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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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Trust Talks: Daniel Spanjer

Come and hear Associate Professor of History at Lancaster Bible College Daniel Spanjer present his lecture entitled “Reclaiming the Vanishing Middle Ground in America...

The Trust Performing Arts Center
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Downtown Lancaster explore the region

30OCT

Meet the Lacks Family

Millersville's One Book One Campus selection this year is The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. On October 30, 2014, at 7 p.m., at Pucillo Gymnasium, ...

Pucillo Gymnasium at Millersville University
Millersville, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

River Hills explore the region

30OCT

Fall Preaching Workshop

Almost all homileticians and teachers continue to champion the value of communicating a single idea. This workshop explores a method for finding those little and big ideas ...

Lancaster Bible College
Lancaster, PA
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Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Small Towns & Northern Countryside explore the region

30OCT

Day of the Dead Spirit Dinner

Characters Pub is eager to announce the debut of an honored Latin American tradition in our Spirit Dinner Series. We will be hosting a “Day of the Dead Spirit Dinner&...

Character's Pub
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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30OCT

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

River Hills explore the region

30OCT 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

Next-door Neighbors explore the region

30OCT 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

30OCT 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

30OCT 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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30OCT 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

30OCT 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

30OCT thru 18APR

Bridges and Beer Tour

Experience Lancaster County like never before! This guided tour will take you through the back roads of Amish Country on a 50cc scooter traveling at a leisurely pace to bea...

Strasburg Scooters
Strasburg, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside explore the region

31OCT

Amish Country Mystery Tour

Enjoy a guided tour through the back roads of Lancaster County on a 50cc scooter as you follow your guide on a ride full of suprise stops hidden throughout Amish Country. O...

Strasburg Scooters
Strasburg, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside explore the region

31OCT

Pennsylvania Trapper Education Class

The Lancaster County Department of Parks & Recreation is offering a PA Hunter-Trapper Education Course. Successful completion of this course is required for any first t...

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

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31OCT

Concert: Jazz at the Ville

On October 31 at 7:30 p.m., the Millersville University Music Department Jazz groups will be performing an evening full of Halloween-themed tunes such as "That Old Dev...

Winter Visual and Performing Arts Center
Millersville, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

River Hills explore the region

31OCT

Tellus360 Twisted Masquerade Party

It’s the Halloween party to end all Halloween parties: the Tellus360 Twisted Masquerade Party. Come in costume and party the night away with ghouls, zombies, and a be...

Tellus360
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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31OCT

Bike Tour & Private Amish Dinner

Start with a scenic bike ride, end with a delicious dinner. Our 9-mile ride winds through some of the county's most beautiful farmland, with stops for photos at Amish s...

Intercourse Bike Works
Intercourse, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside explore the region

31OCT

Halloween Booooaaa Trek

Come in costume or just come to have fun. We invite children of all ages to go on our Halloween trek through the Rug Room filled with spooky tunnels and haunted sheep. Lear...

Bunyaad Rug Room at Ten Thousand Villages Ephrata
Ephrata, PA
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Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Small Towns & Northern Countryside explore the region

31OCT

Mall-O-Ween Adventure

5:00 - 7:00pm: Trick or Treating in the Mall; safe, warm and fun!

Park City Center
Lancaster, PA
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Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Small Towns & Northern Countryside explore the region

31OCT

Classic Concert Series: Wizards & Wands

Classic Concert Series October 31 - November 2, 2014 at the Fulton Opera House Wizards, Wands, and Tintinnabulation - Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain - Rachmaninoff: The...

Fulton Opera House
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Downtown Lancaster explore the region

31OCT thru 2NOV

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1777 Americana Inn Bed and Breakfast

1777 Americana Inn Bed and Breakfast

We invite you to make the 1777 Americana Inn your home while visiting Lancaster County. Enjoy our individually themed rooms and suites.

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Overnight Stay and Dinner Package

Overnight Stay and Dinner Package

Experience the tastes of Lancaster! Stay overnight the DoubleTree Resort Lancaster & enjoy a traditional smorgasbord dinner at Miller’s. Call 888-251-4379.

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