Whether you venture out and brave the cold or prefer the warmer climes of the great indoors — winter in Lancaster County is a wonderland filled with exciting things to do, see, and experience.
Seasonal Features: WINTER
It’s the perfect time to take in a Broadway-caliber show at one of our many theaters, succumb to the temptation of our tantalizing fare; or seek the thrill of snow tubing down runs designed for kids of all ages.
Winter in Lancaster is also ideal for exploring the many ways we celebrate the holidays –– take in the aromas of freshly baked seasonal treats, wander through our beautiful, historic downtown, and pick up a few Christmas gifts along the way.
To keep up to date with all the wonderful winter things to discover here in Lancaster County, check back often. We’ll spotlight new activities all season long.
The Holiday season in Lancaster County is full of themed attractions and fun events for young or old to enjoy.
A wonderful mix of holiday cheer and indoor fun for your winter trip to Lancaster.
Experience the magic of outdoor dining, even during the winter!
Things to Do in Winter
If you want to stay indoors, why not take in a show at one of our many theatres. At the Fulton Theatre, you can experience professional, Broadway-quality musicals, comedies and dramas in a beautiful National Historic Landmark Theatre. Stop by American Music Theatre to see one of their original shows, or a Grammy, CMA, Tony winner or National Broadway Tour.
Christmas in Lancaster County
The Holiday Season in Lancaster County is a joyous time of fond memories and festive traditions. We welcome you to join us as we celebrate! Hear children laughing in anticipation of presents. Breathe in the enticing aromas of cookies and pies. Feel the warmth of the crackling logs in the fireplace, and smile as families and friends gather to wish one another joy and peace throughout the year. See why the Holidays in Lancaster County are truly something special.
Indoor Adventure to Kick Cabin Fever
The holidays have passed, and the weather is frigid- what’s there to do to burn off some pent-up energy? Plenty! Not only does Lancaster have beautiful outdoor resources for hiking, biking, and exploring, we also have loads of indoor adventures as well. Come check out some of the locations to start off the new year with active, healthy activities that will keep you busy all day long.
Covered Bridge Tour
Just the sight of covered bridges brings to mind thoughts of old charm and romance. We've developed some driving tours of covered bridges in Lancaster County. Each set of directions includes several historic covered bridges, ideas for things to do along the way, and unique Lancaster County towns and villages lined with restaurants, shops, galleries, and attractions.