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Featured event

Ag and Art Day

Enjoy art focused on nature. Learn from experts about trees, shrubs and other plants native to our area. Check out vendors selling such plants.

Featured event

Downtown Planters 2021

All day

Downtown Business District

Sponsor a downtown planter! For the 2021 season, 3 planters are available for sponsorship. A plaque with your business logo or name on the planter displayed in the downtown business district from May~Sept.

Featured event

Wednesdays at the WhistleStop


JOIN US in downtown Ephrata for "Wednesdays at the Whistle Stop" May 19, June 23 & July 14 from 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm for a happy hour event! Food trucks, adult beverages & Live entertainment!

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!


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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!