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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September Wine by the Vine - On Deck

Food available for purchase. 
September 2: 
Colebrook Road
Food by Blazing Swine BBQ
September 9: 
The V...

Mount Joy, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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30SEP

Friday Nite Fun: Wacky Wind-Ups

Enjoy extra play and learning during this indoor drop-in program! Spring into action as you experiment with our collection of wacky wind-ups. Designed for adults and children ages 2-10 to experienc...

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

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30SEP

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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30SEP

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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30SEP 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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30SEP 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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30SEP 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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30SEP 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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30SEP thru 5NOV

Anything Goes

Aboard the S.S. American are Bill Crocker, a stowaway with heiress Hope Harcourt, who in turn is engaged to Lord Evelyn Oakleigh, nightclub singer and former evangelist Reno Sweeney, and Public Ene...

Lancaster, PA
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30SEP thru 12NOV

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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30SEP 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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30SEP thru 27NOV

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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30SEP thru 30DEC

Sky Zone Lancaster GLOW Jump

Every Friday at Sky Zone Lancaster, the main lights will go off and black lights turn on and the DJ will crank the music up! Guests jump and bounce their way through our Open Jump, Dodgeball Courts...

Lancaster, PA
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30SEP thru 30DEC

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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30SEP thru 31DEC

African American Heritage Guided Walking Tours

Guided tours will feature sites and stories about abolitionists, Underground Railroad agents, religious leaders & entrepreneurs. Visit 12 historic sites and properties, lasting from 60 to 90 mi...

Lancaster, PA
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1OCT

Bridge Bust

Over 300 vendors will offer their wares in the categories of antiques, art, crafts, food and unique items in this unique and popular event. The venue is the Rt. 462 Veterans Memorial Bridge between...

Columbia, Pa
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1OCT

The 19th Annual Women’s Show

The 19th Annual Women’s Show October 1 & 2, 2016 Memorial Hospital presents The Peak 98.5/MediaOnePA Women’s Show, October 1 & 2 at the York Expo Center. It’s two days of ...

York, PA
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1OCT

Pop-In for Play: Wacky Wind-Ups

Enjoy extra play and learning during this indoor drop-in program! Spring into action as you experiment with our collection of wacky wind-ups. Designed for adults and children ages 2-10 to experienc...

Lancaster, PA
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1OCT

Paddle In the Park

10:00-11:00 AM, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM, 12:30-1:30 PM.
$5.00 per person per hour.
Join Naturalists Lisa J. Sanchez and Christina Schwindinger while you try your hand at paddling ...

Lancaster, PA
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1OCT

POUR Summer Music Series

Enjoy music in the courtyard at POUR, Saturdays May 14 through October 1 from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM. 
May 14 / Meg and the Right Sound
May 21 / Andrew Pauls
May 28 / Lau...

Lancaster, PA
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1OCT

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Amtrak® Keystone Service

Amtrak® Keystone Service

Take the Amtrak® Keystone Service from Harrisburg/Lancaster to Philadelphia & NYC. Features daily service, affordable fares, wi-fi, convenient travel times, comfortable seating & more.

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Turkey Hill Experience

Turkey Hill Experience

Fun for all ages! Learn how our ice cream is made, invent and taste your very own ice cream flavor in our Taste Lab, star in your own commercial and get free samples of iced tea and ice cream!

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