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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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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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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside explore the region

30SEP 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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Next-door Neighbors region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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30SEP thru 24OCT

Crazy For You

Who could ask for anything more in a musical extravaganza? This high-energy comedy of mistaken identities, plot twists, fabulous costumes, dances, and Gershwin music is cla...

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
Lancaster, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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30SEP thru 8NOV

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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Next-door Neighbors region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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30SEP 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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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside explore the region

30SEP 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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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside explore the region

30SEP thru 30NOV

Weeks, Woodin and Welch

This exhibit, "Weeks, Woodin and Welch: A Romantic View of Pennsylvania" features the work of three Pennsylvania photographers: Eric Weeks, John Woodin and Christ...

Demuth Museum
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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30SEP 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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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside explore the region

30SEP 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

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30SEP thru 7FEB

Wellness Fair

On Wednesday, Oct. 1 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Center for Health Education and Promotion at Millersville University of Pennsylvania will be holding the 21st annual ...

Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Millersville, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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1OCT

Breast-a-Ville at the Wellness Fair

The 4th annual Breast-a-Ville will be held from 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, outside in the Student Memorial Center Promenade. This year's ...

Student Memorial Center at Millersville University
Millersville, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

River Hills explore the region

1OCT

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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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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1OCT 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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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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1OCT thru 31DEC

Joseph Hirt, Holocaust Survivor Shares His Story

Zion Leola invites the public to hear Joseph Hirt, a Holocaust survivor, share his experiences during World War II of being captured and taken to Auschwitz Concentration Ca...

Zion Lutheran Church
Leola , PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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2OCT

Aaron Shust & Mikeschair Concert

Turkey Hill Dairy's All Natural Ice Cream Presents: The Morning Rises Tour with Aaron Shust, MIKESCHAIR, Nathan Tasker and Lauren Daigle on Thurs. Oct. 2nd at 6:30 P...

The Junction Center Tent
Manheim, PA
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Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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2OCT

Mad About Mozart - Evening

Mad About Mozart - OperaLancaster has become widely regarded for our clever and charming opera revues; this year’s focus is the opera works of Mozart. A perfect intro...

Ware Center
Lancaster, Pe
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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2OCT

Music on the Brandywine Concert

Enjoy a dynamic performance by violinist Nikki Chooi, who will play on the 1700 "Taft" Stradivari violin. Pianist Henry Kramer will accompany Chooi. The artists c...

Brandywine River Museum of Art
Chadds Ford, PA
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Next-door Neighbors region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Next-door Neighbors explore the region

2OCT

Symposium: The Global Katrina Effect, 2005-2015

August 2015 will mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, considered to be one of the defining historic events within the emergency management field in the United St...

Lehr Room, Gordinier Hall
Millersville, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

River Hills explore the region

2OCT

Music on the Brandywine Concert

Enjoy a dynamic performance by violinist Nikki Chooi, who will play on the 1700 "Taft" Stradivari violin. Pianist Henry Kramer will accompany Chooi. The artists c...

Brandywine River Museum of Art
Chadds Ford, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

River Hills explore the region

2OCT

Mark Lowry: Unplugged & Unplanned

Gospel music singer Mark Lowry is an entertaining communicator who can make audiences laugh, cry, and think. Lowry has spent more than 20 years as a baritone with the Gaith...

American Music Theatre
Lancaster, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside explore the region

3OCT

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Music of the Night at American Music Theatre

Music of the Night at American Music Theatre

Catch 24 of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hits from a dozen beloved musicals in one unforgettable show only at American Music Theatre. On stage now.

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