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

Gettysburg Heritage Center Community Yard Sale

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Come out and shop the many treasures of individual sellers from the area at the Gettysburg Heritage Center Community Yard Sale. You never know what great deals you will f...

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

SEP28

Gettysburg Outdoor Antique Show

Saturday, September 28, 2019

More than 120 antique dealers and collectors from the North and the South will converge in Gettysburg. Sprawling out from Gettysburg’s historic Lincoln Square, the an...

Downtown Gettysburg
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5750
More details

SEP28

Glen Rock Express with Mary Todd Lincoln

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Enjoy a scenic ride through the beautiful countryside of York County to Glen Rock, PA on a historic railway that dates back to the late 1820s. Ride along with a 1957 PA G...

Steam Into History
2 W Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
More details

SEP28

HABPI's Ride for Trails Charity Bike Ride

Saturday, September 28, 2019

This year’s Ride for Trails begins and ends at the Rec Park in Gettysburg. Three different routes are being offered this year: 12-miles, 25-miles and 37-m...

Gettysburg Rec Park
545 Long Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-398-2949
More details

SEP28

Harvest Festival

Saturday, September 28, 2019

It's harvest season at the winery! Come join us for our annual Harvest Fest and experience all the fun, including the long-awaited release of our sweet and festive Dancing...

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

SEP28

Historic Downtown Food Tour

Saturday, September 28, 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
More details

SEP28

Johnny Appleseed Make and Take Event

Saturday, September 28, 2019

It’s time to celebrate Johnny Appleseed’s 245th Birthday! Join us for a very special apple-themed make and take event for the kids. They will make a Johnny Ap...

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

SEP28

Live Music with Second Time Thru

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Second Time Thru is an "All Age" '60s, '70s and 80s band that performs throughout Central Pennsylvania. With over 250 venue performances and m...

Boyer Cellars
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-398-7536
More details

SEP28

Living History Encampments

Saturday, September 28, 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
More details

SEP28

Mystery Tour/Untold Tales

Saturday, September 28, 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
More details

SEP28

Neil and Shannon Live at J & P Winery- Gettysburg

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Neil and Shannon will be playing live! The acoustic duo known as Neil and Shannon formed in 2009. This duo includes Neil Sollenberger (guitar/vocal) and Shannon Bigham (vocal/...

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

SEP28

Pick-Your-Own Apple Harvest!

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Pick-Your-Own Apple Harvest begins Labor Day weekend! Picking Dates: Starting August 31, 2019 and we plan to be open through October 20, 2019 (weather permitting) Pic...

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

SEP28

Pressed Flower Notecards

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Spend the morning with popular Adams County Arts Council notecard artist, Barbara Spicer, and learn how to make two of your own beautiful pressed flower notecards. P...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
More details

SEP28

Safety Day

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Join The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg for Safety Day where you can explore safety vehicles and meet first responders. Also enjoy fun activities like face painting and bal...

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

SEP28

Smithsonian’s American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith Exhibition at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Inspired by the permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith opens to the public July 20, 2019, in the Getty...

Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor Center
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-1243
More details

SEP28

Special Vendor Feature: Adams County Pour Tour at the Adams County Farmers Market

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Join partners of the Adams County Pour Tour for a special wine, cider, beer and spirits tasting event at the Adams County Farmers Market. Pick up a free event-day passpor...

Gettysburg Transit Center
103 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-339-7396
More details

SEP28

Trash to Treasure & New Art with Old Vinyl

Saturday, September 28, 2019

With those unfamiliar with Trash to Treasure (which is becoming a fun, annual treat!), this exhibit showcases repurposed art. One man's trash is another man'...

Hanover Area Arts Guild
32 Carlisle St, Hanover, PA 17331
717-632-2521
More details

SEP28

Wings, Wheels and Pancakes

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Enjoy the best airport breakfast this side of Chicago’s O’Hare field! This spring’s “Wings, Wheels and Pancakes” drive- and fly-in breakfast...

Gettysburg Regional Airport
1130 Chambersburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17320
717-253-7008
More details

SEP28

Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Sunday, September 29, 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
More details

SEP29

Free Dobbin House Tours

Sunday, September 29, 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
More details

SEP29

  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