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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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Glen Rock Express

Sunday, 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
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Apr11

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

Friday Night Live Music at Boyer Cellars

Friday, 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
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Apr16

Glen Rock Express

Saturday, 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
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Apr17

Glen Rock Express

Saturday, 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
More details

Apr17

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

Spring Tea Luncheon at Hickory Bridge Farm

Tuesday, 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
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Apr20

Spring Tea Luncheon at Hickory Bridge Farm

Wednesday, 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
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Apr21

Gettysburg Festival of Races

Saturday, 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
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Apr24

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

Glen Rock Express

Saturday, 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
More details

Apr24

Glen Rock Express

Saturday, 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
More details

Apr24

Gettysburg Festival of Races

Sunday, 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
More details

Apr25

Glen Rock Express

Sunday, 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
More details

Apr25

Glen Rock Express

Sunday, 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
More details

Apr25

Glen Rock Express

Thursday, 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
More details

Apr29

Friday Night Live Music at Boyer Cellars

Friday, 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
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Apr30

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

Sunset Guided Double Decker Bus Tour

Saturday, May, 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
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May01

Friday Night Live Music at Boyer Cellars

Friday, 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
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