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Upcoming Events

Featured event Whistle Stop Party on the Plaza October 2022
4:30pm-8pm Whistle Stop Plaza
Party on the Plaza is a FREE downtown community event combining food, LIVE music, adult beverages, and gathering together with friends and neighbors. LAST DATE ~ October 1! Don't miss it!!
The Woman's Club of Ephrata presents "Preserving Ephrata and its History" LUNCH & FASHION SHOW BY RUTHIE'S. Call MARY for tickets: (717) 725-8541

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Discover Ephrata Martial Arts: Fitness and Fun for the Whole Family Posted 5/17/2021
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Discover Ephrata Cloister: The Religious Community that Started It All Posted 7/28/2021
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Discover Explore Ephrata’s Historic Architecture Posted 3/17/2021
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Discover Gameseum: A Blast from the Past with a Modern Twist Posted 2/16/2021
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Things to SEE & DO

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Proud of our Heritage

Ephrata is proud of its history and heritage. From our beautiful architecture to our annual cultural traditions, there is community pride in our past, present, and future that is uniquely Ephrata.

est. 1731
Vitality Economic stability for everyone.
Safety Providing a secure place for community growth.
Connection Facilitating communication and collaboration.
A community for all.

Building and sustaining a vibrant community

Mainspring of Ephrata is the consolidation of three pre-existing development organizations; Downtown Ephrata Inc., Ephrata Alliance, and the Ephrata Economic Development Corporation. The merging of these organizations created Mainspring of Ephrata.