Events for Gettysburg and surrounding Adams County

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Ghost Stories Around the Bonfire

Enjoy local Gettysburg ghost lore and site-specific stories about paranormal experiences around the fire outside at Battlefield B&B. Bundle up to enjoy thrills and chills! Due to local health mand...

Battlefield Bed & Breakfast
2264 Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
917-449-9199

An Evening with the Painting

Saturday the 13th, March, 2021

Join Sue Boardman, Licensed Battlefield Guide, author and historian, on the Cyclorama platform Saturday, March 13, 2021, at 4 p.m. for an exclusive “after-hours” program of the Gettysburg ...

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center
1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, PA 17325
877-874-2478

Walking Tour: The Women of Gettysburg – Episodes of Courage & Compassion

Saturday the 13th, March, 2021

March is Women’s History month! The Gettysburg Licensed Town Guides are celebrating this event by providing walking tours each weekend in March. Join us for a one-hour special tour discussing some o...

In front of the Gettysburg Hotel
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717-253-5737

Apple Pie – Family Cooking Class

Saturday the 13th, March, 2021

Join us just one day before “Pi Day” to learn how to make delicious mini apple pies from scratch! You will make both the filling and the crust get a lot of tips for basic pie-making that will help...

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

St. Patrick’s Day Program

Saturday the 13th, March, 2021

How much do you know about St. Patrick? Join us for a fun-filled morning to learn about the man and the myth and have some good Irish games and crafts as we wish you “Top of the mornin’” in our ...

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

Glen Rock Express

Saturday the 13th, March, 2021

Travel to Glen Rock, PA and back with our historic PRR GP9 Diesel Locomotive built-in 1959 on a former Pennsylvania Railroad mainline that has been in operation since 1838. Your ride follows the route...

Northern Centrail Railway
2 West Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370

Jennie Wade/Haunted Orphanage Winter Combo Tour

Saturday the 13th, March, 2021

A special tour that takes you inside both the Jennie Wade House and The Haunted Orphanage.  This tour is only available during the winter months (weather permitting).   This tour is 90-minutes.  ...

Ghostly Images of Gettysburg
777 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1156

Discoveries Beyond Gettysburg: Hollabaugh Bros Farm Tour & Dumpling Demonstration

Tuesday the 16th, March, 2021

Hollabaugh Bros Fruit Farm has been family owned and operated for more than 65 years. Enjoy a Deluxe Dumpling & Orchard Tour with plenty of time for shopping and exploring the farm. Admission inc...

Pick Up/Drop Off: In Front of Jack's Hard Cider
Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg, Suite 420 , Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325

St. Patty’s Day Celebration at Boyer Cellars

Friday the 19th, March, 2021

Join us for live music and award-winning cider and wine. We welcome Tony Messano on Piano to help us celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. The wood-fired pizza oven will be hot and ready for food purchas...

Boyer Cellars
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558

Discoveries Beyond Gettysburg: Harpers Ferry National Park

Sunday the 21st, March, 2021

Harpers Ferry National Park, this quaint 19th-century town where the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers meet has something for everyone! Looking for a day out? Stroll the historic, picturesque streets, gr...

Pick Up/Drop Off: Gettysburg Tour Center
778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325

2021 Winter Fitness Hike – Michaux State Forrest

Sunday the 21st, March, 2021

Hike your way to better health with The Healthy Adams County Physical Fitness Task Force’s guided, socially distanced Winter Fitness Hikes! These fully-guided hikes are open to beginner and seasoned...

Michaux State Forrest - Copper Run Trail
10099 Lincoln Way E, , Fayetteville , PA 17222

Hickory Bridge Farm Murder Mystery and Dinner

Wednesday the 24th, March, 2021

MIDNIGHT AT THE MASQUERADE  “Deceit is in the air, tell the truth and play fair.  Find a mask and wear it well so your true identity no one can tell!”   Tickets sold in advance.  Cont...

Hickory Bridge Farm Restaurant
96 Hickory Bridge Farm Rd., Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-642-5261

Eggspecially Fun Bunny Run

Saturday the 27th, March, 2021

Take the Eggspecially Fun Bunny Run! Enjoy a scenic train ride through the Heritage Rail Trail County Park to Seitzland, PA. When you return to our New Freedom station, the Easter Bunny will be waitin...

Northern Centrail Railway
2 West Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370

Mini Maker Event: Spring Fun

Saturday the 27th, March, 2021

It is now spring! Bring your toddler for a fun morning of making a play garden with edible dirt and learning all about spring with some hands-on crafts! COVID Details: Masks are required for everyone...

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

Easter Event at the Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg

Saturday the 27th, March, 2021

Hop on over to the Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg for some Easter fun! Join us in the gazebo to meet the Easter Bunny, balloon artists and special mouse guests. There will also be free carriage rides wi...

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

Upcycled Art Show and Silent Auction

Thursday the 1st, April, 2021

The Upcycled Art Show and Silent Auction will be held entirely online this year through the link above. All items have been created using primarily recycled materials. Each piece is one of a kind! The...

Virtual
2515 York Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Easter Dining

Friday the 2nd, April, 2021

Enjoy an Easter meal at one of our area restaurants this year. Dobbin House – Indoor and outdoor dining, Sun. 4/4 11am-7pm, reservations encouraged for ballroom and dining room-no reservations ...

Around Gettysburg, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Live Music at Boyer Cellars

Friday the 2nd, April, 2021

Join us for live music with Mason Dixon Crossing. We welcome back this awesome duo as we welcome back April and it’s beautiful spring weather.  We can’t wait to sing along with these guys...

Boyer Cellars
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558

Sunset Guided Double Decker Bus Tour

Saturday the 3rd, April, 2021

See the spectacular Sunset from Little Round Top on our Sunset Guided Double Decker Bus Tour. Tour is two hours in length and covers all three days that took place in Gettysburg. You will depart bus f...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296

Hickory Bridge Farm Easter Dinner

Sunday the 4th, April, 2021

Easter-time to REJOICE! Reservations for Easter dinner will be accepted starting at 9:00 am on Monday, March 1st.  It is time to embrace the Easter season where the flowers will be blooming and a gre...

Hickory Bridge Farm Restaurant
96 Hickory Bridge Farm Road , Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-642-5261

Hickory Bridge Farm Open For Lunch

Wednesday the 7th, April, 2021

  Mark your calendar for “Open for Lunch” dates for these great family-style meals. Menu: April 7th featuring chicken over biscuits & baked ham. May 5th  featuring oven barbequed chicken...

Hickory Bridge Farm Restaurant
96 Hickory Bridge Farm Road , Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-642-5261

Discoveries Beyond Gettysburg: An Amish Experience Lancaster, PA

Saturday the 10th, April, 2021

An Amish Experience in Lancaster PA includes the immersive “Amish Experience’” taking guests inside an Amish home and one-room school along with a spectacular presentation of Jacob’s Choic...

Pick Up/Drop Off: Gettysburg Tour Center
778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg , PA 17325

Glen Rock Express

Saturday the 10th, April, 2021

Travel to Glen Rock, PA and back with our historic PRR GP9 Diesel Locomotive built-in 1959 on a former Pennsylvania Railroad mainline that has been in operation since 1838. Your ride follows the route...

Northern Centrail Railway
2 W Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370

Hanover Junction Flyer

Saturday the 10th, April, 2021

Outside your window is the beautiful Heritage Rail Trail County Park and southern York County countryside on this trip to Hanover Junction. Our historic PRR GP9 Diesel Locomotive built-in 1959 will ta...

Northern Centrail Railway
2 W Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370

2021 Winter Fitness Hike – Monterrey Pass Battlefield

Sunday the 11th, April, 2021

Hike your way to better health with The Healthy Adams County Physical Fitness Task Force’s guided, socially distanced Winter Fitness Hikes! These fully-guided hikes are open to beginner and seasoned...

Monterrey Pass Battlefield
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Friday Night Live Music at Boyer Cellars

Friday the 16th, April, 2021

We welcome Rick and Susan to Boyer Cellars – come hear some lovely music while sipping our finest wines! The wood-fired pizza oven will be hot and ready for food purchases as well as our panini ...

Boyer Cellars
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307

Spring Tea Luncheon at Hickory Bridge Farm

Tuesday the 20th, April, 2021

Fresh flowers and beautiful harp music by Anita Smith. The menu includes an appetizer, a delicious crab & corn chowder, green salad with fresh strawberries, blueberry scones, lemon poppy seed brea...

Hickory Bridge Farm Restaurant
96 Hickory Bridge Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-642-5261

Discoveries Beyond Gettysburg: Historic Rockford & Lancaster Central Market

Tuesday the 20th, April, 2021

Historic Rock Ford was home to Edward Hand, an adjutant to General George Washington during the American Revolution. The mansion is on the National Register of Historic Places and is widely considere...

Pick Up/Drop Off: Gettysburg Tour Center
778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325

160th Battle of Manassas at The Daniel Lady Farm

Saturday the 24th, April, 2021

Come celebrate the 160th Anniversary of the Battle of Manassas, in Gettysburg, on April 24/25, 2021! This history-filled, two-day event will feature Battle Reenactments, Artillery and Cavalry Demonstr...

Daniel Lady Farm
1008 Hanover Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-778-7760

Gettysburg Festival of Races

Saturday the 24th, April, 2021

The Gettysburg Festival of Races is the combination of four historic races in one single weekend! Come and race alongside the hallowed ground of Gettysburg battlefield. Choose to compete in Gettysburg...

The Gateway Gettysburg Complex
115 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325
866-329-9382

Glen Rock Express

Saturday the 17th, April, 2021

Travel to Glen Rock, PA and back with our historic PRR GP9 Diesel Locomotive built-in 1959 on a former Pennsylvania Railroad mainline that has been in operation since 1838. Your ride follows the route...

Northern Centrail Railway
2 W Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370

Glen Rock Express

Thursday the 29th, April, 2021

Travel to Glen Rock, PA and back with our historic PRR GP9 Diesel Locomotive built-in 1959 on a former Pennsylvania Railroad mainline that has been in operation since 1838. Your ride follows the route...

Northern Centrail Railway
2 W Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370

Friday Night Live Music at Boyer Cellars

Friday the 30th, April, 2021

Join us for live music with Tony Messano on Piano and award-winning cider and wine. The wood-fired pizza oven will be hot and ready for food purchases as well as our panini sandwich and cheese plate m...

Boyer Cellars
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558

51st Annual Flower and Plant Market

Friday the 30th, April, 2021

The Homestead comes alive each spring with a beautiful array of quality, locally grown, hanging plants, annuals, perennials, vegetable plants, shrubs and heirloom vegetables. Come join us for our firs...

Union Mills Homestead
3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, Maryland 21158
410-848-2288

Friday Night Live Music at Boyer Cellars

Friday the 7th, May, 2021

Redemption Road returns to rock your socks!  Come, and relax with great music and our amazing local wines and ciders. The wood-fired pizza oven will be hot and ready for food purchases as well as our...

Boyer Cellars
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558

Hickory Bridge Farm Mother’s Day

Saturday the 8th, May, 2021

Mother’s Day is a popular day at Hickory Bridge Farm. We will be offering a special luncheon to help you celebrate. Featuring roast pork with an apple dressing, oven-fried chicken and Crab Imperial....

Hickory Bridge Farm Restaurant
96 Hickory Bridge Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353

Opening Day at the Adams County Farmers Market

Saturday the 8th, May, 2021

Join us for Opening Day of the Adams County Farmers Market’s 2021 farmers market season. Locals and visitors alike are invited to come out and see what we have in store this year! May 8th is als...

108 N. Stratton Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325

2021 Farmers Market Season

Saturday the 8th, May, 2021

The Adams County Farmers Market operates every Saturday morning from May through October in historic Gettysburg, PA. Come get a taste of Adams County’s amazing agriculture! Free parking is avail...

108 N. Stratton Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325

80th Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival

Thursday the 13th, May, 2021

It’s time for the annual Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival. Internationally acclaimed bluegrass festival in Gettysburg! Four days of music on two stages, informative workshops, All-Star jam, Bluegrass ...

Granite Hill Camping Resort
3340 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-642-8749

Gettysburg’s Spring Outdoor Antique Show

Saturday the 15th, May, 2021

Sprawling out from Gettysburg’s historic Lincoln Square, the antique event is billed as a “buyers and sellers” paradise, with high-quality antiques and collectibles. Items range from primitive c...

Downtown Gettysburg
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325

Friday Night Live Music at Boyer Cellars

Friday the 21st, May, 2021

Join us for live music and award-winning cider and wine. Welcome back Evan, as he takes requests and plays your favorite songs! The wood-fired pizza oven will be hot and ready for food purchases as we...

Boyer Cellars
405 Boyer Nursery Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8558

Military Field Days – All Era’s of American History Event

Saturday the 29th, May, 2021

Come see the different branches of the military represented throughout the history of the United States at The Daniel Lady Farm, in Gettysburg, ...

Daniel Lady Farm
1008 Hanover Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325-8465
717-778-7760

Haunted Bus Tour

Saturday the 29th, May, 2021

Journey through The Gettysburg Countryside as your guide entertains you with stories of history and Paranormal tales.  During this 1 hour 45-minute journey you will depart the bus at the Sachs Bridge...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296

Gettysburg Brass Band Festival

Wednesday the 9th, June, 2021

*The 2020 Gettysburg Brass Band Festival will be virtual. 18 bands from 7 states, Indian, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia will be performi...

Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary
15 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6274

CANCELED – Tuba Open Golf Tournament

Thursday the 10th, June, 2021

*The 2020 Tuba Open Golf Tournament has been canceled. Support the Gettysburg Brass Band Festival at the Tuba Open Golf Tournament held at the beautiful Carroll Valley Golf Course. The format is a Scr...

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717-253-2244

Civil War Military Antique & Relic Show in Gettysburg

Friday the 25th, June, 2021

America’s Premier Civil War relic and collector’s show.  Our 300+ tables are a great way to view and even purchase authentic Civil War artifacts. Browse the tables and speak with the vend...

Eisenhower All Star Complex
2634 Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325-8465
717-778-7760

158th Battle of Gettysburg at The Daniel Lady Farm

Saturday the 3rd, July, 2021

Come celebrate the 158th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, in Gettysburg. This history-filled two-day event will feature battle reenactments, artillery and cavalry demonstrations, living histor...

Daniel Lady Farm
1008 Hanover St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Gettysburg, PA 17325-8465
717-778-7760

Gettysburg Bike Week

Thursday the 8th, July, 2021

Gear up for Bike Week 2021! Back for its 20th year anniversary. “It is hard to believe we are celebrating 20 years! After what was so sad canceling our 19th year in 2020, we are back bigger and bett...

Allstar Events Complex
2638 Emmitsburg Rd., Gettysburg, PA 17325

Gettysburg National 19th Century Base Ball Festival

Wednesday the 16th, June, 2021

*The 2020 Base Ball Festival has been cancelled. Vintage baseball teams from around the country will gather in Gettysburg to compete in a different kind of baseball tournament. The games will be playe...

Schroeder Farm
965 Pumping Station Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
410-967-7482

50th Annual Old-Fashioned Corn Roast Festival

Saturday the 7th, August, 2021

Come enjoy an old-fashioned meal featuring corn roasted in the husk, served at your table. Meal ticket buys: Serving of fried chicken, applesauce, sliced tomatoes, roll and butter, iced tea or lemonad...

Union Mills Homestead
3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, Maryland Union Mills Homestead
410-848-2288

81st Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival

Thursday the 19th, August, 2021

It’s time for the annual Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival. Our internationally acclaimed festival hosts bands and fans from around the world! Be a part of Granite Hill’s Bluegrass Festival history an...

Granite Hill Camping Resort
3340 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-642-8749

Gettysburg Wine & Music Festival

Saturday the 11th, September, 2021

*The 2020 festival has been canceled. Where North meets South, let’s drink wine! Enjoy a fall weekend at central PA’s premier wine event. Sample and purchase wine from 27 Pennsylvania wine...

Gateway Gettysburg
Presidential Circle, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8151

159th Battle of Sharpsburg/Antietam at The Daniel Lady Farm

Saturday the 18th, September, 2021

Come celebrate the 159th Anniversary of the Battle of Sharpsburg/Antietam, in Gettysburg. This history-filled two-day event will feature Battle Reenactments, Artillery and Cavalry Demonstrations, Livi...

Daniel Lady Farm
1008 Hanover Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325-8465
717-778-7760

Historic Barns Tour of Gettysburg and Adams County

Saturday the 18th, September, 2021

Walk back in time as you visit seven historic barns in Adams County, PA. Drive to each barn in any order you choose and stay as long as you like. Learn about these icons of our rural landscape. Experi...

Start of Tour, Historic Round Barn and Farm Market
298 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-420-6500

Haunted Bus Tour

Saturday the 25th, September, 2021

Journey through The Gettysburg Countryside as your guide entertains you with stories of history and Paranormal tales.  During this 1 hour 45-minute journey you will depart the bus at the Sachs Bridge...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296

15th Annual Maryland Microbrewery Festival 2021

Saturday the 25th, September, 2021

The Maryland Microbrewery Festival is a fun-packed celebration that promotes the best of Maryland’s handcrafted and distinctive microbrews. Numerous Maryland brewers will be attending, all true ...

Union Mills Homestead
3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, Maryland 21158
410-848-2288

National Apple Harvest Festival

Saturday the 2nd, October, 2021

*The 2020 National Apple Harvest Festival has been canceled. The National Apple Harvest Festival, which is held during the first two full weekends in October, has been celebrating beautiful crafts, gr...

South Mountain Fairgrounds
615 Narrows Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-9413

WWII Normandy – Battle of the French Countryside

Saturday the 23rd, October, 2021

Visit us for a weekend with the Axis and Allies of World War II. Enjoy a full weekend of WWII living history events! Visit the different camps, learn about the uniforms, explore vehicles and equipment...

Daniel Lady Farm
1008 Hanover Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325-8465
717-778-7760

Snack Town Brewfest

Saturday the 30th, October, 2021

We missed you all so much last year, and we cannot wait to invite you back to Good Field for your favorite sips, snacks, and fun. Meshing Hanover’s rich snack food heritage with local craft beer...

Good Field
50 N. Forney Ave., Hanover, PA 17331
717-637-6130

Dedication Day – Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

Friday the 19th, November, 2021

*Dedication Day 2020 will commemorate the 157th anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. This event will be virtual due to the ongoing pandemic. November 19, the anniversary of the Gettysburg Ad...

Gettysburg National Cemetery
Taneytown Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
203-770-3421

Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremonies

Saturday the 20th, November, 2021

*The 2020 Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremonies have been canceled. Join us in honoring the soldiers and civilians of the American Civil War in this special annual parade. The parade will line up on M...

Middle St., Baltimore St. & Steinwehr Ave.
Middle St., Baltimore St. & Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg, PA 17325
740-369-3722

Christkindlmarkt

Saturday the 20th, November, 2021

Come and join us for a German style Christmas Mart. The Shrivers, who founded Union Mills, were grandsons of German immigrants leaders in the German-speaking community in Piedmont, Maryland. Our Chris...

Union Mills Homestead
3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, Maryland Union Mills Homestead
410-848-2288

Scary Ghost Stories and Tales of Glories

Friday the 3rd, December, 2021

CHRISTMAS 1863  On Christmas Eve 1863 the Mother of Jennie Wade, Mary, was still coping with the death of her 20 year old daughter.  Jennie was the only civilian to die during the infamous battle w...

Jennie Wade House Museum
548 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1156

Dark Side of Christmas

Friday the 3rd, December, 2021

Held in the assembly room at the rear of the Original Gettysburg Orphanage!  Join one of the Ghostly Images Guides for a presentation of legends, folklore and stories that include spirits, trolls, wi...

Ghostly Images of Gettysburg
777 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1156

Annual Holiday Tuba Carol Fest

Friday the 10th, December, 2021

Tuba players from around the country will join together to play Christmas carols in Gettysburg, Pa. It’s truly a magical performance as crowds gather to join in the merriment and come tog...

Lincoln Square, Gettysburg , PA 17325
717-334-7719

Annual Holiday House Tour and Tasting

Saturday the 11th, December, 2021

*The 2020 event has been canceled. You will be able tour homes or business that are charming and unique and decorated for the season. Learn the history and get a sample of food and drink at each place...

Inns of the Gettysburg Area
40 Hospital Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9508