Founded in 1861, The Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery is the first commercial pretzel bakery in America. It is located in historic Lititz, Pennsylvania in the middle of beautiful Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Our tour is fun for all ages, and gives visitors the opportunity to:
You ca also shop for delicious treats and souvenirs in our bakery store.
We are on Main Street in Lititz, across the street from the Moravian Church. Please see our website for exact directions.Get directions
Hand-twisted soft pretzels baked with original Sturgis family recipe are available in our retail store, along with many different varieties of hard pretzels baked by the descendants of Julius Sturgis at Tom Sturgis Pretzels in Reading, PA. These include flavors like jalapeño, hot cheese, and cinnamon and sugar, as well as pretzels dipped in in Wilbur chocolate – another great Lititz treasure.
Lititz is a great town for families. Wilbur Chocolate is located a few blocks away -- with many of restaurants, shops and the beautiful Lititz Springs Park in between.
Pretzel-themed souvenirs, books, and tshirts are available in our retail store.
We offer whole grain and low-sodium pretzel varieties.