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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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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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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

Downtown Lancaster explore the region

23OCT

Plumb with Rhett Walker Band

Turkey Hill Dairy's All Natural Ice Cream Presents The Stories of Hope Tour on Oct. 23rd at 6:30PM. Fresh from an incredible spring that included appearances on Winter ...

The Junction Center Tent
Manheim, PA
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Small Towns & Northern Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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23OCT

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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Next-door Neighbors region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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23OCT thru 24OCT

Lend Me a Tenor

One of the most hilarious plays of all time. It's 1934, and Tito Merelli, the world's greatest tenor, has come to Cleveland, to save its failing Grand Opera Company...

Fulton Theatre
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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23OCT thru 26OCT

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

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23OCT 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

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23OCT 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

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23OCT 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

23OCT 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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23OCT 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

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23OCT 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

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23OCT thru 18APR

Night at the Museum - Family Sleepover

October 24, 7 p.m. – October 25, 8 a.m. The family overnight is a unique opportunity for families with children ages 6 to 12 to spend the night at the Museum and ...

National Watch and Clock Museum
Columbia, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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24OCT

A Tribute: the music of Burt Bacharach & Hal David

Guitarist Jeff Calvin leads a 10-piece band including Lancaster favorites Erin Cruise & Steve Rudolph that will take you back to the ‘60s-’70s playing tunes...

The Ware Center, Millersville University Lancaster
Lancaster, Pa
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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24OCT

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

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24OCT

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

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24OCT thru 31OCT

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

24OCT thru 31OCT

Meet Jacob the Amish Pottery Maker

Meet the only Amish Pottery maker in Lancaster PA. Jacob King spins right in front of your eyes every Friday and Saturday from 10AM-5PM at the Bird in Hand Antique market. ...

Bird in Hand Antique Market
bird in hand, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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24OCT thru 26DEC

Barnyard Kingdom Family Fun Farm

Looking for outdoor fun in Lancaster County? Head on over to the Country Barn’s Barnyard Kingdom. Visit a real working farm that has dedicated 8 acres to down home fu...

Country Barn
Lancaster, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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25OCT thru 2NOV

Headless Horseman's Ball

The Headless Horseman comes to Rock Ford! Join us for our largest fundraising party of the year. Held in Barn and nearby Special Event Tent, guests will enjoy music, dancin...

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

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25OCT

Trick or Trot 5K Run/Walk & Monster Run for Kids

Enjoy a day of “spooktacular” family fun supporting the Lancaster Family YMCA and Woodward Hill Cemetery! Race, jog or walk the scenic 5k course through histori...

Woodward Hill Cemetery and Lanc. Co. Central Park
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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25OCT

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Aaron & Jessica's Buggy Rides

Aaron & Jessica's Buggy Rides

Ride like the Amish do through all-Amish areas. Ask about our private rides! Open 7 days from 9am until 5pm. A “Must-Do” in Amish Country!

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 2014 Lancaster Getaway Guide

2014 Lancaster Getaway Guide

The 2014 Getaway Guide is packed with information on where to stay, where to eat, where to have fun, where to shop — you name it!

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