The activities and events are abundant this autumn in Lancaster, whether it’s pumpkin picking or Oktoberfest, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Give one of our Authentic Bed & Breakfast inns a call and start planning your visit to Lancaster County. The innkeepers are the finest there are when it comes to hosting a visit and they make a top-notch breakfast. Be sure to check out one of these events during your stay (www.authenticbandb.com).
Celebrate Oktoberfest at Lancaster Liederkranz September 20-22 during the traditional festival that commemorates German culture with authentic food, beers, dancing, and more. Tickets are $6 for adults and $2 for children 6-15. To view a full menu and more events, visit www.lancasterliederkranz.com.
Take yourself on an eerie tour alongside Ghost Tours of Lancaster, with locations in Strasburg and downtown Lancaster. Your tour guide will take you on a spooky stroll through town where you’ll listened to historic tales that will give you chills and visit haunted locations along the way. For information, visit www.ghosttour.com.
The Veteran’s Memorial Bridge transforms into an art show during the Bridge Bust on Oct. 5 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., with over 300 art, craft, antique and food vendors. Guests will also appreciate the breathtaking view of the Susquehanna as they peruse the fair overlooking the river. For up-to-date information and news about Bridge Bust, check out its Facebook page, 31st Annual Bridge Bust.
Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum hosts Harvest Days October 12 and 13. You’ll enjoy demonstrations, exhibits, live music, horse-drawn rides and more. Hours are 11-5 p.m. and tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $8 for kids ages 6-11 and free admission for kids five and under. For complete information, visit www.landisvalleymuseum.org.
What better way to take in the scenery of Lancaster County than heading out to a farm for some good-old pumpkin picking? There are plenty of patches peppered throughout the county. From area attractions to wide open fields, you’ll find a farm perfect for you and your family. Visit www.discoverlancaster.com for a complete list of pumpkin places.
The Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire is open now through October 27 and promises to keep guests entertained with live music, dancing, demonstrations, artisan merchants, lots of food, jousting and much more. Learn more about the Renaissance Faire and purchase tickets at www.parenfaire.com.
Plan your next visit to Lancaster and explore all the great places throughout the county. Whether you’re a country or city person, there is something for everyone. Our innkeepers are professional and welcoming and will accommodate each guest and personalize your visit. And remember – book direct to save. Happy autumn!