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.


Economic stability for everyone.


Providing a safe place for community growth.


Facilitating communication and collaboration.


Upcoming event

Exhibition: From DNA to Beer

Visit this traveling exhibition presenting case studies of major scientific and medical accomplishments in the fields of biotechnology while showcasing the union with industry.

Upcoming event

Ryan Mayersky LIVE at Weathered Vineyards Ephrata

Come on out and enjoy some great country music with Ryan Mayersky.

Upcoming event

Mr. Nice Guy LIVE at Weathered Vineyards Ephrata

Mr. Nice Guy Performing at Weathered Vineyards Ephrata

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.