing...

Mount Joy, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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29JUL

2015 Grammy Award Winner Mike Farris

Turkey Hill Haymaker Ciders, Punches, & Teas Presents 2015 Grammy Award Winner Mike Farris on Friday, July 29th at 7pm at The Junction Center in Manheim.

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

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29JUL

Stephane Wrembel

He’s been called “a revelation” by Rolling Stone. Woody Allen recruited him to score the theme to the 2012 Academy Award winning film Midnight in Paris, and he performed live duri...

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

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29JUL

Two Day Drop Off Kids Camp - Nature/Recycle Themed

Thursday, July 28, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM and Friday, July 29, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
This camp includes two days. Please drop off your child at 9am and pick them up at 1. We ...

Parksburg, PA
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29JUL

Between Apartment 2-B and the End Zone

"Between Apartment 2-B and the End Zone" is an original drama by the nationally acclaimed M-UTH Theater which takes a blunt look at teen suicide. The play, written by the members of M-UTH...

Lancaster, PA
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29JUL thru 31JUL

Ever After

Is Ever After really as happy as everyone expected? This hysterical fractured fairy tale has it all: a clairvoyant mirror, a prince who is turning slowly back into a frog and even Jiminy Cricket.

Lancaster, PA
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29JUL thru 5AUG

Mary Poppins

Everyone's favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure! The Jack-of-all-trades, Bert, introduces us to England in 1910 and th...

Lancaster, PA
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29JUL thru 6AUG

Landscape Painting (en plein aire)

Take advantage of the long evening light of summer in this outdoor painting course. The tranquil setting of several area parks and inspiring settings will provide you with weekly inspiration. Learn...

Lancaster, PA
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29JUL thru 9AUG

Poetry in the Park

In this poetry survey course students will write and read widely, exploring the lovely craft of poetry, including line, meter, musicality, stanza structures and poetic forms. We will study differen...

Lancaster, PA
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29JUL thru 9AUG

Perfect Wedding

A young bridegroom wakes on his wedding morning with his bride-to-be about to arrive any moment, but finds a girl he's never met in the same room. He persuades his best man to pretend that the ...

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

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29JUL thru 13AUG

Kids Bowl Free All Summer

Registered children under 13 get 1 FREE game of bowling, per day, per child before 5pm. Shoes are just $2.50 per pair. Register by calling 717-394-6162 or online at http://rockysprings.net/Programs...

Lancaster, PA
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29JUL thru 15AUG

Summer Science Camps

Join us all summer long for fun and exciting projects and experiments! Camp runs Monday through Friday as either five half-day morning sessions (9:00am-12:00pm) or five half-day afternoon sessions ...

Lancaster, PA
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29JUL thru 19AUG

All Aboard Date Night Tour

Enjoy a scaled down version of our, 5 star rated, covered bridge tour, followed up with an elegant wine and cheese ride on the rails. Hop onto a single---seat, 50cc scooter for an evening of except...

Ronks, PA
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29JUL thru 26AUG

"This Is My Country" Patriotic Magic Lantern Show

Experience entertainment "before there were movies," in the only permanent Magic Lantern Theater in the world. Spectacular images, live showman, music, and exciting stories trace our Nati...

Bird-in-Hand, PA
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29JUL thru 4SEP

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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29JUL 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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29JUL thru 22OCT

"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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29JUL thru 5NOV

Antique & Art Sale

Sale Event - EVERY Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 10 AM to 5 PM.
Everything in the mall is on sale with discounts starting at 20% off purchases over $50. 

Columbia, PA
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29JUL thru 30DEC

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Josiah For President

Josiah For President

Live on the Bird-in-Hand Stage, this hit musical tells the story of an Amish farmer drafted onto the national stage as a write-in candidate for President.

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Bird-in-Hand Restaurant & Smorgasbord

Bird-in-Hand Restaurant & Smorgasbord

From family fields to your table, the Smucker Family has been preparing and growing food for many generations. Taste the tradition of our farm-fresh foods.

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