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Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Street Piano Capital of the World

Every summer Lancaster places 20 colorfully painted pianos around downtown, and the public is free to play them. A location map can be picked up at the midtown Welcome Center.

Lancaster City Welcome Center

Address:
38 Penn Square, Lancaster, PA
Directions:
Lancaster City Welcome Center. Midtown, on the north side of Lincoln Hwy/W. King St., just west of its intersection with N. Queen St.
Hours:
Summer only. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Pianos All Around Downtown

Music For Everyone is an organization that raises money to provide musical education and musical instruments to needy students in Lancaster County. During the summer they place variously decorated pianos throughout downtown for people to play.

This year there are 19 in town. I found quite a few of them, and some were being played at the time I saw them.

A location map can be picked up at the welcome center or obtained online.

[signmanjoe, 06/05/2024]

Officially titled "Keys for the City," this public art project has given Lancaster bragging rights as the "Street Piano Capital of the World."


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