This Month in Lancaster County, PA

Lancaster County Highlights for the Month

Below is a quick sampling of some of the events and ongoing activities in and around Lancaster County this month. Get out and have some fun! (See the complete Lancaster Events Calendar.)

SamsonSamson - Sight & Sound

Thru December 31
Mount Hope Estate & Winery

The world’s first superhero … the strongest man who ever lived…. He killed a lion with his bare hands and defeated a thousand soldiers … but he’s not a hero because of the strength of his hands, he’s a hero because of the faith in his heart!

christmas - winter wonderlandWinter Wonderland

November 1 – December 30
American Music Theatre

When the holidays arrive, the familiar sounds of the season are always at American Music Theatre.

Poe EvermorePoe Evermore

November 2 – 13
Mount Hope Estate & Winery

Mount Hope’s annual Theater in the Mansion season kicks off with Poe Evermore, a wonderfully crafted performance of some of Edgar Allan Poe’s greatest works.

green hollyGreen Holly & Gray Potatoes

November 5 – December 28
Rainbow’s Comedy Playhouse

It’s Christmas and the family has gathered to tell Mom and Dad it’s time to move into a retirement community. Mom and Dad have other plans.

koziarsKoziar’s Christmas Village

November 5 – January 1
Koziar’s Christmas Village

Celebrating 68 years of Season’s Greetings, Koziar’s Christmas Village has grown to a mammoth and extraordinary seasonal attraction drawing visitors from great distances

our-christmas-dinnerOur Christmas Dinner

November 11 – December 31
Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Stage

Create a new holiday memory that will be fun for the whole family when Our Christmas Dinner makes its Lancaster County debut on the Bird-in-Hand Stage.

Holly Jolly Christmas

November 17 – December 31
Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre

Bring out the holiday spirit with this most enjoyable musical filled with dancing, holiday favorites, and a visit from the big guy in red himself! We guarantee this show will make your holiday holly-er, jolly-er, merrier, and brighter!

thomastrainDay Out With Thomas™

November 1820

America’s favorite little blue engine is chugging and now talking his way into town with pal Percy by his side.

DW - Winter Wonderland 3Dutch Winter Wonderland

November 19 – December 30
Dutch Wonderland Family Amusement Park

Celebrate the magic of the season at Dutch Winter Wonderland with rides, entertainment, and the Royal Light Show, a spectacular display of thousands of twinkling lights dancing to music!

cbpc6smallChristmas Layout

November 25
Choo Choo Barn

Celebrate the holiday season as the Choo Choo Barn transforms Traintown USA® to bring the magic of Christmas to its gigantic model train display.

Joy to the World

November 30 – December 21
Servant Stage Company

All Performances are Pay-What-You-Want No advanced tickets required for performances at  retirement communities and churches.

Items of Interest:

Wolf Sanctuary of PA has grown into an educational facility offering guided tours to educate the public about wolf conservation and biology.

The Magic Lantern invites you to experience an authentic “Magic Lantern” show from 100 years ago before movies and the digital age.

If you are visiting Lancaster County in order to get away from your daily routine, you can do that and more at Meadow View K Farm Guest House. Enjoy the rolling hills and rural beauty of Lancaster County while spending your nights on a working dairy farm.

Taking a back country tour through Lancaster’s Amish Country is a great way to learn about the Amish and Lancaster County. Come explore the oldest Amish community in the world as you tour the beautiful Lancaster farmlands with the Amish Experience Farmlands Tour.

Looking Ahead:

Santa’s Paradise Express – November 26 – December 17 – Strasburg Rail Road – Strasburg Rail Road will welcome a very special visitor this November and December. That’s right, Santa himself will climb aboard and greet the families as they travel down the tracks to Paradise, PA and back. As a special treat, children ages 11 and under will receive a gift from Santa and his helper.

Holidays at Mount HopeDecember 9 –  23 – Mount Hope Estate & Winery – Through the doors of Mount Hope Mansion, you’ll enter a Christmas party, time to meet and mingle with a host of characters and a variety of Holiday decorations. Then there are the shows! Guests are ushered into two intimate theater rooms to enjoy the first of two Holiday stories for the evening.

Shear MadnessJanuary 5 – February 4 – Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre – Seen by over eleven million people worldwide, this unique comedy-whodunit takes place in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon. During the course of the show, a murder is committed and the audience gets to spot the clues, question the suspects, and solve the funniest mystery in the history of crime.

CouponsCoupons of the Week:

See More Than 40 Lancaster County Coupons and discount offers on local attractions and things to do, dining, shopping, and lodging.


National Watch & Clock Museum Coupon – Save $2.00 on your tour through a fascinating history of time-keeping devices.

Plain & Fancy Farm Restaurant Coupon– As featured on the Travel Channel’s ‘Man v. Food Nation’. Save $3.00 on The Amish Farm Feast full course dinner.

Intercourse Canning Company Coupon – Save on over 300 varieties of freshly packed vegetables, relishes, sauces, jams, coffees, and more while you sample their products and watch live kitchen demonstrations.

Hertzog Homestead Bed & Breakfast Coupon – Relax overnight and enjoy the scenic Amish farmlands surrounded by Amish and Mennonite farms, plus receive a free gift basket with your stay.




Additional Items of Interest:

Live 10:27 Ministries

932 Buckwalter Road, Lititz, PA 17543, 717-627-1683

“‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’ and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” Live 10:27 Ministries helps people live Luke 10:27 by strengthening their faith through teaching, seminars, relationships, and short-term mission trips. Visit website


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