*This event has been canceled for 2020. There will be an online Heritage Festival, with videos of musical performances and other material reflecting the purpose of the festival, at icpj-gettysburg.org during the month of September.
The Adams County Heritage Festival is a celebration of ethnic music, food, and crafts that reflects the multicultural atmosphere of Adams County, Pennsylvania. It is a way of sharing our various traditions and appreciating the best that each ethnic group has to offer, as well as a commitment to community and the goal of living together in harmony.
*This event will be taking place at the Gettysburg Area Rec Park. In the case of inclement weather, the Heritage Festival will still take place inside at the YWCA, but the Kids Bicycle Parade and Community Walk will be cancelled.
Family-oriented entertainment includes music, dance, and a children’s play, as well as a full afternoon of children’s activities, including games, storytelling and piñatas. Continuously throughout the afternoon, craft vendors and demonstrators have displays in booths on the park grounds. Ethnic foods are offered for sale by local citizens, church groups, restauranteurs and community organizations. Local non-profit organizations have display booths, usually grouped in tents. Carriage and pony rides are offered by a local vendor.