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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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Santa's Shanty

Sunday, December 1, 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

Sunday, December 1, 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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Sip 'n Shop

Sunday, December 1, 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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Strolling Holiday Characters

Sunday, December 1, 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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DEC1

Tannenbaum Christmas Tree Train with No. 17

Sunday, December 1, 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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DEC1

An Eisenhower Christmas

Monday, December 2, 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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DEC2

Breakfast with Santa at the Glen Rock Mill Inn

Monday, December 2, 2019

Create a holiday family tradition with our brand new event which includes breakfast with Santa at the Glen Rock Mill Inn. The Glen Rock Mill Inn and Steam Into History ha...

Northern Central Railway–Steam Into History
2 West Main Street, New Freedom , PA 17349
717-942-2370
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DEC2

Candlelight Tours

Monday, December 2, 2019

Step back in time to the Christmas season in the 1800s and discover Elizabeth Ann Seton’s inspirational story from those who knew her best. A guide will lead you by lant...

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
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DEC2

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest

Monday, December 2, 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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DEC2

Gettysburg Ice Rink

Monday, December 2, 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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DEC2

Santa's Cabin

Monday, December 2, 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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DEC2

Seeing Differently: A Photo Exhibition of Five Veterans at Gettysburg

Monday, December 2, 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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DEC2

Tannenbaum Christmas Tree Train with No. 17

Monday, December 2, 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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DEC2

An Eisenhower Christmas

Tuesday, December 3, 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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DEC3

Art-based After School Program

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Does your child love art? They can enjoy an After School Program like no other. A beautiful community partnership, held in a real pottery and art studio, and instruc...

Under The Horizon
2650 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-752-4593
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DEC3

Bingo Night at Miscreation Brewing Company

Tuesday, December 3, 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 prize...

Miscreation Brewing Company
6 Center Square, Hanover, PA 17331
717-698-3666
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Candlelight Tours

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Step back in time to the Christmas season in the 1800s and discover Elizabeth Ann Seton’s inspirational story from those who knew her best. A guide will lead you by lant...

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
301-447-6606
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DEC3

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest

Tuesday, December 3, 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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DEC3

Gettysburg Ice Rink

Tuesday, December 3, 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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DEC3

Jeff Griffin: I'mpossible

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Jeff Griffin is a motivational speaker that fell from a 40-foot ladder in the prime of his college football years that set his path in an entirely different course. He sp...

HACC's Gettysburg Campus
731 Old Harrisburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-3855
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