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Our hometown is full of excitement, fun and even the unexpected. The people, business and organizations in Adam County host special events in Gettysburg, PA year-round, and there is always something new to see. In addition to special battlefield celebrations and events that let you experience history in different and unforgettable ways, the area is home to unique festivals, fairs, exhibits, theater & concerts that you won't want to miss when visiting Central Pennsylvania.

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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Friday, December 14, 2018

Since its first presentation in 1987, this production of A Christmas Carol has been celebrated by thousands of theatergoers and had become a favorite holiday tradition for you...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-8200
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DEC14

An Eisenhower Christmas

Friday, December 14, 2018

Experience President Dwight “Ike” and Mamie Eisenhower’s holiday decorations in their home near Gettysburg. Tickets and shuttle bus to the site are required....

Eisenhower National Historic Site
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-9114
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DEC14

Annual Holiday Tuba Carol Fest

Friday, December 14, 2018

*Don't let the weather forecast deter you from joining in on the holiday spirit at the Annual Holiday Tuba Carol Fest! The event will be held at the rain location in ...

Prince of Peace Episcopal Church
20 West High Street, Gettysburg , PA 17325
717-334-7719
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DEC14

Christmas at the Jennie Wade House

Friday, December 14, 2018

Join us to help celebrate the wonderful holiday season at the historic Jennie Wade House. Enjoy a step back in time as we decorate our house in the Civil War era tra...

Jennie Wade House Museum
548 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-4100
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DEC14

Christmas Through the Ages

Friday, December 14, 2018

The Gettysburg Choral Society is happy to announce its second annual holiday concert. The concert will explore the transformation of Christmas music from the early Greek ...

Trinity United Church of Christ
60 E High Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-476-1054
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DEC14

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest Voting

Friday, December 14, 2018

Join us for this magical Christmas tree decorating contest tradition. Join Christmas Tree Hill and The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg in this fun community event! Stop...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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DEC14

Dan & Ali at the GO Too!

Friday, December 14, 2018

Back again for more Guinness, whiskey, songs about whiskey, and also Guinness. This dynamic duo plays all of your favorite eclectic covers of everything from punk to alt count...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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DEC14

Free Carriage Rides!

Friday, December 14, 2018

Enjoy the enchanting twinkle of thousands of lights and the cheerful sound of jingle bells and hooves as you ride in a beautiful carriage down magical Main Street at The ...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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DEC14

Gallery of Arts and Crafts

Friday, December 14, 2018

Artwork from members will fill the gallery. Paintings, 3-D crafts and jewelry will be featured along with ornaments, scarves and hats and handmade jewelry. The Hanover Area...

Art Downtown
32 Carlisle Street, Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-2521
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DEC14

Mystery & Illusion Show at Best Western Gettysburg

Friday, December 14, 2018

Stop by for a magic show! Watch Magician, Michael Cantori perform parlor magic and mystery shows at the Best Western Gettysburg Friday nights. Highly-skilled, personable and u...

Best Western Gettysburg
301 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1188
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DEC14

National Wreath Project

Friday, December 14, 2018

Please join us for the Annual SGT MAC FOUNDATION’s National Wreath Project. We will meet at the Giant Food Store in Gettysburg at 8 a.m. on Friday, November 30...

Soldiers' National Cemetery
Taneytown Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-1728
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DEC14

Santa Sing-Along Caroling on the Seitzland Special

Friday, December 14, 2018

Our popular Santa Sing-Along trains are back on the schedule this year with holiday cheer for all ages. Riders will hear the Night Before Christmas and Christmas music in anti...

Steam Into Hisorty
2 W Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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DEC14

Santa's Shanty

Friday, December 14, 2018

Santa wants to know your wish list this Christmas! Come to Lincoln Square and visit with him in his seasonal Shanty. Santa will be on Lincoln Square weekends from November ...

Lincoln Square
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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DEC14

12 Tastes of Christmas Walking Food Tour

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Experience the magic of Christmas in downtown Gettysburg this holiday season! Stroll decorated streets on a festive 3.5-hour walking food tour highlighting the ...

Downtown Restaurants & Boutiques
101 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-688-9584
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DEC15

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Since its first presentation in 1987, this production of A Christmas Carol has been celebrated by thousands of theatergoers and had become a favorite holiday tradition for you...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-8200
More details

DEC15

An Eisenhower Christmas

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Experience President Dwight “Ike” and Mamie Eisenhower’s holiday decorations in their home near Gettysburg. Tickets and shuttle bus to the site are required....

Eisenhower National Historic Site
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-9114
More details

DEC15

Christmas at the Jennie Wade House

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Join us to help celebrate the wonderful holiday season at the historic Jennie Wade House. Enjoy a step back in time as we decorate our house in the Civil War era tra...

Jennie Wade House Museum
548 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-4100
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DEC15

Christmas in Song

Saturday, December 15, 2018

The newly formed Gettysburg Choral Society (GCS) is pleased to announce its inaugural concert, "Christmas in Song," featuring beloved seasonal favorites from the13th...

Trinity United Church of Christ
60 E. High Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-476-1054
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DEC15

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest Voting

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Join us for this magical Christmas tree decorating contest tradition. Join Christmas Tree Hill and The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg in this fun community event! Stop...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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DEC15

Dark Side of Christmas

Saturday, December 15, 2018

The Dark Side of Christmas will feature folklore, legends, tales and history surrounding The Villains of the Season. From Krampas to Belsnickel with a variety of others. ...

Ghostly Images of Gettysburg
777 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296
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