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Lancaster County, PA events calendar

Find special events and one-of-a-kind things to do in Lancaster County all-year long.

With so much going on in Pennsylvania Dutch Country, it's impossible to see all the great local events during your visit. Special events in Lancaster, PA and neighboring towns run year-round, ensuring that you'll always experience unique festivals, fairs, exhibits, theater & concerts when visiting us in Lancaster County.

Our Lancaster County, PA Events Calendar below allows you to select a date range to search for things to do during your visit. You can also enter keywords or filter events by categories or by the part of the county where the event is being held.

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Motoring Mysteries of the Far East

In these modern times, vehicles originating from far-away countries such as Japan and South Korea have become household brands such as Kia, Hyundai, Toyota or Honda with mi...

AACA Museum
Hershey, PA
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2SEP thru 14SEP

Hairspray

It’s 1962 in Baltimore with teens and sock hops and the ultimate feel-good family show piled bouffant high with laughter and romance. Tracy is a big girl with big hai...

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
Lancaster, PA
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2SEP thru 20SEP

Barnstormers Game

Clipper Magazine Stadium
Lancaster, PA
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2SEP thru 21SEP

Music Of The Night

Music of the Night returns! Our critically acclaimed, fan favorite show graces the stage once again with the songs and sentiments that have thrilled audiences around the wo...

American Music Theatre
Lancaster, PA
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2SEP thru 11OCT

Indian Nation

A display of approximately 25 Indian motorcycles will explore the Indian brand from inception to their current re-introduction, what they mean to us, and what they may be a...

AACA Museum
Hershey, PA
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2SEP thru 24OCT

Historic Properties Open for Tours

Make plans now and be among the first to tour the N.C.Wyeth House & Studio, Andrew Wyeth Studio and Kuerner Farm this spring. Package tours, which combine visits to two...

Brandywine River Museum of Art
Chadds Ford, PA
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2SEP thru 23NOV

"Half-Stitched" The Musical

Meet the Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club as their lives unfold around an Amish quilt. There’s a young woman yearning for stability, a couple at odds in their marria...

Bird-in-Hand Family Restuarant & Stage
Bird-in-Hand, PA
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2SEP thru 29NOV

Covered Bridge Scooter Ride

There are some thrills of driving that you just don't get couped up in a car. Enjoy a guided covered bridge tour of Pennsylvania Dutch Country Hop onto a one or two per...

Strasburg Scooters
Strasburg, PA
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2SEP thru 30NOV

The Story Of The Railroad Dining Car

A FIRST CLASS RESTAURANT ON WHEELS: THE STORY OF THE RAILROAD DINING CAR: Saturday, April 26 through Wednesday, December 31. For many years, the most memorable part of a tr...

Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Strasburg, PA
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2SEP thru 31DEC

Moses

The parting of the Red Sea ... the Burning Bush ... the Plagues ... the Ten Commandments ... finally ... the greatest Biblical epic of the Old Testament comes to life on th...

Sight & Sound Theatre
Strasburg, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside explore the region

2SEP thru 7FEB

Awesome Insects

Join Naturalist Karen Waltemyer to find, capture and examine insects up close using tools like a stereoscope. See the amazing layers of scales on a butterfly’s wing! ...

Lancaster County Environmental Center
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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3SEP

History Book Club

Love history? Love reading about it? Does meeting and discussing books with people of similar interests sound like a great way to spend an hour or two? Then come to Lancast...

Lancaster Public Library
Lancaster, PA
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3SEP thru 3DEC

Wednesday Evening Sketch Group

Wednesday Evening Artist Open Studio with live nude model. Draw, paint, sketch the live model. Bring your own art supplies. Some easels are provided. We provide chairs and ...

Mulberry Art Studio
Lancaster, PA
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3SEP thru 31DEC

First Friday

Thousands celebrate the arts in Lancaster every First Friday without exception, and it’s the highlight of the month. Join in Lancaster’s highly popular arts ext...

Downtown Lancaster
Lancaster, PA
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5SEP

First Friday: Shrimpboat Concert

Come attend one of the free concerts hosted in our courtyard! Check our website for a complete list of bands and concert dates. All concerts are weather dependent and seati...

Art & Glassworks
Lancaster, PA
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5SEP

Black Kat Flea Market @ the Old Village Store

Outdoor flea market with over 20 vendors, food truck, and more. (want to be a vendor? call 717-397-1291)

Bird in Hand Antique Market
bird in hand, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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5SEP

Coe Camera Grand Reopening and Gallery Exhibit

Join us for the grand reopening of Coe Camera in Downtown Lancaster for a weekend of photographic festivities! We’ll be celebrating the opening of the 3rd location in...

Coe Camera
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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5SEP

Art by deBee

September's Artist of The Month, Deborah Care (aka. deBee), will be prominently displayed on our first floor for the first 2 weeks of September. deBee's paintings r...

Hidden Treasures
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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5SEP

Bird-in-Hand Half Marathon & 5K

Run, Ride, Soar Weekend Half Marathon, 5K, Kids Fun Run, Hot Air Balloon Rides, Rotary Bicycle Ride, Amish Pasta & Pizza Party* open to community. Proceeds benefit Bird...

Village of Bird-in-Hand
Bird-in-Hand, PA
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5SEP thru 7SEP

Wine by the Vine - ON DECK

Join us for wine and LIVE music every Friday night from May through September from 6-8:30pm on our beautiful deck! We are excited to bring back some of your favorite bands ...

The Vineyard at Grandview
Mt Joy, PA
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5SEP thru 26SEP

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 2014 Lancaster Getaway Guide

2014 Lancaster Getaway Guide

The 2014 Getaway Guide is packed with information on where to stay, where to eat, where to have fun, where to shop — you name it!

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Yoder's Restaurant & Buffet

Yoder's Restaurant & Buffet

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with a variety of foods to please everyone's appetite. Pennsylvania Dutch specialties always featured. Open 7 days a week.

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