Plan Your Gettysburg Trip

  CLOSE TRIP PLANNER  

Find Gettysburg special events and one-of-a-kind things to do that are going on all-year long

Events Calendar

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.

Annual & Special Events

Specialty Tours

Nightly & Weekly Activities

Events Calendar

Scary Ghost Stories & Tales of the Glories: Christmas 1863

Saturday, December 14, 2019

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 infamou...

Jennie Wade House
548 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296
More details

DEC14

Seeing Differently: A Photo Exhibition of Five Veterans at Gettysburg

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Visitors to the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center have an opportunity to view the “Seeing Differently” exhibition from Thursday, Novemb...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478
More details

DEC14

Sip 'n Shop

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Stop in the winery every Saturday and Sunday to browse items from local direct sales reps, artists and crafters while enjoying a glass of wine! Check our Facebook Pa...

J & P Winery
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-549-2513
More details

DEC14

Songs and Stories of a Civil War Hospital

Saturday, December 14, 2019

This program brings to life the events which occurred in this Civil War hospital when 140 wounded and dying soldiers were sheltered in this beautiful church during and af...

Christ Lutheran Church
44 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5212
More details

DEC14

Strolling Holiday Characters

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Visit The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg for all of your holiday shopping needs. Strolling Holiday Characters will be meeting and greeting shoppers every weekend from November&n...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
More details

DEC14

Tom Coyle and Dave Phillips Book Signing

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Tom Coyle, author of "Leadership Lessons from the Battle of Gettysburg" and David Phillips, author of the Historical Fiction Novel "Jesse Scouts" will host...

Battlefield Brew Works
248 Hunterstown Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-398-2907
More details

DEC14

Trappers Choice Christmas Sporting Clays Shoot

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Let our trappers take you out for a round on our Sporting Clays Course, where they will pull their choice of a wide range of target presentations. After the shoot, enjoy Chris...

Orvis Hill COuntry
519 Gladhill Rd, Fairfield, PA 17320
717-253-9665
More details

DEC14

Ugly Sweater Christmas Party with Schizophonic

Saturday, December 14, 2019

It's time to bring out the ugly! Let's see whatcha got! Battlefield Brew Works is bringing you a big time Ugly Sweater party and Schizophonic is gonna bring the tunes....

Battlefield Brew Works
248 Hunterstown Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-479-6625
More details

DEC14

An Eisenhower Christmas

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Experience President Dwight “Ike” and Mamie Eisenhower’s holiday decorations in their Gettysburg home. Tickets and shuttle bus to the site are required. Hist...

Eisenhower National Historic Site
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-9114
More details

DEC15

Christmas at the Jennie Wade House

Sunday, December 15, 2019

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
More details

DEC15

Christmas Tastes and Traditions Food Tour

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Stroll decorated streets on a festive 3-hour walking food tour highlighting the sights, sounds and unique tastes of this historic town. Enjoy stops at some of the best ea...

Savor Gettysburg Food Tours
Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-688-9584
More details

DEC15

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Join us this holiday season for the 3rd Annual Christmas Tree Decorating Contest! Vote for your favorite Christmas Tree in the Food Court decorated by a local Non-Profit Or...

Food Court
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
More details

DEC15

Disney's Frozen, Jr *SOLD OUT

Sunday, December 15, 2019

*SOLD OUT The enchanting modern classic from Disney is ready! Disney's Frozen jr. brings Elsa, Anna and the magical land of Arendelle to life onstage. The show fea...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
More details

DEC15

Gateway Sunday Race Series

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Sunday, Fun Day, Run Day! Join Appalachian Brewing Company for their 2019 Gateway Sunday Race Series. Choose one of these awesome themed races to train for this year, or chall...

Appalachian Brewing Co Gateway
70 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-398-2419
More details

DEC15

Gettysburg Ice Rink

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Enjoy an evening of ice skating in historic Gettysburg during the holidays. Bring the family for an evening of winter fun, or stroll hand-in-hand with your sweetheart in Getty...

Gettysburg Ice Rink
533 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2028
More details

DEC15

Greens Wreath Craft Class

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Come out and join us for our popular Greens Wreath Craft Class, presented by Andrea from A&M Growers. For $45 you will receive everything you need (including instructions)...

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

DEC15

Holiday Open House

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Celebrate the Holidays with Boyer's during Open House days featuring: holiday workshops with Anne Cherry Art & Design pictures with Santa a FREE bag of ...

Boyer Nurseries & Orchards
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558
More details

DEC15

Michael W. Smith's Christmas

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Multi-Platinum artist, best-selling author, and acclaimed actor Michael W. Smith is living out his dream, releasing new music regularly and performing to sold-out cr...

Grove Theatre
Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA 17257
717-477-SHOW(7469)
More details

DEC15

Music, Gettysburg!

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Music, Gettysburg! is a premier concert series featuring international, regional and local musical artists for the greater south central PA region. These concerts are&nbs...

United Lutheran Seminary Chapel
147 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325
More details

DEC15

National Wreath Project

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Please join us for the Annual SGT MAC FOUNDATION’s National Wreath Project. We will meet at the Giant Food Store in Gettysburg at 8 a.m. on Friday, December 6t...

Soldiers' National Cemetery
Taneytown Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-1728
More details

DEC15

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7
  8. 8
  9. 9
  10. 10

Get the Gettysburg, Pa Travel Planner

Check out our Travel Planner online or have us send you one. Have an immediate question? Call us at 1.800.337.5015

Get the Planner

Free Destination Gettysburg Planning Guide

Events Calendar

Check out our unique festivals, fairs, exhibits, theater, & concerts.

View Calendar