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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.

Christmas in Song

Friday, December 15, 2017

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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Gettysburg "The Musical"

Friday, December 15, 2017

Billy Finch's "Gettysburg, the Musical" is a "Blast from the Past!" History really does come to life in this amazing show. Frank Sinatra is General Lee...

Best Western
301 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
301-933-4333
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Holiday Carriage Rides

Friday, December 15, 2017

Feel the Holiday spirit at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg with a free carriage ride down magical Main Street adorned with thousands of lights!

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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Magic the Gathering: Mid-Season Standard League

Friday, December 15, 2017

Join FOURCORNERS COMICS for our Mid-Season Standard League starting Saturday, September November 4th and running through Saturday, January 6th. We will hold a Standard League ...

FOURCORNERS COMICS
42 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2336
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National Wreath Project

Friday, December 15, 2017

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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Paranormal Night

Friday, December 15, 2017

Come stay with us in one of the most haunted inn’s in America for Paranormal Night. Explore the attic, cellar and main dining room. With our ghost hunting equipment...

Farnsworth House Inn
401 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8838
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Santa Sing-Along on the Seitzland Express

Friday, December 15, 2017

For the kids, Steam Into History presents a train ride into Christmas Past. While making the trip to Seitzland (or is it the North Pole?) you’ll hear The Night Befo...

Steam Into History
2 West Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Santa's Shanty

Friday, December 15, 2017

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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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Saturday, December 16, 2017

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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A Civil War Christmas at the Shriver House

Saturday, December 16, 2017

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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An Eisenhower Christmas

Saturday, December 16, 2017

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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Carriage Rides with Civil War Santa!

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Santa told us he loved talking with the Civil War Trust at Victorian Christmas on Steinwehr Avenue and he wants to come back to ride with us on our Horse-drawn Holiday To...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325
866-907-0633
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Christmas 2017 Murder Mystery: Now You See It, Now You Don't

Saturday, December 16, 2017

An evening of high fashion and suspenseful mystery, with one thrilling conclusion. The crowd was hushed as the museum proprietor got ready to unveil the prized display of t...

Battlefield Bed and Breakfast Inn
2264 Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8804
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Christmas at the Jennie Wade House

Saturday, December 16, 2017

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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Feast of Christmas

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Please join us at The Historic Fairfield Inn 1757 for our annual Feast of Christmas! The feast will begin at 6:00pm and we will also provide entertainment by Cormorant...

The Historic Fairfield Inn
15 West Main Street, Fairfield, PA 17320
717-642-5410
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FREE Holiday House Tour

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Join us for our FREE Holiday House Tour on Saturdays this December! Tour one of the most haunted Inns in America while it's decorated top to bottom for the holidays! Learn...

Historic Farnsworth House Inn
401 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8838
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Holiday Carriage Rides

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Feel the Holiday spirit at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg with a free carriage ride down magical Main Street adorned with thousands of lights!

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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Holiday Cookie Petite Pairing

Saturday, December 16, 2017

What's better than wine? Christmas cookies and wine! Stop out at the Farm Winery and enjoy a holiday cookie pairing wine flight. Available for purchase at the counter for ...

Adams County Winery Farm Winery
251 Peach Tree Rd., Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-4631
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Holiday Tour of Historic Properties

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Get in the holiday spirit with a holiday tour of historic properties in Fairfield, Pennsylvania, just a short drive from Gettysburg. This event is hosted by the Fairfield Area...

Fairfield area
Fairfield Area, Fairfield, PA 17320
717-642-6540
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Holiday Town Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Join the Victorian Carriage Company for our Holiday Town Carriage Rides! A great thing for kids and families. Join us for a 30-minute horse drawn carriage ride ...

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