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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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2020 Farmers Market Season

Sunday, May, 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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May10

Celebrate Mother Earth Day

Saturday, May, 2020

Now in its third year, Celebrate Mother Earth Day is a free, open house event held on the Saturday of Mother’s Day weekend. Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy live music by the pond. Planned and host...

Strawberry Hill
1537 Mount Hope Road, Fairfield, PA 17320
717-642-5840
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May09

Plant Nite: Wood and Glass Container Mash Up

Sunday, May, 2020

Cultivate your creativity, naturally. Our gifted growers will guide you step-by-step as you make a mini Zen garden, succulent arrangement or tiny terrarium. Dig in for two lively hours of planting, c...

J & P Winery
48 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-686-9463
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May10

Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival

Thursday, May, 2020

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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May14

Totem Pole Playhouse 70th Anniversary Garden Gala

Saturday, May, 2020

Celebrating the 70th anniversary summer season of Totem Pole Playhouse, a national historic landmark of summer theatres, with food, beverages, live entertainment and silent and live auctions on t...

Totem Pole Playhouse
9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222
717-352-2164
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May16

Antique & Vintage Outdoor Market

Saturday, May, 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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May16

Gettysburg Outdoor Antique Show

Saturday, May, 2020

More than 120 antique dealers and collectors from the North and the South will converge in Gettysburg. Sprawling out from Gettysburg’s historic Lincoln Square, the antique event is billed as a “bu...

Downtown Gettysburg
Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-253-5750
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May16

Georgia Your Sister Is Dead

Saturday, May, 2020

Return with us to 8:30am, July 3rd, 1863. Jennie Wade has just been killed. Her mother, who witnessed the death hasn’t had time to comprehend the tragedy. As a ghost she continues to piece together...

777 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-1156
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May16

Ladies’ Spring in the Garden Tea at Hollabaugh’s

Saturday, May, 2020

Spring has sprung and summer is knocking on our doors! What a perfect time to visit a farm and enjoy a delicious tea and meal with friends. Check out the full menu: Spring Salad Mix served with Fruit...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
7176778412
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May16

Littlestown Wine Festival

Saturday, May, 2020

Head just Southeast of historic Gettysburg to Littlestown, PA for live music, food, crafts and, of course, wine! Local wineries are coming together to offer you a tasting event to remember. The e...

Littlestown Community Park
151 East Lake Drive, Littlestown, PA 17340
717-359-9550
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May16

Pour Tour Shuttle–Wine Sunday

Sunday, May, 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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May17

Tea Time at Hickory Bridge Farm

Tuesday, May, 2020

Excitement is in the air during ”tea time” at Hickory Bridge Farm. Everyone appreciates the details including lace tablecloths, tea cozies, fresh flowers and a delicious menu paired w...

Hickory Bridge Farm
96 Hickory Bridge Road, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-642-5261
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May19

Researching Gettysburg’s Pearl Harbor Connection: The Story Behind the Story

Tuesday, May, 2020

Historic Gettysburg -Adams County Educational Speaker Series: On Dec. 7th, 1941, a fascinating story appeared in the Gettysburg Times about three Pennsylvania sailors and one marine who had been kille...

G.A.R. Hall
53 East Middle Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-8312
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May19

Salute to World War II

Friday, May, 2020

Give a salute to World War II during Memorial Day weekend in Gettysburg. Head to the Gettysburg Rec Park for special activities including: WW II Vehicles Equipment An encampment A USO Truck Lectures ...

Gettysburg Rec Park
545 Long Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6274
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May22

Owl Prowl Hike

Saturday, May, 2020

Peer into the life of an owl as you trek through Strawberry Hill at night. The hike will take place at 7:30pm on Saturday, May 23. During this hike we will pause to dim the lights and highlight t...

Strawberry Hill
1537 Mount Hope Road, Fairfield, PA 17320
717-642-5840
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May23

Haunted Bus Tour

Saturday, May, 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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May23

World War II

Sunday, May, 2020

See a different side of Gettysburg, with this look at the people and places that played a part in World War II. You will visit a prisoner-of-war camp. Learn why an intelligence camp was located here, ...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296
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May24

Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies

Monday, May, 2020

The Gettysburg Joint Veterans Memorial Day Commission would like to announce the date for the Annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony in Gettysburg. This is a great way to remember and honor those men...

Historic Downtown
Lefever Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6274
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May25

4th Annual Gettysburg Pride

Friday, May, 2020

In summer of 2017, when a few friends were sitting around wondering why Gettysburg didn't have a Gay Pride Event yet, they decided to organize a bar crawl…in less than two weeks of course. T...

Various Gettysburg Locations
Various Gettysburg Locations, Gettysburg, PA 17365
717-688-5098
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May29

Always…Patsy Cline

Friday, May, 2020

Created and originally directed by Ted Swindley, Always…Patsy Cline is based on a true story of Patsy Cline's friendship with a fan, Louise Seger, who befriended the singer in 1961, and...

Totem Pole Playhouse
9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, PA 17222-0603
717-352-2164
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May29

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