Gettysburg / Battlefield KOA

Open April 1 - October 31

Reserve: 800-562-1869

Reserve: 800-562-1869

Info: 717-642-5713

Info: 717-642-5713

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20 Knox Road

Gettysburg, PA 17325

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Events

Campground Events

April 6 - 8 Opening Weekend

Campground
Apr 6 - 8, 2018

We're back! Camping season at Gettysburg KOA has officially begun!

Local Events:

Saturday, April 7:
President Lincoln Comes to Town
"Licensed Guide will lead a walk around the National Cemetery. In the evening meet at the Dobbin House Restaurant for dinner with the President, portrayed by Robert Costello"
1pm-6:30pm
$55 adults, $40 children 
717-337-9508


4/8
Taste of the Town
"Savor delicious offerings from area businesses. Catch the excitement of the Top Local Celebrity Chef Competition. Eat your heart out!"
Liberty Mountain Resort
78 Country Club Trail
Fairfield, PA 17320
2pm-5pm
$25 advance; $30 at the door 
717-334-8151

4/7
WWII In Gettysburg: The People and Places
:"Look at the people and places that played a part in World War II. Hear stories of the Navy's map-making operation and stories of WWII veterans buried in the national cemetery.
Gettysburg Battlefield Bus Tours
778 Baltimore Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
10am & 12:30pm
$43 
717-334-6296

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April 14-15: Civil War Songs & Stories Weekend

Campground
Apr 14 - 15, 2018

Dressed in period clothing, Matthew takes listeners back in time to periods of American history,Using songs from the period and stories (humorous and poignant) that show what it was like to be a soldier of the North or South, civilian, loved-one-at-home or escaped slave in the days of the Civil War.

Local Events:
April 14:
WW II In Gettysburg: The People and Places:
"Look at the people and places that played a part in World War II. Hear stories of the navy's map-making operation and WWII veterans buried in the national cemetery.
http://www.gettysburgbattlefieldtours.com/event/world-war-ii-tour/2017-05-13_300pm/
717-334-6296

Hauser After Hours“
Live music. Pay per plate dinners are served from some of the finest caterers in the area. Wine and Hard Cider is available by the glass or the bottle.
Hauser Estate Winery
717-334-4888
http://www.hauserestate.com/

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April 20-22: Ghost Stories Weekend

Campground
Apr 20 - 22, 2018

Saturday evening, come listen to Nancy tell stories about the civil war soldiers who still seem to be among us!
Local Events:4/21
Hauser After Hours
Live music! Pay per plate dinners, wine & hard cider is available by the glass or the bottle."
Hauser Estate Winery
http://www.hauserestate.com/
717-334-4888

WW II In Gettysburg: The People & Places
"Look at the people & places that played a part in World War II. Hear stories of the navy's map-making operation & WWII veterans buried in the national cemetery."
http://www.gettysburgbattlefieldtours.com/event/world-war-ii-tour/2017-05-13_300pm/
717-334-6296

Live Local Music
Join us for some live local music! All concerts are free & open to the public. Wine, hard cider & light fare will be available for purchase.
Reid's Winery
717-334-7537
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April 27-29: Civil War Encampment

Campground
Apr 27 - 29, 2018

Visit with soldiers and civilian and see how they lived during the battle times.  There will be drills and firing demonstrations.  You don't want to miss it!!!
Local Events:
4/28
WWII In Gettysburg: The People &Places:"Look at the people & places that played a part in World War II. Hear stories of the Navy's map-making operation and WWII veterans buried in the national cemetery.”
717-334-6296

Annual Spring Fest“
Join us for wine tastings, a chili cook-off, food &vendors, a hot & antique car show with cash prizes and live musical entertainment
South Mountain Fairgrounds
615 Narrows Road Biglerville
717-521-7891

Hauser After Hours
Live music! Pay per plate dinners are served from some of the finest caterers in the area. Wine and Hard Cider is available by the glass or the bottle.”Hauser Estate Winery
717-334-4888  or View website

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May 4-6: Ghost Stories Weekend

Campground
May 4 - 6, 2018

On Saturday evening, come listen to Nancy tell stories about the civil war soldiers who still seem to be among us!
Local Events:
5/4
First Friday, Gettysburg Style:
Take in special events & refreshments w/businesses throughout Historic Gettysburg. Look for the First Friday banner at participating businesses.
http://www.gettysburgretailmerchants.com/
717-334-6274
5/5
WWII In Gettysburg: The People & Places
"Look at the people and places that played a part in World War II. 
http://www.gettysburgbattlefieldtours.com/event/world-war-ii-tour/2017-05-13_300pm/
717-334-6296
Live Local Music
Join us for some live local music! All concerts  open to the public. Wine, hard cider & light fare will be available for purchase.
Reid's Winery Tasting Room & Cider House
717-334-7537
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May 11-13: Come Camp and Care With Us Weekend

Campground
May 11 - 13, 2018

Join us for our Annual CCACWUW. Pay for Friday night and donate $20 at registration to KOA Care Camps and you will camp Saturday night for FREE! A 2-night reservation is required to receive a free night. In exchange we will have FUN  raising  money for KOA Care Camps, which are camps for children with cancer. The pool opens for the summer this weekend! Enjoy activities throughout the weekend including Bingo, Ping Pong Splash, and Games. Also enjoy Ghost Stories by a local story teller.  

Local Events:
5/12
WWII In Gettysburg: The People &Places:
Look at the people & places that played a part in World War II. Hear stories of the navy's map-making operation and WWII veterans buried in the national cemetery.”
717-334-6296
http://www.gettysburgbattlefieldtours.com/event/world-war-ii-tour/2017-05-13_300pm/

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May 25-28: Memorial Day Weekend

Campground
May 25 - 28, 2018

Come celebrate the first big camping weekend of the season with us!! Lots of fun planned for the entire family throughout the weekend.  Magic show with Kyle Peron Saturday.  Make your reservations early!!

Local Events:
5/26
Gettysburg BBQ Festival
“BBQ sampling, a BBQ competition, BBQ food vendors, live music, a kids zone and a craft beer garden by Appalachian Brewing Company!
 https://www.gettysburgbbqfestival.com/
Call 301-259-1991 for more information

5/28
Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies: Remember and honor those men and women who died while serving our country. The Annual Gettysburg Memorial Day parade and ceremony is one of the oldest continuing ceremonies in the country.  Parade will begin at 2:00pm.
Historic Downtown
Lefever Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Call 717-334-6274 for more information.

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June 1 - 3: Storey Teller

Campground
Jun 1 - 3, 2018

Listen to tales from historical story teller, Myra Reichart .
Local events:
June 1 – Sept. 3
One Hundred Night of Taps
The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening at 7pm in honor of those who have served our nation at the Soldiers' National Monument in the Gettysburg National Cemetery.
For Info call:  717-334-1124 ext. 80
http://www.nps.gov/gett


June 2
WWII In Gettysburg:
The People &Places:"Look at the people & places that played a part in World War II. Hear stories of the navy's map-making operation and WWII veterans buried in the national cemetery.”
http://www.gettysburgbattlefieldtours.com/event/world-war-ii-tour/2017-05-13_300pm/

717-334-6296

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June 8-10: Drum Press

Campground
Jun 8 - 10, 2018

Listen to Nathan Foster on the drums Saturday night

Local Events
June 7-9:
Gettysburg Brass Band Festival
Call 717-334-6274 for more information or http://gettysburgbrassbandfestival.com/

June 8-10:
Annual History Meets the Arts: Meet over 30 artists in person. Artists include painters, sculptors and traditional 18th century period accoutrement makers, and historical book authors. Call 800-664-9797 for more details 
 http://www.lordnelsons.com/
 
100 Nights of Taps:
The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation. 
http://www.nps.gov/gett

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June 15-17: Father's Day Weekend

Campground
Jun 15 - 17, 2018

On Sunday, FREE pancakes for all Dads. Bring the kids down to our pavilion to make special crafts for dads.  On Saturday Strawberry Hill Nature Preserve will be bringing live animals to the Gettysburg KOA! "Animal Ambassadors" is a program that discusses how different animals are able to adapt to their environment and will even allow you to the chance to get up close and personal with some of their animals! What a fun way to see nature!

Local Events:
6/16
New Oxford Outdoor Antique Market & Craft Show
"The longest continuous running antique show in the country. There will be 200 quality dealers and many permanent shops." Call 717-624-2800 or http://www.newoxford.org/
 
100 Nights of Taps: The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation. 
http://www.nps.gov/gett

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June 29th - July 4th: July 4th Celebration

Campground
Jun 29 - Jul 4, 2018

Come celebrate the fourth with us. There will be lots of fun games and crafts for everyone. Join Matthew Dodd, dressed in period clothing, as he takes listeners back in time using songs and stories of the Civil War. Enjoy a magic show on Saturday with your friends and family. Listen to the music of The Willy's, who will be performing on Sunday. Bring the kids for a story performed by Places Through Time Living History. 
Local
100 Nights of Taps:
The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation. 
http://www.nps.gov/gett
 
4th of July Community Concert & Fireworks
4th of July Patriotic Pops Concert and Fireworks, a fun and interactive family-friendly event
Gettysburg College
Constitution Avenue
Gettysburg, PA 17325
6-10pm
Call 717-334-6274 for more information

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July 5 - 9: Battle of Gettysburg Reinactment

Campground
Jul 5 - 8, 2018

Dressed in period clothing, Matthew Dodd's Civil War Show will feature music and stories to entertain all ages.  

Local Events:
July 5-8th
155th Annual Gettysburg Civil War Battle Reenactment
Commemorate the Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg at the annual battle reenactment in Gettysburg!
717-338-1525
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First Friday, Gettysburg Style:
Take in special events & refreshments w/businesses throughout Historic Gettysburg. Look for the First Friday banner at participating shops, galleries, & businesses.
http://www.gettysburgretailmerchants.com/
717-334-6274

July 7th
Confederates Take the Shriver House!
The Shriver House Museum will reenact the Battle of Gettysburg through the eyes of one family who was caught up in one of the deadliest battles ever to take place on American soil.
 717-337-2800
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August 10-12: S'mores Weekend

Campground
Aug 10 - 12, 2018

Happy National S'mores Day! Enjoy musical entertainment by Take Two while enjoying s'mores around a campfire.

Local Events:
August 10-12
Gettysburg Rocks
 
Gettysburg Rocks is a music festival featuring over 150 live bands across multiple venues in the Gettysburg area. The event benefits Four Diamonds, whose mission is to conquer childhood cancer by assisting children treated at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital and their families.
Various locations
Gettysburg, PA 17325
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August 17-19: Bluegrass Festival Weekend

Campground
Aug 17 - 19, 2018

Fours Days of Music on Two Stages · Informative Workshops · All-Star Jam · Food, Merchandise, Arts & Crafts Vendors.
LOCATION: Granite Hill Campground. 3340 Fairfield Rd. Gettysburg, PA 17325
CALL: 1.800.642.TENT for information!

Also enjoy the music of Tom Jolin on the campground Saturday evening.

August 18
Gettysburg Brew Fest
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 BrewFest Partners and the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg (the non-profit beneficiary of the event and the event host).
Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary
61 Seminary Ridge
Gettysburg , PA 17325
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October 26- 28: Halloween Weekend #2

Campground
Aug 24 - Oct 28, 2018

Join us for our popular mix of crafts and games. Walk through our Haunted Trail-if you dare!! Site decorating contest and trick-or-treat parade. Friday night there will be Ghost Stories with Nancy. Saturday night DJ Spin Doctor will be spinning the tunes for our Halloween Party

Local Events:
10/27
New Oxford Annual Harvest Day and Parade which includes crafts, food vendors, free kids activities, and a parade. For more information, contact: 717-624-2800· or  View website

10/26 &10/27
Back from the Dead Cemetery Walk
 “An engaging and inspiring dramatization in which martyrs, saints and others “come to life”, telling their stories of faith, hope & charity.” It takes place in St. Joseph's Cemetery at The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton.
Contact 301-447-6606 or View website

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August 24-26: Musical Fun Weekend

Campground
Aug 24 - 26, 2018

Enjoy musical entertainment by Men & Machine!

Local Event:
One Hundred Nights of Taps
The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.
The public is cordially invited to attend any evening performance and recommended parking is at the Gettysburg National Cemetery Lot on Taneytown Road. For more information and to sign up to perform on an evening please visit: www.tapsbugler.com/100-nights-of-taps/ or www.lincolnfellowship.wildapricot.org
Soldiers' National Cemetery
1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100
Gettysburg, PA 17325
7:00pm
717-334-1124 ext. 80
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August 31-September3: Labor Day Weekend

Campground
Aug 31 - Sep 3, 2018

End the summer with a fun-filled weekend .  Kyle Peron will entertain everyone with magic. Make sure to enjoy one last dip in our pool for we will be closing it for the season.

Local Events:
One Hundred Nights of Taps
8/31-9/3
The notes of Taps will fill the air in honor of those who have served our nation. The public is cordially invited to attend any evening performance. For more information and to sign up to perform visit: www.tapsbugler.com/100-nights-of-taps/ 

First Friday, Gettysburg Style
Take in special events and refreshments with approximately 45 businesses throughout Historic Gettysburg hosting special receptions, guest artists and authors, sales and later business hours. Look for the First Friday banner.

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September 7-9: Gettysburg Wine & Music Festival

Campground
Sep 7 - 9, 2018

On the campground, listen to bone chilling ghost stories told by Nancy. Fun for the whole family!

Local Events:

Sept. 8 & 9
Gettysburg Wine & Music Festival
“Where The North And South Meet, Let's Drink Wine! Enjoy a fall weekend at central PA's premier wine event. Savor hundreds of wines from over 25 Pennsylvania wineries and enjoy great live music.”
For more details visit our website.
Gateway Gettysburg
Presidential Circle
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Noon-6:00pm
$30/2-day, $20/advance 1-day, $25 at gate, $12 DD
717-334-8151

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September 14-16: Value Kard Appreciation Weekend

Campground
Sep 14 - 16, 2018

This weekend will sell out, so book your reservation in advance! Stay Friday and get Saturday FREE if you have a Value Kard! It's just a small token of our appreciation to you, our amazing campers, for sharing your adventures with us!

Strawberry Hill Nature Preserve will be bringing live animals to the Gettysburg KOA! The "Animal Ambassadors"  program discusses how different animals are able to adapt to their environment and will even allow you to the chance to get up close and personal with some of their animals! What a fun way to see nature! Fun for the whole family!

Local Events:
9/16-17
World War II living history weekend at the Eisenhower National Historic Site with authentic recreations of Allied and German army camps, complete with original World War II vehicles.
For more information contact the Eisenhower National Historic Site at 717-338-9114 or visit the website.

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September 21-23: Wine Tasting

Campground
Sep 21 - 23, 2018

Come and sample a variety of wines and get a taste of the local wineries.


Local Events:
9/22:  Gettysburg Outdoor Antique Show
More than 120 antique dealers and collectors from the North and the South will converge in Gettysburg's historic Lincoln Square for a “buyers and sellers” paradise. 
For more information call 717-253-5750 or View website

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September 28-30 Folk Music Weekend

Campground
Sep 28 - 30, 2018

Enjoy a "Folk Musicale" with Tom Jolin on Saturday evening. He will entertain you and take you back in time through his music.

Local Events:
9/29-9/30 Pippinfest
“Head to Fairfield, Pa., to enjoy arts and crafts exhibitors, music, food, a kids' area, quilt show, drive-in car show, self-guided walking tours, a community yard sale and more!
Event is held rain or shine. Free admission and free parking.”
Main Street
Fairfield, PA 17320
8:00am-4:00pm
View website

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October 19-21: Halloween Weekend #1

Campground
Oct 12 - 14, 2018

Join us for our popular mix of crafts and games. Walk through our Haunted Trail-if you dare!! Site decorating contest and trick-or-treat parade. Friday night their will be Ghost Stories with Nancy. Saturday DJ Spin Doctor will be spinning the tunes at our Halloween party.

Local Events:
10/19 & 10/20
Back from the Dead Cemetery Walk
 “An engaging and inspiring dramatization in which martyrs, saints and others “come to life”, telling their stories of faith, hope & charity.” It takes place in St. Joseph's Cemetery at The National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton.in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Recommended for ages 14 and up.
CONTACT 301-447-6606 or View website

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Local Area Events

May 17-20: Bluegrass Festival Weekend

Local
May 18 - 20, 2018

Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival
May 17-20
Fours Days of Music on Two Stages · Informative Workshops · All-Star Jam · Food, Merchandise, Arts & Crafts Vendors.
LOCATION: Granite Hill Campground. 3340 Fairfield Rd. Gettysburg, PA 17325
CALL: 717-642-8749 for information!
 http://www.gettysburgbluegrass.com/


Gettysburg Outdoor Antique Show
More than 120 antique dealers and collectors from the North and the South will converge in downtown Gettysburg. Sprawling out from Gettysburg's historic Lincoln Square, the antique event is billed as a “buyers and sellers” paradise.
717-253-5750
http://gettysburgretailmerchants.com/

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June 22-24:Wheel Horse Tractor Show

Local
Jun 22 - 24, 2018

Local Events:
June 22-23
Annual Wheel Horse Tractor Show
“Indoor and outdoor exhibit areas, driving skill games for young and old, parades both days, huge Wheel Horse swap meet, daily parade, food and beverages.”
South Mountain Fairgrounds
Call 717-266-2711 for more information
http://www.wheelhorsecc.com/index.php

June 23
PA Cider Fest
Live music, demos, samples, food and shopping are waiting for you in Pennsylvania's apple country. Home to over 30 cideries and ranked 4th in the country for apple production, Pennsylvania is celebrating cider in a big way with a statewide festival
Hauser Estate Winery
Call 717-334-4888 for more information
http://www.paciderfest.com/

100 Nights of Taps:
The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation. 
http://www.nps.gov/gett

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July 12-15: Gettysburg Bike Week

Local
Jul 12 - 15, 2018

Gettysburg Bike Week
“Gear up for Bike Week 2018! Join more than 30,000 motorcyclists in a bike show, field events, tattoo contests, daily poker runs, live music, fireworks and more!
Thursday gates open at 2:00pm. Entertainment hits the Budweiser Stage starting at 4:00pm.
Friday and Saturday, gates open at 10:00am. Activities, including Poker Runs, live entertainment, bike games and more run throughout the day. Don't miss the Parade of Chrome as it roars through town on Saturday starting at 5pm. 
Allstar Events Complex
2638 Emmitsburg Rd.
Gettysburg, PA 17325
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July 20-21: Vintage Baseball & Irish Festival

Local
Jul 20 - 22, 2018

July 21 -22: Gettysburg National 19th Century Baseball Festival
 Step back in time as Vintage baseball teams from around the country will compete in a different kind of baseball tournament. The games will be played just as they were in 1863 - following the rules and wearing the uniforms from the 19th century.
Schroeder Farm
965 Pumping Station Road
Gettysburg, PA 17325
410-967-7482
www.gettysburgbaseballfestival.org

July 21: Adams County Irish Festival at Gettysburg
The festival offers family fun for everyone with Irish music all day, dancers, vendors of Irish goods, food and beverage, Irish wolfhounds & more! 
Moose Park of Gettysburg
100 Moose Road
Gettysburg, PA 17325
10:00am-6:30pm
$10/Children 12 & Under are FREE!
www.adamscountyirishfestival.org

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July 27 - 29

Local
Jul 27 - 29, 2018

One Hundred Nights of Taps
"The notes of Taps will fill the air in Gettysburg every evening this summer as the famous 24-note call is sounded in honor of those who have served our nation.  The public is cordially invited to attend any evening performance and recommended parking is at the Gettysburg National Cemetery Lot on Taneytown Road. For more information and to sign up to perform on an evening please visit: www.tapsbugler.com/100-nights-of-taps/ or www.lincolnfellowship.wildapricot.org
Soldiers' National Cemetery
1195 Baltimore Pike, Suite 100
Gettysburg, PA 17325
7:00pm
717-334-1124 ext. 80

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August 3-5: South Mountain Fair

Local
Aug 3 - 5, 2018

On Saturday come listen to a story with Pages Through Time

Local:
South Mountain Fair:
A small country fair featuring rides for the kids, barns filled with farm animals, many homemade needlework exhibits, photography, home canned fruits and vegetables, fresh produce and fruits, and beautiful flowers, all on display. In addition there is nightly entertainment in the auditorium, a fireworks display one evening, and the antique tractor and farm machinery parade another evening, and so much more. Something for everyone to enjoy! Held at the South Mountain Fairgrounds-only 10 miles from the campground. (717-677-9663)View website

First Friday, Gettysburg Style
Take in special events and refreshments with approximately 45 businesses throughout Historic Gettysburg hosting special receptions, guest artists and authors, sales and later business hours.
4:00pm-8pm
717-334-6274
View website

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October 6-9: Apple Harvest Weekend #1

Local
Oct 5 - 7, 2018

Don't miss the live entertainment, arts & crafts vendors, farm displays, antique farm equipment, classic cars, steam engines, antique cider press, orchard tours, pony rides, a petting zoo and more! Be sure to sample all the great food. Takes place rain or shine-wear your comfy shoes for a day of fun. The festival is held the first and second weekend of October from 8 am to 6 pm each day. Parking is included in the cost of admission. (717-677-9413) www.appleharvest.com Also enjoy musical entertainment by "Take Two" on the campground Saturday evening.

Local Events:
First Friday, Gettysburg Style:
Take in special events & refreshments w/businesses throughout Historic Gettysburg hosting special receptions, guest artists and authors. Look for the First Friday banner at participating Gettysburg area shops, galleries, restaurants & businesses.
4pm-8pm
Call 717-334-6274 or  View website

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Oct 12-14: Apple Harvest Weekend #2

Local
Oct 12 - 14, 2018

Harvest time is celebrated in this old time festival held at the South Mountain Fairgrounds. Don't miss the live entertainment, over 300 arts & crafts vendors,, farm displays, antique farm equipment, antique and classic cars, steam engines, antique cider press, orchard tours, pony rides, a petting zoo and so much more! Be sure to sample all the great food. This event takes place rain or shine-wear your comfy shoes for a day of fun. The festival is held the first and second weekend of October from 8 am to 6 pm each day. Parking is included in the cost of admission. (717-677-9413) www.appleharvest.com Also enjoy musical entertainment by "The Willy's" on the campground Saturday evening.

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