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

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

Santa Claus Meet & Greet

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Visit with the one and only Santa Claus! Bring your kids to The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg to get in the holiday spirit with a visit with Saint Nick. *Meet & Greet is...

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

DEC15

Santa Express to Glen Rock

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Our popular Santa Express trains are back on the schedule this year with holiday cheer for all ages. Riders will hear the Night Before Christmas and Christmas mus...

Northern Central Railway–Steam Into History
2 West Main Street, New Freedom , PA 17349
717-942-2370
More details

DEC15

Santa's Shanty

Sunday, December 15, 2019

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 November 29-30...

Lincoln Square
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
More details

DEC15

Seasons: A Celtic Christmas Concert

Sunday, December 15, 2019

We welcome everyone to join us for a holiday concert called Seasons: A Celtic Christmas, featuring the regional Celtic band, Seasons. This award-winning Celtic family band is ...

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
More details

DEC15

Seeing Differently: A Photo Exhibition of Five Veterans at Gettysburg

Sunday, December 15, 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

DEC15

Sip 'n Shop

Sunday, December 15, 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

DEC15

Strolling Holiday Characters

Sunday, December 15, 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

DEC15

75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge Commemoration

Monday, December 16, 2019

Join park rangers from Eisenhower National Historic Site in person in the Gettysburg National Cemetery, or online via Facebook Live, on December 16 as they commemorate the 75t...

Soldiers' National Cemetery
Taneytown Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-9114 x4411
More details

DEC16

Burgers & Brew Mondays at Fourscore Beer Co.

Monday, December 16, 2019

Every Monday starting Dec 2, 2019 enjoy a Fourscore Burger for $9.99 and $3 16 oz pours of Gettys Brau, The Fix and Hop Hot. In addition to our standard lineup, we brew a s...

Fourscore Beer Co.
603 S. Washington St, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-345-8171
More details

DEC16

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest

Monday, December 16, 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

DEC16

Gettysburg Ice Rink

Monday, December 16, 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

DEC16

National Wreath Project

Monday, December 16, 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

DEC16

Santa's Cabin

Monday, December 16, 2019

Come visit one of Hanover’s oldest traditions, visiting Santa Claus in Center Square at the Santa’s Cabin! This tradition has been going on for over 80 y...

Downtown Hanover
Center Square, Hanover, PA 17331
717-637-6130x101
More details

DEC16

Seeing Differently: A Photo Exhibition of Five Veterans at Gettysburg

Monday, December 16, 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

DEC16

Art-based After School Program

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Does your child love art? They can enjoy an After School Program like no other. A beautiful community partnership, held in a real pottery and art studio, and instruc...

Under The Horizon
2650 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-752-4593
More details

DEC17

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. 7
  8. 8
  9. 9
  10. 10
  11. 11

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