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Things to do in Lancaster, PA this Weekend

Learn about upcoming events and plan for this weekend's adventures in Lancaster!

Attention weekend warriors: we've got all sorts of things to do, see, and experience in Lancaster this weekend! Craft a personalized itinerary based on what's happening here!

Monday, May 16
H: 75°
L: 57°
Weather icon Rain in the afternoon and evening.
Rain in the afternoon and evening.
Tuesday, May 17
H: 74°
L: 52°
Weather icon Clear throughout the day.
Clear throughout the day.
Wednesday, May 18
H: 70°
L: 46°
Weather icon Rain in the evening and overnight.
Rain in the evening and overnight.
Thursday, May 19
H: 77°
L: 56°
Weather icon Possible light rain in the morning.
Possible light rain in the morning.
Friday, May 20
H: 84°
L: 63°
Weather icon Possible light rain in the morning.
Possible light rain in the morning.
Saturday, May 21
H: 92°
L: 68°
Weather icon Rain in the evening and overnight.
Rain in the evening and overnight.
Sunday, May 22
H: 74°
L: 57°
Weather icon Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
Monday, May 23
H: 74°
L: 49°
Weather icon Overcast throughout the day.
Overcast throughout the day.

Families love Lancaster! With so many family-fun attractions, there are events taking place all year 'round. See events that make for the perfect day-out with the kiddos, here.

Give your family a trip to remember

Take a stream train ride to Paradise, PA with the Strasburg Rail Road, and keep an eye out for tons of fun events.

Memories are just waiting to be made at Lancaster, PA’s many family-friendly attractions.

Turkey Hill Experience, Columbia Photo Credit: Brian Evans /

Although the weather in Lancaster is often beautiful, the rain shouldn't put an end to the fun.

kids pumping water from well

Lancaster is home to some of the best family-friendly attractions where you and your kids can play, learn, and discover while making lasting...

open farm fields

Find all kinds of free things to do in Lancaster, PA

Top Outdoor Things to Do with Kids in Lancaster, PA

Burn off some energy with these exciting ideas.

Have a romantic and quiet weekend away with your special someone. Whether you're visiting for the day or staying the night, there are a plethora of one-of-kind experiences that will make for a memorable time away!

Special Experiences for Couples

Salmon dinner plate from restaurant in Lancaster, PA

Find fun date ideas that fit both of your personalities.

gourmet meal at Belvedere Inn in Lancaster

Memorable meals at Lancaster's fine dining hot spots.

couple walking through vineyard

Book your romantic weekend getaway today!

Cozy Bed and Breakfasts to Rent in Lancaster County

The warmest and most relaxing places to sleep.

beer taps at bar

Lancaster has all sorts of adventures, here's just a few that are exclusively for our "of age" crowd.

Lancaster is your one-stop destination for all things Amish Culture. Experience the traditions of this intriguing community in authentic and fun ways this weekend! Explore history & heritage events here.

Experience Amish Culture

Check out some of the awesome places to stay and eat, things to do, and more to start planning your trip to Lancaster...

An Amish boy plowing the fields. Photo Credit:

Visiting the Pennsylvania Amish in Lancaster County

Amish Horse Buggy in Lancaster PA

They may look the same, but there’s a difference!

A horse and buggy ride down a gorgeous Amish country back road. Photo Credit: / Brian Evans

Turn back the clock, slow down, and enjoy a day in Amish Country.

What Does it Mean to be Amish?

It’s more than just slow-paced and hardworking.

Outdoor adventure is plentiful in Lancaster in every season. Explore the Great Outdoors in the vast, beautiful, and wide open spaces of Lancaster. Explore outdoor events here.

Outdoor Adventure

biking in lancaster pa

Your guide to rail-trails, nature preserves, and hiking spots

Things to do by the River in Lancaster, PA

Explore the great towns and activities along the Susquehanna River.

Camping options for beginners, tents, and RVs.

Animal Experiences in Lancaster, PA

From farm visits to horseback adventures.

couple biking on farm road

The hills, river, and countryside are calling you for a weekend of active fun to connect with nature.

Farm-to-table dining is a staple of the County. Many local restaurants source ingredients for their menu items from the farms right here in Lancaster. Taste authentic PA Dutch dining made with the freshest produce around! Find events related to food & drink, here.

Eat like a Lancastrian

farm stand peaches for sale

Farm-to-Table cuisine is a way of life here, with homemade and hand-crafted delights filling tables and tummies.

Explore the many all you can eat buffets Lancaster County, PA has to offer!

Traditional Amish food from Lancaster County PA

Explore Lancaster County and Pennsylvania Dutch foods, and much more, at these Amish-owned restaurants.

Woman at brunch

Sometimes the best way to start your week is with a nice hearty Sunday brunch! Check out this list of some of the...

Foodie Towns in Lancaster, PA

For more than just PA Dutch cuisine