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Fort Wellington National Historic Site of Canada

Special Events 2015

May 16th, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Opening Day
Open for the 2015 season; Thursday-Monday (May/June/Sept/Oct); 7 days July/Aug. Site Admission Fee.

May 23rd, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Doors Open Brockville-Thousand Islands.
Free admission.

June 6th, 11 a.m.

Fenian Raid Commemorative Event
Stay tuned for more details about the program! 

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 14th - Aug 11th, 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 2015 season! Take advantage of the site in its quieter times. Site Admission Fee.