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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.

First Friday LIVE with Neil & Shannon

Friday, December 1, 2017

Join Knob Hall Winery and Friends for a guaranteed good time, good vibes AND great wine and beer.   The acoustic duo known as Neil and Shannon formed in 2009. ...

Knob Hall Gettysburg
100 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5171
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First Friday, Gettysburg Style

Friday, December 1, 2017

Take in special events and refreshments with approximately 45 businesses throughout Historic Gettysburg hosting special receptions, guest artists and authors, sales and later ...

GARMA Members
Around Gettysburg, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6274
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Gettysburg "The Musical"

Friday, December 1, 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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Gettysburg College Symphony Orchestra

Friday, December 1, 2017

The Gettysburg College Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Professor Vimbayi Kaziboni, forms the core of the orchestral program at the Sunderman Conservatory at Gettysburg Colleg...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Gingerbread Celebration

Friday, December 1, 2017

Enjoy a gallery of gingerbread creations, holiday art mart and activities for families. Bring plenty of quarters to vote for your favorite or bid to take home one of the ginge...

HACC's Gettysburg Campus
731 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Holiday Carriage Rides

Friday, December 1, 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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Hollabaugh’s 8th Annual Holiday Open House

Friday, December 1, 2017

Join the Hollabaugh family for a celebration of the holidays, featuring lots of great products to sample, wonderful refreshments to share, sales and specials throughout the ma...

Hollabaugh Bros., Inc.
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Magic the Gathering: Mid-Season Standard League

Friday, December 1, 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 1, 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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Santa Sing-Along on the Seitzland Express

Friday, December 1, 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 1, 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 Civil War Christmas at the Shriver House

Saturday, December 2, 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 2, 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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Annual Olde Getty Place Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Be part of it all as we delight in the annual parade, light the great tree in the Lincoln Square, and sing Christmas carols together to bring in the holiday season. Enjoy a va...

Downtown Gettysburg
See listing for Parade Route, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1518
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Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Santa Claus will be arriving at 7:00am at Gettysburg Hotel on Lincoln Square to share breakfast with you in the Grand Ballroom. Stay for breakfast and get your photo taken wit...

Gettysburg Hotel
1 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
1-866-EST-1797
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Christmas at the Jennie Wade House

Saturday, December 2, 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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Christmas Greens and Gourmet Gifts Sale

Saturday, December 2, 2017

The annual sale, sponsored by The Gettysburg Garden Club, will feature handcrafted wreaths from fresh greens, decorated table-size trees made from mixed winter greens, William...

Gettysburg Fire Hall
35 North Stratton Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7688
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Fused Glass Holiday Ornaments

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Learn glass fusing techniques as you make several beautiful holiday-themed glass ornaments. You work at your own pace, making this is a great class for both beginners and inte...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Gettysburg College Winter Choral Concert

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Choral music is one of the hallmarks of the Sunderman Conservatory of Music at Gettysburg College. Celebrate the winter season with beautiful songs performed by the College Ch...

Christ Chapel
North Washington and West Stevens Streets, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Gingerbread Celebration

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Enjoy a gallery of gingerbread creations, holiday art mart and activities for families. Bring plenty of quarters to vote for your favorite or bid to take home one of the ginge...

HACC's Gettysburg Campus
731 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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