Finalists have been selected for the Franklin Street Mural Project! VOTE for your favorite here!

 Finalists have been selected for the Franklin Street Mural Project! VOTE for your favorite here!

 Finalists have been selected for the Franklin Street Mural Project! VOTE for your favorite here!

 Finalists have been selected for the Franklin Street Mural Project! VOTE for your favorite here!

Mainspring for Visitors

With so many choices in life, we appreciate you choosing to visit Ephrata. Welcome!

So much to discover and explore

Take time to explore our quickly-growing community. Discover the abundant green space and the many activities they hold. Explore our heritage through architecture, nationally recognized historic sites, and a museums and research center. Enjoy our movie theatre in the heart of downtown and the Ephrata Performing Arts Center, assets seldom found in walkable smaller communities. Check our calendar of events to help you plan your visit to our community.

Vitality

Economic stability for everyone.

Safety

Providing a safe place for community growth.

Connection

Facilitating communication and collaboration.

Featured event

Flash Tattoo Pop-up Event

Tattoo artist Josiah Moyer will be at the shop selling flash tattoos! Time slots will be filled with a random drawing. After making a purchase at the cafe, customers receive a raffle ticket for random drawing.

Featured event

Ephrata Concert Band performance

Concert featuring marches, patriotic tunes and other musical genres. Admission is free. Bring folding chairs. In the event of extreme weather, concert will be held inside Ephrata Recreation Center, 130 South Academy Dr.

Featured event

Preschool Nature Camp

9am

Roland Park

At Preschool Nature Camp, children are allowed to ask questions, explore nature, be creative with natural and other materials, as they learn about nature around them. Camp is 3 mornings a week this summer. 9am-12pm

History and heritage

Since 1732, Ephrata has established itself as a hub of culture, architecture, and annual traditions. Discover our heritage through our museums and historical society.

Public spaces

From Ephrata’s Rail Trail to parks and incredible historical sites, there is always something new to discover outdoors in our town for the whole family. Explore our future by visiting our vibrant downtown and greenspace.

Find your next adventure!

From our beautiful architecture to our annual cultural traditions, we take pride in our past, present, and future that is uniquely Ephrata.