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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Lancaster First Friday - Lancaster, Pa

First Fridays in Downtown Lancaster City

There’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.

Mount Gretna First Friday - Mount Gretna, Pa

First Friday in Mount Gretna

Join us the First Friday of each month in beautiful Mt. Gretna Pa. for an evening filled with Art, Music and Dining.

While stroll through the beautiful woods of Mount Gretna, stop in some local businesses and be sure to keep your eyes open for a fairy garden.

The Timbers will be open featuring a guest artist each month.

 See the schedule of the upcoming First Fridays in Mount Gretna.

1St Thursday - Manheim, Pa

First Thursdays in Manheim

It all happens April through October from 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.

Lititz Second Friday - Lititz, Pa

Second Fridays in Lititz

Downtown 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.

Elizabethtown Second Friday - Elizabethtown, Pa

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 Friday - Lancaster, Pa

Music Fridays (Third Fridays in Lancaster City)

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

From May to September 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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