This Month in Lancaster County, PA

Lancaster County, PA Highlights for the Month

Looking for things to do this month in Lancaster, PA? Below is a quick sampling of some of the events and ongoing activities in and around Lancaster County this month. So if you’re wondering what to do, check below. Then get out and have some fun!

Already have plans? No problem. To check out weekend things to do for the entire month, see the complete Lancaster Events Calendar.)


Dutch Apple - Show Boat

Show Boat


Thru April 28
Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre

All aboard the Cotton Blossom! Passions run high on the mighty Mississippi as it  follows the lives, loves and heartbreaks of the performers, stagehands and dock workers on the Cotton Blossom, a Mississippi River show boat, spanning over 40 years from 1887 to 1927.


Bird-In-Hand Stage Home GameHome Game


Thru October 27
Bird-in-Hand Stage

Levi must choose between his father’s expectation of an Amish life and his own deepest dreams of playing baseball in the major leagues.




Thru January 5, 2019
Sight & Sound Theatre

Jesus is the musical stage adventure about the most famous person to ever walk the earth, and the everyday people whose lives he changed forever.


Lancaster County Mud SalesLancaster PA Mud Sales




Mud sales take place somewhere in Lancaster County almost every weekend through the late Winter and early Spring.


Best Kept Secret Tour - Feature

Lancaster County’s Best Kept Secrets Tour


April 5 – April 21
Best Kept Secrets Tour

An unusual shopping/food and fun adventure featuring 39 off-the-beaten path businesses, hand-picked for their uniqueness.


The Great Train Robbery


April 21
Strasburg Rail Road

A Bonnie & Clyde Adventure Travel back in time to 1934 for an adventurous 45-minute ride on the rails through scenic Amish Country.  An A-list celebrity is planning to travel in style at the railroad complete with high fashion, sparkling jewels, and bountiful riches.


Volksfest at Mount Hope Estate


April 28
Mount Hope Estate & Winery

Check out the best of air and water cooled Volkswagens and enjoy delicious food from the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire Kitchens and fresh Swashbuckler Ales at this large VW swap meet!


Antique Tractor Pull at Rough & Tumble


April 28
Rough & Tumble

Come out to the pulling track and watch antique gas tractors complete pulling down the track!  Gates Open 8:00 AM. Tractor weigh-in starts at 8:00 AM. Tractor Pull starts at 10:00 AM Blacksmith Shop demonstrations can also be seen at the show.


Recent Blog:


Introducing the Amish Frequently Asked Questions Series

We have been compiling a list of popular, insightful, and even funny questions that people have asked about the Amish. We will be answering questions that range from how do I become Amish and why don’t they use electricity to can I have a recipe for … and why don’t they cut their hair?  Some of your questions may already be answered on our Amish and Plain People page.  Find out more »


Items of Interest:

Morr Range offers a new kind of shooting experience that is comfortable, safe, and fun for everyone.

Focusing on high-quality custom cabinet design, handcrafting, and installation, RM Kitchens has been making homeowner dreams in Central PA come true since 1969.

At Bikeworks, we’re all about slowing down. Sure, we still advocate spinning wheels, but we’ll make sure you go somewhere amazing.

Gaze out our windows in every direction and you’ll see the Amish Country at Rural View Amish Country.

CouponsCoupons of the Month:

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


Amish Farm & House & Countryside Tours– Tour an Amish farmhouse and learn about the Amish lifestyle, or take an Amish Country bus tour.

1899 Old Mill Restaurant Coupon – Quaint Intercourse restaurant with “All You Can Eat” specials. Save 15% on breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Snyder’s Furniture Coupon – Browse through their large selection of quality Amish made furniture. Free home delivery of the finest hardwood furniture made by local craftsmen.

Hershey Farm Inn Coupon – Quiet, country location just north of Strasburg and next to Sight & Sound Theatre.


Additional Items of Interest:

North Atlantic Specialty Bag

929 Neversink Street, Reading, PA 19606, 877-827-5270

First impressions mean everything in business. Allow our expert team to help you create an unforgettable custom packaging bag design or single serve coffee pod display. Ready to take production into your own hands? We also have the equipment to help both start-ups and well-established companies.  Visit website

Hammertown Construction LLC

489 Edwards Road, Narvon, PA 17555, 717-435-0457

Hammertown Construction specializes in historic barn restorations, riding arenas, storage facilities, and specialty buildings. We provide services all over Pennsylvania including Lancaster, Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Norristown, and the various counties in the surrounding areas. Contact us today for more information!  Visit website

Chestnut Valley Control Systems

470 S Colebrook Road, Manheim, PA 17545, 717-330-2356

Take your business to the next level with our talented electrical engineers! With a custom control system, business owners can save time, money and future headaches. We can create an efficient system to improve your specific operations. Call today for more information!  Visit website


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