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The Lancaster Summer Arts Festival (LSAF) is a multi-performance, multi-exhibit “arts fest”

Wow– 2016 — our 53rd year — is here!  Please check our calendar for more information on daily events. Stop by one of our events to pick up a brochure, or email us to have one mailed to you.  We look forward to seeing you at one of our free shows soon!

The Lancaster Summer Arts Festival is one of the nation’s oldest and most successful arts festivals. Each year the festival brings the Lancaster community the best in the arts, from local talent to headliners.

With a rich history of stunning, diverse performances from Van Cliburn, Dave Brubeck, AndreWatts, Herbie Mann, Branford Marsalis, and Count Basie, along with talented local professionals, LSAF consistently provides top notch entertainment for the Lancaster, PA community. Something for everyone, of every age and interest can be found! It’s all free family entertainment of the finest quality.

Jazz, dance, painting, sculpture, films, crafts, opera and folk performances, children’s events, canon fire and fireworks — all are part of the Lancaster Summer Arts Festival. With your continued interest & support, they will be important to Lancaster’s cultural heritage for years to come.

For performance opportunities, please submit your promotional kit to between Nov and January for inclusion in our June/July programs. 


 The LSAF Board of Directors thanks our contributors & supporters:

Carrie Nunan Hill
Louise Nunan Taylor
Beverly R Steinman

The Steinman Foundation

The Willis & Elsie Shenk Foundation

Lancaster Summer Arts Festival is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization