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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.

Gettysburg BBQ Festival

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Join us at the Gettysburg BBQ Festival for BBQ sampling, a BBQ competition, BBQ food vendors, live music, a kids zone and a craft beer garden by Appalachian Brewing Compa...

Gateway Gettysburg Complex
Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325
301-259-1991
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Gettysburg, The Musical

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Billy Finch musically captures the story of the three day battle.  He combines clever and historically accurate verse with the voices of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Rodne...

Best Western
301 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325
301-933-4333
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Hauser After Hours

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Hauser After Hours is a party you do not want to miss.  Every weekend, we throw a bash after our normal business hours to celebrate our rolling hills, breathtaking views ...

Hauser Estate Winery
410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-334-4888
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MAY26

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is the irrestible family musical about the tr...

Totem Pole Playhouse
9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222-0603
888-805-7056
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MAY26

Licensed Battlefield Guide Special Carriage Tours

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Just when you thought you had seen all there was to see at Gettysburg! Join Licensed Battlefield Guides as they take over our horse-drawn carriage for 2 hours to give their ow...

Victorian Carriage Company
297 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325
866-907-0633
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MAY26

Living History Camps at the Gettysburg Heritage Center

Saturday, May 26, 2018

The Gettysburg Heritage Center hosts Civil War Living History Camps most weekends, April - November.  Civil War reenactors set up camp on the front lawn of the Heritage C...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-276-1841
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Memorial Day Weekend Sidewalk Sales and Car Show

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Kick off summer with stylish savings and fun! Memorial Day Sidewalk Sales: Friday & Saturday 10:00am - 9:00pm; Sunday 10:00am - 6:00pm and Open 10:00am - 9:00pm Me...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettyburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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Music in the Valley

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Join us for live music overlooking the beautiful Buchanan Valley.  All shows are free and open to the public. Wine, hard cider and lite fare will be available f...

Reid's Home Winery
2135 Buchanan Valley Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-677-7047
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MAY26

My Amazing Journey with Autism

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Ron Sandison is a national speaker, author, husband, father and man living with autism. At this event, Ron will share his amazing, inspirational story with our commu...

Foursquare Church
330 West Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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MAY26

Mystery Tour/Untold Tales

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Meet a Gettysburg Licensed Town Historian at 6:00pm Friday, Saturday or Sunday behind the Gettysburg Hotel (in courtyard) for a Mystery Walking Tour of Untold Tales. You ...

Walking tour
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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Opening Steam Weekend with No. 17 and The Susquehanna Travellers

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Our No. 17 steam engine is back on track. Share this day with The Susquehanna Travellers who will entertain with period music while riding on one of the premier rail...

Steam Into History Inc
2 W Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Preservation Workshops

Saturday, May 26, 2018

HGAC Board member Stephen Brown, will conduct workshops for homeowners with a hands on approach about how to undertake preservation and restoration projects around their homes...

Historic Daniel Lady Farm
1008 Hanover Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-4434
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President Lincoln's 25 Hours in Gettysburg

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Lincoln was the central figure in a conflict that defined a nation! Experience President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg by walking where he walked and seeing what he saw...

Gettysburg area
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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MAY26

Ray Owen: Hats off to America!

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Join the Gettysburg Heritage Center as we welcome, Ray Owen, Memorial Day Weekend for an uplifting and fun musical event. An award winning American odyssey that will take y...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6245
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Underground Railroad Tours: McAllister Mills

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Learn about the historical significance of the Underground Railroad and hear the stories of those escaping slavery. Discover a part of the battlefield that is seen by only a s...

McAllister Mill
1360 Baltimore Pike and Mc Allster Road, Gettysburg, Pa 17325
717-659-8827
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Walking Tours: Historic Town Tours with Ken Rich

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Reluctant Witness Gettysburg Town Walking Tour A 2 hour walking tour that showcases the civilians of Gettysburg who witnessed the horror of war, highlighting historic build...

Victorian Carriage Company
297 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
866-907-0633
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WW II In Gettysburg: The People and Places

Saturday, May 26, 2018

See a different side of Gettysburg, with this look at the people and places that played a part in World War II. You will visit a prisoner-of-war camp. Learn why an i...

Gettysburg Battlefield Bus Tours
778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296
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MAY26

1860s Memorial Day Service

Sunday, May 27, 2018

The Civilians of Gettysburg, a Civil War reenactment group, will present a free 1860s Memorial Day service in Soldiers' National Cemetery at the Soldiers' Monument.&nb...

Soldiers' National Cemetery
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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2018 Music, Gettysburg! Season

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Music, Gettysburg! is a free 20-concert series featuring international and local musical artists supported by both the United Lutheran Seminary and the wider Gettysburg commun...

Gettysburg Seminary Chapel
147 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-3000 x2197
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3rd Annual Strawberry Festival

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Fresh Strawberry Sundaes, Strawberry Pies, Strawberries n’ Shortcake, Strawberry activities for the kids…it’s ALL strawberries, all weekend! Be sure to join...

Hollabaugh Bros Inc
545 Carlise Rd, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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