Free Things To Do in Lancaster County – PA Dutch Country

Come and Enjoy Lancaster PA Activities for Free

There are many things to see and do in Lancaster County. In this website you’ll find a big selection of Lancaster Attractions from which to choose.  But there are also many things to see and do here that are free (or almost free).

Below is a sampling of some of the things you can do that won’t cost you anything. While you’re at it, be sure to glance at our Lancaster Calendar of Events for other ideas – you’ll find more free things to do there.

If it’s your birthday, how about a free appetizer or meal or dessert?  You can check out our Free Birthday Meals page for those savings.

For other ideas of where you can save money, look through our Lancaster PA coupons.  And for those who are planning a Lancaster vacation, be sure to check out our Getaway Packages page for a listing of Lancaster County lodging properties that offer discounts on local attractions and dining.

But, for now, we’ll show you some ideas for a really cheap date. Save your dime, and come play for free on us.

Free Things To Do Throughout Lancaster County:

Dutch Haven

2857A Lincoln Highway East, (U.S. Route 30), Ronks (Paradise), PA 17572, 717-687-0111

While you’re out sampling the many free things to do in Lancaster, enjoy a free sample of America’s best shoofly pie (according to TIME Magazine). Then tour Lancaster’s first tourist attraction (1946) offering a distinctive selection of local furniture, crafts, and gifts. See our video. Open evenings and Sundays.  Visit website

Bird-in-Hand Farmers Market

2710 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt. 340), Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505, 717-393-9674

30 standholders offer delicious selections of fresh-from-the-farm fruits and vegetables, meats and cheeses, jams and jellies, health foods, fresh baked goods, candy, homemade fudge, homemade Good 'N Plenty ice cream, canned goods, quilts and handcrafts, and more. Plus, glassware, books, clothing outlets, and locally-made furniture. A delightful country shopping experience! Visit website.




  1. Zainab Rangwala says:

    Very informative & excellent places.
    I covered few of them & was worth a visit.


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