Whether you’ve just moved to the area or you’ve lived here for decades, Lancaster County offers a Memorial Day weekend packed with events, parades, and festivals. Check out the following events listed for Friday, May 27th – Monday, May 30.
Friday May 27
Lancaster’s Clipper Magazine Stadium features two games during the holiday weekend. Why not celebrate your heritage by taking in American’s favorite pastime. Friday’s game features a salute to veterans at 5:45 p.m. and patriotic fireworks post-game. You won’t want to miss this special night.
Saturday & Sunday May 28-29th
Take your group of friends to the grounds of the PA Renaissance Faire at Mount Hope Estate and Winery. While you may not see juggling court jesters, you will have the opportunity to sample local food and wine. This annual festival features live cooking demos, children’s story hour, and various music and entertainment groups. Make this exciting event a new tradition for you and your family. Free admission and parking.
Saturday, May 28
Check out Lancaster’s oldest Memorial Day parade in Mount Joy. You’ll want to claim your sidewalk real estate early, as Mount Joy natives flock to the streets to watch veterans, church groups, schools, and marching bands proudly walk the the mile-long stretch.
If you haven’t discovered Mount Joy’s charm, stop in at Bube’s Brewery for lunch before the parade begins. You’ll want to check out their outdoor patio. Perfect to grab a sandwich or drink.