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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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2nd Annual Ice Cream Walk

Tuesday, August, 2020

Join in on Gettysburg’s 2nd Annual Ice Cream Walk benefiting Healthy Adams Co. Physical Fitness Task Force. Get five small cones for $10, one each from your choice of five locations. Visit Healt...

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Aug18

Watercolor Marshes Made Easy as Zoom 1,2,3!

Tuesday, August, 2020

Painting a better watercolor can be as easy as one, two, three, zoom.  Each week will have a different focus. Summer, fall, winter, a seasonal marsh for each week. Instructor:Steve Bleinberger, mater...

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Aug18

Tai Chi Chih on Zoom

Tuesday, August, 2020

T’ai Chi Chih is a mindfulness practice designed to enhance awareness, inner stability and balance.  Studies using evidence-based research show positive effects on the immune system, arthritis, dep...

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Aug18

Tipsy Tuesday Happy Hour

Tuesday, August, 2020

Enjoy $1 off any chilled or non chilled bottle of wine at J & P Winery! Our robust wine selection includes over 40 varieties of wine from barrel aged dry to ice wine and sweet. ...

J & P Winery
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
717-549-2513
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Aug18

Hammered Silver Charms

Tuesday, August, 2020

Learn how to cut your sterling metal pieces into shapes you add to a bracelet or necklace. You will learn how to soften the edges and texturize/hammer your design. Your finished charms will look fabul...

Arts Education Center
125 S Washington St, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-5006
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Aug18

Wacky Wednesday Happy Hour

Wednesday, August, 2020

Make Wine Slushies at Home! Come out to J & P Winery’s Gettysburg tasting room and pick up slushy mixes 2 for $25! From our winery to your table, you’ll be sure to enjoy the experience. ...

J & P Winery
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
717-549-2513
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Aug19

Yoga in the Park

Wednesday, August, 2020

Yoga in the park is designed for all levels of experience with opportunities to deepen your practice both mentally and physically. We will meet at the Gettysburg Recreation Park behind the amphitheate...

Gettysburg Recreation Park
Howard Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
202-841-7287
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Aug19

Open Jam with Pnut & Blaine

Thursday, August, 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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Aug20

Let’s Play with Dough: Cooking with Fabio-ZOOM

Thursday, August, 2020

Dough is so versatile and delicious and there are so many ways to use it. Learn how to make bread, pizza dough and focaccia using one dough recipe. This class is a hands on experience from the comfort...

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Aug20

Battle in the Streets Walking Tour

Thursday, August, 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...

Courtyard behind Gettysburg Hotel
1 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5737
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Aug20

Yoga for True Beginners-ZOOM

Thursday, August, 2020

This flow practice for true beginners will introduce and build on poses each week. Students will learn proper alignment and how to coordinate movement with breath from one pose to the next. Yoga props...

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Aug20

Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour

Thursday, August, 2020

Come out and for a $5 9oz Wine Slushies to go. Our robust wine selection includes over 40 varieties of wine from barrel aged dry to ice wine and sweet. ...

J & P Winery
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
717-549-2513
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Aug20

CANCELED – Love, Sex and the IRS

Friday, August, 2020

*This show has been canceled for 2020. Theatre a Go-Go presents Love, Sex, and the IRS. Jon Trachtman and Leslie Arthur are out of work musicians who room together in New York City. To save money, Jo...

Totem Pole Playhouse
PO Box 603, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222-0603
717-352-2164
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Aug21

Pale Barn Ghosts at National Apple Museum

Friday, August, 2020

When I first heard Thomas Roue’s music, it was at a Ragged Edge Open Mic… quite a few years ago. I’d never heard anything like it. And I can’t think of anything I’ve hear...

National Apple Museum
154 W Hanover St, Biglerville, PA 17307
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Aug21

Ronny Freight at PloughTap

Friday, August, 2020

York County’s Ronny Freight is back on the Square with us. He’s gotta a knack for that “oh man! I haven’t heard this one in ages” moment – the great songs that you...

Ploughman Cider Taproom
14 Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Aug21

CANCELED – Gettysburg Brew Fest

Saturday, August, 2020

*This event has been canceled. The Gettysburg Brew Fest is a 3.5 hour unlimited sampling experience for craft beer (and hard cider) aficionados. The Brew Fest is a production of Brew Fest Partners and...

Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary
61 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg , PA 17325
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Aug22

CANCELED – Mommy and Me Fairy Garden Tea Party

Saturday, August, 2020

*This event has been canceled. Enjoy your time together before school kicks back into full swing with our magical fairy tea party! The five-course menu will feature the perfect child-size foods for a...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Aug22

Antique & Vintage Outdoor Market

Saturday, August, 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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Aug22

Grand Opening-Open House for Hauser Hill Event Center

Sunday, August, 2020

Join us for the Grand Opening of Hauser Hill Event Center with refreshments by Biggerstaffs Catering. Halbrendt Vineyard & Winery and Battlefield Brew Works & Spirits of Gettysburg Distillery...

410 Cashtown Road
410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-752-0277
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Aug23

2020 Battle of Gettysburg

Saturday, August, 2020

*This event has been rescheduled for August 22nd-23rd. Don’t miss the 157th Anniversary Battle of Gettysburg with battle reenactments, artillery and cavalry demonstrations, living history, tours...

The Daniel Lady Farm
888 Hanover Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
240-469-8642
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