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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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Great Pumpkin Party

Saturday, October 26, 2019

More than 500 pumpkins will be available for children to paint and take home free-of-charge. Children who wear their Halloween costumes may trick-or-treat. Throughout the e...

Mister Ed's Elephant Museum & Candy Emporium
6019 Chambersburg Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-352-3792
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OCT26

Hallelujah Party

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Idaville UB Church will be hosting our annual Hallelujah Party. The Hallelujah Party is a free, rain or shine, community event. There will be free food, games, inflatable...

Idaville UB Church
3590 Carlisle Rd., Gardners, PA 17324
717-386 7927
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OCT26

Halloween Extravaganza w/ TxBxDx and the Bride of El Kabong

Saturday, October 26, 2019

It'll be a Halloween to remember! The summer is over, but these bands are ready to rock all year long. Be sure to dress up as spooky as you can (or don't, it'...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-2719
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OCT26

Halloween Family Fun

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Join us for an afternoon of great fall fun! Kids will have fun making their very own clothespin creature craft, enjoy loads of fall outdoor games (including sack races on ever...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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OCT26

Halloween Party with Schizophonic

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Battlefield Brew Works is throwing a Halloween with the sounds of Schizophonic. It's always a great time with this classic rock band! Come on out for a great night of m...

Battlefield Brew Works
248 Hunterstown Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-398-2907
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OCT26

Historic Downtown Food Tour

Saturday, October 26, 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
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OCT26

Mystery Tour/Untold Tales

Saturday, October 26, 2019

There are some mysteries and a few skeletons in everyone's family tree and the town of Gettysburg is no exception. On this tour you might hear about a murder in Gettysburg...

Walking tour
Racehorse Alley , Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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OCT26

Pink Your Pumpkin

Saturday, October 26, 2019

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Outlet Shoppes will be hosting the 3rd Annual Pink Your Pumpkin Contest! Participating stores will turn pumpkins into magical wo...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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OCT26

President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Experience President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg by walking where he walked and seeing what he saw. Learn about the planning of the Soldiers' National Cemete...

Walking tour
Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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OCT26

Sip 'n Shop

Saturday, October 26, 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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OCT26

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

Saturday, October 26, 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
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OCT26

The Met Opera: Live in HD

Saturday, October 26, 2019

The Met: Live in HD is presented on the Majestic Theater's giant screen with backstage interviews with the stars. Upcoming MET Live in HD events: October 12 - Turandot...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-8200
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OCT26

The Rocky Horror Show LIVE

Saturday, October 26, 2019

It's back again! This is our 5th Annual production of the sci-fi horror inspired rock musical, The Rocky Horror Show, that inspired the cult classic film. C...

Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2692
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OCT26

Trick or Treat at The Outlet Shoppes

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Is there a spooky witch, an adorable kitty or a superhero at your house excited to celebrate Halloween? Join us for Trick or Treat at The Outlet Shoppes from 2-4pm at par...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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OCT26

Trick-Or-Treat Flyer

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Come visit the gift shop before your ride to create a sand art necklace. Then, enjoy a fun train ride to Seitzland while listening to silly Halloween stories. Both adults and ...

Northern Central Railway- Steam Into History
2 W Main St, New, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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OCT26

Back from the Dead Cemetery Walk

Sunday, October 27, 2019

On the Cemetery Walk, a guide leads you through the dark by candlelight, saints and martyrs come to life and reflect upon the “Last Things”: death, judgment, heave...

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
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OCT27

Civil War Living History Weekends on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Sunday, October 27, 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
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OCT27

Free Dobbin House Tours

Sunday, October 27, 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
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OCT27

Gateway Sunday Race Series

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Sunday, Fun Day, Run Day! Join Appalachian Brewing Company for their 2019 Gateway Sunday Race Series. Choose one of these awesome themed races to train for this year, or chall...

Appalachian Brewing Co Gateway
70 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-398-2419
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OCT27

Historic Downtown Food Tour

Sunday, October 27, 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
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OCT27

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