Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

LewisburgA Union County Treasure

Bounded by the scenic Susquehanna River and Bucknell University, Lewisburg’s heart resides in its charming downtown. The authentic, historic downtown commercial district and adjacent historic neighborhoods are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Rich in culture, the arts, and steeped in history, Lewisburg invites visitors to stroll tree-lined, lamp lit streets, browse distinctive shops, dine in one of many friendly restaurants or stay overnight in a comfortable bed and breakfast. 

What Do You Treasure about Lewisburg?

Discover Bucknell University's historic 450-acre campus, just a short walk from Downtown Lewisburg. Self-guided walking tours and an audio tour are available here.

Things to See and Do

How to Find Lewisburg, PA

Plus...Top 5 Things to Do in Downtown Lewisburg

1. Take in a matinee or evening show at The Campus Theatre, an art deco masterpiece! Built in 1941, the Campus Theatre features 16 foot murals, etched glass doors, and nearly all of the interior and exterior decor and fixtures remain intact today. Open every night except Mondays, the theatre shows first-run, independent and classic films as well as specialized film festivals. One of only 15 single screen art deco theatres in the country that can boast similar programming, the Campus is a rare, treasured gem in the community.

2. Enjoy award-winning wine and food at Elizabeth'san upscale bistro. Much of the menu is made with local and seasonal ingredients. The service is friendly and professional. And their wine list has won the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for eight consecutive years.

3. Check out the Packwood House Museum. The building is one of the oldest and most historic structures in town, with its clapboard facing hiding the original log cabin structure. Thousands of visitors tour the Museum each year.

4. View the Susquehanna River from the Susquehanna River Bridge at the end of Market Street, or from the outdoor seating at the Fence Drive In, just 1 mile south of the River Bridge. The Fence Drive-In was established in the 1950's and still operates as a Car Hop Restaurant from mid-April until earl- October. Serving hand breaded fish, shrimp, scallops, chicken and fresh cut french fries.

5. Go shopping! An array of unique boutique stores including Dwellings, Beckoning Cat, Mark Williams Goldsmith, Vargo Outdoors, Gingerbread House,  Ellacinder's Jewelry, Brushstrokes and Open Door Gallery.

There are also some great antique shops downtown, including Street of Shops and nearby Roller Mills, which houses 400 antique dealers.

And did we mention homemade candy? Purity Candy has been in business since 1907!