The Mayor's Office of Special Events creates events that bring people together not just to enjoy the event but to enjoy one another, to meet new people and to have a great experience in the City.

There are many organizations that host great events like First Fridays, Lancaster PA Pride, Art Walks and more. Take a moment to discover all of the extraordinary events taking place in Lancaster City.

Planning an event in the City? Want to reserve a public space? Click here for the activity permit application.


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Each year the Mayor's Office of Special Events produces
6 action-packed events.

NYE Lancaster

New Year's Eve: Ring in the New Year!

3-2-1 Lancaster

Celebrate: Music, Food
& Fireworks

3-2-1 Lancaster

Holidays: Celebrate the holidays
in the City!

3-2-1 Lancaster

First Friday: Monthly Celebration
Of The Arts

3-2-1 Lancaster

Music Friday: Live music each
3rd Friday

3-2-1 Lancaster

LAUNCH: Music, music and
more music

Event calendar

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Event Calendar


Celebrating our Creative Community

See the evolution of the arts community in Lancaster.