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Find Gettysburg special events and one-of-a-kind things to do that are going on all-year long

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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Open Mic

Tuesday, October, 2020

Join us every Tuesday, we want to hear you sing! We do follow the CDC and state guidelines. Please be considerate and wear a mask when up and about. ...

Jack's Hard Cider Retail
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Oct27

Gentle Flow Yoga

Tuesday, October, 2020

This gentle flow practice is for all levels and incorporates sun salutations, safe sequences and connection of breath to movement into each flow class. Students will learn proper alignment and how to ...

Online via Zoom
125 S Washington St, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Oct27

Dr. Jazz Jam

Tuesday, October, 2020

Calling all supporters of jazz music and musicians young and old to Gettysburg’s Lincoln Square every Tuesday! Professor Paul Austerlitz (saxophone and VodouHorn) is hosting a new jazz jam, accompan...

Ploughman Cider Taproom
14 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Oct27

Yoga for Beginners (zoom)

Tuesday, October, 2020

Students will learn proper alignment and how to coordinate movement with breath from one pose to the next. Yoga props, such as yoga blocks, straps and blankets, are recommended for support and stabili...

Arts Education Center
125 S Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Oct27

Mystery Tour/Untold Tales Walking Tour

Tuesday, October, 2020

Meet a Licensed Town Guide for a Mystery Walking Tour of Untold Tales. You might hear about a murder in Gettysburg that has never been solved! You will hear tales of secret meetings and strange circum...

In front of the Gettysburg Hotel
1 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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Oct27

Tavern Walking Tour

Wednesday, October, 2020

Balloon rides, murder, tanks, medal of honor… some of Gettysburg’s colorful and unusual history happened in taverns. Stroll with a Gettysburg Licensed Town Guide to the sites of some of Gettys...

In front of the Gettysburg Hotel
1 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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Oct28

Battle in the Streets Walking Tour

Thursday, October, 2020

Fighting in the streets; wounded filling the churches and other buildings; civilians trying to survive the maelstrom.  The town of Gettysburg became a battleground during the first three days of July...

In front of the Gettysburg Hotel
1 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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Oct29

Open Mic with Evan Crider

Thursday, October, 2020

Open Mic Thursdays! Every Thursday come join us and bring your talent. We welcome everyone. Music is love and we love music! Come enjoy good cider, music and friendship as we fill the streets of Gett...

Ploughman Cider Taproom
14 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Oct29

A Walk In History Character Tours

Thursday, October, 2020

Step back in time to the year of 1846 and see the Historic Homes of Mother Seton from an entirely different perspective. You will join a costumed interpreter who is portraying a real person that knew,...

National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
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Oct29

Back from the Dead Cemetery Walks

Friday, October, 2020

On the Cemetery Walk, as a guide leads you through the dark by candlelight, saints and martyrs come to life and reflect upon the “Last Things”: death, judgment, heaven and hell. Like Saint Isaac J...

National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 S Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
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Oct30

POSTPONED – Free Dobbin House Tours

Friday, October, 2020

*These tours have been suspended until further notice. Enjoy a FREE, guided, hour-plus tour of the oldest, most historic house in Gettysburg, the Dobbin House. This popular and highly-rated presentat...

Dobbin House Tavern
89 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-2100
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Oct30

Pour Tour Shuttle–Mystery Tour Friday

Friday, October, 2020

Join the Pour Tour revolution and let us do the driving! We have selected a combination of wineries, breweries, cideries and distilleries from the Adams County Pour Tour to give you a true taste of Ad...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296
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Oct30

Historic Downtown Food Tour

Friday, October, 2020

Our Tours are back up and running beginning 4th of July weekend! Please visit our COVID-19 Health and Safety Resources page before you visit. Reserve your spot on our next Historic Downtown Food Tour ...

Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-688-9584
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Oct30

Neil and Shannon live at the GO!

Friday, October, 2020

Neil & Shannon are back! Join us every last Friday of the month for this melodic duo. Singing some old, some new, and some Irish too. Don’t miss out on the fun. You can follow Neil and Shann...

Garryowen Irish Pub
126 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Oct30

Family Friendly Halloween Fright Night at the Daniel Lady Farm

Friday, October, 2020

Gates open at 6:30pm with the first guided walking tour departing at 7pm. The last group tour departs at 9:30pm. The guided tour of different vignettes, around the historic farm, begins every 30-minut...

The Daniel Lady Farm
888 Hanover Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Oct30

Halloween Family Fun at Hollabaugh’s

Saturday, October, 2020

Join us for a fall favorite! We will have lots of outdoor fall games, including mummy races on every half hour, lunch options, fall crafts, trick-or-treating, wagon rides, Halloween Harvest Hunt and m...

Hollabaugh Bros. Inc.
545 Carlise Rd, Biglerville, Pennsylvania 17307
717-677-8412
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Oct31

Fall Colors Wagon Rides at Hollabaugh’s

Saturday, October, 2020

Come out to enjoy the crisp autumn air with your family aboard the Hollabaugh’s wagon. You will be able to view the gorgeous fall foliage, while our guided wagon tour winds through the beautiful orc...

Hollabaugh Bros. Inc.
545 Carlisle Rd, Biglerville, Pennsylvania 17307
717-677-8412
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Oct31

Trunk-Or-Treat Flyer

Saturday, October, 2020

All aboard ghosts, goblins, princesses, superheroes! All riders are encouraged to come dressed in their Halloween costume to enjoy this ride to Seitzland. After your train returns to our New Freedom s...

Northern Central Railway
2 W Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Oct31

2020 Farmers Market Season

Saturday, October, 2020

The Adams County Farmers Market is a vibrant direct-to-consumer market where local farmers, growers and other businesses sell a variety of great fruits, vegetables, farm products and other delicious t...

108 North Stratton Street
108 N. Stratton Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Oct31

Sunset Guided Double Decker Bus Tour

Saturday, October, 2020

See the spectacular Autumn 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 depar...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296
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Oct31

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