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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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Free Carriage Rides!

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Enjoy the enchanting twinkle of thousands of lights and the cheerful sound of jingle bells and hooves as you ride in a beautiful carriage down magical Main Street at The ...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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NOV30

Gettysburg Ice Rink

Saturday, November 30, 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
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NOV30

Holiday Open House

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Join Thomason's Olde Thyme Herb Farm & Gift Shop and the bobbi becker gallery for a Holiday Open House! Thomason's Olde Thyme Herb Farm will have all new f...

Thomason's Olde Thyme Herb Farm & Gift Shop
170 Stoney Point Road, East Berlin, PA 17316
717-624-1527
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NOV30

Home for the Holidays

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Come out to the Gettysburg Community Theatre for our Annual Christmas Concert featuring many of our alumni who are "home for the holidays"! This concert is rated G. ...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
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NOV30

Joist at the Garryowen Irish Pub

Saturday, November 30, 2019

"We play music and stuff." Enough said, I guess. We have Gettysburg locals, Joist, coming to the Garryowen this November! A band centered on improv, they have origin...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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Log House Christmas Craft Show Sponsored by East Berlin Historical Preservation Society

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Our annual East Berlin Historical Preservation Society Log House Christmas Craft Show will take place all weekend long at the Log House directly behind the US Post Office...

Log House
214 S 3rd St , East Berlin, PA 17316
717-259-0822
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NOV30

National Ballet Theatre of Odessa, Ukraine, "SWAN LAKE"

Saturday, November 30, 2019

This full-scale production, set to the music of Pyotr Tchaikovsky and based on German legend, follows a heroic young prince as he works to free the beautiful swan maiden from ...

Grove Theatre
Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA 17257
717-477-SHOW(7469)
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NOV30

Old Fashioned Tree Lighting

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Continuing a tradition started in 1922, an old fashioned Christmas tree lighting is held every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving on Center Square in New Oxford, Pa. Free...

Center Square, New Oxford
27 Center Square, New Oxford, PA 17350
717-624-2800
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NOV30

Reach Out to Spirits of Christmas Past

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Trigger the Christmas memories of lingering spirits with candles and carols sung together on this spooky holiday investigation. Be prepared for a full investigation - singing ...

After Dark Investigations
Call for meeting location, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-200-1089
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NOV30

Santa Claus Meet & Greet

Saturday, November 30, 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
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NOV30

Santa's Cabin

Saturday, November 30, 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
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NOV30

Santa's Shanty

Saturday, November 30, 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
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Sip 'n Shop

Saturday, November 30, 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
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Small Business Saturday at Hollabaugh Bros.

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Small Business Saturday is an initiative started to encourage people to shop local for the holidays. It takes place right after Black Friday each year on the Saturday after Th...

Hollabaugh Bros.
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Strolling Holiday Characters

Saturday, November 30, 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
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NOV30

Tannenbaum Christmas Tree Train with No. 17

Saturday, November 30, 2019

You and your family will take a 45-minute train excursion to Seitzville, PA for a horse drawn carriage ride by the Horse Tours of Gettysburg to a Christmas tree...

Northern Central Railway–Steam Into History
2 West Main Street, New Freedom , PA 17349
717-942-2370
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NOV30

An Eisenhower Christmas

Sunday, December 1, 2019

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

Eisenhower National Historic Site
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-338-9114
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Christmas at the Jennie Wade House

Sunday, December 1, 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
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Christmas Swag Workshop

Sunday, December 1, 2019

Get festive with friends and join Linda Miller to make your own beautiful Christmas Swag. In this workshop Linda will show you how to create a swag made from natural plant mat...

Halbrendt Vineyard & Winery
1150 Evergreen Way, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-7784
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Christmas Tree Decorating Contest

Sunday, December 1, 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
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