Events around the township


Santa is Coming to Town! in December 2018

The fire department in Lancaster Township will be escorting Santa as he visits the children of western Lancaster Township. Santa will be out between 6:00pm and 8:00pm on a fire truck, with lights flashing, sirens sounding, and Christmas music playing! All nights are dependent on weather and fire calls. 

For the MOST UP-TO-DATE  2018 Santa Run schedule, GO TO the fire department website at or the fire department Facebook page.  Ph: (717) 394-9361



Hamilton Park United Church of Christ — Halloween Parade

  • Saturday, October TBD, 2019
  • Parade begins at 11:00am at Hamilton Park Playground

This event is put on by the Hamilton Park United Church of Christ. 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 or questions, call the church at (717) 397-9791 or visit the church Facebook page:

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

*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