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our community. our future.

our mission

To improve the quality of life in our community through increased economic opportunity.

Our vision is to foster a vibrant, prosperous, and growing Ephrata through extraordinary community and economic development.

Featured event

Concerts by the Creek: Cousin Earth

Join us for a FREE concert featuring Brooklyn's Cousin Earth, a sci-fi rock band that pushes the limits of both genre and musicality with catchy songs, evolving jams, and dynamic funk grooves.

Featured event

Concerts by the Creek – Start Making Sense: A Tribute to Talking Heads

Join us for a FREE concert featuring Start Making Sense, a Tribute to the Talking Heads! (Photo by Steph Craig)

Featured event

Concerts by the Creek: Nik Greeley & The Operators

Join us for a FREE concert featuring Nik Greeley & The Operators, a collective of some of the finest musicians in Philadelphia.

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.

A community for all

We are dedicated to honoring our past, embracing the present, and inspiring the future through community connectivity, economic development, community identity, and sustainability.

Vitality

Fostering economic stability for everyone.

Safety

Providing a secure place for community growth.

Connection

Facilitating communication and collaboration.

Full of excitement to discover

Explore our fast-growing community, wide greenspace, and activities Ephrata has to offer. Travel to 1732 through architecture, nationally-recognized historic sites, museums, and research center. Enjoy our movie theatre and the Ephrata Performing Arts Center.

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.