5th annual Gettysburg Community concert and fireworks event
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 (rain date is Wednesday, July 5, 2017)
6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Gettysburg College campus
Science Center Lawn (adjacent to Constitution Avenue midway between North Washington Street and West Lincoln Avenue)

2017 Schedule:

6:00 p.m.              Venue opens; food and beverage vendors open
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.    Opening set by The Willys
8:30 - 9:30 p.m.    Gala Pops Orchestra Concert
9:30 - 9:55  p.m.   Fireworks (sponsored by Destination Gettysburg)

Food vendors include Gettysburg College Dining Services (hamburgers, hot dogs, BBQ chicken, watermelon, chips, pasta salad, and soft drinks), Uncle Moe's Soul Food, and Steinour's Kettle Corn.

Beverage vendors include Battlefield Brew Works, Hauser Estate Winery, Halbrendt  Vineyard & Winery, and Big Hill Ciderworks.

The Gala Pops Orchestra is under the direction of Professor John William (Buzz) Jones and Professor Emeritus Norman Nunamaker

Meet the Conductors

The host for the evening is Majestic Theater Founding Executive Director Jeffrey Gabel.
Meet the Master of Ceremonies

Questions? Please contact Katie Barako in the President's Office at Gettysburg College (, 717-337-6012.)


Gold Level ($10,000+)

Gettysburg College logo
Destination Gettysburg logo

Red Level ($3,000 - $9,999)

Majestic logo

White Level
($1,500 - $2,999)

Gettysburg Foundation Logo
Wellspan logo

Blue Level
($750 - $1,499)    
C.S. Davidson, Inc.
Gettysburg Area Retail Merchants Association (GARMA)
Gettysburg College Sunderman Conservatory of Music

Graphcom, Inc.
McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC
Music, Gettysburg!

Friends (<$750)

Photos from the 2016 event may be viewed on the Gettysburg College Flickr site and on the Hanover Evening Sun site.