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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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The Choir 25 Year Anniversary of Circle Slide

The Choir have announced plans to give fans a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their landmark album, Circle Slide. The band will mark the...

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

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21APR

Lotus: The Art of Lightness

January 24 – April 26, 2015 This exhibit will feature a variety of Lotus models and artwork, both road and race throughout their 60 year history. Lotus and the g...

AACA Museum
Hershey, PA
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Next-door Neighbors region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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21APR thru 26APR

The Full Monty

The Full Monty - April 21, 2015–May 17, 2015 Pricing: Starting at $25 Matinees: Wed, Sat, Sun 2:00pm Evening shows: Tue, Wed, Thu at 7:30pm; Fri & Sa...

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

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21APR thru 17MAY

Spring Blooms

When the first yellow buds of witch hazel appear, we know life is returning to the Gardens. With flowering trees, daffodils, and more than 240,000 tulips bursting into bloo...

Longwood Gardens
Kennett Square, PA
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21APR thru 31MAY

Inspire

Come experience Inspire and celebrate the moving power of music. Inspire features beautiful songs in the style of Josh Groban, Celine Dion, Andrea Bocelli, Celtic Woman and...

American Music Theatre
Lancaster, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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21APR thru 9OCT

Covered Bridge Scooter Tour

There are some thrills of driving that you just don't get cooped up in a car. Enjoy a guided covered bridge tour of Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Hop onto a single---seat...

Strasburg Scooters
Ronks, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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21APR thru 30NOV

George's Woodshop Tour

Discover master craftsmen, who take a solid piece of beautiful cherry, oak, maple or walnut wood and create custom handmade furniture on your own personalized tour of Georg...

George's Furniture
Marietta, PA
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21APR thru 30NOV

Earth Day Story Hour

Enjoy a good read on Earth Day with books, like Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax and Compost Stew by Mary McKenna Siddals, to encourage young children to be good stewards for our...

Lancaster County Park's Environmental Center
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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22APR

MOVIE NIGHT

Charlie Chaplin & Buster Keaton The Gold Rush (1929) 6:00pm The General (1926) 7:45pm

Aussie and the Fox
Lancaster , PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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22APR

Meet Martha Bolton

Martha Bolton was the 15-year staff writer for Bob Hope, a Dove Award Winner, Ambassador Award Winner and Emmy Award nominee. She is the author of over 40 books as well as ...

Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Smorgasbord
Bird-in-Hand, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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22APR

Chicken BBQ Dinner

May 23 - Chicken BBQ Dinner September 5 - Chicken BBQ Dinner The Bird-in-Hand Fire Company is holding its annual chicken pot pie dinner from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m....

Bird-in-Hand Fire Company
Bird-in-Hand, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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23APR

Back to Basics- Homemade Candy

Everyone loves sweet treats, especially when they're homemade! Tracy Artus, of Miesse Candies, will lead this workshop and share her expertise and some tips on how to m...

Miesse Candies
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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23APR

Explore Houses of the Civil War

Author, Hugh Howard, PhD, will present a talk on his 2014 publication, Houses of the Civil War. In the book, Howard employs architecture, biography, and social history to i...

LancasterHistory.org Lancaster County's Historical
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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23APR

Steve Taylor

On April 23 The Ephrata Main Theatre will host Steve Taylor and the Perfect Foil presented in partnership with St. Boniface Brewing Company on Thursday at 7:30. Twenty...

Ephrata Main Theatre
Ephrata, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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23APR

LAUNCH Music Conference & Festival

By combining both a music conference and festival, LAUNCH brings together two aspects of the music industry for one exciting weekend in beautiful historic Downtown Lancaste...

Lancaster County Convention Center
Lancaster, PA
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Downtown Lancaster region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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23APR thru 26APR

Fourth Friday Feast: Spring Edition

What could be better than a spring Fourth Friday with food trucks? Sample a variety of fare presented by approximately 10 food trucks and vendors lining the 400 block of Lo...

Columbia
Columbia, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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24APR

The Temptations & The Four Tops

Some of The Temptations #1 hits include “My Girl,” “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg,” “Get Ready,” “Just My Imagination,” and &...

American Music Theatre
Lancaster, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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24APR

"Josiah for President" the musical

Just in time for the political season comes this fun, powerful and entertaining musical about a Lancaster County Amish farmer who gets spirited onto the national stage as a...

Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Stage
Lancaster, PA
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Amish & PA Dutch Countryside region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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24APR

David Nail

MCA Nashville and GRAMMY-nominated recording artist David Nail, fresh from wrapping his headlining I’M A FIRE TOUR, which Rolling Stone Country named one of the Fall ...

The Pullo Center
York, PA
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Next-door Neighbors region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

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24APR

Over the Rhine

On April 24 The Ephrata Main Theatre will host Over the Rhine on Friday 8:00 PM. Over the Rhine is husband and wife duo Karin Bergquist (vocals, acoustic guitar, piano) and...

Ephrata Main Theatre
Ephrata, PA
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River Hills region of Lancaster County Pennsylvania

River Hills explore the region

24APR

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“Josiah for President”

“Josiah for President”

Live on the Bird-in-Hand Stage, this powerful musical is about an Amish farmer who gets spirited onto the national stage as a write-in candidate for President. On stage 4/1/15-11/28/15

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Inspire at American Music Theatre

Inspire at American Music Theatre

Experience heart-warming music that inspires the imagination, featuring songs and voices with the power to uplift, enchant and inspire! On stage 4/14/15-10/9/15

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