The Ephrata Fair is coming to town on September 24-28, 2019! DON"T FORGET Main Street will be closed from Park Street to Lake Street. State Street will be closed from Fulton Street to Locust Street. ENJOY THE FAIR!

 The Ephrata Fair is coming to town on September 24-28, 2019! DON"T FORGET Main Street will be closed from Park Street to Lake Street. State Street will be closed from Fulton Street to Locust Street. ENJOY THE FAIR!

 The Ephrata Fair is coming to town on September 24-28, 2019! DON"T FORGET Main Street will be closed from Park Street to Lake Street. State Street will be closed from Fulton Street to Locust Street. ENJOY THE FAIR!

 The Ephrata Fair is coming to town on September 24-28, 2019! DON"T FORGET Main Street will be closed from Park Street to Lake Street. State Street will be closed from Fulton Street to Locust Street. ENJOY THE FAIR!

Featured event

Apple Dumpling Sale @ Historic Ephrata Cloister

Friday & Saturday, October 11 & 12, 9:30 am -4 pm (or until sold out). Pennsylvania Dutch treats are sold to raise money to support the Back to the Cloister Fund used to return original artifacts to the museum.

Upcoming event

Community Days School Program

Students are welcome to explore the activities that made the community of Ephrata a thriving center of life in colonial days. Advance registration is encouraged

Upcoming event

Day of Music – Historic Ephrata Cloister

Discover one of Ephrata’s most unique contributions to colonial American culture as the Ephrata Cloister Chorus presents programs featuring the music written in this historic community during the 1700s.

Leading our economic future

There are many positive developments in Ephrata and we are pleased to continually welcome new businesses to our community. Located in the heart of Northern Lancaster County, we are centrally located within the Philadelphia-Harrisburg Metroplex. Ephrata has direct access to three powerful global cities: Philadelphia, Washington, and New York City. Our central location, business-friendly staff, and our outstanding quality of life make Ephrata an ideal place for locating or expanding a business.

Growing together

You are a valuable part of Ephrata’s success. Whether you work, own a business, or are planning your business in Ephrata, there are countless opportunities for you to grow professionally! New businesses establish themselves in Ephrata every year. Some of our local businesses have been around since the 1800s. Our community supports thriving small, mid-size, and large companies. We look forward to welcoming yours!

1,283

Active businesses and organizations

$176m

Average annual sales

$47,357

Median household income

Support systems for success

We are here to help you succeed in business. Our goal is to equip you with all the necessary tools you need to establish, run, and navigate a prosperous business in Ephrata. Whether you are an established business or are planning to move your organization to Ephrata, we have the tools you need to thrive. If you’re interested in starting your business in Ephrata, visit our Business Startup Checklist and Financial Health Check to ensure both you and your potential business are on the right track!