Downtown Lancaster has it all, from historical buildings to fine dining; even international food. Downtown is the perfect contrast of modern life to the rustic allure of surrounding Amish country.
Lancaster County is known for its rich culture relating to art. Explore our many gallery exhibits!
Restaurants with international cuisine around Lancaster County
The city is located in the heart of Lancaster County, and within its seven square miles. Downtown you can find a plethora of art, museums, historical landmarks, dining options, theaters, stores, and specialty shops. The city's charm is derived from its captivating stories, intricate architecture, and traditions that have been deeply rooted in its rich history.
Explore our Creative Side
Whether you are a fine art admirer, a handmade goods collector, an antiques lover, a theater-goer, a music lover, or an edible art seeker, we have got you covered. From art galleries to museums, local shops, theatres and the symphony, delicious farmers markets and more, the whole family is sure to love walking the streets of Downtown Lancaster.
Lancaster Central Market
Lancaster Central Market is the nation’s oldest continuously-operating farmers’ market, offering fresh meats and produce since 1730. Today, housed in a magnificent 1889 Victorian gem, Market offers locals & visitors the opportunity to buy everything from fresh-from-the-farm meats and produce to locally made artisan cheeses, and desserts. Open every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.
A City Full of Great Events
Not only is Lancaster City filled with history, attractions, shops, and restaurants, it also plays host to highly-anticipated and well-attended events such as First Friday, Music Friday, Mayor’s Tree Lighting & Tuba Christmas, Celebrate Lancaster, Launch Music Festival, Craft Beer Fest, and more.
10 Reasons to Head Downtown
When you think of Lancaster County, you may picture lush, green farmland with horse and buggies trotting by, fresh produce, and a relaxing pace of life. While those things can be found here, there’s so much more to Lancaster. In the middle of the farmland sits Lancaster City, which some would describe as hip, cool, and up-and-coming.
We’ve rounded up some great bars and bottle shops in Lancaster, PA who carry a variety of local brews, rare finds, and classic...
Lancaster County is home to so many great bars, pubs, breweries, distilleries, and more.
You may not immediately equate the beautiful farmland and Amish culture that Lancaster is known for with nightlife - but Lancaster's walkable downtown...