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Fort Wellington National Historic Site

Special Events

Check back soon for 2017 events.

Previous Events from 2016

May 21st, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Opening Day
Open for the 2016 season; Thursday-Monday (May/June/Sept/Oct); 7 days July/Aug. War of 1812 Re-enactors will be occupying the fort for the weekend. Site Admission Fee.

May 28th, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Fenian Raid Commemorative Event  
Together with the 30th Field Artillery Regiment, commemorate 150 years since the Fenian Raids period at Fort Wellington National Historic Site.

Doors Open Brockville-Thousand Islands.
Free admission.

June 4th, 11:30 - 2 p.m.

Law Enforcement Torch Ride
A fundraiser for Special Olympics Ontario featuring activities, a barbecue, and cannon firings. Site Admission Fee.

July 1st, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Canada Day
Discover and celebrate why you are Canadian at Fort Wellington with a traditional cannon firing and loads of family fun. Join in children’s activities, historic demonstrations and refreshments. Free admission.

July 3rd, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

St. Lawrence Valley Car Club Car Show
Annual car show on the grounds of Fort Wellington. Site Admission Fee.

July 12th - Aug 16th, 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Tuesdays)

Fort Kids  
Enlist as a British soldier! In this one-day program children experience life as it was at Fort Wellington in the 1840s. Special children’s activities: period crafts, games and cooking. Program Fee.

June, July & August, 1:30 p.m. weekends

Guided Tour
Be escorted on a journey back in time with a soldier or his wife who will share exciting tales and tastes of the fort’s past. Explore the fort’s history and features during an engaging 1½ hour tour with a guide in historic costume. Program Fee.

Sept - Thanksgiving, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Thursday - Monday 

Fall Fun at the Fort
It’s your last chance to visit Fort Wellington for the 2016 season! Take advantage of the site in its quieter times. Site Admission Fee.