Fridays in Lancaster County

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Come Join the Friday Celebrations in Lancaster County

There’s no excuse for being bored on Friday nights in Lancaster County!

Every Friday you’ll find something special happening in Lancaster City Manheim, Lititz, Elizabethtown, or Mount Joy. Hundreds of visitors flock to the streets for these special events each week, creating a festive atmosphere.

Guests can enjoy special exhibits, live entertainment and music, food, shopping, and fun. And there’s a doubleheader the second Friday of each month with events in both Lititz and Elizabethtown.

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First Fridays in Downtown Lancaster City

Lancaster First Friday - Lancaster, PaThere’s always something to do in Downtown Lancaster, but the center city area gets a whole lot more festive on the first Friday evening of each month. Come join the celebration as downtown restaurants, artists, merchants, and musicians join together to celebrate First Friday in Lancaster.

Art galleries, studios, museums, restaurants, shops, and attractions in downtown Lancaster stay open later while people from all overhead downtown to enjoy the festive atmosphere, entertainment, and fun. These events run from 5 pm to 9 pm every month (even in the winter). And there’s something different going on each time.

See the schedule of the upcoming First Fridays in Downtown Lancaster City.


First Thursdays in Manheim

1St Thursday - Manheim, PaIt all happens between 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm with businesses both inside and outside of the downtown Manheim area staying open late.

There will be live entertainment, outdoor vendors, food trucks, and a variety of special activities.

Experience the revitalized downtown area with fantastic established businesses and a host of exciting new establishments. Main Street and Market Square will be filled with an entertaining variety of sights, sounds, tastes, and activities.

 See the schedule of the upcoming First Thursdays in Manheim.


Second Fridays in Lititz

Lititz Logo- Lititz, PaDowntown Lititz, PA is the home of Second Fridays each month from 5 – 9pm.

Up and down Main Street and Broad Street in Lititz you’ll find artists, entertainers, musicians, and exhibits that create a party atmosphere in this Coolest Small Town in America. Downtown shops, galleries, and restaurants are open late to accommodate the many visitors who turn out each month.

 See the schedule of the upcoming Second Fridays in Lititz.


Second Fridays in Elizabethtown


The Second Friday of each month is a special day in Elizabethtown.

Each month boasts a variety of activities such as an Art Walk, Chocolate Walk and Wine Walk just to name a few.

 See the schedule of the upcoming Second Fridays in Elizabethtown.


Music Fridays (Third Fridays in Lancaster City)

Music Friday - Lancaster City, PaThe Third Friday of each month you’ll find Music Fridays in the City of Lancaster.

From January through December you’ll find live music at a number of venues and various outdoor street locations throughout downtown Lancaster. These events take place in the evening, so many downtown retailers, restaurants, and attractions are open later to join in the festivities.

During Summer months, there will also be free evening concerts at Binn’s Park, 100 N. Queen Street, one block from Penn Square in Lancaster.

See the schedule of the upcoming Music Fridays in Lancaster City.


Mount Joy LogoFourth Fridays in Mount Joy, PA

Downtown Mount Joy hosts Fourth Fridays from 5 – 8 pm each month.

Each month is a different theme as shops, restaurants, and attractions create a festive atmosphere for their guests.

See the schedule of the upcoming Fourth Fridays in Mount Joy.


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 Lancaster County Events All Year Long

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