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.
Living History Camps
Several weekends throughout the year, the Gettysburg Heritage Center hosts complimentary Living History Encampments. Visitors are welcomed to actively learn by strolling through the camp, viewing drills and demonstrations, and engaging in conversation with historians.
Camps take place several times throughout the year. We are currently working on the 2019 schedule. Please be sure to stop back
Author & Artist Events:
Periodically throughout the year, visitors to the Gettysburg Heritage Center have the opportunity to meet various authors and artist. Visitors are able to meet the author/artist, purchase their work and have it personalized. Stop back regularly to see future book events!
Check back for upcoming book signings!
Take a look at some of our previous book talk events, courtesy of C-SPAN.
Civil War Era Church Service
Chaplain Rene Kinard, and his wife Rommi offer non-denominational Civil War era Church Services at the Gettysburg Heritage Center on special event weekends. All services are open to the public, and begin at 10 am. Seating is limited, it is recommended you bring a lawn chair in the event all seats are filled.
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2019 Scheduled Sunday Services:
May 26 - Memorial Day
July 7 - 4th of July
September 1 - Labor Da
November 24 - Remembrance Day
Bike Week in Gettysburg!
Thunder on the Strip
Vendor Village, Food, Beer Tent & Mixed Drinks, Bands!
July 11 - 14, 10 am - 10 pm (Sunday 10 am - Noon)
The Gettysburg Heritage Center will once again host "Thunder on the Strip," a bike rally event! The GHC will shift gears, and host vendors, bands, food, and a beer & mixed drink tent! Our event is family friendly!
Gettysburg Bike Week brings thousands of people to Gettysburg for history, food, and fun! If you love the rumble of motorcycles, this is the perfect time to head to Gettysburg! Whether you ride, or enjoy watching the bikes, there is plenty to keep you busy! If you're not a fan of motorcycles, you may want to schedule your Gettysburg visit for a different time. Everyone has different interest, and we want to be sure you're coming at a time that fits your needs best.
Gettysburg Brass Band Festival
Friday, June 7th at 7 PM
Gettysburg Heritage Center
Sponsored by Appalachian Brewing Co. & Gettysburg Heritage Center
Bring your lawn chair or blanket, and enjoy the sounds of the Lancers Drum & Bugle Corps! This free concert is held in conjunction with the Gettysburg Brass Band Festival! The upbeat sounds of this senior drum & bugle corps will have your toes tapping & keep you on the edge of your seat!
"Battle of Gettysburg Buff"