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Christmas at the Cloister

Date(s): 12/12/2022 - 12/13/2022
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM


Join friends and family in the historic 1741 Meetinghouse to enjoy a “lessons and carols” celebration of the season. The program includes the Christmas story as told in the Scriptures, music by the Ephrata Cloister Chorus, and carols for all to sing.  End the evening with a sip of mulled cider and cookies.

The program is held on Monday, December 12 and Tuesday. December 13.                  Two services are held each night at 6:30 and 8:00 p.m.

Advanced Tickets are Required. Seating is Limited.
No Tickets will be available at the door.

Tickets are $7 per person.

Tickets are available starting November 8. They can be obtained in person at The Museum Store, by calling at (717)733-6600 or online at

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 May Hours of Operation: OPEN 9am - 4pm Wednesday through Saturday & OPEN 12pm - 4pm Sunday. CLOSED Monday and Tuesday