Gettysburg Events Schedule

Here is the Gettysburg Events schedule. Want to know when the next living history reenactment will be? Or what festival will take place during your visit? The Gettysburg Events schedule has the answer!

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July 2015

Reminder

The reenactment does not take place inside the battlefield national park because this area is to be respected as the final resting place of bodies that were never recovered.

1-3 152nd Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg
3-5 152nd Anniversary Gettysburg Battle Reenactment on Pumping Station Road. For tickets, call the Gettysburg Anniversary Committee at 717-338-1525 or see the reenactment website. UPDATE: Rescheduled for August 7, 8, and 9.
4 Independence Day
3 Spend an evening with the Cyclorama painting at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center from 6pm to 8pm. Learn about the history and conservation of the Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama painting and spend time viewing it with a historian. Call 1-877-874-2478 to order tickets.
9-12 Bike Week celebrating motorcycling in and around Gettysburg. Live concerts and contests held at the Allstar Complex by the Eisenhower Hotel. Parade of Chrome on Saturday leaving the Allstar Events Complex at 5pm and fireworks at 10:30pm.
18-19 6th Annual Gettysburg 19th Century Base Ball Tournament at the Schroeder Farm on 695 just outside of town. See vintage base ball clubs play using the same rules, customs, uniforms and equipment that players did in 1864. Call 717-334-0349
18 Annual Adams County Irish Festival in Moose Lodge Park at 100 Moose Rd. just of US 30 from 10am to 5pm.
24 12th Annual Old Fashioned Corn Fest at the Historic Round Barn. Come and enjoy fresh from the field corn roasted in the husk over an applewood fire, BBQ chicken, pulled pork, peach sundaes, apple dumplings, hay wagon rides, pony rides, music, and more! Free parking and no admission fee.
25 Spend an evening with the Cyclorama painting at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center from 6pm to 8pm. Learn about the history and conservation of the Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama painting and spend time viewing it with a historian. Call 1-877-874-2478 to order tickets.

August 2015

8-9 Annual Peach Festival 2015 at Hollabaugh Brothers, Inc. Fruit Farm & Market, a 9 mile drive from Gettysburg, located just outside of Biglerville, PA. Come for a day of special music, wagon rides, peach sundaes, peach samples, peach products, and peaches galore! Free parking, free admission.
13-16 Fall Bluegrass Festival at Granite Hill Campground. Call 1-800-642-TENT or 717-642-8749 for reservations.
14-15 20th Annual Civil War Music Muster, a free concert featuring Civil War brass bands, fife and drum and parlor music. See the Gettysburg National Military Park website for a detailed schedule. Free and open to the public.
15 Spend an evening with the Cyclorama painting at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center from 6pm to 8pm. Learn about the history and conservation of the Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama painting and spend time viewing it with a historian. Call 1-877-874-2478 to order tickets.
22 Gettysburg Brewfest on Seminary Ridge featuring 50 brewers.
23 Dog Days of Summer Fundraiser for the Adams County SPCA at the Historic Round Barn from 11:30am to 4:30pm. You and your pet are invited! They will have dog training demonstrations and a search and rescue demonstration. Visit the SPCA's dogs available for adoption and see a police K-9 unit in action. Also, learn about local service dogs, therapy dogs, and animal rescue organizations, and learn some new ideas for playtime. There will also be vendors selling homemade dog and cat food and treats. Plenty of shade and water will be provided.
29-30 Battlefield Blast Soccer Tournament sponsored by the Gettysburg Youth Soccer Club and held in various venues throughout the area. Register your team online.

September 2015

12-13 11th Annual Gettysburg Wine & Music Festival in the Gateway Gettysburg complex located at 95 Presidential Circle at the intersection of rt. 15 and rt. 30, noon-6pm.
19 Spend an evening with the Cyclorama painting at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center from 6pm to 8pm. Learn about the history and conservation of the Battle of Gettysburg Cyclorama painting and spend time viewing it with a historian. Call 1-877-874-2478 to order tickets.
19-20 World War II weekend at the Eisenhower National Historic Site, featuring living history encampments on G.I. life and life on the home front, historic weapons and vehicles, and a German Enigma Code Machine. For times and admission prices, see the National Park Service website.
20 "Something Lovely" Bridal Show 2015 at the Adams County Winery from 1-5pm. Free admission for brides-to-be and their guests.

If you notice an error here or have an event that you would like added, please contact me and I'll add it to the Gettysburg Events schedule. I will keep this list as accurate and up to date as possible!

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