Friday, February 25, 2011

                      "2011 Tour De Tanks" 
                      MARCH 5-27, 2011
                       Saturdays and Sundays

13 Great wineries in York County.  Breathtaking beauty in the hills and valleys along the Susquehanna River that leads to a few of our great wineries.  You won't be disappointed!  

Not only will you taste the wine but you will love the architecture that is beholding at some of these wineries.

Stop by Shank's Mare as they have great excursions in the months ahead for hiking, kayaking and canoeing.  Great place to buy all your outdoor needs too.

Wonderful antique shops to stop and shop along the way.  Great restaurants on both sides of the river.

Stay at the Olde Square Inn a great central local to the wineries. Only fifteen minutes from many of the wineries and enjoy both sides of the river.  We even know the great restaurants on the York side and this side of the river.  Close to the inn you will have a three minute walk to excellent choices in dining and the oldest brewery in operation.

Come stay the night, enjoy the fireplace in your room and let us serve you are wonderful breakfast in the morning before you start the journey on the wine trail!


Pennsylvania Garden Show of York

Pennsylvania Garden Show of York
March 3-6, 2011
York Expo Center

Breathtaking colors of gardens and flowers to lift your spirits as we await the arrival of Spring.

Ponds, landscapes, plants, garden treasures to start your own artistic plan for your very own backyard.  

Once through the gardens you will experience a robust market place filled with sights, sounds and the smells of spring. 
Come take a walk down through the path of gardens, ponds, and flowers and enjoy a day of pleasure.
Stay at the Olde Square Inn while visiting the Garden Show.  We will be delighted to share with you some of the local greenhouses we know that have ponds, plants and so much more!  The innkeeper is a ambassador for the National Wildlife Federation and a designer for Zieglers Ponds and Greenhouse. Have lunch or dinner at one of our excellent restaurants less than five minutes from the inn.

Friday, February 18, 2011


Lancaster Quilt Show

                                      March 16-19, 2011

                                                       Lancaster Convention Center

Colors breathtaking, artistry beyond what you can image.  Heart and art inspired, coming to life on fabric by hands ever so steady and strong.  Tiny stitches perfectly done, threads knotted and hand sewn.  The canvas comes to life bringing warmth in the night and a tapestry by light.

Bring your group and stay at the Olde Square Inn, just fifteen minutes from the Lancaster Quilt Show. There is bus service from Mount Joy and easy convenient parking at the inn.  
Great restaurants and coffee shop within walking distance of the inn.  We can accommodate up to twelve guests all with private baths and a beautiful guest room waiting just for you.

The very best in a great breakfast awaits you in the morning.

Stay an extra day and a guide could be contracted to take you on a tour of some of the wonderful quilt stores in Lancaster County.  She even knows where some of the wonderful existing  fabric stores are. 

Monday, February 14, 2011

Fire and Ice Festival Mount Joy PA

FEBRUARY 25-27, 2011

Ice Masterpieces, live carving demos, hot wings contest, chili challenge, & so much more!
It might be cold outside but this festival will warm your spirits, take away the winter blues and fill the soul with a happy time to be had by everyone.
Come out, take one of the challenges on and enjoy one of our local restaurants and charming shops.
In fact make a weekend of the Fire and Ice Festival.  You can cozy up to your own fireplace in one of the beautifully decorated guest rooms at the Olde Square Inn.
Mount Joy is on the cutting edge of lots of new growth and happenings!

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Lititz Fire and Ice Festival, Lititz PA

Lititz Fire and Ice Festival 
February 18-20, 2011

Friday night Block Party 5-9 p.m.- Main Street Lititz-Live Ice Sculpting-Marshmallow Roast-Food-Games-Entertainment-Fire-Eater -Winter Eating Contest

Saturday, February 19, 2011 is the Chili Cook-off

Sunday, February 20, 2011 Battle of the Bands

You can find out the details on

Stay at the Olde Square Inn while enjoying the Lititz Fire and Ice Festival in Mount Joy PA

Cozy up by the fireplace and have dinner at one of our great restaurants within walking distance of our inn.

We are just 15-20 minutes from the charming town of Lititz.
127 East Main Street Mount Joy PA  17552

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Valentine's Day, Celebrate at the Olde Square Inn Bed and Breakfast Mount Joy PA

            "Valentines Day"

                       Olde Square Inn 
                      February 14, 2011

A romantic time to share with the one you love.

Make the day a special one by choosing to a weekend of romance at the Olde Square Inn Bed and Breakfast.  Top it off with  flowers, candies or a cake.  See our packages on our site or we will be delighted to custom design a package for you.

You can make it the very best by arranging a massage at the inn or salon as a surprise gift for the special person in your life.

Each of the rooms at the Olde Square Inn have fireplaces.  The carriage house is a wonderful experience of romance with it's huge fireplace and jacuzzi.

There are excellent restaurants within walking distance of the inn.

In the morning you will awaken to freshly baked breads, special breakfast dishes and the aroma of coffee brewing.

We would be delighted to help make this weekend a special time for you.

Remember we are pet friendly  at the inn.  The carriage house handicap accessible. 


Lititz Fire and Ice Festival, Lititz PA, Bed and Breakfast lodging

FEBRUARY 17-19, 2012

This is a great event for a family getaway.  The streets are lined with beautiful ice carvings in a various array of subjects.
The carver is always creating one as a central focus.
Delicious food venues are lined along the way.
The children can make smores and funnel cakes.
Shops are pulling out the stops with specials and hoping you will stop in to visit them and maybe buy that perfect little gift.
Remember it is you who makes our small town businesses survive.  This event is one of the events that makes small town living so exciting.  So even it is cold out, bundle up and come out and enjoy this delightful event that you won't want to miss. 
We invite you stay in Mount Joy where the streets are dotted with great restaurants, spa, brewery, antique shops a delightful coffee shop and more.  Enjoy two great small towns on your Pennsylvania Weekend getaway.