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 ~ BOGO offer for Ephrata LOCAL e-gift cards is LIVE NOW through December 24!! ~

 ~ BOGO offer for Ephrata LOCAL e-gift cards is LIVE NOW through December 24!! ~

 ~ BOGO offer for Ephrata LOCAL e-gift cards is LIVE NOW through December 24!! ~

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

Jingle Bell Tour 2020

5pm

Ephrata, PA

JOIN US for the 7th Annual Jingle Bell Tour! Follow Santa's Friends around Ephrata via a self-guided tour for a fun night of looking at holiday lights & decorations at participating houses and businesses.

Featured event

Santa’s House

Santa arrives during our live online event on Friday, November 27, 2020. Visit with Santa @ Santa's House December 4 - 19 on Friday's & Saturday's. See below for exact times.

Featured event

FACEBOOK LIVE with Santa & Mrs Claus

6pm-7pm

ONLINE via Facebook live

JOIN US for a Facebook Live event with Santa & Mrs Claus from Santa's House in Ephrata! Talk to Santa via comments during the event!

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.