COMING SEPTEMBER 14TH ~ Ephrata LOCAL E-Gift Card Program!

 COMING SEPTEMBER 14TH ~ Ephrata LOCAL E-Gift Card Program!

 COMING SEPTEMBER 14TH ~ Ephrata LOCAL E-Gift Card Program!

 COMING SEPTEMBER 14TH ~ Ephrata LOCAL E-Gift Card Program!

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Latest News & Updates

Featured Video Why Buy Local
Be part of the recovery! Buy local and support our community's small businesses.
Featured Video Meet the owner of Scratch Bakes!
At Scratch, handcrafted, fresh ingredients are a way of life. Learn more about the scratch story from owner, Laura Will.
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COVID-19 Financial Relief from The Northern Lancaster Hub Posted 9/11/2020
If you have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, you can apply for financial assistance through The Northern Lancaster Hub. Fill out the form on their website and their team will be in contact with you.

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COVID-19 Financial Relief from The Northern Lancaster Hub -

If you have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, you can apply for financial assistance through The Northern Lancaster Hub. Fill out the form on their website and their team will be in contact with you.

COVID-19 Financial Assistance Form 
Connect Mainspring of Ephrata’s COVID-19 Business Recovery Resources Posted 8/13/2020
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What is Happening with Christmas in Ephrata? Posted 9/11/2020
The Mainspring of Ephrata Event Committee is hard at work developing ways we can ring in the holiday season in our community! Follow Christmas in Ephrata and Mainspring of Ephrata on Facebook for the latest updates regarding this year's event. In the meantime, one way you can participate is to adopt a tree or wreath to help make Downtown Ephrata look festive. For more details, contact Lisa at 717-721-6196 or contact@mainspringofephrata.org.

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What is Happening with Christmas in Ephrata? -

The Mainspring of Ephrata Event Committee is hard at work developing ways we can ring in the holiday season in our community! Follow Christmas in Ephrata and Mainspring of Ephrata on Facebook for the latest updates regarding this year's event. In the meantime, one way you can participate is to adopt a tree or wreath to help make Downtown Ephrata look festive. For more details, contact Lisa at 717-721-6196 or contact@mainspringofephrata.org.

Christmas in Ephrata's Facebook Page 
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Upcoming Events

Past event Food Truck Thursdays with The Pressed Plate (without the truck)
Past event Food Truck Thursdays with The Pressed Plate (without the truck)
Your lunch routine just got better! Join us at the Whistle Stop Plaza for Food Truck** Thursdays in September! (**without the truck) Pre-made SUBS and salads or have a made to order Hot Pressed Three Cheese!
Featured event Party on the Plaza – September
4pm-7:30pm Tom Grater Park
Featured event Ephrata’s Taste of the Fair
Featured event Trunk or Treat
12pm-3pm Javateas

Explore Ephrata

Discover Things To Do Posted 9/11/2020
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Discover Enjoying Ephrata’s Wide-Open Outdoor Spaces Posted 8/28/2020
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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.