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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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Fairfield's Holiday Tour

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Stop by Fairfield, just eight miles southwest of Gettysburg, for a historic holiday self-guided tour. Eleven historic properties are featured on the tour and will be open for ...

Fairfield Properties
Fairfield Properties, Fairfield, PA 17320
717-642-6540
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Five Christmases at the Shriver House

Saturday, December 15, 2018

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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Free Carriage Rides!

Saturday, December 15, 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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Holiday Town Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Join the Victorian Carriage Company for our Holiday Town Carriage Rides! A great thing to do for kids, families, groups and couples. Our carriages have the capabilit...

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

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Join us for an evening of cocktails, dinner and dancing - featuring an auction of luxury items at the Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center. Raise a glass to celebrate the ho...

GNMP Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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DEC15

National Wreath Project

Saturday, December 15, 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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Paint Along: A Grinchy Christmas

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Get in the Christmas spirit with a kid friendly paint along! This painting is a great reminder as the busy holiday season starts that Christmas means something a little bit mo...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Princess Tea Meet and Greet

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Bring the family for a special holiday event! There are two seatings to choose from: 1 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. Come dressed as your favorite princess, or as you are, for a spectacul...

The Intersection Church
1980 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8855
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Santa Sing-Along Caroling on the Glen Rock Express

Saturday, December 15, 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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Santa's Shanty

Saturday, December 15, 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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Scary Ghost Stories and Tales of Glories

Saturday, December 15, 2018

On Christmas Eve 1863, the Mother of Jennie Wade, Mary, was still coping with the death of her 20-year-old daughter.  Tonight the spirit of Mary Wade has returned to h...

Gettysburg Battlefield Bus Tours
548 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
7173346296
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The Farnsworth House Beer Garden presents the Polar Bear Club

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Hang out at The Farnsworth House Beer Garden this winter. Join us for a fire, music, drinks, and a ton of fun in the Beer Garden. There is also a raffle every Saturday for a g...

Beer Garden Polar Bear Club
401 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8838
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The Feast Of Christmas

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Join us for our annual Feast Of Christmas at The Historic Fairfield Inn. We will have a traditional Wassailing toast at 5:30 p.m. followed by a delightful holiday feast at 6:0...

The Historic Fairfield Inn
15 West Main Street, Fairfield, PA 17320
717-642-5410
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Visit With Santa & Friends at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Visit with the one and only Santa Claus! Bring your kids to The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg to get in the holiday spirit with a visit with Saint Nick. Saturdays: Noon &nda...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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What Breaks Loose at the GO!

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Check out What Breaks Loose at the Garryowen Irish Pub! They're the funkiest, the dirtiest chord playing and the grooviest band in Gettysburg, PA that has a mix of so...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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What Breaks Loose at the GO!

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Gettysburg's masters of funk join us for an evening you don't want to miss! We're welcoming back What Breaks Loose at the Garryowen Irish Pub, and as always, they&...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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DEC15

2018-2019 Music, Gettysburg!

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Music, Gettysburg! is a premier concert series featuring international, national, regional and local musical artists for the greater south central Pennsylvania region. &n...

United Lutheran Seminary Chapel
147 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-339-1334
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DEC16

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Sunday, December 16, 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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DEC16

An Eisenhower Christmas

Sunday, December 16, 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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DEC16

Christmas at the Jennie Wade House

Sunday, December 16, 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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