98th annual ephrata fair
September 20-24, 2016

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Ephrata PA Parade

81st Anniversary of the Ephrata Parade

Wednesday • 7:00 p.m. (Weather Permitting)

Floats • Fire Trucks • Music • Marching Bands • Homecoming Queens • Baton Twirlers

Come out and join us on the one night the whole town comes out to play!

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57th Annual Baby Parade

Lineup • 12:00
Judging • 12:15
Parade • 1:00 p.m.

Parade Route –

  • Begin at S. Church Street.
  • East on Main Street.
  • South on State Street.
  • West on Sugar Alley.
  • End on South Church Street.

In the event of rain, the Baby Parade will be held in a tent in Grater Memorial Park at 1:00 p.m.


Parade Night Food Collection

Donate Non-Perishables

  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly
  • Cereal
  • Pasta
  • Canned Fruits & Veggies
  • Canned Meats
  • ‘Helpers’ Meals
  • Pancake Mix & Syrup
  • Jell-O

Please support Ephrata Area Social Services Food Bank by bringing a bag of groceries to be collected by First United Methodist Church in Ephrata during the parade and at their drop off site along the midway.