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August Events in Lancaster County, PA

Lancaster, PA Events Calendar – August Events


Lancaster County Events During August 2020


Thru Oct 31 – Worlds Of Wonder Magic & Wonder Theater – 3065 Lincoln Hwy, Paradise, PA 17562, 717-323-3077.  In this all-new variety magic show, illusionist Brett Myers and his cast explore both real and imagined worlds that spark wonder in all of us.

Thru Dec 31 – Queen EstherSight & Sound Theatres, 300 Hartman Bridge Road, Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572,  800-377-1277.  Set in the opulent yet perilous Persian Empire, QUEEN ESTHER is a captivating tale of beauty and bravery. Experience one of the most riveting Bible stories of the Old Testament as it comes to life with magnificent sets, special effects, and live animals in this brand-new, original stage production!

Aug 1 – Picnic Brunch Tasting Tours Kitchen Kettle Village, 3529 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt. 340), Intercourse, PA 17534, 800-732-3538.  Grab a friend and enjoy our newest offering while discovering special samples and experiences just for you. Enjoy generous samples and personalized service, as well as bites of history about the Village.

Aug 1 – Yummie’s Birthday Party Kitchen Kettle Village, 3529 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt. 340), Intercourse, PA 17534, 800-732-3538. Kids of all ages will enjoy this birthday bash for Yummie, the Kitchen Kettle Village mascot. Join our overstuffed gingerbread mascot and all his zany friends as we celebrate a truly scrumptious day in Pa Dutch Country.

Aug 2 – Thanks for Giving – Reopening Cruise In & CelebrationAACA Museum, 161 Museum Drive, Hershey, PA 17033, 717-566-7100. We got the “green light” and we’re revved up to celebrate our reopening in grand style. Bring your car; bring your family and friends. It’s time to gear up and get the motor running.

Aug 7 – 15 – Brave & BeautifulPrima Theatre, 941 Wheatland Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603,  717-327-5124.  Be one of the first to celebrate the bravery and beauty showcased within and surrounding each of us, with the empowering music of singer-songwriters Sara Bareilles, Carole King, Adele, and Beyoncé.

Aug 7 – 30 – Clue the MusicalDutch Apple Dinner Theatre, 510 Centerville Road, Lancaster, PA 17601, 717-898-1900.  Based on the popular board game, this fun-filled musical brings the world’s best-known suspects to life and invites the audience to help solve the mystery: who killed Mr. Body, in what room, and with what weapon.

Aug 8 – Oct 17 – Ryan & Friends: Comedy CalamityBird-in-Hand Stage, 2760 Old Philadelphia Pike,  Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505,   800-790-4069. Your whole family will be rolling in the aisles when Ryan takes the stage with a colorful cast of friends that includes Jeffrey, a witty 8-year-old kid and self-proclaimed star of the show; teenager Tiffany, who’s taken with worldly goods; Harold and Irene, who have way more opinions than your average grandparents; and, of course, Ardy the Skunk, who has lots of common “scents” and is always a hit with young and old alike.

Aug 15 – The Great Train Robbery: A Bonnie & Clyde AdventureStrasburg Rail Road, 301 Gap Road (Route 741 East), Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572, 866-725-9666.  These interactive rides will rob you poor while offering excitement and adventure as you travel on a 45-minute steam train ride through scenic Amish country.

Aug 16 – 17 – ABBAFABDutch Apple Dinner Theatre, 510 Centerville Road, Lancaster, PA 17601, 717-898-1900. Mamma Mia! You can dance, you can jive, you can have the time of your life! This multimedia concert is a tribute to some of the greatest music produced in the 70s and 80s including monster hits such as Waterloo, Fernando, Honey Honey, Dancing Queen and countless others.

Aug 19 – Oct 23 – The GÜT Life – with the YodersBird-in-Hand Stage, 2760 Old Philadelphia Pike,  Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505,   800-790-4069. Join Simon and Eliza Yoder for a conversation about their plain life – which isn’t always so simple. You’ll laugh as they talk about growing up Amish, working the family farm, learning to drive a buggy…

Aug 29 – Sunflower FestivalCherry Crest Adventure Farm – Fun on the Farm, 150 Cherry Hill Road, Ronks, PA 17572, 866-546-1799.  Our Sunflower fields will be in peak bloom in late August and early September. Join us at the field for our first Sunflower Festivals. More details to come.  *Admission to the farm required.



Here is a list of special and annual events that happen throughout Lancaster every year:

  • Holidays
  • Mud Sales – People come from all over the surrounding area (even out of state) to buy things at one of these sales.
  • Fairs & Festivals – There are numerous community fairs and festivals taking place in Lancaster County, PA all year long.
  • Fridays in Lancaster County – Every Friday night there are special events scheduled in one of our local towns.