COVID-19 Updates from Lancaster City Attractions

Since Lancaster’s move to the green phase of reopening many local attractions have begun to reopen their doors to visitors. Below we have highlighted a few. If you are looking for something different to see or do in Lancaster City this summer consider visiting one of these Lancaster-favorites. Please see our full list of open attractions and their health and safety protocols for more information.

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Indie Retail Week 2020

Indie Retail Week is rapidly approaching with deals starting July 17 and ending July 24! This year Lancaster City’s finest retailers are offering discounts and specials, in-store and online, on their merchandise. Below are just a few of the deals offered throughout the week-long event. We invite you to visit the Indie Retail Week website for a full list of participating stores and their promotions.

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Public Dining Areas in Lancaster City

If you’ve recently wandered around downtown Lancaster City, you may have noticed tables and chairs set up near Lancaster Central Market (N. Market St.) or behind Fulton Bank (E. Grant St.). These table and chair set-ups are part of the City of Lancaster’s public dining spaces initiative.

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Juneteenth Celebrations in Lancaster City

Juneteenth is a holiday that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. Although the Emancipation Proclamation was issued on January 1, 1863, it was not until June 19, 1865 when slavery officially came to an end as word of emancipation reached Texas. To learn more about Juneteenth visit caplanc.org/juneteenth.

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Walk-in Shopping in Lancaster City

Lancaster City shops are now open! As Lancaster County moves into the yellow phase, many stores are opening throughout Lancaster City. In order to follow health regulations, including social distancing and wearing a mask, many stores have set specific guidelines for shoppers. These guidelines include wearing a mask when inside the store and in some cases scheduling shopping appointments before making a visit.

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Outdoor Dining Locations in Lancaster City

Lancaster City has officially moved to the yellow phase! You may be wondering, “What does this mean for me?” and “Can I go out to eat now?” The short answer is yes. However, going out to eat will look slightly different for now. The yellow phase allows Lancaster City restaurants to open up their patios, courtyards, and rooftops to guests for outdoor dining. Restaurant goers are required to wear masks and practice social distancing. Many restaurants have maintained social distancing between parties by rearranging or removing tables to ensure six feet of separation. Please look for specific information on reservations, health procedures, and hours on the individual restaurant’s website and social media.

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10 Ways to Explore Lancaster City from Home

We know staying entertained at home isn’t easy. In an effort to help families stay occupied and in good spirits, Visit Lancaster City put together 10 ways to explore Lancaster City from home. Enjoy! 1. STEM-ulate the Mind with the North MuseumThe North Museum of Nature & Science is offering STEM Activity Packs, Virtual Tours […]

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