6 Things You Didn't Know About Downtown Lancaster, PA!
Central Market is home to America's oldest public farmers' market offering locally grown foods, fresh baked desserts and breads, cheeses, meats, flowers and crafts. This wonderful gathering place is open year-round on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
Downtown Lancaster is home to a burgeoning arts scene. With more than 70 art galleries and related stores, Downtown is a great place to browse galleries, meet local artists, and pick up a treasure or two!
The Fulton Theatre, the nation's oldest continuously operating theatre, auditions between 500-700 professional actors, many of whom have Broadway experience, for each of its fabulous productions.
World re-known artist Charles Demuth created more than 90 percent of his original work in Lancaster at the home he shared with his mother, now known as the Demuth Museum.
The Lancaster Quilt & Textile Museum, home to the finest collection of authentic 19th and 20th century Amish quilts, currently features an exhibit that brings together the Navajos of Arizona and the textile mills outside of Philadelphia in an exhibition aptly named, "Rainbow Yarn."
First Fridays occur on the first Friday evening of every month year round in Downtown Lancaster. More than 90 art galleries and shops extend their hours and stay open till 9 pm or later. Friday night is just the start to your stay in Lancaster's charming downtown!