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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!

Sunday, Dec 04
H: 44°
L: 29°
Weather icon Clear throughout the day.
Clear throughout the day.
Monday, Dec 05
H: 47°
L: 27°
Weather icon Partly cloudy throughout the day.
Partly cloudy throughout the day.
Tuesday, Dec 06
H: 52°
L: 34°
Weather icon Rain throughout the day.
Rain throughout the day.
Wednesday, Dec 07
H: 58°
L: 50°
Weather icon Light rain until morning, starting again in the evening.
Light rain until morning, starting again in the evening.
Thursday, Dec 08
H: 55°
L: 49°
Weather icon Rain throughout the day.
Rain throughout the day.
Friday, Dec 09
H: 51°
L: 43°
Weather icon Rain throughout the day.
Rain throughout the day.
Saturday, Dec 10
H: 47°
L: 40°
Weather icon Drizzle in the morning.
Drizzle in the morning.
Sunday, Dec 11
H: 47°
L: 40°
Weather icon Rain in the evening and overnight.
Rain in the evening and overnight.

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...

fields of crops with silos and a farm building in the background

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

Shopping in Lititz. Photo Credit: Discover Lancaster / Gabe McMullen

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...

Scenic view of Amish horse and buggy carriage riding along dirt path to farm in Lancaster PA.

Visiting the Pennsylvania Amish in Lancaster County

Amish Horse Buggy in Lancaster PA

The Amish & Mennonite may look the same, but there are some notable differences!

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

A person on a bike rides along a paved trail flanked by trees in Lancaster County, 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.

Two young kids roast marshmallows over a fire in front of a tent as a mother watches at a campsite in Lancaster, PA.

Camping options for beginners, tents, and RVs.

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

A small farm stand selling containers of peaches in front of a tall corn field.

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