February 2023: Don’t Get Caught In The Cold!

Top Events to Visit For Click to learn more about each attraction.  February: 2023 Lititz Fire & Ice: Feb 17-26 The town will be glistening with freshly carved ice sculptures, and we’ll be ready to show it off. Take a stroll, shop the shops, eat at our local restaurants and food trucks, see the sculptures and check out our photography exhibit at Lititz Shirt Factory on 5 Juniper Lane, just south of Main Street on Broad Street. Take part in the event-long pub and town crawl, Winter Funderland on 2/20, Lititz Maker's Market, and a Photography exhibition!  March: The New Main: Something To Wine About with Laurie Forster, The Wine Coach TV personality, award-winning sommelier, and comedian Laurie Forster delivers an edgy, off-beat hilarious show where wine meets punchline. Using her down-to-earth approach to “wine education,” Forster peels back the labels of a few… Read More

January 2023: It’s Cold and Wet Out There!

Stay warm with our delightfully historic colonial rooms. Events to Visit For Click to learn more about each attraction.  January: 2023 Pennsylvania Farm Show: January 7-14 Pennsylvania is proud to host the largest indoor agricultural exposition under one roof in the nation. The event showcases the quality and breadth of Pennsylvania's agriculture industry and the people who make it thrive. The show offers visitors a tiny slice of the industry that employs nearly half a million people and contributes $185 billion to Pennsylvania's economy every year. Spend a few moments in quiet reflection with seasonal readings and holiday music in the historic Saal. Two programs are offered each night, one starting at 6:30 p.m. and the other at 8:00 p.m. Annual Holiday Train Show: January 7-8 The Short Line Model Railroad Club, 11 S. State St., Ephrata, Pa., will hold its annual Holiday Train… Read More

December 2022: Visit The Holiday’s Picturesque Ephrata!

Come explore Ephrata, PA, one of the most picturesque main streets in the US. Here are some of this month's seasonally appropriate attractions: Events to Visit For Click to learn more about each attraction.  December: Jingle Bell Tour: December 9th, 2022 The Jingle Bell Tour is BACK for the ninth season! Mainspring of Ephrata cordially invites you to this special community event. Christmas at the Cloister: December 12-13, 2022 Spend a few moments in quiet reflection with seasonal readings and holiday music in the historic Saal. Two programs are offered each night, one starting at 6:30 p.m. and the other at 8:00 p.m. Christmas Classic Movies: Dec. 22 Enjoy a holiday favorite in our historic downtown Ephrata theatre! Today's showing is How the Grinch Stole Christmas featuring Jim Carey and the 1947 classic It Happened On Fifth Avenue. Lantern Tours at the Cloister:… Read More

November 2022: Stay cozy this fall and winter!

Winter is just around the corner! Make sure to reserve a room for the holidays, we’re filling up quickly. Here are some of this month's seasonally appropriate attractions: Events to Visit For November Veteran’s Day Luminary Trail 2022: November 11th, 2022 The mainspring of Ephrata’s Winters Leadership Memorial Committee will continue the tradition they began on Veterans Day 2014 and will host a moving Luminary Tribute to those who have served. https://mainspringofephrata.org/event/veterans-day-luminary-trail-2022/ Santa's Arrival & Tree Lighting: Friday, November 25, 2022 (within walking distance) Our Ephrata tradition of Santa's arrival and tree lighting continues. Mainspring of Ephrata is taking this event to new levels! Many families look forward to this special evening and making precious memories each year. We will also welcome the Belsnickel. You won't want… Read More