Events around the township


Lancaster Township Fire Department Community Day


Hamilton Park United Church of Christ — Annual Picnic 

  • Sunday, June 3, 11:00am 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. For details, call (717) 397-9791 or visit the church Facebook page:


Manheim Township Police & Lancaster Township Fire Dept.

  • Car Seat Check Program
  • Saturday, July 14, 2018
    Checks will be performed by appointment at the Lancaster Twp Fire Dept North Station at 1250 Maple Avenue.
  • Appointments can be scheduled by calling Officer Littlehale at (717) 544-4636 or by email at


Lafayette Fire Company Chicken BBQ
63 Lafayette Way

  • Sept. 15, 2018; 11:00am: Fall Chicken BBQ



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