Event Calendar

Events are subject to change without notice. Please call numbers or visit websites listed with the event you wish to attend in case of changes or cancellations.


Thursday, February 2-Saturday, February 4 Gettysburg Rocks Music Festival.  Held at various locations. Proceeds benefit The Four Diamonds, which benefits children. Featuring 160 live bands and musicians at 14 venues. Visit the website at: gburgrocks.com for details.

Friday, February 3 First Friday.  Featuring artist receptions, book signings, live music, demonstrations, special sales and later business hours (until 8 p.m.). Presented by the Gettysburg Area Retail Merchants’ Association. Look for the First Friday banner at participating Gettysburg area shops, galleries, tours, and restaurants.

Friday, February 10 The Villalobos Brothers. At The Majestic Theater, 25 Carlisle Street. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Call 717-337-8200 for ticket information.

Saturday, February 11 Gettysburg Battlefield Book Series.  At the Ford Education Center, Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike. From 11 a.m. to noon. Featured title is Sickles at Gettysburg. Discussion will continue Saturdays through March 11. Call 717-334-1124, ext. 8023 for details.

Tuesday, February 14 Valentine's Day.

Sunday, February 19 Lincoln Wedding Fair.  A bridal fair at The Gettysburg Hotel, One Lincoln Square, from noon to 3 p.m. Call 240-440-9134 for registration information.

Sunday, February 19 Music, Gettysburg! Opera Susquehanna. At the Lutheran Theological Seminary Chapel, 147 Seminary Ridge. Performance begins at 4 p.m. Free to the public. Call 717-338-3000, ext. 2197 for details.

Monday, February 20 Presidents’ Day.

Monday, February 20 Community Appreciation Day.  Sponsored by Gettysburg National Military Park. All Adams County residents may tour the museum, the Cyclorama, and view the film free of charge at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, as well as the David Wills House. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 717-334-1124, ext. 8023 for more information.

Sunday, February 26 Ballroom Dancing.  At the Gettysburg American Legion, 528 East Middle Street, 7-9 p.m. Featuring live, Big Band era music by The Gettysburg Big Band. Food available. Call 717-845-4277 for details.

Friday, March 3-Sunday, March 5 Reenactor Appreciation Weekend.  Held at various Gettysburg locations. Includes a Victorian fashion show, a Civil War era ball, and more. Many events are free, or discounted, for reenactors in period dress. Call 717-338-1776 or 717-334-6245 for more information.

Sunday, March 12 Daylight Savings Time Begins. Be sure to set clocks ahead one hour.

Saturday, March 26 An Evening With the Painting.  A more personal look at the historic Gettysburg Cyclorama Painting. At the Ford Center, 1195 Baltimore Pike, 5 pm. Call 877-874-2478 for ticket information.

Saturday, May 6-Sunday, May 7 2nd Annual Jackson’s Raid Event. At 100 East Liberty Street, Martinsburg, West Virginia. Call 717-338-1776 for details.

Friday, June 9-Sunday, June 11 20th Annual History Meets the Arts Festival.  Held in galleries in downtown Gettysburg. Call 717-334-7950 for details.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, July 1-Monday, July 3 2017   Gettysburg 154th Anniversary Battle Reenactment.  At the Gettysburg Movie Site, 965 Pumping Station Road.  Contact the website at GettysburgReenactment.com for ticket information.

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If you have an item for our Calendar of Events, send it to us (be sure to include place, time of event and a phone number for information):

The Gettysburg Experience
P.O. Box 4271
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Or email us at loski@TheGettysburgExperience.com

For special events only. Information must reach us by the 10th of the month which precedes the month of your event. Complete info MUST be sent to us-do NOT simply refer us to a Facebook page or website-for your event to be published in our calendar.
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