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Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

Special Events 2015

Upcoming Events

military camp military display

Saturday, September 19th - Sunday, September 20th – Revolutionary War Encampment

Find out what life was like at the time of the American Revolution at our annual living history encampment, as up to one hundred historic re-enactors set up an authentic military camp in the Citadel’s ditch. Special displays will include a mock battle, camp cooking and costumes of the period, musket and cannon firings, and displays of military medical techniques. Don’t miss the mock battle on the slope of the hill Saturday at 1pm!

battle demonstration WWI soldier

Saturday, October 17th - Sunday, October 18th – Remembering the World Wars

Parks Canada and volunteer living history enthusiasts present a special display illustrating the Canada’s involvement in the two world conflict inside the walls of the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site. The display will include a WWI trench, a WWI obstacle course, uniforms, weapons, models and costumed re-enactors. The Army Museum's exhibit, Road to Vimy and Beyond, tells the story of how Nova Scotia and Canada contributed to the Allied victory with a focus on the individual soldiers and units that took part in the Great War.

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