Location/Directions Our mailing address is Manheim, but our location is in Salunga about 7 miles west of Lancaster. Take the Salunga Exit off Rt. 283 then go south just a bit to S. Chiques Road (watch for Liederkranz sign and arrow). Then turn right and go about 3/4 mile to the Liederkranz.
Members & Guests per LLK and PLCB Rules
- Members must have their membership card available upon request from an officer/trustee, door tender or bartender. - Guests must provide a valid drivers license or state ID upon request. - Guests must be accompanied and signed-in by their member host and will be asked to wear a guest badge unless attending a public event. - Members must purchase alcohol for guests. State law prohibits bartenders from serving non members. - At any one visit, a member may bring their immediate family plus four 4 non member guests. - After 3 visits to the club annually, guests must apply for membership to enter the club. The 3-visit rule is waived for guests with applications in process.
Membership Information on becoming a member of the Lancaster Liederkranz can be found on our Membership page: Membership
House Rules and Constitution & By-Laws Members should familiarize themselves with these documents which hang on the bulletin board and are available as pdf links here: Lancaster Liederkranz House Rules
Monthly Membership Meetings The General Membership meets on the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Meetings follow this Agenda Minutes are posted on the Notices Minute Page
Cultural Organizations Much of the Liederkranz's German cultural is perpetuated through 4 singing and dancing Cultural Organizations which house themselves within the Liederkranz. All organizations welcome new members. More information on these organizations can be found on the Cultural Organization page: Cultural Organizations
Club Smoking Policy Purpose: This policy aims to protect the dining and entertainment experience of members and guests while in the ballroom without depriving smokers of their choiceto smoke. Policy:No smoking or use of e-cigarettes is permitted inside the clubhouse. Members and guests may smoke outside in designated areas. Designated areas include the bench beside the front door and the deck. Smoking on the deck is limited to only those times when the ballroom is not in use for dining, a dance, or any other event during cold-weather months defined as December through the end of March. Signs will be posted, and doors will be locked as a reminder during this time. Click Here to continue reading the policy in its entirety.
Hours Mon-Thur 4-11pm
Fri & Sat until 12am Closed Sun except for special events. Dining is available Tuesday through Saturday evenings
- Tue, Wed, & Thur: 5:30-8:00 (7:30 first Thur meeting night*) - Fri & Sat: 5:30 to 8:30 *On first Thurs membership meeting night, non members, not being voted on must exit the Ballroom at the start of the meeting at 7:30.
Menus are posted each week in our club email and here: Dining, Bar, Dances Cash only - The club does not accept debit/credit cards. - Checks are accepted payable to the Lanc. Liederkranz. - An ATM is available in our lobby for your convenience.
Dining Reservations may be made at our TableAgent reservation site.
Club Dances Regular club dances run from October through May. For our yearly dance schedule and link to dance reservations, click here: Dining, Bar, Dances
Dance Night Dining Service is available in the Ballroom for dance patrons and in the Bar area for those not attending dances.
Club Fests The Liederkranz holds 4 annual fundraiser fests. These fests are sponsored events that are open to the public and rely on volunteers for success. - Sommerfest (June, general admission) - Sponsored by the Alpenrose Schuhplattler Verein - Parrot Fest (July, pre-purchased tickets required) - Sponsored by Friends of Steve Feilmeier - Oktoberfest (September, general admission) - Sponsored by the Alpenrose Schuhplattler Verein - Christkindlmarkt (December, free admission) -Sponsored by the Lancaster Liederkranz More information about our fests is located on our: Fest page
Please Note: Only service dogs are permitted in our pavilion area and on fest grounds.
Communications In addition to this website, the Liederkranz communicates to members through weekly email announcements, bi-monthly newsletters, which are available for viewing on our Newsletter page and a Facebook page.
If you wish to be added to our email list, complete the sign-up box at the bottom of our Home page (email information is not shared.)
Lancaster Liederkranz Preserving German music, song, dance, language, customs, and culture since 1880.