Events around the township


Hamilton Park Church Events

  • Easter Egg Hunt: Saturday, March 31, 11am-noon in the park. Visit with the Easter Bunny.
  • Annual Picnic: Sunday, June 3, 11am at the park playground. All welcome, food and drinks available. Bring a side dish or dessert to share. In case of rain, event will be held indoors at the church.

Visit the church Facebook page for more information, or call (717) 397-9791.

Lancaster Township Fire Department Community Day–Saturday, June 2, 2018.
Questions about Community Day should be directed to Stay up-to-date on all the details by visiting the LTFD Facebook page or the website

Lafayette Fire Company Chicken BBQ
63 Lafayette Way
2018 events:

  • April 14, 11:00am: Spring Chicken BBQ;
  • Sept. 15, 11:00am: Fall Chicken BBQ



Paper Shredding Event—Lancaster Township residents only

Saturday, April 21, 2018, 9:00am to 11:00am, at Maple Grove Park, 1420 Columbia Avenue. Please, NO EARLY BIRDS! ENTER from Columbia Avenue, and EXIT to Elm Avenue. Bring a non-expired canned good or boxed food item for donation to a local food bank.



Hamilton Park United Church of Christ — Halloween Parade

  • Saturday, October 20, 2018
  • Parade begins at 11:00am at Hamilton Park Playground

Bring your children dressed in costume for a fun day at this annual event. The parade will begin at 11:00am with a short walk around the neighborhood led by one of Lancaster Township’s fire engines. After returning to the park, there will be hay rides around the park, pumpkin decorating for the children, and hot dogs and drinks provided for everyone, courtesy of Hamilton Park Church.

For details, call (717) 397-9791 or visit the church Facebook page:


Q.  “Trick or Treat Night”:  When is it celebrated in the township?
A.   Trick or Treat is celebrated on October 31st from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.*

*Here is the exception:   In any given year when Halloween falls on a Saturday or Sunday, trick or treat night will occur on the Friday prior to October 31st