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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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An Eisenhower Christmas

Saturday, December 28, 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
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DEC28

Christmas at the Jennie Wade House

Saturday, December 28, 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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DEC28

Gettysburg Ice Rink

Saturday, December 28, 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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DEC28

Holiday Film Series

Saturday, December 28, 2019

We welcome everyone to join us for the Holiday Film Series in December, where you can enjoy a free holiday movie or Christmas special every Saturday in December. Thi...

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
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DEC28

Holiday Film Series: The Muppet Christmas Carol

Saturday, December 28, 2019

We welcome everyone to join us for the Shrine Film Series in December, which features a free showing of The Muppet Christmas Carol on December 28. Characters from the Muppet u...

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
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DEC28

Jewelweed Trio Live at The Garryowen!

Saturday, December 28, 2019

Catch Jewelweed Trio Live at the Garryowen! "We are stoked to be playing the Garryowen! First time here, so come join us and plan to stay a while. It's gonna be co...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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DEC28

National Wreath Project

Saturday, December 28, 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
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DEC28

Scary Ghost Stories & Tales of the Glories: Christmas 1863

Saturday, December 28, 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
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DEC28

Seeing Differently: A Photo Exhibition of Five Veterans at Gettysburg

Saturday, December 28, 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
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DEC28

Sip 'n Shop

Saturday, December 28, 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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DEC28

An Eisenhower Christmas

Sunday, December 29, 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

DEC29

Christmas at the Jennie Wade House

Sunday, December 29, 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

DEC29

Gettysburg Ice Rink

Sunday, December 29, 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

DEC29

National Wreath Project

Sunday, December 29, 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

DEC29

Seeing Differently: A Photo Exhibition of Five Veterans at Gettysburg

Sunday, December 29, 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

DEC29

Sip 'n Shop

Sunday, December 29, 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

DEC29

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