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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, October, 2020

See the spectacular autumn 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 depar...

Gettysburg Battlefield Bus Tours
778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296
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Oct03

The Greatest Generation

Saturday, October, 2020

Come visit both Allied and Axis forces from World War II.  Living History Programs, skirmishes and vehicle displays. ...

Historic Daniel Lady Farm
1008 Hanover Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-778-7760
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Oct03

HABPI’s Ride for Trails 2020

Saturday, October, 2020

Join HABPI for its fifth “Ride for Trails”.  After much research and discussion, we have decided to proceed with a modified ride this year to ensure a safe event for everyone. And to give...

Gettysburg Rec Park
545 Long Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-398-2949
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Oct03

Glen Rock Express

Saturday, October, 2020

Travel the 5 miles to Glen Rock, PA and return to New Freedom with our 1959 GP 9 diesel locomotive at the only place in the world where an original Pennsylvania railroad locomotive runs on a genuine P...

Northern Centrail Railway
2 W Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Oct03

A Taste of Apple Harvest Fundraiser

Saturday, October, 2020

Did you know? Each year the Upper Adams Jaycees donate a majority of the proceeds from the National Apple Harvest Festival to Oakside Community Park. Due to the pandemic, the Festival was cancelled. D...

Oakside Community Park
2880 Table Rock Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-7820
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Oct03

Get into the Spirit – “I Believe”

Saturday, October, 2020

Live performance with spiritual leader and medium Sharon Young. Come learn the many ways we receive signs and messages from our loved ones in the spirit world, sense their presence, open your heart t...

SkyBreakfast Room
301 Steinwehr Ave, Gettysburg, PA 17325
833-774-7483
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Oct03

National Apple Harvest Festival

Saturday, October, 2020

*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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Oct03

Apple Harvest Festival Weekends at Hollabaugh’s

Saturday, October, 2020

While the main festival takes place at the South Mountain Fairgrounds just a few miles from the farm, no trip to Adams County would be complete without a stop at the market to stock up on all things a...

Hollabaugh Bros
545 Carlisle Road, Biglerville, PA 17307
717-677-8412
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Oct03

Celebrate Christmas All Year – Spirit Theater & Events “Past, Present & Future”

Saturday, October, 2020

Yes, we are open and celebrating Christmas all year in Gettysburg with spiritual translator and medium, Sharon Young! The performance takes place in the beautiful Skyroom, table seating, limited to 20...

Sky Breakfast Room
301 Steinwehr Avenue, Gettysburg, PA 17325
833-SPIRIT3
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Oct03

Goat Yoga

Sunday, October, 2020

Join us at the Land of Little Horses for an exciting evening of Goat Yoga! This is a beginner level yoga session and we ask that you bring your own towel and yoga mat. Come enjoy a 45-minute yoga ses...

Land of Little Horses
123 Glenwood Dr, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-7259
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Oct04

Yoga and Fall Harvest on the Hill

Sunday, October, 2020

Relax with 45-minute gentle yoga on the terrace guided by Judy Redding followed by a 15-minute walking meditation on the picturesque Hauser Hill grounds led by Down Dog Gettysburg owner, Elle Everett....

Hauser Hill Event Center
410 Cashtown Road, Biglerville, Pennsylvania 17307
717-752-0277
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Oct04

Marc Charisse on the Glen Rock Express

Sunday, October, 2020

Travel to Glen Rock, PA with our vintage 1959 PA GP 9 diesel locomotive at the only place in the world where an original Pennsylvania railroad locomotive runs on a genuine Pennsylvania rail line. Your...

Northern Central Railway
2 W Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Oct04

Labrador Retriever Club National Show

Monday, October, 2020

Please join us in Gettysburg, PA. Using a line from the Moving Gettysburg Address, Help Us: Celebrate “THE FULL MEASURE” of our Labradors Devotion! Be it in the ring, the field or cuddling...

Allstar Eisenhower Complex
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Oct05

Flower Skull Sip & Paint: Wine & Art

Saturday, October, 2020

This one of a kind event will guide you through painting a Flower Skull masterpiece, just in time for Halloween! Bring a friend and take in the Vineyard View at our cozy venue, while sipping artisan w...

Halbrendt Vineyard & Winery
1150 Evergreen Way, Orrtanna, PA 17353
717-334-7784
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Oct10

Pour Tour Shuttle–Beer Saturday

Saturday, October, 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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Oct10

Sunset Guided Double Decker Bus Tour

Saturday, October, 2020

See the spectacular Autumn 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 depar...

778 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6296
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Oct10

Wild West Express

Saturday, October, 2020

Caution: Riders will experience the sights and sounds of gunfire during the ride. Witness the exploits of the infamous Jesse James and Younger Gang, a well-known group of 19th-century outlaws! During ...

Northern Central Railway
2 W Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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Oct10

CANCELED – Fall Seminar 2020 – Overlooked & Often Not Visited

Friday, October, 2020

*This event has been canceled. The 2020 Spring Seminar will kickoff on Friday evening, October 16 at 6:30pm with participant registration and a reception at the Gettysburg Heritage Center at 297 Stein...

Hilton Garden Inn
1061 York Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Oct16

Antietam/Sharpsburg Fall Skirmish

Saturday, October, 2020

Join us to experience battle reenactments on the hallowed ground of the GBPA’s 146 – acre Daniel Lady Farm which borders the Gettysburg National Military Park at Benner Hill. The farm was the ...

Historic Daniel Lady Farm
1008 Hanover Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-778-7760
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Oct17

Fall Foliage Glen Rock Express

Saturday, October, 2020

Experience the colors of fall during this 1-hour round trip to Glen Rock, PA with our 1959 GP 9 diesel locomotive at the only place in the world where an original Pennsylvania railroad locomotive runs...

Northern Centrail Railway
2 W Main St, New Freedom, PA 17349
717-942-2370
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