The 2017 Garden Spot Village Marathon

April 8, 2017 in Lancaster County, PA

We’re pleased to welcome you to Lancaster County for 2017 Garden Spot Village Marathon. If you're visiting us from outside of Lancaster County, we're confident you'll thoroughly enjoy your stay. Below, you'll find some useful links to help you make the most of your time in Pennsylvania Dutch Country!

Places to Eat

Places to EatFrom the famously hearty Pennsylvania Dutch dishes, to fine dining, to the best sweets around, Lancaster County serves up dining adventures to please everyone's taste. In double helpings.


Things to Do

Things to DoIt's all here in Lancaster County, from theatres to buggy rides, museums and taste-tempting tours. Add in all the great events and the opportunity to take in our heritage, and your time away from the race course will fill up pretty quickly!


ShoppingMake sure to pack a pair of comfy shoes in addition to your running shoes so you can check out hundreds of designer and brand-name outlet stores. Travel country roads and stroll historic villages for local shops packed with treasures, crafts, and of course, handmade quilts. Or spend some time in Downtown Lancaster for artisan finds at unique galleries.

Deals & Discounts

Line up special savings for your visit to Lancaster County before you even get to the finish line! Click here to get printable coupons.

More Info

If you're looking for the official page for the marathon, visit

Kitchen Kettle Holiday Fun!

Kitchen Kettle Holiday Fun!

Friday nights & Saturdays, - Thanksgiving thru 12/23. Experience live musicians, cider sampling, s’more making, special dinners, plus great shopping!

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Miracle of Christmas

Miracle of Christmas

Celebrate the season as the Christmas story comes to life on a panoramic stage with spectacular special effects and live animals – on stage and in the aisles.

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