America's first commercial pretzel bakery. Founded in 1861 by Julius Sturgis, this historic location is maintained today by the Sturgis family. Visitors are welcome to tour the facility and learn the history of pretzel making in America and find pretzels baked with the same old-fashioned techniques pioneered by Julius Sturgis himself.
Discounts Offered: Group Discount, Senior Citizen Discount
Facility Amenities: ADA-compliant, Bus Parking, Gift Shop, Guided Tours, Handicapped Access
Sturgis Pretzel House, Lititz, PA. The Sturgis Pretzel House - since 1861. Come and tour America's first pretzel bakery. They still bake all their pretzels here today. Learn how to twist a soft pretzel while learning how the pretzel came to be.
The Sturgis Pretzel House, Lititz, PA. America's first pretzel bakery, situated in a stone house in the center of Lititz, was the joint brainchild of a traveling laborer and bread baker Julius Sturgis.