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Entertainment & Theater

A visit to Gettysburg can easily be planned around one of our annual events or a great theater production.

You may just want to tag your upcoming family visit with an entertaining activity like a riverboat ride, a friendly go-kart competition or round of mini golf. Whatever entertains you, discover it here in Gettysburg. 

The Center presents various performances from pop to bluegrass, Motown to gospel, orchestras to bands, Broadway to dance & children's shows.

717-477-SHOW(7469)

Shippensburg University,
1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257

A 17,000 sq. ft. social gathering place in Gettysburg, PA offering 18 Bowling Lanes featuring both Tenpins and Duckpins as well as a Cafe, an Arcade and a Pro Shop.

717-677-9542

2855 Biglerville Road,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Trail-Way Speedway has provided quality family entertainment for 46 years. Watch a race in the rolling hills of South Central Pennsylvania!

717-359-4310 717-359-7056

100 Speedway Lane,
Hanover, PA 17331

A great thing to do while in Gettysburg. You have exactly 1 hour to escape a fun themed room full of clues with a team of 2-8 players. Will you escape in time?

717-769-5397 717 420-2481

59 North Fifth Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Gettysburg rocks is a music festival across the entire town with over 150 live bands benefiting Diamonds Fund via Penn State Mont Alto's THON.

Various locations,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Annual music festival taking place at various locations throughout Gettysburg during the second weekend in June.

717-334-7719 717-253-2244

PO Box 3491,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

1863 Escape Room gives its participants the opportunity to solve a Civil War mystery within one hour. As the suspense, excitement, and intrigue build, you will work as a team using your best intuition, instinct, and logic to become a "hero" before time runs out. Proudly located in historic downtown!

717-420-2409

344 Baltimore Street,
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Looking for a little extra fun - you've found it at the Carlisle Sports Emporium, a mega entertainment complex with over 75,000 sq.ft. of indoor and outdoor fun. Located just north of Gettysburg, we offer fun for all ages.

717-258-4741

29 S. Middlesex Road,
Carlisle, PA 17015

Hickory Falls Entertainment Center offers safe, clean, budget-friendly fun for the entire family within 30 minutes of Gettysburg! Check out our indoor/outdoor electric go-karts, laser tag, miniature golf, indoor play area, rollerball bowling and arcade games.

717-632-9907

110 Hickory Lane,
Hanover, PA 17331

Living history portrayals: James Maclay, Civil War and Gettysburg veteran, and George Washington, our first president. Music performances: Popular songs from the American Civil War and Colonial America. Acting, Dramatic Reading, Poetry Reading, and Public Speaking.

717-357-6082

Explore the preserve where people and animals who jump, swim, fly, roar and tweet to greet you get closer together.

301-271-4922 301-271-3180

13019 Catoctin Furnace Road,
Thurmont, MD 21788

Places Through Time Living History has been providing high quality, specially-crafted historical interpretations for almost 20 years. And our newest endeavor, Tea and History, allows visitors to experience the sumptuous Victorian teas of the 19th century.

717-398-2684

James Hayney is a veteran actor with a life-long fascination with the 16th president.

717-763-6858 717-991-1578

Northern Central Railway–Steam into History is an excursion railroad that offers an authentic experience where you can meet presidents and generals, experience the Wild West, enjoy the beautiful countryside and ride along the very rails that helped build and save our nation.

717-942-2370

2 West Main Street,
New Freedom , PA 17349

The Original & Fastest-Growing DIY Wood Sign Workshop Chain in the U.S. right here in Gettysburg.

717-658-8133

100 Buford Avenue,
Suite E, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Totem Pole always promises a star or two on the stage. You never know who will appear on our stage. In 2016, Loretta Swit of TV's Mash appeared in Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks and in 2015 Melissa Gilbert of Little House on the Prairie appeared in Steel Magnolias.

717-352-2164 1-888-805-7056

9555 Golf Course Road,
Fayetteville, PA 17222

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