Top 13 Things to Do in Lancaster, PA
- By Terry
- | October 3, 2019
Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, anniversary, a marriage or another milestone, the details make the difference. Our moist, homemade wedding cakes and other creative specialty cakes are the perfect desserts for your special day.
From simple to elaborate, traditional to contemporary, our accomplished cake decorators will help you pick a design that reflects your tastes. Choose from a variety of scratch-made cakes – including white, carrot, chocolate, marble, yellow or our famous red velvet – and a wide selection of icing and fillings. We can make cakes in a combination of styles and shapes with fondant flowers, cake lace, cake toppers and other enhancements.
We will personally deliver and set up your cake within a 20-mile radius of our bakery. Delivery is $75. We can also accommodate large and small groups for receptions, rehearsal parties and bridal showers in Bird-in-Hand. We offer a 10% discount on your wedding cake if you hold your reception at the Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant’s banquet and conference center or the Bird-in-Hand Village Inn & Suites.
Please order your cake eight weeks before your event by calling our Cake Coordinator at (800) 524-3429 or (717) 768-1501 or email us.
Every sunrise over the gentle hills of the surrounding farmlands brings a day full of possibility. If you’re looking for events and things to do in Lancaster County, our Bird-in-Hand family of properties offer the perfect place to stay close to everything you want to do. As our Guest, you’re invited to get to know the side of Amish Country we call home, with a complimentary tour of back roads and farmlands. Enjoy a memorable ice cream social with the Smucker family. Test your stamina or cheer on the runners in the Bird-in-Hand Half Marathon. Take a hot air balloon ride or tour The Amish Village. Nearby you’ll find farmers markets, quilt shops and boutiques, as well as outlet stores, Sight & Sound Theatres, Hersheypark, Dutch Wonderland, the Strasburg Railroad and more. If you want to know more about events and attractions, explore our website or ask our knowledgeable staff for recommendations.
See a list of places to dine, shop and stay, plus special events and things to do during your visit on the Bird-in-Hand Village Map & Guide.
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Whether you’re looking for a light meal, a loaf of fresh-baked bread, a specialty coffee drink or something to satisfy your sweet tooth, you’ll find it at the Bird-in-Hand Bakery & Cafe.
Our cafe menu includes delicious handcrafted sandwiches, crisp salads, soups, smoothies and delectable desserts – all made with care from high-quality ingredients. We use all-natural, antibiotic-free chicken, local meats and produce grown on nearby farms whenever possible – including our home-grown fruits and vegetables in season.
A good example of homegrown is our pumpkin products, like pumpkin pies, bread, rolls, whoopie pies and ice cream. They are made with pumpkins picked directly from our on-site pumpkin patch.
If you’re craving homemade ice cream in Lancaster County, be sure to savor a scoop of our premium artisan ice cream made on our premises with local fruits, all-natural flavorings and even some stir-ins from our own bakery.
Our bakery has been in business for generations. We still make many of our baked goods from scratch, including some from Grandma Smucker’s original recipes. We’re famous for wet-bottom shoofly pies, whoopie pies, giant apple fritters, pumpkin pies, birthday cakes, donuts, and other Pennsylvania Dutch favorites. We’re also known throughout Lancaster for wedding cakes, cookies, pastries, specialty seasonal breads (pumpkin bread, etc), and creatively hand-decorated cakes for every occasion.
Have a hungry crowd? We’ll cater to your group of 10 or more. More information about catering.
Whether you’re exploring Amish Country or you live or work nearby, remember the Bird-in-Hand Bakery & Cafe for breakfast, lunch, a light supper, coffee break, dessert, and much more!View Our Menu
If you stop by regularly, join our Loyalty Club for special offers and other perks at Bird-in-Hand Bakery & Cafe and Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Smorgasbord
Make your baby’s first birthday bash a smash with a single-serve smash cake for your guest of honor. It’s free when you purchase a decorated 8″ layer or 1/4 sheet cake.
Call our Cake Coordinator at (717) 768-1501 for details.
2715 Old Philadelphia Pike,
Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505
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Conveniently located near Sight & Sound Theatres, Dutch Wonderland, and Intercourse, PA.
Cafe: Monday – Saturday, 6 am – 5 pm
Bakery Retail: Monday – Saturday, 6 am – 5 pm
Bird-in-Hand Farmer’s Market
2710 Old Philadelphia Pike (Route 340), Bird-in-Hand
Hours: Wednesday – Saturday, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
New Eastern Market
201 Memory Lane, York
Hours: Friday, 7 am – 6 pm
705 Graystone Road, Manheim
Tuesday, 9 am – 9 pm
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Enjoy breakfast sandwiches made to order, or stop by for lunch or drop in for an early dinner. We serve fresh, crisp seasonal Caesar, Cobb and other salads; grilled paninis and handcrafted cold sandwiches. Stop by for a smoothie, sundae, latte or loaf of bread. Savor our premium artisan ice cream, or satisfy your sweet tooth with our cookies, cakes and pies. We’re a casual eatery, coffee shop, specialty bakery and more.View Our Menu
Yes. From our store to your door, enjoy shooflypie, whoopie pies, Smucker’s sticky buns, and more.
The bakery is open Monday-Saturday, 6 am – 6 pm. Our Ice cream window is open select hours during the summer. Made-to-order cafe items are available Monday and Wednesday – Saturday, 6:00 am – 3:00 pm. Our Café is currently closed on Tuesdays as we recruit more staff. Donuts and coffee will still be available for purchase.
Yes. See our Bird-in-Hand Bakery and Cafe menu online for takeout, indoor dining, and seasonal outdoor dining