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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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Our Gettysburg, PA Events Calendar below allows you to select a date range to search for things to do during your visit. You can also enter keywords or filter events by categories.

21st Annual Holiday Tuba Carol Fest

Friday, December 09, 2016

Tuba players from everywhere playing Christmas Carols on "historic"  Lincoln Square  in  Gettysburg ,  PA.  The rain site will be the P...

Lincoln Square
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg , PA 17325
717-334-7719
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A Christmas Carol

Friday, December 09, 2016

Since its first presentation in 1987, Totem Pole Playhouse’s production of A Christmas Carol has been celebrated by thousands of theatergoers and had become a favorite h...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-8200
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DEC9

Aged Rum Release Party

Friday, December 09, 2016

After several months of patience, our first barrel-aged rum is ready. For this release, we are honoring the young spirit and leaving it at its proof right out of the barr...

Mason Dixon Distillery
331 East Water Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-398-3385
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DEC9

An Eisenhower Christmas

Friday, December 09, 2016

The National Park Service at the Eisenhower National Historic Site is inviting the public to celebrate this holiday season at the home and farm of Dwight and Mamie Eisenhower....

Eisenhower National Historic Site
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-9114
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DEC9

Camp Eder's 5th Annual Christmas Tree Festival

Friday, December 09, 2016

Enjoy these family-friendly activities at Camp Eder's 5th Annual Christmas Tree Festival. Candlelit services each night at 8pm.  Horse-drawn carriage rides, pro...

Camp Eder
914 Mount Hope Rd, Fairfield, PA 17320
717-642-8256
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DEC9

Candlelight Tours of the Shrine

Friday, December 09, 2016

We're extending our hours until 7:30 p.m. on December 4-10, 2016, so that we can offer you candlelight tours at the Shrine.. These guided tours are available every day dur...

Seton Shrine
339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
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DEC9

Christmas at the Jennie Wade House

Friday, December 09, 2016

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 traditions. E...

Jennie Wade House
548 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-4100
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DEC9

Eisenhower Nativity Dioramas & Mamie's Christmas China

Friday, December 09, 2016

The Eisenhower nativity dioramas, exhibited in the East Room of the White House during his presidency, will be on display in the lobby of the Gettysburg National Military Park...

GNMP Museum & Visitor Center
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
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DEC9

Free Carriage Rides

Friday, December 09, 2016

Get your holiday shopping underway and take a break with a free carriage ride! Carriage Rides can be picked up just outside of the Food Court and offer stunning views of the e...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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DEC9

Friday Night Wine Dinner @ Inn at Herr Ridge

Friday, December 09, 2016

Join us every Friday evening for our Spectacular Wine Dinner!  Themes change monthly.  November is SPAIN! Our talented Executive Chef Michael Andrews prepares exq...

Inn at Herr Ridge
900 Chambersburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
800-362-9849
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DEC9

Holiday Tea and Caroling by Horse drawn Carriage

Friday, December 09, 2016

Come join us for our annual Holiday Dessert Tea and Caroling by horse drawn carriage with The Victorian Carriage Company for only $25 per person.  On Saturda...

The Swope Manor Bed and Breakfast
58-60 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-398-2655
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DEC9

Holiday Wine and Cider Crawl

Friday, December 09, 2016

Are you looking for something to do in Gettysburg for the holidays? Wineries in downtown Gettysburg are hosting their Holiday Wine and Cider Crawl! It's our last wine trai...

Downtown Gettysburg
100 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5171
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DEC9

National Wreath Project

Friday, December 09, 2016

Sixteen hundred holiday wreaths will be placed on graves in the Soldiers’ National Cemetery at Gettysburg National Military Park as part of the Sgt. Mac Foundation&rsquo...

Soldiers' National Cemetery
Taneytown Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
(717) 337-1728
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DEC9

Santa Sing-Along Caroling Express

Friday, December 09, 2016

In the tradition of the original Glen Rock Carol Singers, get into the spirit of the season aboard the Santa Sing-Along Caroling Express. Enjoy your favorite ho...

Steam Into History
2 West Main Street, New Freedom , PA 17349
717-942-2370
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DEC9

Santa's Shanty

Friday, December 09, 2016

Visit with Santa in his shanty on Lincoln Square this holiday season. Friday, Nov. 25: 5-8pm Saturday, Nov. 26: 10am-1:30pm, 2-5pm & 5:30-8pm Sunday, Nov. 27: 1-...

Downtown Gettysburg
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6274
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DEC9

2016 Holiday House Tour

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Holiday House Tour Itinerary. This tour is self-guided and may be completed in any order. Receive a wristband and program at your first stop. The Dobbin House will giv...

Inn's of the Gettysburg Area
40 Hospital Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-1342
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DEC10

A Christmas Carol

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Since its first presentation in 1987, Totem Pole Playhouse’s production of A Christmas Carol has been celebrated by thousands of theatergoers and had become a favorite h...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-8200
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DEC10

A Civil War Christmas at the Shriver House

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Thanksgiving weekend and Saturdays through December, you are cordially invited to take a candlelight tour of the Shriver House Museum decorated for an 1860’s Christmas, ...

Shriver House Museum
309 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2800
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DEC10

A Homespun Christmas

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Enjoy a tour of the historic G.A.R. Hall, 53 E. Middle Street in Gettysburg, beautifully decorated for the holiday season while shopping for a "few of your favorite thing...

Historic G.A.R. Hall
53 E. Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5185
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DEC10

An Eisenhower Christmas

Saturday, December 10, 2016

The National Park Service at the Eisenhower National Historic Site is inviting the public to celebrate this holiday season at the home and farm of Dwight and Mamie Eisenhower....

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