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!

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

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.

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.