Pennsylvania February 28, 2017
Learn How To Twist Pretzels At America’s Oldest Pretzel Bakery In Pennsylvania
Nestled in the enchanting town of Lititz lies a significant part of Pennsylvanian – and American – culinary history. Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery, a quaint shop that dates back to 1861, has earned accolades as America’s oldest pretzel bakery. And, it’s a popular spot for visitors who want to learn how to twist pretzels and earn the title of “Official Pretzel Twister.”
A simple sign greets visitors to Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery, housed in an historic structure built in 1784 and known as one of the original buildings in the charming town of Lititz.
Take a few moments to admire the stone house that has rightfully earned a spot on the National Register of Historic Places then...
Snap photographs with the larger-than-life pretzel before heading indoors for your tour of the quaint pretzel bakery.
Buy your ticket for the 20 minute tour that appeals to pretzel fans of all ages, including children. Tickets cost $3.50 for guests 13 and older and $2.50 for kids 12 and under.
Stroll through the pretzel bakery, which only makes freshly baked soft pretzels, during your tour. Learn about the pretzel making process and the history of pretzels.
Discover how to effectively twist your dough into the perfect pretzel. Guests use sample dough, which cannot be baked and eaten.
Watch pretzels as they go through the pretzel making process, including...
Baking in an old-fashioned oven.
Earn a certificate announcing your newly minted status as an "Official Pretzel Twister" at the end of the tour and...
Indulge in a free sample of Sturgis' famous hard pretzels (made off-site). Enjoy a fresh soft pretzel baked right in the bakery and stock up on bags of your favorite pretzels before exploring the rest of Lititz.
Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery welcomes guests every day except Sunday. Plan your visit during the bakery's winter hours which run Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery
219 E Main Street
Lititz, PA 17543
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