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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!

Events This Weekend

Apr 26

The Confession

Katie Lapp’s parents have been keeping a secret. When Katie...

Apr 26


Set in early twentieth-century New York, three diverse...

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Tuesday, Apr 23
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Wednesday, Apr 24
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Friday, Apr 26
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Tuesday, Apr 30
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Wednesday, May 01
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Thursday, May 02
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Friday, May 03
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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 or the cold shouldn't put an end to the fun.

Family fun at Urban Air Adventure Park. Photo Credit: Discover Lancaster / Gabe McMullen

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

Whether you’re planning some free fun ahead of time or are looking for a quick way to fill a few hours while you’re...

Lancaster, PA is full of great opportunities to head outside with your kids. So slather on the sunscreen and venture outside for some...

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

A gourmet meal on a plate garnished with a pink flower at Belvedere Inn in Lancaster, PA.

Memorable meals at Lancaster's fine dining hot spots.

couple walking through vineyard

Book your romantic weekend getaway today!

Couple having a peaceful weekend at Pheasant Run Bed & Breakfast in Lancaster, PA

The warmest and most relaxing places to sleep.

group of friends dining at restaurant

Lancaster has all sorts of adventures, here's just a few that are exclusively people 21 years or older.

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...

Amish horse & buggy trotting along the road in Lancaster County, PA
Photo Credit: Discover Lancaster / Gabe McMullen

Visiting the Pennsylvania Amish in Lancaster County

a family rides in an Amish horse-drawn buggy through farmland on an Amish tour 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.

white exterior of an Amish home and rolling hills in Lancaster

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

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.

For those looking to get up close with these friendly farm dwellers, check out our list of animal experiences throughout the county.

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-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.

A woman enjoys plates of breakfast food with drinks while at brunch in Lancaster

Brunch in Lancaster, PA simply cannot be beaten. Here is a list of some of Lancaster’s favorite places for weekend brunchin’.

Foodie Towns in Lancaster, PA

Lancaster has more than PA Dutch cuisine. Enjoy international, fine dining and so much more!