Olde Square Inn

Enter as Guests, Leave as Friends

Things To Do

Mark Your Calendars!

2019 Upcoming Events

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


24 & 25 - Festival of the Arts. Downtown Mount Joy


15 & 16 - Fire and Ice. Lititz

22 & 23 - Chocolate Walk & Wine Tasting. Downtown Mount Joy (Tickets)


8 & 9 - "Cruising For A Murder " Murder Mystery. Olde Square Inn (Resevation required)

27 - 30 - AQS Quilt Week. Lancaster Convention Center


26 & 27 - Icy Spicy - Hot Food & Cold Drinks. Downtown Mount Joy


25 - Memorial Day Parade. Downtown Mount Joy

26 - Summer Kick-Off Pool & Porch Party. Olde Square Inn (Reservation required)


2 - 8.25 - Outdoor Summer Music Series. Long's Park, Lancaster


27 - Cruisin' Cuisine Car Show. Downtown Mount Joy


10 - "The Big One!" Arts & Crafts Show. Lititz

30 thru 9/1 - Longs Park Art Show - Top 50 in the US. Lancaster


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

27 - Blues, Brews & Barbecues. Downtown Mount Joy


5 - Annual Bridge Bust. Columbia/Wrightsville Bridge


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)

31 - New Year's Eve Event. Olde Square Inn (Reservation 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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