Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery & Tour
The fascinating heritage of pretzel baking comes to life at Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery, a must-see PA Dutch country destination, located in historic Lititz.
Founded in 1861, this hidden gem is the first commercial pretzel bakery in America and is filled with captivating history that can be enjoy and appreciated by every member of the family.
Visitors to this Lancaster County original are able to tour the original pretzel bakery where they will see the ovens built by Julius Sturgis and learn about the history of pretzel baking in America.
Tour participants get a hands-on lesson in the art of pretzel twisting and can observe skilled bakers twisting old-fashioned soft pretzels by hand, just as was done 150 years ago.
Browse through the Bakery’s retail store and shop for a variety of delicious treats and souvenirs…join the many customers who stop by the store with every visit to Lancaster County so they can stock up on their favorite pretzels.
Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery
219 East Main Street (Rte 772)
Lititz, PA 17543
Closed Sundays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.
Closed in January until the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.
Click HERE to learn more about the history of the Bakery.
Admission is $3.50 for adults and $2.50 for children.
To make reservations for groups of more than 10 people, please Click HERE and visit the Group Tour page.
The Store & Online Ordering…
Click HERE to order online from Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery.
History of the Pretzel…