4th of July Patriotic Pops Concert and Fireworks

Patriotic Concert Fireworks logo


7th annual Gettysburg Community concert and fireworks event
Thursday, July 4, 2019 (rain date is Friday, July 5, 2019)
6:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Gettysburg College campus
Memorial Field (behind the College Union Building near the intersection of Constitution Avenue and West Lincoln Avenue)
Free parking is available in most lots on campus. Please follow signage. Stadium Lot at the west end of West Lincoln Avenue is the closest to the venue.

Event Schedule
6:00 p.m. Venue opens
6:30 p.m. Opening concert by popular local band The Willys playing your favorites from the 60s through the present day suitable for an all-ages audience
8:30 p.m. The Gala Pops Orchestra presents a concert of patriotic tunes and American standards
Approx. 9:30 p.m. Fireworks presented by Destination Gettysburg!

Guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets, and may bring their own picnic or purchase food and beverages from local vendors.

The Gala Pops Orchestra is under the direction of Professor Russell McCutcheon and Professor Emeritus Norman Nunamaker. The host for the evening is Majestic Theater Founding Executive Director Jeffrey Gabel.

This extremely popular event is not possible without financial support from our community partners. If you wish to join as a sponsor in 2019, please contact Katie Barako, Gettysburg College President's Office, kbarako@gettysburg.edu, 717-337-6012.


Gold Level –

Gettysburg College Blue and Orange Logo

Destination Gettysburg Logo

Red Level –

GC Majestic Logo

White Level –

Blue Level –

Sunderman Logo

Graphcom Logo