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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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Gettysburg "The Musical"

Friday, December 22, 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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DEC22

Holiday Carriage Rides

Friday, December 22, 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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DEC22

Magic the Gathering: Mid-Season Standard League

Friday, December 22, 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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DEC22

National Wreath Project

Friday, December 22, 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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DEC22

Santa Sing-Along on the Seitzland Express

Friday, December 22, 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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DEC22

Santa's Shanty

Friday, December 22, 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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DEC22

An Eisenhower Christmas

Saturday, December 23, 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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DEC23

Christmas at the Jennie Wade House

Saturday, December 23, 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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DEC23

FREE Holiday House Tour

Saturday, December 23, 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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DEC23

Holiday Carriage Rides

Saturday, December 23, 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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DEC23

Holiday Town Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

Saturday, December 23, 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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DEC23

Magic the Gathering: Mid-Season Standard League

Saturday, December 23, 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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DEC23

National Wreath Project

Saturday, December 23, 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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DEC23

Santa Sing-Along Caroling on the Glen Rock Express

Saturday, December 23, 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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DEC23

Santa's Shanty

Saturday, December 23, 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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DEC23

Scary Ghost Stories and Tales of Glories

Saturday, December 23, 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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DEC23

Spirit of Hope Rally

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Join us at on Lincoln Square, just outside of the Gettysburg Hotel for the free community event, Spirit of Hope Rally led by John Buckland. John is a nationally known motivati...

Lincoln Square
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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DEC23

The 12 Tastes of Christmas Holiday Walking Food Tour

Saturday, December 23, 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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DEC23

Visit with Santa Claus

Saturday, December 23, 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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DEC23

An Eisenhower Christmas

Sunday, December 24, 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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