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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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Sunset Guided Double Decker Bus Tour

Saturday, July, 2020

Gettysburg National Military Park Licensed Guide will do the presentation on Double Decker Bus (weather permitting). Tour is two hours in length and covers all three days that took place in Gettysburg...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296
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Jul11

Haunted Bus Tour

Saturday, July, 2020

To add to this adventure and give our guests what they want in a tour we are adding an unexpected twist and scare to the traditional “bus tour”. On this 1 hour 45 minute journey you will still dep...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296
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Jul11

CANCELED – Underground Railroad Tours: McAllister’s Mill

Saturday, July, 2020

*These tours have been canceled for the 2020 season. Walk in the footsteps of history! See the places where freedom seekers sought refuge from slavery in the years before the Civil War. Join us for a ...

McAllister's Mill
1360 Baltimore Pike and McAllister Mill Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-659-8827
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Jul11

Christmas in July – Live Dinner Theater Event “Past, Present & Future”

Saturday, July, 2020

Come celebrate the magic of Christmas all year! Sharon will be discussing the many miracles that surround our lives every day and choose guests from the audience to participate and receive a past, pre...

Sky Breakfast Room
301 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
833-SPIRIT3
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Jul11

2020 Farmers Market Season

Sunday, July, 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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Jul12

The Eye of the Storm Walking Tour

Sunday, July, 2020

Located at the Southern edge of Gettysburg, and caught in the midst of the violent sharpshooter action on July 2nd and 3rd, 1863, the Farnsworth House was truly in the eye of the storm. Join us as we ...

Farnsworth House Inn
401 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8838
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Jul12

Live on the Terrace with Shine Delphi

Sunday, July, 2020

Come on out for a Sunday at the farm as we enjoy some great live music by Shine Delphi on the lawn. From his technical ability on the guitar to his simple yet touching lyrics, he is an act that spans ...

Adams County Winery
251 Peach Tree Rd, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-4631
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Jul12

Gettysburg Ministerium Amphitheater Services

Sunday, July, 2020

Join together in worship during the Summer Worship Series at the Battlefield Ampitheater on Confederate Avenue. The service is interdenominational and conducted by a different pastor/church each week ...

Battlefield Amphitheater
W Confederate Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Jul12

President Abraham Lincoln’s Visit Evening Walking Tour

Monday, July, 2020

Experience President Lincoln’s 25 hours in Gettysburg by walking where he walked and seeing what he saw. Learn about the planning of the Soldiers National Cemetery and the Dedication Ceremony. H...

Courtyard behind Gettysburg Hotel
1 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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Jul13

Fashion Design & Drawing – ages 11-14

Monday, July, 2020

Hey, fashionistas, define your fashion style by creating a costume out of instructor’s selection of fabric and found materials to strut the runway for an end-of-camp week party. Learn about the hist...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jul13

“My Favorite Things” Drawing and Painting – ages 7-10

Monday, July, 2020

Bring your favorite toys or special objects from home as subjects for still life drawings and geometric solids, using pencil and water-based paints. ...

Adams County Arts Council
125 S. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jul13

Painting & Drawing in the Great Outdoors – ages 9-12

Monday, July, 2020

Pack your bag, we are going on an adventure!  This is your opportunity to take a historical walking trip each day to paint and draw the landscapes, architecture and people you see. You will be workin...

Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Jul13

Zentangle and Optical Illusions Camp – ages 9-11

Monday, July, 2020

In this camp students will explore the meditative nature of doodling through Zentangle art created by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas. Zentangle calms the mind, helps reduce stress and improves focus. S...

Online Zoom Class
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717-334-5006
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Jul13

Antique & Vintage Outdoor Market

Saturday, July, 2020

Join us for the best monthly Antique & Vintage Outdoor Market in the area! Conveniently located behind Gap Factory at The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg. Enjoy a day of treasure hunting, f...

The Outlet Shoppes at Gettysburg
1863 Gettysburg Village Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-9705
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Jul18

Gettysburg National 19th Century Base Ball Festival

Saturday, July, 2020

*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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Jul18

Civil War Encampment & Living History

Saturday, July, 2020

Two days of special events commemorate Civil War history at the actual encampment sites of J.E.B. Stuart’s Cavalry and Sykes’ Union V Corps.  Cavalry, Infantry and Artillery drills, living histor...

Union Mills Homestead
3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, Maryland Union Mills Homestead
410-848-2288
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Jul18

Seitzland Special No 17

Saturday, July, 2020

Enjoy a scenic, open-air ride (weather permitting) through the beautiful countryside of York County on a historic railway that dates back to the late 1820s. Ride along to at the only place in the worl...

Northern Central Railway
2 West Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Jul18

Pour Tour Shuttle–Wine Sunday

Sunday, July, 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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Jul19

POSTPONED – DSP Shows presents Tommy Emmanuel, CGP

Sunday, July, 2020

*This event has been postponed. Date TBD. Anytime you talk to any of Tommy Emmanuel’s fans, whether musicians or civilians, invariably they will speak of not one but two qualities that define hi...

Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-337-8200
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Jul19

Live on the Terrace with Nick Staver

Sunday, July, 2020

Come on out for a Sunday at the farm as we enjoy some great live music by Nick Staver on the lawn. Nick’s style is a blend of Blues and Roots with an iconic vocal style inspired by Blues and Jaz...

Adams County Winery
251 Peach Tree Rd, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-4631
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