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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.

Holiday Carriage Rides

Saturday, December 2, 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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Holiday Open House

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Pictures with Santa on Sundays from 1-3pm Featuring Holiday Workshops with Anne Cherry Art & Design: Sat. 12/2, 10:00 am - How to Make a Bow Sat. 12/2, 1:00 pm - Ho...

Boyer Nurseries
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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DEC2

Holiday Open House at Eastern Museum of Motor Racing

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Explore Eastern Museum of Motor Racing at their Holiday Open House! Remembering the ‘60’s and 70’s with a special roundtable with Beaver “Bob” Mc...

Eastern Museum of Motor Racing
100 Baltimore Road, York Springs, PA 17372
717-528-8279
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DEC2

Hollabaugh’s 8th Annual Holiday Open House

Saturday, December 2, 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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DEC2

Kids Holiday Event: Gingerbread House Decorating

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Join us as we prepare for the upcoming holiday season! Children will be decorating pre-made graham cracker “gingerbread” houses with royal icing and colorful candi...

Hollabaugh Bros., Inc.
545 Carlisle Road, Hollabaugh Bros., Inc., Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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DEC2

Magic the Gathering: Mid-Season Standard League

Saturday, December 2, 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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DEC2

Mount St. Mary's Chorale Concert

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Visit the Seton Shrine for Music from the Mount, a concert featuring the melodic voices of the Mount St. Mary's University Chorale. We welcome the Chorale back for another...

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

Saturday, December 2, 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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Paint Nite: Adams Rescue Mission Fundraiser

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Support the Adams Rescue Mission and come home with a beautiful bright moon galaxy painting at this paint night event at Boyer Cellars. The Adams County Rescue mission will pr...

Boyer Cellars
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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DEC2

Rob Gibson Art/Motorcycle Show - "A Passion for the Past"

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Rob Gibson will host a one man show: "A Passion for the Past: the tintype photos of Rob Gibson," including a special exhibition of vintage Harleys, including hi...

Battlefield Harley-Davidson
21 Cavalry Field Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9005
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DEC2

Santa's Shanty

Saturday, December 2, 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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Tannenbaum Christmas Tree Train with No. 17

Saturday, December 2, 2017

You and your family will take a 45-minute train excursion to Seitzville, PA for a horse-drawn carriage ride to Bricker’s Tree Farm. Learn about a Victorian Chr...

Steam Into History
2 West Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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DEC2

The 12 Tastes of Christmas Holiday Walking Food Tour

Saturday, December 2, 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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Trinity United Church of Christ 39th Annual Christmas Bazaar

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Check out Trinity United Church of Christ's 39th Annual Christmas Bazaar on Friday, December 1st from 8:00am-7:00pm and on Saturday, December 2nd from 9:00am-3:00pm. There...

Trinity United Church of Christ
60 E. High Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7266
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Victorian Christmas on Steinwehr Avenue

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Join the businesses on Steinwehr Avenue in Gettysburg, Pa. for A Victorian Christmas. Participating businesses will be decorated and offering special activities, events, ...

Steinwehr Avenue
Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-3491
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DEC2

Visit with Santa Claus

Saturday, December 2, 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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DEC2

An Eisenhower Christmas

Sunday, December 3, 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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DEC3

Christmas at the Jennie Wade House

Sunday, December 3, 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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DEC3

Civil War Lecture Series with Tim Smith

Sunday, December 3, 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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Festival Choral Vespers for Advent

Sunday, December 3, 2017

The holiday season kicks off with candlelight prayer and the Schola Cantorum singing some of the last millennium's most beautiful music of hope and expectation.  M...

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