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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.

Magic the Gathering: Mid-Season Standard League

Saturday, December 16, 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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DEC16

National Wreath Project

Saturday, December 16, 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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DEC16

Santa Sing-Along Caroling on the Glen Rock Express

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Our popular Santa Sing-a-long trains are back on the schedule this year with holiday cheer for all ages. On your trip north, Jeff Greenawalt will read the Night Before Christm...

Steam Into History
2 West Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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DEC16

Santa's Shanty

Saturday, December 16, 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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DEC16

Scary Ghost Stories and Tales of Glories

Saturday, December 16, 2017

On Christmas Eve, 1863, the mother of Jennie Wade, Mary, was still coping with the death of her 20-year-old daughter. Jennie was the only civilian to die during the infam...

Ghostly Images of Gettysburg
548 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-4100
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DEC16

The 12 Tastes of Christmas Holiday Walking Food Tour

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Experience the magic of Christmas in Downtown Gettysburg this holiday season! Stroll decorated streets on a festive 3.5-hour walking food tour highlighting the sights, sounds,...

Streets of Gettysburg
101 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-688-9584
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DEC16

The Farnsworth Experience

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Join us here at the Historic Farnsworth House for "The Farnsworth Experience!" Included in your ticket price, you will receive a 15% off voucher for Sweney'...

Historic Farnsworth House Inn
401 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8838
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DEC16

Visit with Santa Claus

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Visit with Santa Claus at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg this holiday season. Santa will be arriving by horse-drawn carriage on Friday, November 24th at 5:00pm. Childre...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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DEC16

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Sunday, December 17, 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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DEC17

An Eisenhower Christmas

Sunday, December 17, 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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DEC17

Champagne Christmas Open House

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Antrim 1844 cordially invites you to join us for a Champagne Christmas Open House. The historic mansion will be full of magnificent Old World holiday decorations and will feat...

Antrim 1844
30 Trevanion Rd , Taneytown , MD 21787
410-756-6812
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DEC17

Christmas at the Jennie Wade House

Sunday, December 17, 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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DEC17

Christmas Offering

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Our annual holiday sampler of favorite performers and festive music, this year led by Wayne Hill, the Ben Jones Brass, the Gettysburg Children's Choir and the Schola ...

Chapel of the United Lutheran Seminary
147 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-339-1334
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DEC17

Civil War Lecture Series with Tim Smith

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Join us in Sweney's Tavern at 6:00pm for our Civil War Lecture Series with Tim Smith. Enjoy a nice dinner and drinks from the bar while you learn about various Civil War t...

Historic Farnsworth House Inn
401 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8838
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DEC17

Holiday Cookie Petite Pairing

Sunday, December 17, 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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DEC17

Magic the Gathering: Mid-Season Standard League

Sunday, December 17, 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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DEC17

MTG: Standard Showdown

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Join FOURCORNERS COMICS for Standard Showdown on every Sunday starting at 2:30pm using current Standard legal decks (3-4 rounds). Standard Showdown runs for 8 weeks. Cost of...

FOURCORNERS COMICS
42 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2336
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DEC17

National Wreath Project

Sunday, December 17, 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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DEC17

Santa Sing-Along Caroling on the Glen Rock Express

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Our popular Santa Sing-a-long trains are back on the schedule this year with holiday cheer for all ages. On your trip north, Jeff Greenawalt will read the Night Before Christm...

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

DEC17

Santa's Shanty

Sunday, December 17, 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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DEC17

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