Olde Square Inn

Other Events

Baby Showers & Wedding Showers

Looking forward to the big day or welcoming a new arrival? We’d love to help you shower your guest of honor with a day of love and good wishes. No worries for you – we’ll take care of the clean up so you can enjoy the party along with the other guests.

Included in your Shower & Gatherings Package:

  • We can accommodate up to 12 participants.
  • Showers are scheduled for Sundays between 12 noon and 2:30 pm.
  • Use of dining room and living room common areas.
  • 11:30 early entry for up to 3 people to set up food or decoration you may wish to bring.
  • Complimentary cake or cupcakes of up to 12 people.
  • Coffee, tea, and water.
  • Linens.
  • Tableware.
  • Clean up.

Afternoon Tea

Available September through Mid-May
Get away with the girls or make it a special mother/daughter or sisters’ outing! Our teas can be scheduled from September through May on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday from noon to 2pm. The event runs two hours, with an hour and a half for dining and 30 minutes to tour the Inn’s unoccupied rooms.
Our repast includes tea, salad, and a three-tiered serving and even includes a party favor! The menu varies by season; please note there are no special menus for dairy- or gluten-free. $330 inclusive for up to 6 participants. $55 for each additional guest for up to a total of 12.

Included in your afternoon tea:

  • Choice of tea
  • Spinach salad with raspberries, toasted pecans & Irish cheddar
  • Freshly baked scones with lemon curd & sweetened cream
  • Spiced chicken salad on Naan bread
  • Roast beef with duxelles on a croissant
  • Spinach quiche
  • Assorted desserts
  • Vintage gift to take home
  • Tour of unoccupied rooms at the Inn as time allows

Hands-on Cooking Demonstrations

Spend an evening learning new skills and sharing a meal with friends! From starter to dessert, you and your friends will create, cook, and enjoy a three-course meal. Your instructor is a certified teacher, home chef, and Innkeeper who has taught hundreds and has served delicious foods to thousands.
Your class can be scheduled from September through May on Monday through Thursday evening. Allow up to two and a half hours for cooking and dining, followed by a tour of the Inn’s unoccupied rooms. Your group can choose among set menus which may vary by season. Please note there are no special menus for dairy- or gluten-free. $330 for up to 4 participants. $75 for each additional guest for a total of 6 people.

Included in your cooking demonstration:

  • All materials and ingredients
  • Step-by-step guided instruction
  • Take-home recipes
  • Menu that includes a starter, entrée, and dessert
  • Water, coffee, or tea
  • BYOB (Bring Your Own Beverage)
  • Sit-down dinner to enjoy your creations
  • Tour of the Inn’s unoccupied rooms as time allows

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

Requires booking the entire Inn for two or more nights for 10 participants Available September through April
Are you looking for a unique way to celebrate a birthday? Get together with friends? Bond with family or team members? Experience something new? Then you’ll love the fun and laughter a Murder Mystery Dinner Theater brings!

Each person in your group will be assigned a character and given costume suggestions to get ready for an unforgettable gathering. Don’t worry about learning a script – there are no lines to memorize! Before and during the party guests receive a list of prompts, directing them to question other characters to dig for information or to drop clues. Sometime during the evening, a person is murdered! Will it be you? Or are you the killer?!

$3867 inclusive

Get ready for a night you’ll remember for years to come!

Included in Your Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Event:

  • Your choice of our current mystery evenings: Murder at the Wild West Saloon, Til Death Do us Part, or Cruise Ship Murder
  • Two-night stay for up to 10 people
  • Themed welcome reception the evening of your arrival
  • Assigned characters with backstories and motives, along with costume suggestions
  • Planned and guided party the following evening
  • Pre-party appetizers and complimentary themed cocktail or mocktail before dinner
  • Catered themed dinner during the party
  • Prizes for costumes, characters, and solving the mystery
  • Party favors to take home to remember your fabulous experience
  • Three-course breakfast each morning of your stay
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See what our guests are saying:

Joshua F
Joshua F
2024-03-18
Great place to stay! Had a great time. Nancy welcomed us with opened arms. Our room was clean and comfortable. We had dinner at Bube’s after we arrived it was a short walk and even around midnight seemed safe walking. The next morning Nancy made us the most wonderful breakfast. The French toast bake was out of this world. We will stay again if in the area. Thank you!
Kimberly H
Kimberly H
2024-03-02
Lovely experience We had a wonderful experience at the Old Square Inn. From the moment we arrived, Nancy made us feel right at home. The accommodations were lovely and the breakfast was out of this world. We will be coming back for years to come. Thank you Nancy!!
CM
CM
2024-02-20
Great Birthday Weekend Getaway Charming Inn, room was very cozy and comfortable. Nancy is so wonderful and she serves up a gourmet breakfast to die for. My wife and I really enjoyed our stay, so many little personnel touches that make your stay memorable. We will certainly be back and look forward to our next visit.
Amanda E
Amanda E
2024-02-06
Cozy pre-Valentine couple getaway My hubby and I enjoyed our stay 10/10! Nancy was the most gracious hostess, and her cooking was top notch! She is very knowledgeable about Mount Joy and surrounding towns, and it helped us find great shopping and eating. Everything was so clean and neatly decorated. We splurged and added a custom charcuterie and wine upon arrival. The mix of treats was so perfect and it was enough to snack on for 2 days. We will be back during warmer months. Thank you!! Amanda & Rob Eberhart
Helen M
Helen M
2024-01-05
Wonderful Getaway! We loved our stay at the Olde Square Inn. We were there for New Year's Eve. The Inn was beautifully decorated for Christmas, we even has a small tree in our room! Nancy, the innkeeper was so welcoming and helpful with any questions we had and made us feel so welcome as soon as we arrived. We also enjoyed a delicious made from scratch breakfast and she even sent us with brownies to go that were probably the best brownies I've ever had! it's evident that Nancy loves what she does and she does it very well! I would definitely recommend staying here and we hope to return.
From New Jersey
From New Jersey
2023-12-11
Great place to stay Excellent stay. The bed was comfortable, the rooms well appointed with a great gas fireplace, and the breakfasts were delicious. The house has a lot of charm and Nancy is a top rated host that exceeded our expectations.
Terry M
Terry M
2023-11-21
Meeting the parents! We stayed in the cottage in the back of the property. It was so charming and comfortable and all the comforts of home. We didn't have breakfast, had other plans, but it sounded so yummy. very convient to town. The only recommendation I would make is for softer pillows.
Michael O
Michael O
2023-11-14
Great B & B in a quaint little town! Nancy was very friendly and made us feel like friends. Our room was beautiful and clean. Breakfast each morning was delicious, Nancy even accommodated a a dietary need. Nancy recommended many restaurants in the area, which we chose the Catacomb under the ground, such a cool place. Mike & Debbie :)
Glenn H
Glenn H
2023-10-24
Weekend Getaway Stayed with my wife, and another couple went with us. The place was extremely neat and clean. Nancy was a great hostess, and we asked for suggestions on some things. Nancy was spot on with her recommendations. the breakfasts that we received on Saturday, and Sunday was outstanding. I would highly recommend the Olde Square Inn, and the next time we are in the area it will surely be our place to stay. Great Time
ExoConsulting
ExoConsulting
2023-10-15
Highly recommend - What a wonderful stay! As with any B&B, things start and end with the innkeeper. Nancy is a wonderful host, amazing cook, and opens her lovely home to guests. Breakfasts are worth getting started for, there are several work areas for us “work from everywhere” folks. The rooms were clean & comfortable. If your business takes to Mount Joy or the Lancaster area, staying at the Olde Square Inn will be a highlight of your trip.

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Mount Joy, Pennsylvania