The Gettysburg Heritage Center hosts many educational and entertaining events throughout the year. Various authors, historians, living history groups and musical guests appear at the Heritage Center annually. It is our goal to enrich guests' visits through special programming, performances, and a variety of unique presentations.
Saturday Spotlight: Beyond the Battlefield at the Heritage Center
Join the Gettysburg Heritage Center as we take a unique look at the Civil War, the people, and their culture most Saturdays beginning in May. The spotlight will change each week, showcasing a different aspect of the Civil War. All programs are family friendly! General admission is $10 per person, $6 ages 12 & under. It is recommended to purchase tickets in advance, to secure seating. Call 717-334-6245 to purchase your tickets today!
This year marks the 100th Anniversary of the Licensed Battlefield Guides. Incorporated in our programming is the Second Saturday Centennial Celebration. Join us the second Saturday of each month, as a Licensed Battlefield Guide offers the Spotlight presentation.
A complete listing of our Saturday Spotlight Presentations can be found by clicking here.
April 18, 8:00 pm - Camptown Shakers
The Camptown Shakers will get your toes tapping and keep you on the edge of your seat! Their music is composed of songs, banjo jigs, and fiddle tunes from the 1840's through 1865. They can be seen performing at reenactments, living history presentations, period dances, and other events. The Heritage Center is excited to welcome them for a special performance April 18!
Event Cost: $10/person
Seating is limited, call today to reserve your seats.
June 12, 8:00 pm - Lancers Sr. Drum & Bugle Corps
Held at the Gettysburg Heritage Center, in conjunction with the Gettysburg Brass Band Festival! The Lancers have been recognized as York County’s Music Ambassadors and have represented the county in prestigious events like the National Apple Blossom Parade in Winchester, VA, the National Cherry Blossom Parade in Washington, D.C., and numerous events throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey and Massachusetts.
July 3 - 5 - Annual Gettysburg Re-enactment
The Gettysburg 152nd Anniversary Reenactment is an all day family event with battles each day, field demonstrations, living history village, living history programs, civil war merchants and military camps open to the public. Event takes place just outside of the town.