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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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Mayor's Tree Lighting and Tuba Christmas

The official kickoff of the holiday season begins with the Mayor’s Tree Lighting in Penn Square. Carolers, the infamous “Tuba Christmas” and evening hours...

Penn Square
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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28NOV

Handmade Holidays

Come on out during the holidays to Some things Looming’s boutique and gallery and celebrate local artists’ handmade, beautiful, and one of a kind gifts and item...

Some things Looming’s Boutique and Gallery
Reading, PA
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Next-door Neighbors region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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28NOV

Yuletide at Wheatland

Join Tiny Tim from Charles Dickens’ famous “A Christmas Carol” this holiday season. Tim, now a grown man, and his eccentric spinster cousins try to recapt...

Pres. James Buchanan's Wheatland
Lancaster, PA
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28NOV

Black Friday Baseball Camp

This camp is great for both experienced and beginner players. This day will be about learning new skills, playing games, and building friendships. Please bring a bat and gl...

Spooky Nook Sports
Manheim, PA
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Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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28NOV

Black Friday Festivities at Penns Woods Winery

Friday to Sunday, November 28th to November 30th Finish your holiday shopping at Penns Woods Winery! Enjoy a complimentary sample of our spiced mulled wine, and savings of ...

Penns Woods Tasting Room and Vineyard
Chadds Ford, PA
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Next-door Neighbors region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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28NOV

Dinner with Mrs. Claus and Yummie

Create a new family tradition at Kitchen Kettle Village this holiday season! Add some magic to the hustle and bustle of your holidays with a visit to Kitchen Kettle Village...

Kitchen Kettle Village
Intercourse, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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28NOV

Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House Open House –Enjoy the Victorian Mansion’s Holiday splendor, complimentary samplings of Mount Hope’s Wines and savory seasonal treats, s...

Mount Hope Estate & Winery
Manheim, PA
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28NOV

Burglar's Holiday

Enjoy a night out with dinner and a show! Burglar's Holiday (a Christmas comedy) By Scott Russell. On stage now through December 28  Show description: Two ...

Rainbow Dinner Theatre
Paradise, PA
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28NOV

Black Friday Sale

Save 20% off items in the gift shop. Coffee and cookies will be served from 7-9 AM. Before you start shopping or after you're finished, be sure to enjoy a smorgasbo...

Shady Maple Smorgasbord
East Earl, PA
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28NOV

Drop and Shop

Shop in peace while the kids experience AWESOME HEALTHY FUN! This Black Friday offer includes a specially priced three hour jump ticket, a slice of pizza and a soda! Buy yo...

Sky Zone Lancaster
Lancaster , PA
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28NOV

Black Friday Sale

Smokey pork sliders + duck fat fries + 15 whiskeys - Everything Must Go! RSVP to Christine at Christine@pouronprince.com  

The Whiskey Store at POUR
Lancaster, PA
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28NOV

Black Friday & Cyber Monday

Skip the long lines at the mall this season. Get some of the best local deals right online from over 40 Lancaster vendors! 10%-40% off, Free Shipping Offers, Stocking Stuff...

www.ShopLancaster.net
Lancaster, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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28NOV

Moonlight Madness

On Black Friday, the Rockvale Shopping Outlets in Lancaster, Pennsylvania hold a Midnight Madness event. Get your Christmas shopping lists ready for this event! This is a v...

Rockvale Shopping Outlets
Lancaster, PA
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28NOV

Kevin Neidig

Kevin Neidig is an award-winning singer and songwriter with authentic and soulful vocals, and agile, exuberant and witting guitar playing.

Ten Thousand Villages in Ephrata
Ephrata, PA
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Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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28NOV

"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

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28NOV 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

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28NOV 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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28NOV thru 30NOV

New Works by Kathleen Shaver

Artist Kathleen Shaver unveils her recent collection of works of oil on canvas in her latest showing @ RAW. Using thick layers of paint, the colors and textures pop off the...

Reading Art Works
Reading, PA
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Next-door Neighbors region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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28NOV thru 30NOV

Trees Galore

This year we are bringing back a beloved museum tradition to celebrate the holidays. Trees Galore festivities include an exhibition of holiday-themed original artwork by La...

Lancaster Museum of Art
Lancaster, PA
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28NOV thru 19DEC

Santa's Paradise Express

Ride the rails with Santa and his helpers! Santa himself will climb aboard and visit with families as they travel down the tracks. Children ages 11 and under will receive a...

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

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28NOV thru 21DEC

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Choo Choo Barn, Traintown USA®

Choo Choo Barn, Traintown USA®

See a work of art in this gigantic model train layout, hand-crafted by one family for 50+ years. With 150+ miniature animations, it’s much more than “just trains”.

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Our preferred partner: Avis Rent-A-Car

Our preferred partner: Avis Rent-A-Car

We provide a stress-free car rental experience catering to your needs. For convenience, you can easily rent from any of our three locations.

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