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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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Veterans Appreciation Event

Saturday, May 25, 2019

SAVE THE DATE: we'll start our day with a flag raising at the cannon by the Marine Corps League and veterans ride with American Legion Riders joined by a few Battlefield H...

Battlefield Harley-Davidson
21 Cavalry Field Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9005
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MAY25

Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Sunday, May 26, 2019

From the roar of artillery to the flash of bayonets, living history demonstrations at Gettysburg National Military Park help bring the past to life. Gettysburg National M...

Various Locations
Gettysburg Battlefield, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80
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MAY26

Free Dobbin House Tours

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Enjoy a FREE, guided, hour-plus tour of the oldest, most historic house in Gettysburg, the Dobbin House. This popular and highly-rated presentation highlights the house b...

Dobbin House Tavern
89 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2100
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MAY26

Gettysburg BBQ Festival

Sunday, May 26, 2019

The Gettysburg BBQ Festival is now Saturday AND Sunday of Memorial Day weekend in historic Gettysburg, PA offering tons of everything BBQ! Activities include: A ...

Gateway Gettysburg Complex
Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325
301-259-1991
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MAY26

Glen Rock Express

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Outside your window is the beautiful York County Heritage Rail Trail, while you enjoy this one-hour ride to Glen Rock, PA. We will take you back in time to the 1860s, when...

Steam Into History
2 West Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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MAY26

Hanover Junction Flyer

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Outside your window is the beautiful York County and the Heritage Rail Trail, while you enjoy this excursion to Hanover Junction. We will take you back in time to the...

Steam Into History
2 West Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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MAY26

Historic Downtown Food Tour

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Eat your way through Gettysburg! Enjoy downtown in a whole new way as we eat our way through the most delicious and historic neighborhoods on this Gettysburg food tour. Embark...

Downtown Gettysburg
101 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, pa 17325
717-688-9584
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MAY26

Live Music with John "Johnny Russo" Mayer

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Head to Boyer Cellars for Live Music with John "Johnny Russo" Mayer!  What goes well with live music? Wine and cider! Sample our craft beverages and sip on a...

Boyer Cellars
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
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MAY26

Living History Encampments

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Special weekends throughout the season, the Gettysburg Heritage Center host living history encampments. These Civil War camps are free and open to the public. The reenact...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6245
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MAY26

My America Paint Along at Hollabaugh's

Sunday, May 26, 2019

This Memorial Day, add a new piece of art to your home that will remind you daily of the sacrifice from our fallen heroes. A professional artist will walk you through the e...

Hollabaugh Bros. Inc.
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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MAY26

Mystery Tour/Untold Tales

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Meet a Gettysburg Licensed Town Historian/Guide at 6pm Saturday or Sunday evening behind the Gettysburg Hotel (in the courtyard) for a 60 minute Mystery Walking Tour of Untold...

Gettysburg Hotel Courtyard
Race Horse Alley, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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MAY26

Spring Garden Kick Off

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Kick off the season right with live music on the terrace from Nick Andrew Staver, garden games, wood-fired pizzas, summer wine cocktail specials, and of course.. wine! &qu...

Adams County Winery
251 Peach Tree Rd, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-4631
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MAY26

Spring Ranger Programs

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Free ranger-led hikes, walks and talks that explore key moments and locations on the Gettysburg battlefield. Stop by the Visitor Center Information Desk or visit our webs...

Gettysburg National Military Park
1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80
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MAY26

Sunday Brunch Excursion

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Steam Into History is offering you a special discounted package for you and your friends to enjoy a delicious Sunday brunch and a scenic train ride through the coun...

Steam Into History
2 West Main Street, New, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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MAY26

Civil War Dance Foundation to Display Artifacts and Present Dance Demonstrations

Monday, May 27, 2019

Visitors to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center have an opportunity to see Civil War artifacts and learn period dances in the Group Lobby of...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-1243
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MAY27

Free Dobbin House Tours

Monday, May 27, 2019

Enjoy a FREE, guided, hour-plus tour of the oldest, most historic house in Gettysburg, the Dobbin House. This popular and highly-rated presentation highlights the house b...

Dobbin House Tavern
89 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2100
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MAY27

Living History Encampments

Monday, May 27, 2019

Special weekends throughout the season, the Gettysburg Heritage Center host living history encampments. These Civil War camps are free and open to the public. The reenact...

Gettysburg Heritage Center
297 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6245
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MAY27

Memorial Day Car Show

Monday, May 27, 2019

Come out to the Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg for our Memorial Day Car Show! Fun for the whole family with great cars, inflatables, food and sidewalk sales. All Car Show pro...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg/Horizon Group Pro
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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MAY27

Memorial Day Free 5K & Come Walk With Me

Monday, May 27, 2019

Head out to Wyndham Gettysburg Memorial Day Weekend for a FREE 5K! Arrive 15 minutes early to register. The race/walk kicks off from the Wyndham Hotel in the Gateway...

Wyndham Gettysburg
95 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-4137
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MAY27

Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies

Monday, May 27, 2019

The Gettysburg Joint Veterans Memorial Day Commission would like to announce the date for the Annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony in Gettysburg. This is a great way to rem...

Historic Downtown
Lefever Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6274
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MAY27

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