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Candlelight Open House

Date(s): 11/26/2022
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Stroll the candlelit paths of the Historic Ephrata Cloister, visit with artisans, enjoy music by the Ephrata Cloister Chorus and the Woodland Trio, and do some holiday shopping among the handmade items and great books available in The Museum Store. Refreshments are available for purchase at the New Life Fellowship Tent next to the Museum Store.

Admission is $7.00 for everyone age 3 and over. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance at

This provides a relaxing start to the holidays!


Ephrata Cloister

Administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission:
Josh Shapiro, Governor – Hayley Haldeman, Chair – Andrea Lowery, Executive Director

Ephrata Cloister is one of 26 historic sites and museums on the Pennsylvania Trail of History. For more information or to request a free 24-page visitor guide, visit or phone toll free 1-866-PATRAIL.

The Ephrata Cloister Associates is a non-profit organization that works in partnership with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, supporting the mission of preservation and education at this National Historic Landmark.

Anne Brossman Sweigart Charitable Foundation
Irene Weidman Charitable Foundation
Ephrata National Bank
Black Forest Brewery/Americana 1777 Inn
A Woman’s Club of Ephrata
The Historic Ephrata Cloister April Open Hours: CLOSED Monday and Tuesday, OPEN 9am - 4pm Wednesday through Saturday, and OPEN 12pm - 4pm Sunday.