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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, 10 a.m.

Fenian Raid Commemorative Event
Together with the 30th Field Artillery Regiment celebrate 200 years of field guns in action at Fort Wellington National Historic Site.

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.