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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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2021 Winter Fitness Hike – Monterrey Pass Battlefield

Sunday, 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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Apr11

Discoveries Beyond Gettysburg: Historic Rockford & Lancaster Central Market

Tuesday, 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
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Apr20

160th Battle of Manassas at The Daniel Lady Farm

Saturday, 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
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Apr24

51st Annual Flower and Plant Market

Friday, 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
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Apr30

80th Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival

Thursday, 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
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May13

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

Saturday, 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
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May29

Gettysburg Brass Band Festival

Wednesday, 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
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Jun09

CANCELED – Tuba Open Golf Tournament

Thursday, 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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Jun10

Civil War Military Antique & Relic Show in Gettysburg

Friday, 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
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Jun25

158th Battle of Gettysburg at The Daniel Lady Farm

Saturday, 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
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Jul03

CANCELED – Gettysburg Bike Week

Thursday, July, 2021

*Gettysburg Bike Week 2020 has been canceled. Gear up for Bike Week 2020! Join more than 30,000 motorcyclists in a bike show, field events, tattoo contests, daily poker runs, live music, fireworks and...

Allstar Events Complex
2638 Emmitsburg Rd., Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Jul08

Gettysburg National 19th Century Base Ball Festival

Wednesday, 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
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Jun16

81st Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival

Thursday, 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
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Aug19

Gettysburg Wine & Music Festival

Saturday, 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
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Sep11

Historic Barns Tour of Gettysburg and Adams County

Saturday, September, 2021

*This event has been rescheduled for September 18th, 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 l...

Start of Tour, Historic Round Barn and Farm Market
298 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-420-6500
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Sep18

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

Saturday, 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
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Sep18

National Apple Harvest Festival

Saturday, 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
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Oct02

WWII Normandy – Battle of the French Countryside

Saturday, 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
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Oct23

Dedication Day – Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

Friday, 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
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Nov19

Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremonies

Saturday, 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
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