Welcome 2016 with music, magic, fireworks and much more! All programs are free to the public and presented by the Adams County Arts Council through its partnership with Gettysburg Borough, ACNB Bank, Destination Gettysburg, Gettysburg Eagles #1562, Gettysburg Hotel, Christ Lutheran Church, Thrivent Financial and the Majestic Theater.
9 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. DJ Mark Purdy
9:30 p.m. - 10:15 p.m. Music by Hundreds of Thousands, alternative rock
10 p.m. - 12 a.m.: Balloon art by Adventure in Fun, Gettysburg Hotel lobby
10:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.: Music by the band Audacity, classic rock
11:30 p.m.: Countdown to midnight on Gettysburg Hotel porch, emcee Mark Purdy, Funny Hat Contest, Mayor William Troxell, guest soloist Margaret Folkemer
12 midnight: Fireworks display over Lincoln Square
Majestic Theater, 25 Carlisle St.
7:30 p.m. Paddington
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a FREE Family Movie. Paddington, a young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family, who offer him a temporary haven. Rating PG 1hr, 35 min. Free admission but tickets are required and can be obtained by contacting or stopping by the Majestic Theater Box office, 337-8200.
Christ Lutheran Church, 44 Chambersburg St.
Performances sponsored by Thrivent Financial
7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.: Magician Joe “The Professor” Kerrigan, Civil War-era magic
8:45 p.m. - 9:25 p.m.: Dearest Home, American music
9:30 p.m. – 10:20 p.m. Community sing-along
10:30 p.m.- 11:20 p.m.: Cormorant’s Fancy, Celtic music
11:30 p.m - 11:45 p.m.: Community Worship Service
7:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.: Free refreshments in the Social Room. Father Time roaming throughout the evening