Community Events in Lancaster, PA


At the Ware Center, we regularly host community events in Lancaster, PA. Through these events, we seek to broaden our community’s cultural experiences by developing discussions, collaborations, and diversity. 


First Friday

In downtown Lancaster we celebrate First Friday, a night when Gallery Row remains open from 5-8:30 pm for performances, exhibitions, and a celebration of the arts. 

On select first Friday nights of each month, the Ware Center hosts a multidiscipline performance by a local act. See upcoming performances of our We the People Initiative >>


Family Fun Fest & Camps

We host family-friendly events, exhibits, and music camps to inspire the next generation to fall in love with the arts, including our Arts Smarts Camps, M-Uth Theatre and Music For Everyone Summer Camps. See upcoming Family Events at the Ware Center »


Community Events Hosted at the Ware Center

At the Ware Center, we understand that our community members are truly the driving force behind our collaborative and creative culture. With these community events e take time to celebrate, shed light upon and encourage our creators, entrepreneurs and influencers through partnerships with TEDxLancaster, Assets, Diana's Dreamers: Determined to Defeat Breast Cancer, Benchmark Construction, Lancaster Symphony Orchestra, Indian Organization of Lancaster County PA, Imani Edu-Tainers, Allegro Orchestra Lancaster and others. See current Community Events at the Ware.