Lancaster City's Local's Guide
Looking for ideas for your upcoming trip to Lancaster City, or just getting out on the town for the weekend? Our Local's Guide is a great resource for getting to know Lancaster like... well, a local. It's packed with the latest things to do and see for both Lancaster city dwellers and visitors.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve In Your Neighborhood!
The City of Lancaster is bringing its New Year’s Eve celebrations to your neighborhood! Due to ongoing construction in Ewell Plaza, the City of Lancaster has moved its New Year’s Eve celebration into our neighborhoods, so our residents and their families can still celebrate the new year. Roaming DJ’sThree roaming…Read Article
7 Places to Visit on Record Store Day in Lancaster City
Record Store Day is Friday, November 26th! Here are 7 places to pick up some vinyl in downtown Lancaster City. A Day in the Life Records 24A W. Walnut Street717-508-4609adayintheliferecords.com Always changing selection of new & used Vinyl, CDs & Cassettes. Angry Young and Poor 356 W. Orange Street717-397-6116angryyoungandpoor.com Eclectic…Read Article
6 Places to Visit for National Nacho Day (November 6)
National Nacho Day is Saturday, November 6th! Here are 6 places to grab nachos in Lancaster City. Make a day of it with our interactive nacho tour! Shot and Bottle 2 N. Queen StreetTry the Vermont-style nachos, a fresh take with S. Clyde Weaver bacon, scallions, bleu cheese, cheddar, balsamic…Read Article
Celebrate Lancaster 2021
Celebrate Lancaster will take place Friday, June 25, 2021, across Lancaster City throughout the afternoon. Here’s what to look forward to: mobile performances with musicians on trucks bringing live music to every neighborhood, food trucks in different areas of the city for residents to enjoy, and to end the night…Read Article
Peanut Butter and Pandemic Parenting
“Mom, I’m going to need you to be quiet. I’m on a work call,” is something I hear often from my three-year-old, Molly, lately. You, and Sadie, please.” Sadie is six months. I returned to work from maternity leave three weeks prior to shutdown, starting to navigate work and home…Read Article
Lancaster City Restaurant Week Spotlight: Neighborhood Dining
Lancaster City Restaurant Week is in full swing! There are a few more days left to enjoy the fabulous restaurants Lancaster City has to offer during this special event. With over 40 restaurants offering special dishes and deals, you won’t want to miss out. Head over to LancasterCityRestaurantWeek.com to explore…Read Article
NYE in Lancaster City 2020!
On Thursday, Dec. 31st, The City of Lancaster will host fireworks displays at 8 p.m. set off from both Southeast Middle School and Thomas Armstrong Blvd. Neighbors in the Southeast and Northern quadrants of the city will see fireworks, and Southwest neighbors will see mobile DJs from 6 – 8…Read Article
Health & Wellness in the New Year!
We are all about enjoying holidays to the fullest, saying “yes” to whipped cream on top, and indulging in our favorite local traditions. Guilt-free! The holidays come but once a year, right? We also love balance and a fresh start. In 2020, we’ve realized how important it is to move…Read Article
Reindeer Reader Recommendations
Reindeer Reader Recommendations This year’s winter might look a little different, with more time at home with your family than going out for holiday parties. Why not spend some time reading? The Lancaster Public Library has got you covered, with everything from picture books for kids to novels for adults.…Read Article
Wellness, Tradition, & the 44th Annual Red Rose Run
The 44th annual Red Rose Run has gone virtual! Like in so many other areas of life, we're finding new ways to celebrate longtime traditions. This year's Red Rose Run will take place over four days, Sept. 19-22, and can be completed from anywhere. Those who register will receive a…Read Article
5 Ways Locals can Explore Lancaster City as a Tourist
Due to COVID-19, many Lancaster families have found themselves stuck at home putting their creativity to the test as they try to invent ways to keep busy. Some have spent days planting and tending to new gardens, teaching themselves how to play guitar, or trying to become TikTok famous. But…Read Article
COVID-19 Updates from Lancaster City Attractions
Since Lancaster City'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…Read Article
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…Read Article
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.Read Article
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.Read Article