Celebrating Lancaster City’s vibrant neighborhoods!

The City of Lancaster is delighted to host Neighborhood Week June 21-25 across Lancaster City. The Week is a celebration of Lancaster’s vibrant neighborhoods and the communities that call them home. There will be neighborhood meetings in each quadrant of the city, time to connect and learn about City projects and services, and plenty of chances to connect with your neighbors. The week-long event will culminate in Celebrate Lancaster on Friday, June 25, featuring live music around the city, food trucks, and the night will end with two fireworks displays.

Calendar of Events – June 21-25, 2021

stay tuned for updates to the calendar! 


Neighborhood Meetings

Neighbors are invited to join in one of four neighborhood meetings during Mayor’s Neighborhood Week! The four meetings, hosted in each of the City’s four quadrants, will be 4 – 6 pm each night from Monday, June 21 to Thursday, June 24. Come hear about key City projects and initiatives in your neighborhood from the City’s Leadership Team and important City services from staff. You’ll also be able to connect with your fellow neighborsraise ideas and concerns about your neighborhood, and give direct input on current projects. 



Monday, June 21


Kickoff Event & Northeast Neighborhood Meeting – June 21, 4 – 6 pm
Musser Park, 135 N. Lime St.
Help us kick off Mayor’s Neighborhood Week 2021! Join the celebration on Monday, June 21 at 4 – 6 pm at Musser Park, 135 N. Lime St. There will be music, sweet treats, and more to enjoy all while connecting with your neighbors. During the event, the first Neighborhood Meeting of the week will take place for Lancaster’s Northeast neighbors.


Northeast Neighborhood Walk Audit – June 21, 1 – 3 pm 



Tuesday, June 22


Southwest Neighborhood Meeting – June 22, 4 – 6 pm
Culliton Park, 200 S. Water St.


Southwest Neighborhood Walk Audit – June 22, 1 – 3 pm


Coffee with a Cop – June 22, 10 am – 2 pm,
Penn Square


Wednesday, June 23


Southeast Neighborhood Meeting – June 23, 4 – 6 pm
Milburn Park, S. Lime & Juniata Streets


Southeast Neighborhood Walk Audit – June 23, 1 – 3 pm 



Thursday, June 24


Northwest Neighborhood Meeting – June 24, 4 – 6 pm
Buchanan Park, 901 Buchanan Ave.


Northwest Neighborhood Walk Audit – June 24, 1 – 3 pm 


Public Works Bike Tour – June 24 (rain date is 6/22), 5 – 7 pm
Begins at
Culliton Park, 200 S. Water St., ends at North Street (King Elementary)
The 7-mile ride will visit 10 locations representative of the types of improvement projects and amenities provided by the City of Lancaster include green stormwater infrastructure, parks improvements, bicycle facilities, pedestrian safety enhancements, and public art. All riders must register, be over the age of 18 and be willing to sign a waiver. Children may accompany adults if in a bike seat or tag-along. Helmets are strongly encouraged. The tour size shall be limited to the first 25. Riders must be comfortable riding in traffic. This is a mostly easy ride with a few moderate hills. Contact: Karl Graybill, kgraybill@cityoflancasterpa.com.


Duke Street Mobility Project Pop-Up – June 24 (rain date is 6/22), 5 – 7 pm
North Street (King Elementary)
Residents are invited to come learn about the S. Duke Street Multimodal Project from the City of Lancaster’s Public Works teamThe event will feature pop-up bike lanes on North Street to enjoy and neighbors are encouraged togive input on bike options and other pedestrian, parking, and traffic calming improvements for South Duke Street. Contact: Cindy McCormick, cmccormick@cityoflancasterpa.com.


Friday, June 25


Celebrate Lancaster – June 25, 12 pm – dusk
Across Lancaster City
One of Lancaster’s biggest celebrations of the year, Celebrate Lancaster is back on Friday, June 25 from 12 pm to dusk and will be spread ‘across town’ to fill Lancaster City’s neighborhoods with live music, fantastic food trucks, and two dazzling displays of fireworks. Celebrate Lancaster is a celebration of Lancaster’s beautiful diversity and unique culture (and the wide array of communities, specific cultures, peoples, and histories that define it). For more information, go to visitlancastercity.com/celebrate-lancaster 

Event Submission

Neighbors are invited to host their own special events during the week. Submit your event here and we’ll add it to the calendar!


Want to host a block party? Click here for more information on hosting one on your block!