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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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An Eisenhower Christmas

Sunday, December 23, 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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DEC23

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest Voting

Sunday, December 23, 2018

Join us for this magical Christmas tree decorating contest tradition. Join Christmas Tree Hill and The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg in this fun community event! Stop...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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DEC23

Holiday Town Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

Sunday, December 23, 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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DEC23

National Wreath Project

Sunday, December 23, 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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DEC23

Santa Sing-Along Caroling on the Glen Rock Express

Sunday, December 23, 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 History
2 W Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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DEC23

Santa's Shanty

Sunday, December 23, 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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DEC23

Visit With Santa & Friends at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg

Sunday, December 23, 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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DEC23

An Eisenhower Christmas

Monday, December 24, 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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DEC24

Christmas Eve Dinner

Monday, December 24, 2018

Make 1863 Restaurant a part of your holiday traditions. Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and holiday specials. Menu Slow Roasted Turkey Apple Cranberry Stuffing, Mashed...

1863 Restaurant
95 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-339-0020
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DEC24

Christmas Eve Dinner Special at Ike's Chophouse

Monday, December 24, 2018

Celebrate Christmas Eve with your family at Liberty Mountain in our lovely Ike's Chophouse! We will be offering our full regular menu in addition to a speci...

Liberty Mountain Resort
78 Country Club Trail, Carroll Valley, PA 17320
717-642-8282
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DEC24

Christmas Eve Mass

Monday, December 24, 2018

Join us on Christmas Eve for Carols at 7:00pm and Christmas Eve Mass starting at 7:30pm for The Nativity of Our Lord. At Mass, we joyfully anticipate and celebrate the bi...

The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 S Seton Ave, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
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DEC24

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest Voting

Monday, December 24, 2018

Join us for this magical Christmas tree decorating contest tradition. Join Christmas Tree Hill and The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg in this fun community event! Stop...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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DEC24

Historic Rock Chapel Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

Monday, December 24, 2018

All are invited to attend an old fashion Candlelight Christmas Service at Rock Chapel. Dress warm—it’s a historic, old building. Located near York Springs,...

Rock Chapel
4730 Oxford Road, York Springs, PA 17372
717-528-4314
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DEC24

National Wreath Project

Monday, December 24, 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
More details

DEC24

An Eisenhower Christmas

Tuesday, December 25, 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
More details

DEC25

Christmas Day Brunch Buffet at Liberty Mountain Resort

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Celebrate Christmas with your family at Liberty Mountain with our spectacular Christmas Day Buffet! Served in the Overlook Room, our buffet menu features a large variety of de...

Liberty Mountain Resort
78 Country Club Trail, Carroll Valley, PA 17320
717-642-8282
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DEC25

Christmas Day Dinner

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Make 1863 Restaurant a part of your holiday traditions. Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and holiday specials. Slow Roasted Turkey Apple Cranberry Stuffing, Mashed Potatoe...

1863 Restaurant
95 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-339-0020
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DEC25

Christmas Day Mass

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

All are welcome as we celebrate the birth of Jesus at Christmas Day Mass.

The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 S Seton Ave, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
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DEC25

National Wreath Project

Tuesday, December 25, 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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DEC25

An Eisenhower Christmas

Wednesday, December 26, 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
More details

DEC26

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