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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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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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1AUG

First Friday: Mark DeRosa 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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1AUG

Summer Camp: Rocks & Fossils

Young rock and fossil enthusiasts will enjoy a week of collecting and Organizing specimens. Campers will hike to collect rocks, identify their treasures, and organize them....

The Lancaster County Parks' Environmental Center
Lancaster, PA
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1AUG

Summer Camp: Camp H2O

Ages 8 and up. Neither “Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink.” says Coleridge’s Ancient Mariner, but what did they know back in 1798. Join Natu...

The Lancaster County Parks' Environmental Center
Lancaster, PA
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1AUG

Lee Brice

Country singer/songwriter Lee Brice’s musical influences run anywhere from contemporary rock to traditional honky tonk. This four-time ACM nominee was raised on gospe...

American Music Theatre
Lancaster, PA
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1AUG

Drop-in Program: Chalk Walk

Sidewalks + chalk = Summertime Fun! Our patio and walkways provide little artists a roomy canvas for chalk art. Programs are designed for adults and children to experience ...

Hands-on House Children's Museum
Lancaster, PA
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1AUG

Heart of Lancaster's 10 Year Anniversary Community

Bring the whole family and join us at the Heart of Lancaster Campus for a free community celebration. Activities include Doc McStuffins Toy Clinic - bring your favorite stu...

Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center
Lititz, PA
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1AUG

CE Fall Preview & Exhibition

CE Fall Preview & Exhibition Join us on First Friday for a new event - The CE Fall Preview & Exhibition. PCA&D's lower level will become a gallery for the e...

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Downtown Lancaster explore the region

1AUG

Vin Fischer's "The Bridge Ahead" Album Release

Vin Fischer's long anticipated second album, "The Bridge Ahead" is almost here! The album will be available at BUiLDiNG CHARACTER during a performance on the ...

BUiLDiNG CHARACTER
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Downtown Lancaster explore the region

1AUG

First Friday

As part of the City of Lancaster’s First Friday event series, the Humane League of Lancaster County and the Friendship Heart Gallery are pleased to announce that they...

Friendship Heart Gallery
Lancaster , PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Downtown Lancaster explore the region

1AUG

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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1AUG thru 8AUG

The Music Man

Fast-talking Harold Hill plans to swindle the unsuspecting townspeople and skip town with the loot, but loses his heart to the librarian instead. With barbershop quartets a...

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
Lancaster, PA
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1AUG thru 9AUG

Always A Bridesmaid

All Laughs, All The Time

Rainbow Dinner Theatre
Paradise, PA
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1AUG thru 9AUG

Lure of the Brandywine

Celebrating the dual mission of the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art, this exhibition examines the art of the region through the lens of land conservation. The ap...

Brandywine River Museum of Art
Chadds Ford, PA
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1AUG thru 10AUG

Sign Language for Early Communicators

Parents, caregivers & early childhood educators will provide basic sign vocabularly for promoting early communicatgions skills. Eight week course series.

Lebanon Valley College
Annville, PA
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1AUG thru 15AUG

Imagine Brandywine

This new exhibition space displays creative art projects by area school students and inspired by the museum's collection and landscape. Works by students from the Chest...

Brandywine River Museum of Art
Chadds Ford, PA
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1AUG thru 17AUG

Farm Tour

Visit a local family dairy farm. Milk a cow, feed a calf, go inside a chicken coop, take a guided walking tour of the farm and interact with rabbits, goats, chickens, ducks...

Verdant View Farm
PARADISE, PA
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1AUG thru 30AUG

Picnic Party

The sun is shining - gather the gang for a picnic! Intercourse Canning Company can help fill that basket. We have a large variety of pickles, mustard, salsas, vegetable sid...

Intercourse Canning Company
Intercourse, PA
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1AUG thru 31AUG

Treasure Trail Passport

Visit the beautiful Brandywine Valley from Memorial Day through Labor Day and get one-time admission to 11 top Brandywine Valley attractions with the passport. Particpating...

Brandywine River Museum of Art
Chadds Ford, PA
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1AUG thru 1SEP

Blue Star Museums

The Brandywine River Museum of Art joins more than 2,000 museums across the country for Blue Star Museums. For this program, the museum offers free admission to active duty...

Brandywine River Museum of Art
Chadds Ford, PA
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1AUG thru 1SEP

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