Special Presentation

September Special Presentation:  
How Discover Lancaster is 
Growing the Local Tourism Economy!
by Edward Harris, President & CEO

Pictured left to right: Marshall Snively, President of Lancaster City Alliance, with Edward Harris, President & CEO at Discover Lancaster with Dave Aichele, the Executive Director of the Downtown Investment District. 
Sincere thanks to Ed Harris, President & CEO of Discover Lancaster for presenting annual updates at our Merchant Meetings on the state of tourism and what’s new for our small businesses. Discover Lancaster launched an Ice Cream Trail last Spring that enjoyed instant success. They are following up with a Coffee Trail that will include City of Lancaster favorites, Rachel’s Creperie,  Square One, Aura Espresso, Butter and Bean, Prince Street Coffee, and more
Building on the momentum, they recently launched the Lancaster County Craft & Cork Trail that will take you to City of Lancaster favorites, Our Town Brewery, A Concrete Rose, Isaac’s Craft Kitchen & Brewery, and Cartel Brewing & Blending!
Check out the Discover Lancaster YouTube Channel, and be sure to watch The Story of Lancaster County’s Downtown!

City of Lancaster: September Events

Lancaster Asian American Pacific Islanders: Lunar New Year 2024

Pictured left to right:Olé Hongvanthong; Fundraising Chair Lunar New Year 2024 Committee;Brian Nguyen, Communications Manager, Lancaster AAPI; Marshall Snively, President of Lancaster City Alliance; Cindy Guo ,President, Lancaster AAPI; Laura Wu, Chair, Lunar New Year 2024 Committee; Wes BullockPaula Koda and Donna Pham, Lancaster AAPI members: Dave Aichele, Executive Director of the Downtown Investment District; Libby Ethridge, Events Chair, Lancaster AAPI; Syn Kritsada Wongsa, Lancaster AAPI Member.

The Lancaster Asian America & Pacific Islanders have begun planning an exciting 2024 Lunar New Year Celebration for Sunday, February 18, 2024! This celebration will take place in Ewell Plaza and Binns Park. They anticipate 800+ guests, 5 – 6 food trucks, family friendly activities, and, of course, the traditional Lion Dance. The Lancaster AAPI hopes to expand this annual event year after year through the generous support of their community, local businesses, and organizations. See the link below for details.