Posted: 10/04/2023 | by Tori

Things to do in October in Lancaster, PA

Fall festivals, family fun and cultural happenings.

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Look forward to Eastland Alpacas, Annual Fall Open House on November 4th! Get up close and personal with over 80 alpacas. Feed the Alpacas, lead an Alpaca, and take a wagon ride. Before you leave be sure to visit the farm store, where you will find 1000’s of items made from Alpaca. Items include yarn, sweaters, jackets, scarves, hats, gloves, socks, and more!

Bring your leftover Halloween pumpkins to smash, throw, bowl, drop and carve till your heart's content! Cherry Crest Adventure Farms 12th annual Pumpkin Madness Festival will include fun activities like the Pumpkin Smash, Pumpkin Bowling, Pumpkin Putt-Putt, Pumpkin Chucking, and a huge pumpkin drop! The excitement continues after dark with a glow-in-the-dark pumpkin drop at 7pm and Fireworks at 8:30pm.

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