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 Take our NEIGHBORHOOD Survey NOW & let us know ways we can improve our Community!

 Take our NEIGHBORHOOD Survey NOW & let us know ways we can improve our Community!

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.

Upcoming event

Ephrata Lion Annual Easter Egg Hunt

JOIN The Ephrata Lions Club at Tom Grater Park on April 11, 2020, for their annual Easter Egg Hunt! Starting time at 10 am. Ages 1-11 years.

Upcoming event

Ephrata Recreation Center Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Join us for the 3rd annual free community Easter Egg Hunt at the Ephrata Recreation Center. There will be more than 5000 candy-filled eggs to collect for children ages 0-12, along with a visit by the Easter Bunny.

Featured event

Party on the Plaza – May

4:30pm-8pm

During the summer months - in Ephrata’s downtown community venue, the Whistle Stop Plaza, Mainspring of Ephrata, with the help of our Sponsors, throws a party! Admission is FREE!

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.