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The Snow Queen

Be spirited away by this new musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s fantastical coming-of-age adventure that inspired the hit Disney movie Frozen. Join Gerda on a dangerous and whims...

Lancaster, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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17DEC thru 28DEC

Miracle of Christmas

After decades of crushing Roman rule, the Hebrew people are losing hope. When will the promised Messiah come? Into the midst of this turmoil, young Mary is told she will bear God’s Son. Angel...

Ronks, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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17DEC thru 28DEC

Holiday Inn

Based on the classic film with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, Holiday Inn is a whole year of holidays in one wonderful musical! It features thrilling dance numbers, laugh-out-loud comedy, and a...

Lancaster, PA
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17DEC thru 4JAN

Wyndridge Farm Holiday Dinner

Enjoy a special holiday dinner with your colleagues, friends, and family at Wyndridge Farm on Tuesday, December 18th. Guest will enjoy light hors d'oeuvres, a complimentary flute of cranberry c...

Dallastown, PA
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Next-door Neighbors region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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18DEC

Night Before Christmas Train

Recreate the magic of Christmas Eve aboard an authentic steam train. Passengers can wear their PJs and enjoy cookies and milk as they travel down the tracks. During the trip, a reader dressed in a ...

Ronks (Strasburg), PA
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18DEC

LIVE Music at Weathered Vineyards Ephrata

Jason Smith Thursday, December 19 6 – 8 pm Melanie Ilana Friday, December 20 5 – 8 pm Ali Murphy Saturday, December 21 5 – 8 pm

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

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19DEC

Santa’s Christmas Trolley

This exclusive ride aboard the historic LO&S Motorcar affords children and their grown-ups the opportunity to visit with Old St. Nick in a magical “sleigh” of a very different sort....

Ronks (Strasburg), PA
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19DEC thru 23DEC

Point of Grace A Christmas Story Tour

The women of Point Of Grace have provided a soundtrack to our lives for over two decades. With faith filled, and passionate lyrics, their memorable melodies and soaring harmonies have inspired gene...

Manheim, PA
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20DEC

Holiday Tasting Tour

Sip, snack, and stroll your way through Kitchen Kettle Village while discovering the many flavors of Lancaster County. This culinary adventure includes stops in participating restaurants, bakeries,...

Intercourse, PA
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20DEC

Holiday Happiness

Looking for something to do while school is out? Laserdome has got you covered! You'll get to play with our best pass and we're giving you 50% off! The Extreme Unlimited All Day Pass is all...

Manheim, PA
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20DEC

Horse Draw Carriage Rides

Rides start from Fulton Bank at Penn Square (N. Queen Street). $5 for adults & $2 for children (12 and under) for one ride. Rides are approximately 20 minutes.

Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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20DEC

Music Friday- Winter Edition

Bundle up and join us for hot chocolate and live music in Penn Square! There will be visits with Santa in the Marriott and carriage rides leaving from Penn Square. Event is free and open to the pub...

Lancaster, PA
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20DEC

Celebrate the Holidays

Celebrate the season with the MFE Community Chorus and Big Boy Brass for a festive holiday concert at Tellus 360. There will be holiday music, world music, and energetic brass band music. A traditi...

Lancaster, PA
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20DEC

The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe

The Trust Performing Arts Center The Reverie Actor’s Company presents a unique adaptation of C.S. Lewis’s beloved story where all the roles are performed by two actors. Join the Pevensi...

Lancaster, PA
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20DEC thru 21DEC

Santa in the City

Come visit with Santa! Photos by Photole Photography ($5-10) or take your own for free! Santa will be at the Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square Fridays from 6-9 PM and Saturdays from 10 AM-3 PM from...

Lancaster, PA
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20DEC thru 21DEC

Kitchen Kettle Christmas

At Christmastime, with its traditional decorations and revival of old-world customs to be enjoyed by all throughout the holidays, Kitchen Kettle Village offers a refreshing, outdoor shopping altern...

Intercourse, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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20DEC thru 21DEC

Motown Legends

The Temptations. The Jackson 5. The Supremes. Motown shattered barriers and continues to inspire every generation to move to the same beat. Don't miss this exciting concert celebration of the m...

Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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20DEC thru 21DEC

Journey to Bethlehem

The Journey is a dramatic portrayal of the events surrounding the birth of Jesus. Featuring over 60 actors, living animals, and choirs, participants become a part of the events on that first Christ...

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

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20DEC thru 21DEC

Holiday Makers Market

We're invading the mall with handmade goods for everyone on your Christmas list! Shop small, support local, and get all your holiday shopping done in one place at the Creatively Lancaster Holid...

Lancaster, PA
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21DEC

Ice Cream with Santa

You are invited to join Santa for an evening filled with fun activities, beautiful decorations, and of course, plenty of delicious Turkey Hill Ice Cream! Kids 0-12 will: *Sit and listen while Santa...

Columbia, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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21DEC

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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.

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