Your Backstage Pass to the Best Dinner Theatres in Lancaster, PA

December 14, 2018

group of young adults in a car with overlaying text download our free vacation guideNo romantic getaway is complete without the traditional dinner-and-a-movie date night. There’s so much to do surrounding Lancaster, PA, and our inn. You can sip at wineries and breweries, explore outdoor recreation, visit Hershey Park and much more! We don’t want you to get too caught up in touring Lancaster’s most famous attractions and miss out on your one-stop-shop for the best date night at a dinner theatre in Lancaster, PA. Ready to book a trip to the Historic Smithton Inn and delight in all that Lancaster has to offer? Request our free Vacation Guide and start planning today!

2 of the Most Promising Dinner Theatres in Lancaster, PA


The Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre

The Dutch Apple Theatre is paramount of dinner theatres. It could be because of their namesake that appeals to your salivary glands. However, their notoriety and success goes beyond just a catchy name. This theatre is managed by the Prathers, a veteran theatre family that has been in the industry for more than 50 years. The Dutch Apple Theatre has been bringing sophisticated theatre and award-winning food to more than 150,000 guests annually for 32 years. All of the theatre’s main stage buffets include salad, rolls, and ice cream. Their menu is subject to change based on the show and night of the week, but just to give you a taste… At a Thursday evening showing of A Christmas Carol, you and your special someone could enjoy crab-stuffed flounder as an entree and banana toffee bourbon cake for dessert. It’s no surprise that this theatre is ranked among the Top 5 Lancaster Theatres You Need To Know About. The Dutch Apple Theatre offers a range of productions. From seasonal shows such as A Christmas Carol to classics like Annie. A sophisticated, romantic ambiance fills the air as professional theatre and delectable food marry to make their shows some of the most romantic things to do in Lancaster. Check out their list of shows and book yours in accordance with your stay with us!  

Rainbow’s Comedy Playhouse

Romance doesn’t always have to be all roses and champagne. Rainbow’s Comedy Playhouse is a Lancaster dinner theatre that offers a more laid-back, whimsical date night experience. This theatre is the only one in the nation that exclusively shows Broadway-style comedy performances. Rainbow Comedy’s dress code is “nice-casual” for couples who don’t fancy becoming the Cinemax version of themselves for date night. The food, which changes seasonally, competes with some of the best restaurants in the area. The dinner is always included in the ticket price and includes fine eats such as herb-crusted pork loin with apple Brandy sauce. Take a look at their shows to plan a date night filled with comedic relief.  

You’ve Planned Dinner and a Show, Let the Historic Smithton Inn Take Care of the Rest

Chair in the garden Historic smithton InnBoth of these dinner theatres in Lancaster, PA, are located 25-30 minutes from our inn, making them perfect date night options because of their close proximity. Come back to the Red Rose and enjoy snuggling up next to the room’s fireplace. Our Inn is here to help you make the most of your vacation in Lancaster. We offer a wide variety of amenities for you to enjoy during your stay. We’ve even put together a list of the Best Itineraries for Day Trips in PA for Couples because we understand that a dinner theatre date night is just one thing to do. Ready to book your trip with us and enjoy some of the best dinner theatres in Lancaster, PA? Check out our accommodations and book today!