April 30 – Pretzel Fest – One of Lititz’ popular foodie events, this ticketed fest boasts the best of chefs who each put their own pretzel twist on a culinary creation. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., downtown Lititz. More info at LititzPretzelFest.com. 2022 Tickets: Sold Out
May 1 – Plant Exchange – The annual Historical Foundation plant exchange is a perennial favorite in Lititz, and you don’t even need a green thumb to participate. Just bring a perennial plant with an ID tag in a container that will make it home for its new owner, and you’ll leave with a new plant of your own. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Mary Oehme Gardens, behind the Lititz Musuem, 137-145 E. Main St., Lititz. For more info: Lititz Historical Foundation
May 6-7 – Herb and Garden Faire at Landis Valley Museum – This vibrant Faire features plants from the Museum’s Heirloom Seed Project–heirlooms, natives, and other hard-to-find varieties–along with informative lectures, a variety of vendors and food. Held Mother’s Day weekend (hint, hint), Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets: Adults: $12.00; Seniors: $10.00; Children 6 to 11: $8.00; age 5 and under: Free Tickets available at event or online here for Friday tickets and here for Saturday tickets. Rain or shine.
May 13 – 2nd Friday Downtown Lititz – Downtown Lititz buzzes with energy, activity and entertainment when merchants keep their doors open late from 5 to 9 p.m. Vendors, specials, and different offerings each month. Go to lititzpa.com for details about the May event.
May 14- US Postal Service Food Drive – All you have to do help Stamp Out Hunger is to place bagged, non-perishable food items out for pickup by postal carriers on Saturday. More info at NALC.org
May 14- 3rd Annual Heart of Lancaster Spring Craft Show– A juried arts and crafts show featuring creatives from across the country held at the popular Roots Market. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission. Rain or shine. More info: hlcshow.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Roots Market, 705 Greystone Road, Manheim.
May 21 – Kids Free Day in the Park – Kids of Kindergarten through 5th grade age are invited to Lititz Springs Park for a special day of fun during this new event. More info: LititzSpringsPark.com.
May 21 – Rock-n-Glow 5K Race – Runners will be aglow in downtown Manheim for the 8th Rock-n-Glow 5K walk/run and the 1/2 mile Kids Color Fun Run. Event starts at 6 p.m. with a live DJ, food, activities, and glow items. Kids race starts at 8pm; 5K walk/run kicks off at 9 p.m. Register at Rock-n-Glow.
May 28 – Lancaster Symphony Orchestra – The Lancaster Symphony will strike a chord in Lititz at a free Memorial Day concert at the Bandshell in Lititz Springs Park. 7 p.m. Free.
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June 7 – Spring Car/Truck/Cycle Show and Flea Market – 17th Annual event at Root’s Market, 705 Graystone Road, Manheim. 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Vendors welcome. More info: email email@example.com or visit rootsmarket.com.
June 4 – 4th Annual ODC Food Truck Fest – This event featuring food trucks, family activities, DJ music, raffles, and puppy adoptions from the SPCA Lancaster benefits the Occupational Development Center and Manheim Township Recreation Department. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Stauffer Park, 1241 Lititz Pike, Manheim Township. More info: ODCCenter.org