Bingo Night at Miscreation Brewing Company
Tuesdays – Play bingo for free on Tuesdays from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Prizes from local businesses, restaurants, and breweries are awarded each round.
Miscreation Brewing Company, 6 Center Square, Hanover. | miscreationbrewing.com.
Historic Downtown Food Tour
Fridays – Sample food favorites from Gettysburg restaurants during a three-hour walking tour. Food and beverage tastings are included in the ticket price.
10:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. | Savor Gettysburg Food Tours, Downtown Gettysburg, Gettysburg. | savorgettysburgfoodtours.com.
Springettsbury’s Food Truck Fridays
Fridays – The food trucks return to the park for a variety of foods and concessions. The event is free, just pay to eat.
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Springettsbury Park, 1501 Mt. Zion Road, York. | 717-757-3521.
Music in the Vineyards
Saturdays through Aug. 31 – Enjoy a romantic evening under the stars as the best of regional bands perform. Bring a picnic supper, good friends and lawn chairs or a blanket for all.
7 p.m. to 10 p.m. | $16. See website for lineup. | Nissley Vineyards & Winery Estate, 140 Vintage Drive, Bainbridge. | https://nissleywine.com/music-in-the-vineyards.
4th of July Community Concert & Fireworks
July 4 – Celebrate the Fourth of July in Gettysburg with The Willys, a patriotic pops concert, and fireworks show.
A free event. | 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. | Gettysburg College Memorial Field, Along Constitution Avenue between North Washington Street and West Lincoln Avenue, Gettysburg. | 717-33-6274.
156th Annual Gettysburg Civil War
July 5-7 – Re-enactment Relive and observe the anniversary of the largest battle fought on the North American continent. Field demonstrations, live mortar fire, living history programs, including lady’s period dress.
Gettysburg Reenactment Site, 965 Pumping Station Road, Gettysburg. | gettysburgreenactment.com.
Gettysburg Bike Week 2019
July 11-14 – Activities in the area for Gettysburg Bike Week 2019.
Allstar Family Fun & Events Complex, 2638 Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg. | gettysburgbikeweek.com.
Main Street Hanover Second Saturday-Christmas in July
July 13 – Enjoy Christmas in July and participate in the Elf on the Shelf Scavenger Hunt to find Marty the Main Street Elf.
Center Square, Hanover. | mainstreethanover.org.
Adams County Irish Festival at Gettysburg
July 20 – Irish music, dancing, vendors, assorted food, and drink, revel and rejoice for this all-day Irish celebration.
$10 for adults. Free for children 12 & under. | Moose Park of Gettysburg, 100 Moose Road, Gettysburg. | adamscountyirishfestival.org.
Gettysburg National 19th Century Baseball Festival
July 20-21 – If you’re a fan of baseball, then you’ll be eager to participate and learn what baseball was like in the 19th century. Following the same rules and wearing the same style uniforms from the 1800s, 22 club teams will play 22 different games both days.
Schroeder Farm, 965 Pumping Station Road, Gettysburg. | gettysburgbaseballfestival.com.
Pleasant Hill Firemen’s Carnival
July 22-27 – Enjoy rides, live entertainment and food.
Pleasant Hill Volunteer Fire Company, 2941 Baltimore Pike, Hanover. | westmanheimtwp.com.
Susquehanna Folk Festival
July 26-28 – Listen to renowned folk performers and regional and local musicians. Enjoy the music, dancing, workshops, hands-on activities, and artisan marketplace.
See website for cost. | Roundtop Mountain Resort, 925 Roundtop Road, Lewisberry. | susquehannafolkfestival.org.
Smoke in the Grove BBQ Festival
July 26-27 – Featuring the Pennsylvania BBQ State Championship, where over 50 competitive teams compete for over $10,000 in prizes. Beer/wine, live music, and family activities.
Spring Grove Community Park, 205 E. Railroad St., Spring Grove. | 717-225-5791 x4. | smokeinthegrove.com.
36th Annual Hanover Dutch Festival
July 27 – Celebrate Hanover’s Pennsylvania Dutch heritage. Ongoing for more than three decades, downtown Hanover closes its main street for any and all to come and enjoy assorted foods, handmade crafts, and live entertainment.
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. | Center Square, Hanover. | hanoverchamber.com/dutch-festival.
Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire
Weekends Aug. 3 to Oct. 27 – Hundreds of colorfully costumed characters fill the Shire with music, dancing, and more. Over 90 stage shows daily with over 20 Royal Kitchens, and scores of artisan merchants with handcrafted wares.
Mount Hope Winery, 2775 Lebanon Road, Manheim. | parenfaire.com/faire.html.
Aug. 9-11 – The 5th bi-annual music festival is back. Raising funds for assisting children with cancer and their families, over 150 bands will perform live across multiple venues for your entertainment.
Various locations throughout Adams County. | destinationgettysburg.com.
Tour WWII in Gettysburg
Aug. 10 – Hear the stories of local WWII veterans and visit all the places in Gettysburg connected with WWII.
2 p.m. to 4 p.m. | Gettysburg Tour Center, 778 Baltimore St., Gettysburg. | gettysburgbattlefieldtours.com/bus-tours/wwii-bus-tour.
Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival
Aug. 15-18 – Bluegrass music takes the stage for the following four days, featuring Rhonda Vincent and The Rage, Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out, Blue Highway, The Seldom Scene, Dry Branch Fire Squad, and more. Informative workshops, Bluegrass Academy for kids, assorted foods, vendors, and merchandise.
Granite Hill Camping Resort, 3340 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg. | gettysburgbluegrass.com.
Arc of York County’s 21st Annual Rail Trail 10-Miler
Aug. 24 – Race along the York County Heritage Rail Trail to benefit The Arc of York County. Afterwards, enjoy refreshments and entertainment at the Agricultural and Industrial Museum.
Yorkfest Fine Arts Festival
Aug. 24-25 – Featuring 100 select fine artists from all around the country, free family-friendly entertainment and hands-on arts activities, food and more.
Colonial Complex, 157 W. Market St., York. | yorkcity.org/visitor/annual-york-city-events/yorkfest.
61st Annual Steam Engine and Tractor Show
Aug. 25 – Enjoy steam traction engines, a steam train, antique tractors, saw mill, model train exhibit, horse pulls and more.
Runs 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. | $5 admission. | Willow Grove Steam Engine Show Grounds, 1 Steam Engine Hill, Mechanicsburg. | wghsea.org.
Creature Feature Weekend
Aug. 30-September 1 – Join the independent film festival at the Wyndham Gettysburg. Featuring celebrity guests, Q&A’s, vendors, nightly ghost and film location tours.
Wyndham Gettysburg, 95 Presidential Circle, Gettysburg. | creaturefeatureweekend.com.