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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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Chicken BBQ

Dining room is serving all-you-can-eat buffet (seasoned chicken available as 1/2 chicken or separate legs & thighs...and yes, the chicken is all you can eat...dining ro...

Bird-in-Hand Fire Company
Bird-in-Hand, PA
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30AUG

Benefit Concert: Joanne Shenandoah

Grammy award-winning Native American artist Joanne Shenandoah comes to Lancaster to perform a benefit concert for the Lancaster Longhouse. Reservations required. Ticket...

Fulton Opera House
Lancaster, PA
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30AUG

Kids Cookie Break Festival

Lisa Landis and The Kids Cookie Break Festival-10AM & 3PM. Lots of family fun at The Kids Cookie Break Festival! Children's Artists, games, food, PLUS there will be...

The Junction Center, Manheim
Manheim, PA
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30AUG

30th Annual Hospice Labor Day Auction

Thousands of items will be on the auction block Saturday, August 30, and Monday, Sept. 1 for Hospice & Community Care's 30th Annual Labor Day Auction at the Lampete...

Lampeter Fairgrounds
Lampeter, PA
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30AUG

Mt. Gretna Jazz & Comedy Series

JAZZ  Tizer, featuring violinist Karen Briggs Friday, August 29 - 7:30 pm Lao Tizer has taken his multi-faceted fusion vision around the globe, performing with ...

Gretna Theatre
Mt Gretna, PA
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30AUG

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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30AUG

Drop-in Experience: Backyard Safari

Walk on the wild side! Use the field tools in your backpack to examine crawling, flying, and buzzing insects that call our grassy meadow home. Drop-in programs are designed...

Hands-on House
Lancaster, PA
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30AUG

Sangria Sampling Saturdays

Every single Saturday throughout the summer, we will be showcasing a new and original sangria recipe for you to sample!

Kog Hill Winery at Windmill Family Restaurant
Morgantown, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside explore the region

30AUG

Heart of Lancaster Arts & Craft Show

200 juried artist and craft persons from East to West Coast. Voted one of the best 100 traditional shows in the country. Live demonstrations, music, food, and free admissio...

705 Graystone Rd. Manheim Pa. 17545
Manheim , Pa
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Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Small Towns & Northern Countryside explore the region

30AUG thru 31AUG

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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30AUG thru 31AUG

Annual Long’s Park Art & Craft Festival

Experience one of America's top 50 fine art and craft shows! For three days shop and enjoy breathtaking creativity as a beautiful city park on the edge of historic Down...

Long's Park
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Downtown Lancaster explore the region

30AUG thru 31AUG

Motorcycle Fair

WHEN: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, August 29, 30 and 31, 2014 This is an annual event held every Labor day weekend. WHERE: Lancaster Host Resort and Conference Cente...

Lancaster Host Resort
Lancaster, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Amish & PA Dutch Countryside explore the region

30AUG 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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30AUG 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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30AUG thru 1SEP

Motoring Mysteries of the Far East

In these modern times, vehicles originating from far-away countries such as Japan and South Korea have become household brands such as Kia, Hyundai, Toyota or Honda with mi...

AACA Museum
Hershey, PA
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30AUG thru 14SEP

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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30AUG thru 20SEP

Barnstormers Game

Clipper Magazine Stadium
Lancaster, PA
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30AUG thru 21SEP

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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30AUG 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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30AUG 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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30AUG thru 23NOV

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Voted Lancaster’s Favorite Hotel Again & Again

Voted Lancaster’s Favorite Hotel Again & Again

Enjoy Lancaster County during the holidays. Beautiful countryside, live shows, great shopping & delicious food all within minutes of the Eden Resort & Suites.

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Day Out with Thomas

Day Out with Thomas

Day Out With Thomas™ is back at the Strasburg Rail Road™ for nine days of fun. Visit during the week for shorter lines. Thomas is in town September 13-21 – don’t miss it!

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