Olde Square Inn

Enter as Guests, Leave as Friends

Things To Do

Mark Your Calendars!

2019/20 Upcoming Events

These are just of few of the events to look forward to during your stay with us.


24 - 28 - 101st Annual Ephrata Street Fair - Largest in Pennsylvania

27 - Blues, Brews & Barbecues. Downtown Mount Joy


5 - Annual Bridge Bust. Columbia/Wrightsville Bridge

12 & 13 Burning Bridge Antiques Open House

18 & 19 - Chef’s Kitchen. Hands-on dinner event with Chef Ann. Olde Square Inn. Advanced registration and booking required.


1 & 2 - Murder Mystery. Olde Square Inn (Reservation required)

23 - Shop Small, Support Small Businesses


7 - 22nd Annual Winterfest - Downtown Mount Joy.

7 & 8 - Belsnickle Tour. Olde Square Inn & Lancaster County (Reservation required)


January 2020

24 & 25 -  2nd Annual Festival of the Arts. A 4th Friday event.

February 2020

21 & 22 – Chocolate Walk and Wine Tasting. A 4th Friday event. Purchase tickets in advance.

March 2020

6 & 7 – Murder Mystery Dinner Theater. Olde Square Inn. Advanced registration and booking required.

Antiques, Shops & Outlets

Around Lancaster County you can shop-til-you-drop, or casually peruse shops to select that perfect memento to remember your trip. So many places to check out within an easy drive. With only a fifteen-minute drive, you’ll find yourself in Columbia, a town fast becoming known as Lancaster County’s new antique capital. Many of the interesting items around Olde Square Inn were found at Burning Bridge!

Mount Joy:

Adamstown (35 min.):

Columbia (15 min.):

Intercourse (29 min.):

Lititz Downtown (22 min.):

Lancaster Downtown (20 min.):

Many, many unique entrepreneur-owned shops populate downtown Lancaster up and down Prince and Queen Streets. These are just a few of the interesting places you’ll find.

Lancaster Outlets and Mall (22 min.)


Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets

Touting not only fresh-from-the far fruits and vegetables, Lancaster County farmers markets also offer a selection of meats, cheeses, baked goods and even local crafts and unique gift items.

Bird-in-Hand (25 min.)

Ephrata (32 min.)

Lancaster (20 min.)

Manheim (12 min.)


Quilts and Fabrics

Quilts and Fabrics

These beautiful hand-made quilts are used by many not just as gifts or to keep warm on a cool night, but are also a part of an Amish or Mennonite dowry. Lancaster County quilts are considered collectable works of art.

Bird-in-Hand (24 min.)

Denver (43 min.):

Intercourse (28 min.):



Whether you want to grab a quick bite or relax with a sumptuous meal and glass of wine, you’ll have a wide variety of fine restaurants from which to choose.Many are within walking distance of Olde Square Inn! Here are some favorites.

Mount Joy:

Mount Joy Darrencamp’s Shopping Ctr.

Mount Joy Giant Shopping Center

Columbia (17 min.)

Lancaster Area (16 min.)

Lancaster Downtown (22 min)

Wrightsville (17 min.)

Theaters, Shows & Music

Whether you’re looking for traditional theater and musicals or off-the-cuff concerts and shows, area venues offer a wide variety of choices. What a great way to relax with family and friends!

Mount Joy

Bird-in-Hand (26 min.)

Lancaster (17 min.)

Mount Gretna (22 min.)

Manheim (20 min.)

Paradise (30 min.)

Ronks (30 min.)



With a visit one of our wineries you can find yourself sampling vineyard specialties, enjoying a personalized tour, indulging in local cuisine, or relaxing at an evening concert.

Mount Joy (9 min.)

Bird-in-Hand (22 min.)

Manheim (14 min.)

Middletown (19 min.)


THIS WEEK IN LANCASTER COUNTY – In addition to the restaurants, shops, and attractions listed above, click here to find what’s being featured in Lancaster County this week!

Murder Mystery Weekend

Cruising for a Murder


November 1 & 2


6:30-7:30-ish pm

·    Light buffet and wine

·    Background/Q&A on how the game is played.          




·      Serving breakfast in the dining room.



·      You have the day to yourselves to explore beautiful Lancaster County. If you need some ideas, we’ll help you out at breakfast.



·      Guests arrive. Hors d’eouvres and wine. When you arrive you’ll receive objectives that you’ll need to complete as you mingle during our catered dinner.

·      Chat with your fellow mystery-goers during a delicious catered dinner to discover their personalities and characters before somebody takes a hit (it could be you!!). Spend your Murder Mystery Bucks to bribe other partiers for clues.

 ·      After the murder, complete your second set of objectives and check the evidence given by the Private Investigator. Use the information you’ve gathered to determine the killer!


·      Prizes will be awarded for:

Dressed to Kill (Best Dressed)

Drama Queen (For male or female Best Character Portrayal)

Smoking Gun Award (You Named the Killer!)

Moneybags (Most $$ at the End of the Evening)


Sunday – Did you move your clock back last night?


·      Breakfast in the dining room.


·      Check-out



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