Yes we have a famous battlefield to tour by car, bicycle, horseback, and even on foot but we boast a wealth of activities beyond those historic acres.
From historic taverns to ethnic cuisine, farm-to-table dining to unique edibles, the tastes of Gettysburg are sure to please every palate.
With adventures to suit every budget, Gettysburg and Adams County businesses offer plenty of packages to help visitors create their dream vacations.
Music, Gettysburg! is a premier concert series featuring international, national, regional and local musical artists for the greater south central Pennsylvania region.
Sunday, September 9 at 4 pm: Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra
A grand opening for the Music, Gettysburg! fall season! Violinist Peter Sirotin and pianist Ya-Ting Chang join the Orchestra for a concert of Mozart, Saint-Saëns, Ravel and Mendelssohn.
Friday, October 5 at 7:30 pm: Marilyn Keiser, Organist
“She represents to the organ world what the late Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis did to America: the epitome of taste, dignity, and elegance.” (The American Organist)
Sunday, October 28 at 4 pm: Opera Susquehanna Winners
Three rising stars from around the country present works by Bernstein, Milhaud and Richard Strauss.
Sunday, November 11 at 4 pm: Jeffrey Fahnestock, Tenor
An audience favorite returns on Armistice Day with heart-rending settings of poetry from the Great War.
Sunday, December 2 at 7:30 pm: Advent Vespers
The Schola Cantorum of Gettysburg opens the holiday season with music of expectation, hope and joy from the last four centuries.
Sunday, December 16 at 7 pm: Christmas Offering
A sampler of holiday music from our favorite performers, including the Gettysburg Children’s Choir and Wayne L. Wold.
Saturday, January 12 at 7:30 pm: Essence of Joy (Penn State Gospel Alum Choir)
A soul-stirring evening of Gospel music from these young, energetic and spirited Nittany Lions.
Friday, January 18 at 7:30 pm: Robert Burns Night
Our annual celebration of the Scottish national poet, featuring Jeff Greenawalt reading his poetry and Cormorant’s Fancy performing music he inspired.
Sunday, January 27 at 4 pm: Felix Hell, Organist
The toast of four continents returns to his favorite venue for his annual visit!
Sunday, February 24 at 4 pm: Grace Kim, Pianist
The Washington Post raves: "Rich with emotional contrasts." And Die Rheinpfalz agrees: "Hypnotic from the first to the last note."
Sunday, March 17 at 4 pm: Songs of Garth Baxter and Hollis Thoms
Two Baltimore composers present their compelling settings of glorious texts.
Sunday, March 31 at 4 pm: Baroque Brilliante
Faculty of the Sunderman Conservatory present some of the liveliest, most moving music of the 18th century.
Sunday, April 28 at 4 pm: Bostom Shawm and Sackbut Ensemble
The world’s foremost Renaissance band, including Gettysburg’s own Marilyn Boenau, returns to Gettysburg. Special guests: the Schola Cantorum of Gettysburg!
Saturday, May 4 at 4 pm: Gettysburg Children's Choir and Chamber Chorale
Once more, these amazing groups of young performers cap their season with Music, Gettysburg! Always a packed house! Always a delight!
Sunday, May 12 at 4 pm: Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra
A Mothers Day tradition! Blanka Blednarz, the new concertmaster of the Orchestra is joined by her husband for the Brahms Double concerto, with Haydn’s Drumroll Symphony filling out the performance!
Sunday, May 19 at 4 pm: Wayne Hill and Friends
The area’s favorite baritone gathers some of his closest friends for a lively and varied evening from the American Songbook: Rodgers, Hammerstein, and Hart.
Saturday, June 8 from Noon - 8 pm: Gettysburg Brass Band Festival
Located in the outdoor performance platform: a different, world-renowned band every hour!
Sunday, June 30 at 6 pm: Dearest Home
Kick off the celebration of Independence Day with music from the home front of the Civil War and home places of Appalachia! Weather permitting, at the outdoor performance platform (Schmucker Grove adjacent to 61 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg).