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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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Mystery Tour/Untold Tales

Sunday, August 25, 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
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One Hundred Nights of Taps

Sunday, August 25, 2019

The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation. The Lincoln Fel...

Soldiers' National Cemetery
1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80
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Open Mic with Frank & Bob

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Join us at Reid's Winery: The Cider House every Sunday June - August for Open Mic with Frank & Bob! Jam Session hosted by Frank Davis and Bobby Flurie. Bring an i...

Reid's Cider House
400 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7537
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Pop Up Pub

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Head to The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg for a Pop Up Pub with local breweries, including Miscreation Brewing Company! Stop by the Food Court to quench your thirst. Sa...

Food Court at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Birthday Celebration

Sunday, August 25, 2019

We welcome everyone to join us as we celebrate Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton's birthday on August 25 at 1:30pm Mass, as well as afterward on our grounds with fun activities fo...

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

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Experience a 90 minute walking tour that takes you places off the beaten path in the town of Gettysburg. Hear unexpected stories from Gettysburg's varied history that...

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station
35 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
7172535737
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Smithsonian’s American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith Exhibition at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor

Sunday, August 25, 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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Sunday Funday at Jack's Hard Cider

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Enjoy live music and food by a local catering company at Jack's Hard Cider all spring and summer! Located just eight miles west of historic Gettysburg, we featur...

Jack's Hard Cider
410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-334-4888
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Sunflower Daze

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Imagine immersing yourself in a sea of swaying, smiling sunflower faces! Enjoy the beauty of the blooms as you stroll through the field. Grab photos and capture the magnificen...

Fields of Adventure
64 Tree Lane, Aspers, PA 17304
888-677-0093
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The Great Southern Train Raid on the Northern Central

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Joion us for the Northern Central Railroad (NCRR) Train Raid and Living History Weekend! All Aboard!  The NCRR Train is headed for Washington, DC a...

Northern Central Railway Steam Into History
2 West Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Wrong Turn at Lungfish

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Catch a performance of Wrong Turn at Lungfish by Garry Marshall. Garry Marshall (creator of “Happy Days” and “Pretty Woman”) and Lowell Ganz (writ...

Totem Pole Playhouse
9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222
717-352-2164
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Free Tour of Soldiers' National Cemetery with Licensed Battlefield Guide

Monday, August 26, 2019

Join a Licensed Battlefield Guide (LBG) at the Soldiers' National Cemetery Rostrum just inside the Taneytown Road entrance for a free 45-60 minute guided tour of the cemet...

Soldiers' National Cemetery
96 Taneytown Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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One Hundred Nights of Taps

Monday, August 26, 2019

The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation. The Lincoln Fel...

Soldiers' National Cemetery
1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1124 ext. 80
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President Lincoln's 25 hours in Gettysburg

Monday, August 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 Cemetery an...

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station
35 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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Seldom Seen Tour

Monday, August 26, 2019

Experience a 90 minute walking tour that takes you places off the beaten path in the town of Gettysburg. Hear unexpected stories from Gettysburg's varied history that...

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad Station
35 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
7172535737
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Smithsonian’s American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith Exhibition at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor

Monday, August 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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Wrong Turn at Lungfish

Monday, August 26, 2019

Catch a performance of Wrong Turn at Lungfish by Garry Marshall. Garry Marshall (creator of “Happy Days” and “Pretty Woman”) and Lowell Ganz (writ...

Totem Pole Playhouse
9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222
717-352-2164
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Bingo Night at Miscreation Brewing Company

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Tuesday is BINGO NIGHT at Miscreation! It's FREE to play so bring your friends and make it a Tuesday night tradition! Come join us from 7-9pm and win prizes - the prizes ...

Miscreation Brewing Company
6 Center Square, Hanover, PA 17331
717-698-3666
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Free Tour of Soldiers' National Cemetery with Licensed Battlefield Guide

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Join a Licensed Battlefield Guide (LBG) at the Soldiers' National Cemetery Rostrum just inside the Taneytown Road entrance for a free 45-60 minute guided tour of the cemet...

Soldiers' National Cemetery
96 Taneytown Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Karaoke at The Gettysburger

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Join us for Karaoke every Tuesday Night beginning at 8:30pm in our bar at The Gettysburger. The kitchen is open until 10pm serving gourmet burgers, grilled chicken sandwi...

The Gettysburger Company
35 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-800-1863
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