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Upcoming Events

Jingle Bell Tour 2020
5pm Ephrata, PA
JOIN US for the 7th Annual Jingle Bell Tour! Follow Santa's Friends around Ephrata via a self-guided tour for a fun night of looking at holiday lights & decorations at participating houses and businesses.
Featured event Santa’s House
Santa arrives during our live online event on Friday, November 27, 2020. Visit with Santa @ Santa's House December 4 - 19 on Friday's & Saturday's. See below for exact times.

Explore Ephrata

Discover 5 Local Favorites: Restaurant Edition Posted 9/16/2020
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Discover Local Businesses Need Your Support Posted 9/9/2020
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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.