We’re so happy you’re considering a trip to Lancaster, PA! Our gorgeous town is filled with history, culture, and delicious food. But, did you know it also has some of the best entertainment around? If you want to plan a romantic date for your significant other or lay back after a long day, these five Lancaster, PA, theaters are ideal. Plus, The Historic Smithton Inn is within a half hour of all the renowned live entertainment venues in Lancaster County. We even have two top-notch venues down the street from us! Read on to learn more and start planning your trip today. Don’t forget to download our free Vacation Guide for more local recommendations!
Discover the 5 Best Lancaster, PA, Theaters
Ephrata Performing Arts Center
Just one mile from the Historic Smithton Inn, visitors can enjoy critically-acclaimed community theater at EPAC. This venue presents everything from classics to avant-garde productions. With talents that rivals the pros on Broadway, EPAC offers star-quality theater just down the street.
Prepare for an exceptional theater experience at this gorgeous facility. Just 30 minutes from our inn, the Fulton presents unforgettable plays and musicals of all varieties. The lobbies of the theatre, as well as the full bar, gift shop, and concessions open one hour prior to the start of each performance.
Dutch Apple Dinner Theater
What’s better than dinner and a show? The Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre is known for its entertaining musicals and delicious meals. They also offer a concert series. If you wish, you can skip the meal and attend a theater performance only.
Sight & Sound Theatres
Sight & Sound Theatres entertain and inspire people of all ages as they bring the stories of the Bible to life. Most shows feature live animals and are great for kids. Consider making reservations for the “Behind the Scenes Tour” to learn how Sight & Sound crews create their performances.
An array of live entertainment, like concerts, classic films, and Broadway performances await you just 40 miles from our inn. Hershey Theatre has it all in a beautiful performance venue. Visit their website for a full list of events.
Stay at the Best B&B in Lancaster!
There’s nothing like coming home to a charming room at The Historic Smithton Inn after attending a show downtown! Our elegant accommodations are perfect for a romantic getaway and allow you to spend quality time with loved ones away from everyday distractions. For a sneak peek of our amenities, take a virtual tour online and make yourself at home in your mind!
Not sure which room to book? Consider our Yellow Room! Its romantic details will make you fall in love all over again. Take a hot shower in the private bathroom, nestle up by the fireplace, and enjoy a good night’s sleep in the four-poster queen bed. Let the smell of freshly made coffee guide you downstairs the next morning for breakfast! We serve delicious pastries and fresh fruit.