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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

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!

Featured event

Brewfest 2020

Join us for our fifth annual Ephrata Brewfest! Held in Whistle Stop Plaza in downtown Ephrata, we'll be hosting over 20 breweries. TICKETS ON SALE APRIL 1, 2020. Advanced tickets required! Must be 21 years of age.

Featured event

Concerts by the Creek: Cousin Earth

Join us for a FREE concert featuring Brooklyn's Cousin Earth, a sci-fi rock band that pushes the limits of both genre and musicality with catchy songs, evolving jams, and dynamic funk grooves.

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.