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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.

Adaskin String Trio with Oboist Thomas Gallant

Monday, October 23, 2017

Composers love mixing the lushness of strings with the piquancy of the oboe for a sound that combines quirk and depth, sonic richness and eccentric personality. Experience thi...

Gettysburg Area High School Auditorium
1130 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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OCT23

Horse-drawn Carriage Ride through Town

Monday, October 23, 2017

Sometimes a carriage ride through the streets of Gettysburg is just what you need!  Join us for half-hour late afternoon and evening Rides through town! Click HERE for...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325
866-907-0633
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OCT23

President Lincoln's 25 Hours in Gettysburg

Monday, October 23, 2017

Experience President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg by walking where he walked and seeing what he saw. Learn about the planning of the Soldiers' National Cemetery an...

Walking tour
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
7172535737
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OCT23

Surprise A Breast Cancer Survivor Sweepstakes

Monday, October 23, 2017

Surprise a Breast Cancer Survivor Sweepstakes will be taking place October 1st - 31st. Nominate a Survivor on our Wall Of Hope. One winner will be chosen to receive a $200 ...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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OCT23

Annual Olde Getty Place Gettysburg Halloween Parade

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The annual Halloween Parade starts at 7:30pm.  Enjoy participants such as marching bands, floats, baton twirling groups, costumed individuals and more.  The parad...

Downtown Gettysburg
See listing for Parade Route, Gettysburg, PA 17325
(717) 334-1518
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OCT24

Brown Bag Jazz: The Alex Posmontier Quartet

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Pianist/composer/arranger Alex Posmontier returns to his alma mater for a jazz experience to remember! Alex Posmontier graduated from Gettysburg College with a BA in music wit...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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OCT24

Horse-drawn Carriage Ride through Town

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Sometimes a carriage ride through the streets of Gettysburg is just what you need!  Join us for half-hour late afternoon and evening Rides through town! Click HERE for...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325
866-907-0633
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OCT24

Open Enrollment Gettysburg Leadership Experience

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The Gettysburg Leadership Experience uses a variety of uniquely tailored, core learning modules to explore different aspects of leadership, followership, or organizational dyn...

Gettysburg Hotel
7951 East Maplewood Avenue, Greenwood Village, CO 80111
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OCT24

President Lincoln's 25 Hours in Gettysburg

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Experience President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg by walking where he walked and seeing what he saw. Learn about the planning of the Soldiers' National Cemetery an...

Walking tour
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
7172535737
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OCT24

Surprise A Breast Cancer Survivor Sweepstakes

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Surprise a Breast Cancer Survivor Sweepstakes will be taking place October 1st - 31st. Nominate a Survivor on our Wall Of Hope. One winner will be chosen to receive a $200 ...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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OCT24

Fall Foliage on the Glen Rock Railroad Experience

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Enjoy the colors of the fall aboard 7580 on this one hour round trip to Glen Rock, PA. Our narrator will talk about the town and villages along the way and the history they ha...

Steam Into History
2 West Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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OCT25

Fall Foliage on the Hanover Junction Railroad Experience

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Enjoy the colors of the fall aboard 7580 on this 2 1/2 hour round trip to Hanover Junction, PA. Our narrator will talk about the town and villages along the way and the histor...

Steam Into History
2 West Main Street, New Freedom , PA 17349
717-942-2370
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OCT25

Horse-drawn Carriage Ride through Town

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Sometimes a carriage ride through the streets of Gettysburg is just what you need!  Join us for half-hour late afternoon and evening Rides through town! Click HERE for...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325
866-907-0633
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OCT25

Open Enrollment Gettysburg Leadership Experience

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

The Gettysburg Leadership Experience uses a variety of uniquely tailored, core learning modules to explore different aspects of leadership, followership, or organizational dyn...

Gettysburg Hotel
7951 East Maplewood Avenue, Greenwood Village, CO 80111
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OCT25

Open Mic Night

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

All acts welcome to perform! Sign up will be at 6:30pm. Happy hour will last through the duration of the event. $1 off cold local brews and glasses of our awarding-winning win...

Knob Hall Gettysburg
100 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5171
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OCT25

President Lincoln's 25 Hours in Gettysburg

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Experience President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg by walking where he walked and seeing what he saw. Learn about the planning of the Soldiers' National Cemetery an...

Walking tour
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
7172535737
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OCT25

Quilting Bee at the Shriver House

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Travel back in time to join quilter Gayle Underwood in the fully restored 1860 home of Hettie Shriver to get a glimpse of a by-gone era. Add your own stitches to a Sanitary ...

Shriver House Museum
309 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
(717)-337-2800
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OCT25

Quirky Pumpkin Me & Mini Me Paint Along

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

This is a family friendly event. Ticket purchase required. Please bring your receipt for ease of event entry and for discounts on dinner beforehand. Ticket sales will close th...

Historic Farnsworth House Inn
401 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8838
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OCT25

Surprise A Breast Cancer Survivor Sweepstakes

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Surprise a Breast Cancer Survivor Sweepstakes will be taking place October 1st - 31st. Nominate a Survivor on our Wall Of Hope. One winner will be chosen to receive a $200 ...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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OCT25

Wednesday Walking Tours: Historic Town Tour with Ken Rich

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Horse Tours of Gettysburg presents Wendsday Walking Tours: Historic Town Tours with Historian Ken Rich. Join us Wednesdays in October for Ken's Reluctant Witness...

Victorian Carriage Company
35 Carlisle St, Gettysburg, PA 17325
866-907-0633
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OCT25

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