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Monday: Closed, Tuesday: Closed, Wednesday: 12:00 PM — 4:00 PM, Thursday: 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM, Friday: 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM, Saturday: 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM, Sunday: 12:00 PM — 4:00 PM
  • Ephrata Cloister


Christmas at the Cloister

Date(s): 12/12/2022 - 12/13/2022
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Spend a few moments in quiet reflection with seasonal readings and holiday music in the historic Saal. Two programs are offered each night, one starting at 6:30 p.m. and the other at 8:00 p.m. Seating is limited and advance tickets are required for this event. Members can purchase tickets starting November 1; the general public can purchase tickets starting November 8. Details to purchase tickets online will be on the website by mid-October. Mail requests for tickets must include a first and second choice of program day and time, along with a self-addressed stamped envelope, a contact telephone number (preferably a daytime number), and $7.00 for each ticket. Checks can be made payable to Ephrata Cloister Associates. Requests from members of the Ephrata Cloister Associates for the 2022 program will only be accepted with postmark dated on or after November 1, 2022. Requests from the general public will only be accepted with a postmark dated on or after November 8, 2022. Requests will be filled in the order they are received. No exchanges or refunds will be made.

Ephrata Cloister

Administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission:
Tom Wolf, Governor – Nancy Moses, 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
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