Posted: 06/01/2021 | by Joel

Shopping in Lancaster, PA During COVID-19

As part of your planning during this time, please call or check the website & social media of these properties for their most current operational information.

There are lots of things to do this weekend in Lancaster, PA for your family. If you’re curious about whether or not shops are open, or safe to visit; we want you to know that our local attractions, restaurants, shops and lodging properties have all been working around the clock to ensure that their properties are a safe getaway for you.

While the types of shopping vary widely in Lancaster County, one thing is constant at our retail properties during these challenging times: a commitment to your safety. Besides the good value and great selection you always expect, stores of all sizes in the area have protocols in place to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

At Tanger Outlets – Lancaster, individual stores are using social distancing markers and hand sanitizer, as well as touchless payment wherever possible. Masks are strongly encouraged as shoppers walk throughout the complex, and are required within stores. High-traffic areas are frequently sanitized, and store occupancy is limited as needed to maintain social distancing.

The Strasburg Country Store is also focused on ensuring the safety of its customers and employees, while providing all the great gifts, toys, and sweets it has long been known for. Patrons must don a mask before entering, and social distancing is practiced through the movement of shoppers while in the store. Cleaning is done on a consistent basis and hand sanitizer is available onsite.

In Lancaster City, Central Market is supporting its policy of social distancing by operating with one entrance. Thus, during peak traffic times, there is potential for a short wait to enter. The proper use of a mask is required by all customers and stand holders. Other best health practices include having stand holders pick out the food items you point to, following property markers to maintain social distance, and sanitizing your hands frequently onsite.

All of the shops at Kitchen Kettle Village in Intercourse are following the Village’s overarching health & safety guidelines. Masks are required for guests whenever they are in a store or if they are walking the Village and not eating. Hand sanitizer stations are located throughout the property, as well as occupancy limits in each shop to maintain social distance. Common & high-traffic areas are regularly cleaned, and all tables & hard surfaces are sanitized after each use.

So come & enjoy a shopping getaway in Lancaster County, knowing that a safe experience is our number one product!

I was there on a Monday and found it not to be too crowded. Village is well located in center of town and People were wearing masks. There a lot of nice stores offering some great local options such as quilts. Good for a nice shopping visit.
-JackieBG7, TripAdvisor August 2020