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Intercourse Pretzel Factory

Pretzel Oven

Learn How Pretzels are Made
and How to Twist a Pretzel!

Soft, Stuffed or Hard Pretzels, our product is made here and sold only by us. 
You can see how we do it and then choose from a wide variety of handmade products.

Our store is an Eclectic Mix--from Pretzels to Antiques to Bulk Spices and Vintage Era Candy, You'll See and Remember Things from Yesterdays!

We are a Pretzel Factory, and do actually make pretzels here, but only about 100 pounds a day (approx. 1800 pretzels).


When our factory is operating, we offer a
FREE Tour!

On the tour, you will...

  • Learn what a Pretzel really is

  • Discover how a Pretzel is made

  • Twist a piece of dough into your own Pretzel!

The tour lasts about 10 minutes.

Official Pretzel Twister Badge


Pretzel Twisting

TOUR available when factory is in operation:

Tuesday - Saturday  9-3, Easter through Columbus Day
(also Mondays in July and August) Balance of year Saturdays only, Feb. 15 - Dec. 30

Balance of the year - Saturdays only - Balance of the week by chance or appointment. The weather determines when we can make pretzels because of the yeast in the dough. Weather and dough permitting, we are twisting pretzels from 9-3 in season.

Retail Hours: 9-5, Monday - Saturday, February 15 - December 31

January 1 to February 15, open Thursday, Friday, Saturday only 10 am - 4 pm


Try some of our Tasty Products!

  • Soft Pretzels

  • Hard Pretzels

  • Chocolate Covered Pretzels

  • Molasses Caramel Crunch

  • Huge variety of regional pretzels available in our store

Pretzels in a Soda Bath


Intercourse Pretzel Factory is about Memories of Other Times and the Heritage of Lancaster County--its foods and traditions.

Intercourse Pretzel Factory
3614 Old Philadelphia Pike
Intercourse, Pa 17534
Fax: 717-768-0240

Located at Cross Keys Village Center, at the intersection of Route 340 and Route 772 East, in the village of Intercourse.

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