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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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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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15SEP thru 20SEP

Barnstormers Game

Clipper Magazine Stadium
Lancaster, PA
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15SEP thru 21SEP

Day Out with Thomas w/ Thomas and Percy

America’s favorite little blue engine is chugging and now talking his way into town with pal Percy by his side. Join Strasburg Rail Road™ for a special Day Out ...

Strasburg Rail Road
Ronks (Strasburg), PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside explore the region

15SEP thru 21SEP

Apple Harvest Gala

Celebrate Back-to-School and the Fall with an array of tasty apple products - eat them alone or use in a special recipe! We're serving up a variety of tasty samples inc...

Intercourse Canning Company
Intercourse, PA
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15SEP thru 30SEP

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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15SEP 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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15SEP 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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15SEP 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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15SEP 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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15SEP 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

15SEP thru 7FEB

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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16SEP thru 11OCT

An Evening with Asia

Iconic British rock band ASIA is about to embark on its 2014 Gravitas World Tour, incorporating visits to Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States. The band is takin...

The Pullo Center
York, PA
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17SEP

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Celebrate the opening of the 2014 - 2015 KU Presents! season with the swinging big band jazz sound of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. This high energy nine piece swing revival ensemb...

Kutztown University Schaeffer Auditorium
Kutztown, PA
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Next-door Neighbors region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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17SEP

BUilDiNG CHARACTER's Ladies Night Out

BUiLDiNG CHARACTER presents “Ladies Night Out,” our monthly event coinciding with Music Friday. It's the Ladies Night Out/Music Friday everyone is talking a...

BUiLDiNG CHARACTER
Lancaster, PA
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17SEP thru 17DEC

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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17SEP thru 31DEC

William Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar"

Rock Ford Plantation and Theater of the Seventh Sister present William Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar." The production will be performed outdoors on the piazza ...

Rock Ford Plantation
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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18SEP

FILM DISCUSSION GROUP

The Film Discussion Group is a movie enthusiasts group that meets one evening every month to watch and discuss a film. The group talks about movie plots and characters and ...

Lancaster Public Library
Lancaster, PA
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18SEP thru 23OCT

Music Friday

Live music abounds throughout City shops, restaurants and City parks the third Friday of every month. Each month features a signature concert event for all to enjoy.

Binns Park
Lancaster, PA
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19SEP

Third Friday: Octavia Blues 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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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Downtown Lancaster explore the region

19SEP

Family Movie Night

WJTL Family Movie Night on Fri. Sept. 19th at 7PM at The Junction Center Tent in Manheim. The Parent Trap (1961) Free event! 717-459-3701 http://www.thejunctioncenter.com/ ...

The Junction Center Tent
Manheim, PA
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19SEP

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