Special Events 2014
May 17th, 10 am - 5 pm
Open for the 2014 season; Thursday-Monday (May/June/Sept/Oct); 7 days July/Aug. Site Admission Fee.
May 24th, 10 am - 4 pm
Doors Open Brockville-Thousand Islands.
Father’s Day Cannon Program
Various times by reservation 613-925-2896 ext 104
Enlist your father (or another adult) in the Royal Artillery for a day! Recruits will spend their time training to be a member of the cannon crew. Feel the surge of adrenalin as you fire a 19th century muzzle-loading cannon. This experience includes a personally guided tour featuring behind-the-scenes, hands-on involvement, and a souvenir. *participants must be 18 years +
July 1st, 10 am - 4 pm
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 8th - Aug 19th, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm (Tuesdays)
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.
July & August, 1:30 pm weekends
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. The tour concludes with period summer refreshments served within the walls of the fort. Program Fee.
July 19 and August 9th, 8 pm
Experience Fort Wellington in a different light through a unique candlelit tour with a costumed guide. Program Fee.
Sept - Thanksgiving, 10 am - 5 pm Thursday - Monday
Fall Fun at the Fort
It’s your last chance to visit Fort Wellington for the 2014 season! Take advantage of the site in its quieter times. Site Admission Fee.