2017-2018 Weekend Activities

Reservations can be made one year in advance on a rolling basis.  The same or similar themed weekends are held on the same weekends every year but be sure to confirm the activities or theme when reserving your favorite sites for 2018!


August 4-6, 2017

We know you love your animals, and so do we! This weekend Green Meadows Petting Zoo is joining us to show and tell their furry friends!    All four legged friends are invited to participate in the Granite Hill Parade of Pets! Every pet gets a treat for participating and special prizes are awarded for oldest, youngest, most talented, softest ears, shortest legs, best eyes, best dressed, and most wrinkly face and fluffiest tail!  Choose to relax at your site and enjoy the great outdoors, take a dip in the pool, test your skills with rod and reel, brush up on your short game with a round of adventure golf, get artsy with crafts and ceramics or show off your skills at shoes and shuffleboard!  There’s always something do for everyone at Granite Hill!   Call for reservations today or submit an online reservations and a customer service representative will call to confirm your reservation!

August 4-5, 2017 – 95th ANNUAL SOUTH MOUNTAIN FAIR in Biglerville for information call 717.677.9663


August 11-13, 2017

Grab a mallet and join us at Granite Hill for our annual Maryland Crab and Adams County Corn Feast! On Saturday We’ll provide the fresh out of the water Maryland Blue Crabs (1s & 2s) $ and fresh Adams County corn on the cob for this feast! Make sure to reserve a site in advance to secure your dozen (or more!) crabs!  Crabs are $42/dozen and include 6 ears of corn.  The deadline to reserve your crabs and corn is Thursday, August 10th.  Campers can choose to dine in or carry the crabs back to their campsites.  Don’t forget to pack your crab pickin’ supplies!    DJ John will be here spinning the tunes on Saturday night outside at Sterling Pavilion (weather permitting of course)  and Ashley will be here to entertain the kids ALL WEEKEND LONG!!!


Hollabaughs Peach Fest, August 12th and 13th from 12-5 pm each day: hollabaughbros.com



August 17-20, 2017

It’s the 75th Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival! Our internationally acclaimed festival hosts bands and fans from around the world! Be a part of Granite Hill’s Bluegrass Festival history and call for tickets today. You will enjoy 4 days of live music on two stages and informative workshops. We also offer the Gettysburg Bluegrass Academy for Kids! For more information, call for a separate brochure, or check the web at www.gettysburgbluegrass.com  A Bluegrass tradition since 1979!


August 25-27, 2017

Racers get ready! It’s Granite Hill’s 500 Race Weekend! Decorate your campsite and compete in games to win prizes at this race-themed weekend! Bring your Matchbox cars to compete in our Matchbox race to win trophies! We’ll have plenty of games, tournaments, and fun activities for everybody this weekend! And on Saturday night get your groove on with DJ John!


September 1-4, 2017

Make your reservations now for the this sell out weekend!  Join us for the labor day holiday before the kiddos return to school!  We’ll offer games, tournaments, crafts, and sports that everyone in the family can enjoy! From horseshoes to candy bingo there’s fun for all ages at Granite Hill.  Spend the weekend nights dancing to the music DJ John or serenade your fellow campers during Sunday night karaoke!   Call NOW to secure your fav site!  800-642-8368 (3 night minimum)



September 8-10, 2017

Stay with us at Granite Hill Camping Resort and celebrate Gettysburg’s 13th Annual Gettysburg Wine Festival just down the road from the campground! Here at Granite Hill we’ll have a movie night, crafts, games, and more to keep you entertained. Or explore the Wine Festival, sample some wine, bring back your favorite bottles to camp and enjoy a relaxing evening with family and friends! Whether you spend the weekend relaxing in the beautiful autumn weather here at the campground or enjoying all that the Gettysburg Wine Festival has to offer, you’re sure to have a wonderful weekend!


GETTYSBURG WINE FESTIVAL for information: www.gettysburgwineandmusicfestival.com



September 15-17, 2017

Top o’ the morning to ya! Come celebrate Celtic culture during this halfway to St. Paddy’s Day weekend! Join us for a 4-leaf clover scavenger hunt to find the gold at the end of the rainbow, make Irish-themed arts and crafts, compete in our “lucky” horseshoe tournament, and enjoy some live Irish music from Across the Pond on Saturday night! The show is free to all campers and off-the-road folks can purchase tickets for $5!  Of course our Activities Director will entertain the kids all weekend long with all the regular weekend activities including crafts, ceramics, games, campfire social, hayrides, and more!



September 22-24, 2017

This weekend the small town of Fairfield, PA will host Pippinfest, a community yard sale featuring food, entertainment, crafts, and lots of fun! Located just down the road from us at Granite Hill, you can spend the weekend exploring and finding one-of-a-kind goodies at the various yard sales that line the streets of the quaint little town of Fairfield! Enjoy the weekend activities of games, crafts, sports, and more back at Granite Hill all weekend!

Pippinfest Saturday & Sunday in Fairfield. Visit www.pippinfest.com for more information! ALSO Gettysburg Outdoor Antique Show: www.gettysburgretailmerchants.com




Sept 29-Oct 1, 2017

Did someone say chocolate? The ULTIMATE CHOCOLATE weekend is BACK by popular demand!!!  If you enjoy sweet, sugary chocolate then this weekend is for YOU! We’ll have a chocolate fountain, a chocolate slip and slide, candy bar bingo, chocolate EVERYTHING! We’ll even have our own showing of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! Bring your sweet tooth for this chocolate filled weekend!  Don’t miss one of the final weeks of the camping season at Granite Hill!  The Activities Director will keep the kiddos happy and entertain all weekend long!  Call soon to reserve your favorite site!!



(1) October 6-8 (2) October 13-15, 2017

The Apple Harvest Festival lies in the orchard-covered mountains surrounding the historic town of Gettysburg, PA. Just a 20 minute drive from our campground will take you through beautiful scenic routes until you come to the town of Arendtsville. There’s food, games, shows, craft vendors and much, much more; this is truly a great local affair that anyone of any age will love! Back at Granite Hill we will have special activities going on all weekend long! Friday night we’ll be roasting s’mores at our fire pit and Saturday night DJ John will host another fun-filled dance!

Apple Harvest information available at www.appleharvest.com


(1) October 20-22 (2) October 27-29 (3) November 3-5, 2017

Call NOW for your reservations if you don’t have them already! Halloween is so popular at Granite Hill that we host Halloween activities THREE weekends in a row! You and your kids should not miss our decorated pumpkin contest, costume parade and contest, Trick-or-Treat, site decorating contest, and our famous Haunted Civil War Barn! Even enjoy a FREE Ghost walk around the campground. Plus you won’t want to miss our Karaoke and Dance with DJ John. There will be something Fun for Everyone…..In Every Family!


November 10-12, 2017

Enjoy Fall Camping at its best with cooler temperatures while admiring the beauty of the leaves as they change color. While we are open for camping the month of November our Activities Director will conclude their season with our last Halloween Weekend. However, Downtown Gettysburg will be full of activities for you to enjoy the entire month of November! Make us your base camp for your visit to Gettysburg! Plan your trip using Desintination Gettysburg


November 17-19, 2017

Enjoy Fall Camping at its best with cooler temperatures while admiring the beauty of the leaves as they change color.  There is nothing like an autumn drive through beautiful Adams County! November weekends are quiet here at Granite Hill but downtown Gettysburg will be full of activities for you to enjoy the entire month of November!

Let us host your visit to Gettysburg and to attend the dedication to the Gettysburg Address that will be held at the Military Park.  For more information visit Destination Gettysburg!


November 24-26, 2017

Come visit us and spend your holiday at our campground! We would be more then happy to direct you to places in downtown Gettysburg where you can visit and spend time with your family, do some site seeing, and enjoy the town with the locals! Not to mention, have a wonderful Thanksgiving Feast here at the campground!



April 6-8, 2018

Springtime is officially here and that means it’s time for spring cleaning! Dust off your camper and join us for opening weekend!  Join in the fun and help us clean up the winter debris from around the campground and in appreciation we’ll treat you to complimentary chili at the Red Shed Café and free adventure golf!  Call soon to book your favorite site for opening weekend 2018!



April 13-15, 2018

As a thank you to heros both past and present we are offering a buy one night get one night free to all past and present military and first responders including police officers, firefighters, rescuers, and paramedics.  Simply mention this discount when making your reservation and bring your ID card along to registration.  Reserve your site for Friday and Saturday nights and receive the second night for free excluding hookup charges & taxes.  Max Value: $45 discount.



April 20-22, 2018

Calling all anglers! Open for fishing 46 years in a row! Our trout pond will be stocked and ready for your rod and reel to do your thing. Prizes are awarded for the longest fish in 3 categories: Men, Women, and Kids. Keep your eyes out for the tagged fish swimming around – three different colors mean three different prizes! Saturday night we’ll announce the longest trout winner and who is the lucky one to win a FREE WEEKEND!

5th Annual Gettysburg North-South Marathon & 10 Miler on Sunday, April 22nd.
Go to www.gettysburgnorthsouthmarathon.com to enter.


April 27-29, 2018

Are you the Chief of Chili? Join Granite Hill Camping Resort for our 7th Annual Chili Cook-off on Saturday April 29th and put your chili to the test! Serve up your best bowl of chili to our team of judges, all local chili-enthusiasts, for a chance to win awesome prizes, get your name on our Chili Cook-off trophy, and earn major bragging rights! Enter as a team, as an individual, or just come taste for yourself and vote for a People’s Choice winner!  After a fun day of chili & beer then sing your heart out at Karaoke with DJ John!

Gettysburg’s Hard Cider Run, April 28th. Visit www.thehardciderrun.com to register, today!


May 4-6, 2018

Celebrate 46 years with Granite Hill Camping Resort this weekend! The past 46 years have been wonderful and we’re so happy to welcome families for another year of family camping! After setting up the camper wander down to the bonfire pit at 7PM for a campfire social and free s’mores . Start your Saturday with a complimentary cup of coffee from the new & improved Red Shed Café. Then kids and adults can enjoy our old-time camping favorites including: crafts, ceramics, hayride, horseshoe tournament, and candy bar bingo. Join this weekend at Granite Hill where we make roughing it easy and create memories that last a lifetime!


May 11-13, 2018

It’s mother’s day! Thank your mother, grandmothers, aunts, or any other hardworking women in your life by spending a fun and relaxing weekend at Granite Hill! On Saturday afternoon at 1PM Marie will return for the 3rd year in row to host a Paint Event ($35 per person)  art supplies provided, BYOB, join her and create your own masterpiece to take home! Be sure to register early as space is limited! Sing your heart out Saturday evening at Karaoke with DJ John and then head to the Red Shed Café early Sunday morning, with your family, for a complimentary mothers day pancake breakfast!



May 17-20, 2018

Come and celebrate our 76th Bluegrass Festival! Our internationally acclaimed festival has hosted bands from around the world for more than 30 years! Be a part of Granite Hill’s Bluegrass Festival history and call for tickets today. You will enjoy 4 days of live music on two stages and informative workshops. For the latest information visit us on the web at www.gettysburgbluegrass.com.


May 25-28, 2018

Kick-off warm weather and celebrate the long weekend with a jam-packed weekend of fun at Granite Hill! There will be games, arts and crafts, a horseshoe tournament, a ping-pong tournament, a shuffleboard tournament, a cornhole tournament, a pie-eating contest, hayrides, dance, karaoke, and a campfire social! Plan on coming in a day early for this weekend full of fun activities for everyone in the family!  Granite Hill sells out every Memorial Weekend so call soon to reserve your favorite site!

Memorial Day Parade in Gettysburg Monday, May 28, 2018 at 2 pm, followed by a ceremony in the Gettysburg National Cemetery with a host of guest speakers. Go to visitpa.com for more info.



June 1-3, 2018

Back for another fun LIVE concert, State College’s #1 80’s cover band “Velveeta” www.80scheese.com will perform Saturday night. Get the best camping spots today and rock out with us at our Sterling Pavilion! If you’re camping here the concert is FREE, $5 admission to the public.  Plus our full time activities director will be here to entertain the kids all weekend long with favorite camping activities including ceramics, crafts, hayrides, horseshoe tournament plus much, much more!  This is a very popular weekend so reserve your site today!!



June 8-10, 2018

Time to celebrate the end of another successful school year!  Come on down to the pool where DJ John will be spinning tunes poolside and enjoy a complimentary Poolside Cookout!  Make your reservation early and be sure to let us know how many in your family plan to attend the pool party and cookout!



June 16-18, 2018

It’s father’s day at Granite Hill! Bring your dad, grandfather, or uncle to Granite Hill to thank them for everything they do! Our Bass Tournament begins 7am on Saturday and the longest fish will win a gift card! Dads can compete in our horseshoe tournament while kids make a special gift for their dads! On Sunday morning dads can get free pancakes at the Red Shed Café when they come with their families!

New Oxford Outdoor Antique Market and Craft Show, June 16th: visit newoxford.org for details



June 22-24, 2018

Join Granite Hill for a Hawaiian Luau weekend full of live entertainment and a catered dinner! On Saturday evening we will host a catered dinner ($) that will be accompanied by live Polynesian entertainment, featuring traditional Polynesian dancing, story telling, and fire dancing! Reservations are required to reserve a spot for the buffet-style dinner and Polynesian entertainment. Pricing for adults is $18.00, children (11 and under) are $9.00. Bring a white t-shirt or buy one at our store to create your very own tie-dyed shirt!

PA Cider Festival, June 23rd, click here for more info! www.paciderfest.com



June 29- July 1, 2018

Arrrgh Matey! Join us at Granite Hill for a weekend of family friendly sports and athletic competitions! Are you a pirate or a ninja?  Represent your side as you compete to see who wins! Pirates and Ninjas will participate in races, athletic competitions, games, tournaments, and a scavenger hunt.  Win prizes along the way and overall prizes will be awarded at the dance on Saturday evening.  End your action-packed day dancing under the stars to the tunes of DJ John and relaxing by the campfire!  Make your reservations today!



July 3-10, 2018

Celebrate America’s 242nd birthday with a patriotic and fun-filled weekend in historic Gettysburg, PA! Here at Granite Hill we will have a weekend full of ghost stories, hayrides, horseshoe tournaments, ping-pong tournaments, cornhole tournaments, karaoke, dance with DJ John, crafts, ceramics, and more!  Make us your base camp if you plan to attend the battle reenactments! We’re located just 2.2 miles down the road from the 154th Civil War Reenactment site.

155th Civil War Reenactment July 1-3, 2018, event location 965 Pumping Station Rd, Gettysburg is just 2.2 miles from Granite Hill!  Please visit www.gettysburg.travel and www.gettysburgreenactment.com for more information
about events in Gettysburg!


July 12-15, 2018

Granite Hill Camping Resort is the Official Campground of Gettysburg Bike Week! Gettysburg Bike Week events are held at the AllStar complex which is a short 4.4 mile ride from Granite Hill. Let us be your base camp. Enjoy all the biker activities at AllStar and return to Granite Hill for a refreshing dip in the pool, a round of mini golf, and other fun-filled camping activities. Campers, bikers and kids of all ages will enjoy ghost stories, hayrides, a horseshoe tournament, crafts and ceramics.  Or you may choose to take any early morning ride through the beautiful Adams County countryside then return to Granite Hill for a refreshing dip in the pool and enjoy music poolside styled by DJ John Saturday afternoon from 1-4PM.   Whether you choose to do it all or just relax at your campsite there is no better base camp for Bike Week than Granite Hill!  CALL NOW!

Visit Gettysburg Bike Week’s website for more information! www.gettysburgbikeweek.com

18th Annual Adams County Irish Festival at Gettysburg: www.adamscountyirishfestival.org
9th Annual Gettysburg National 19th Century Baseball Festival: gettysburgbaseballfestival.com




July 20-22, 2018

In 2017, in honor of the 20th Anniversary of Harry Potter, Hogwarts came to Granite Hill!  The weekend was such a success we decided to do it again!   Join us as Granite Hill transforms into the magical world of Harry Potter!  Special surprises for second year students returning with their wands & pets they received in 2017!  First years will get sorted into their Hogwarts House then everyone will participate in Harry Potter themed activities with your favorite characters, go on a Horcrux scavenger hunt, and much more!  Find the Golden Snitch and win a FREE WEEKEND for next year!! Of course all of the regular camping amenities will be offered, such as, the Red Shed Café, the Adventure Golf & boats, ping-pong, shuffleboard, hayrides & horseshoes!  Cap off your weekend dancing the night away to the tunes of DJ John at the Hogwarts Yule Ball!  Make your reservations soon and let us know how many students will be returning to Hogwarts for their second year!



July 27-29, 2018

More summer fun at Granite Hill!  Join our activities director at the pool for poolside games, tunes, and a free cookout!  Kids of all ages will enjoy the afternoon all while staying cool from the heat of the day!  DJ John will be here spinning tunes from 1-4PM at the pool.  For the 3rd year in a row we welcome guests to show off their vintage campers to the camping community!  Guests with vintage campers who reserve a site in the original section of the campground known as the Main Campground receive a 20% discount off camping fees! Give us a call today to reserve your site!



*All activities tentative and subject to change*

Events listed in bold are held in Gettysburg or the Surrounding areas.
For information call (800) 337-5015.

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