Category Archives: Lititz Happenings

Meet Venture Lititz’s New Executive Director

Venture Lititz appoints new Executive Director

Venture Lititz is pleased to announce that the new Executive Director is Rebecca Branle.  Rebecca comes to Venture Lititz from the private side with first-hand experience in her own small business. She also has experience with marketing, promotions, event planning, social media, photography, volunteer coordination, and fundraising. She will be obtaining her PA Downtown Center Main Street Manager training and certification and is passionate about our local Main Street having
experienced similar small towns. Rebecca is excited to get started and utilize her passion for community development and enhancement.

What is Venture Lititz?

We are a Nationally-Accredited Main Street Program as recognized by the PA Department of Community and Economic Development and the PA Downtown Center, as well as the National Main Street Program. Established in 2006 with the goal to create an urban environment in Lititz, which attracts people, investment, and commerce through the promotion of existing community resources, the development of new resources, and the preservation and celebration of architectural and cultural heritage.

In the 14 years since our inception, we have worked with our local government and community partners to make Lititz a destination and a great place to live. Some of our many accomplishments include:

 Working with the State of Pennsylvania to secure over $100,000 in funding for façade grants for improvements throughout our downtown.
 Administering over $ 100,000 Lititz Dollars for our local Merchants.
 Hosting the annual Taste of Lititz Festival, our Night Out w/ Venture Lititz theme gala, our Apoca Lititz 5K Race in cooperation with Appalachian Brewery, and the Fire & Ice event.
 Developing and maintaining the success of the downtown Lititz Farmers Market.
 Working to attract and retain new and businesses in our downtown.

Want to learn more about Lititz and ways to get involved? Visit us at Lititzpa.com and sign up for our monthly newsletter, or follow us on Facebook Page and Instagram.

Pennsylvania announces 2021 Nationally Accredited and Affiliate Main Street Programs

Venture Lititz has again been named a Nationally-Accredited Main Street Program for 2021!  Read more here.

Downtown Lititz April Newsletter

Check out the April newsletter!  Click here.

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Downtown Lititz November Newsletter

The holiday season is here!  Join us in Downtown Lititz.  Click here to read the November newsletter.

Downtown Lititz Community Perception Survey

Downtown Lititz Community Perception Survey

As we prepare for the future, the community is asked to supply their opinion on a series of standard perceptual questions about Downtown Lititz. The purpose of this survey tool is to get a better idea of how people feel about common attributes that contribute to a “sense of place” within a community and to guide Venture Lititz, the local Main Street Program, with potential downtown revitalization strategies. The questions are based upon a matrix for what constitutes a “place” that was developed by the Project for Public Spaces, and the survey is administered by the Pennsylvania Downtown Center.
This survey will be open until October 16th, your feedback is greatly appreciated.

Please click this link to complete the survey.  https://conta.cc/33SP5iH

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Where to Eat, Shop and Drink in Downtown Lititz

We are facing challenging times and our goal at Venture Lititz is to provide you with as much information, as we have it, on the downtown Lititz community.  Please stay tuned to our Downtown Lititz Facebook page and to Lititzpa.com for information on events, shops, restaurants, bars, and more.  Click here for an update on downtown food and drink businesses as of 3/19/2020.

Bulls Head

Bulls Head Public House voted Best Beer Bar for 5th year in a row!

What an exciting month for Bulls Head Public House!  Voted Best Beer Bar for the 5th year in a row and next week, starting March 9th, they celebrate their 10 year anniversary!!  Join us in downtown Lititz in an raise a glass to our favorite pub!  Read more about Bulls Head here in PennLive.

Collusion Tap Works

Collusion Tap Works coming to Lititz

We are so excited about the addition of Collusion Tap Works to Downtown Lititz in spring 2020.  Can’t wait to try them out?  Stop by their brewery in York in the Royal Square neighborhood!  Read more about their 2nd location coming to Lititz here.

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2nd Friday: December 13th

Visit downtown Lititz for the holidays!  Great fun community events and 2nd Friday!  Click here to learn more.

Linden Hall to host annual community vespers Dec. 14

The Lititz school will host its annual vespers for the community at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, in the Moravian Church, 8 Church Square, Lititz.  Read more about it here.

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