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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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Five Christmases at the Shriver House

Friday, November 29, 2019

Thanksgiving evening is the beginning of the Christmas holiday season at the Shriver House Museum in Gettysburg. The Shriver family moved into their new home just before the C...

Shriver House Museum
309 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2800
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Free Carriage Rides!

Friday, November 29, 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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Gettysburg Ice Rink

Friday, November 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
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Hanover Christmas Parade

Friday, November 29, 2019

Come kick off the holiday season with us in Downtown Hanover at our annual Christmas Parade! The parade steps off at 9 am from the Baer Ave. Playground and follows East Mid...

Downtown Hanover
Center Square, Hanover, PA 17331
717-637-6130x101
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Holiday Open House

Friday, November 29, 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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Home for the Holidays

Friday, November 29, 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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Illusion Show with Michael Cantori

Friday, November 29, 2019

Family entertainment at it's best! Please join professional illusionist Michael Cantori and his lovely assistant Madame Cynthia for an evening of profound illusions, menta...

Cantori's Theater of Magic
23 Baltimore Street, Suite 105, Gettysburg, PA 17325
410-961-5903
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Live Music Series at Brookmere

Friday, November 29, 2019

Enjoy Live Music at Brookmere Wine & Tasting Room every other Friday! Table Reservations are accepted. We bring in a variety of artists to entertain you while you enj...

Brookmere Wine & Tasting Room
1246B Route 194 N., Abbottstown, PA 17301
717-259-0727
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Live Music with Mickey Darr

Friday, November 29, 2019

"Up and coming pop sensation" Mickey Darr will be hosting an amazing night of good vibes and feel good music for your soul at Knob Hall Gettysburg! What better way t...

Knob Hall Gettysburg
100 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-420-5171
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Log House Christmas Craft Show Sponsored by East Berlin Historical Preservation Society

Friday, November 29, 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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Neil & Shannon at the GO Too!

Friday, November 29, 2019

Local favorites Neil & Shannon play at the Garryowen upstairs bar, the GO Too. Join us and this acoustic, melodic duo covering classic rock and pop favorites, and so much ...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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Santa Claus Meet & Greet

Friday, November 29, 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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Santa's Cabin

Friday, November 29, 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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Santa's Shanty

Friday, November 29, 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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Seeing Differently: A Photo Exhibition of Five Veterans at Gettysburg

Friday, November 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
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Strolling Holiday Characters

Friday, November 29, 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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Tannenbaum Christmas Tree Train with No. 17

Friday, November 29, 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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After Hours

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Every Saturday (and black Friday), from 6-9pm, join us at our pop up location for Jack's Hard Cider, wine and fun! 11/9 - Island Fusion 11/16 - Redemption Road 1...

Jack's Hard Cider
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-4888
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Christmas at the Jennie Wade House

Saturday, November 30, 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 Holiday Bazaar

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Come join us to help a great cause provide warm meals to those in need - because everyone need a warm meal for the holidays! Check out over 40 vendors offering everything...

Gettysburg Fire Department
35 North Stratton Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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