With a chill in the air and lights all around, we may be biased but we think it's the most wonderful time of the year.
Looking for a fun, free way to fill your Saturday afternoon?
Make this a fun-filled way to combine time with family, shopping and just being silly. You will capture photos, find crazy things and maybe even break out in song. You can do one or all of the experiences—the choice is yours. *Capture the fun in photos and upload it to Instagram with #GetCheer.
Be sure to also include a photo of your final card and point total for a chance to win a Gettysburg Getaway package valued at $500.
Bust out those crayons and join our Li’l Lincoln holiday coloring contest! Get started now by downloading our coloring sheets here. All entries will be entered to win season passes from Land of Little Horses. Prizes will be awarded in three age categories: 5 and under, 6-9 and 10-12 years old.
Once you are done, drop off your masterpiece at one of the following locations: Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Gettysburg Heritage Center – Museum, Gettysburg Tour Center, Lark – A Modern Marketplace, A Lit’le Irish, Too and Nerd Herd Gifts & Games or *mail your finished pieces to Destination Gettysburg Administrative offices.
This year from Thanksgiving through Christmas we invite you to taste some great wine, spirits, mead, beer and cider all while entering to win a great prize! ‘Tis the season, so jump right in and join us, it’s easy as 1, 2, 3:
1. Download your Bingo card here or grab one from participating locations
2. Visit partners listed on the card and purchase a drink OR a bottle to receive a special holiday stamp on your card
3. When you get a BINGO, *post a photo with your card to social media and add #getpoured to be entered to win $100
Whether you are stopping for drinks and dinner or popping in for that perfect bottle of wine for the holidays make sure you have your Bingo card along.
Ugly holiday sweaters are so 2010’s! We invite you to join us for a 2020 UGLY MASK CHALLENGE—a socially distanced update on a modern classic tradition.
Whether you’re an old hand at crafts or an eager beginner, show us just how “festive” you can make your personal holiday facemask. ‘Yule’ gain a lasting appreciation for glitter, glue gun burns and red felt! Make sure to wear your mask while shopping and wassailing. (But please don’t share it with anyone.) Go get crafty!
Once you have your mask, *share it with us by posting it with #UghMask2020 on social.
Can’t get enough of the holiday spirit? Check out these other festive opportunities Adams County has to offer!
ACNB Bank – Deck the Doors: A Helping Hands Holiday Competition
Gettysburg Area Retail Merchants Association (GARMA)
Socially Distanced Santa Claus Visits
Santa’s Shanty – will be on the square. Instead of in-person visits with Santa, children can drop off their letters to Santa that can be deposited in a mail slot on the Shanty (no postage required).
Mainstreet Gettysburg Season of Wishes
Pathway of Stars
Steinwehr Avenue of Trees
The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
Free Carriage Rides Friday and Saturday evenings
Find the perfect tree for your family with our Christmas Tree Sales
Check out our decorated storefronts as you shop
Pick Your Own Christmas Tree Experience
The Gettysburg Tree Farm/Breighner Farm
Showers Tree Farm – Hayrides and visits from Santa, pony rides, carriage rides