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Long's Park Amphitheater Foundation
Since 1962 this mission has been brought to life through the Long's Park Summer Music Series. The 13-week Sunday evening musical performances is a part of the fabric of life in the Lancaster area and is recognized regionally by music aficionados as a great outdoor venue for the diversity and quality of the artists that perform on its stage. Over the past 50 years hundreds of thousands of people have experienced the transformational magic of live musical performances. Set in a family friendly atmosphere the series offers a diversity of musical genres that are not generally available free to the people of the Lancaster community. Blues, Latin, Celtic, World, Classical, Folk, Bluegrass, Country, World and Rock and Roll and more are all here for you.
The Long's Park Labor Day Art and Craft Festival begun as a fundraiser to support the “Summer Music Series” in 1979. Now the Labor Day Art and Craft Festival is a nationally recognized arts event. Thousands of art lovers from throughout the mid Atlantic region are drawn to the beautiful Long’s Park setting while over 200 juried exhibitors from across the country offer works in over a dozen artistic media.
ABOUT THE PARK
Bequeathed to the City of Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1900, this 80-acre city park sits on the northwest corner of town at the intersection of Harrisburg Pike and Route 30. Each year the park is home to a whole host of activities including the free summer-long music series, a nationally acclaimed fine art and craft festival and the world’s largest chicken barbecue. Long’s Park also boasts other outdoor amenities including picnic pavilions, a petting farm, children’s playgrounds, and a three-acre, spring fed lake, tennis courts and a fitness trail.