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Discover Things To Do Around Ephrata This Summer! Posted 6/14/2022
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Discover Everything You Need to Know About Ephrata Brewfest Posted 6/8/2022
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Discover The Surprising History of the Ephrata Mountain Springs Complex Posted 4/12/2022
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Upcoming Events

Featured event Concerts by the Creek – Dirty Grass Players
6:30pm-8:30pm Grater Park
Held in Ephrata's Grater Park, this free, all-ages concert will feature the Dirty Grass Players. Food trucks onsite.
Featured event Ephrata Concert Band
Ephrata Concert Band will perform a free, diverse program of marches and other musical tunes. Bring folding chairs. In bad weather, concert will move to Ephrata Recreation Center, 130 South Academy Drive.

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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.