Take part in a wide range of memorable experiences in this unique place in Canada! Fort George National Historic Site is located in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. See our hours of operation, fees, and plan your visit today!

For more information, please call (905) 468-6614 or email niagaraont@pc.gc.ca.

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  • Napoleonic Weekend and Re-enactment

    History
    Location(s): Fort George National Historic Site
    Cost: A special event rate applies: Adults: $16.75, Seniors: $15.00, 17 and under: $4.25.
    Wheelchair Accessible

    Europe comes to Canada as Napoleon’s army takes over Fort George for a weekend of muskets and majesty. Napoleonic-style French uniforms will fill Fort George, with demonstrations and battle re-enactments happening both days. Battle Re-enactments are at 11:30am and 3:30pm on Saturday and 2:00pm on Sunday. Please join us for this unique event!

    Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm both days.

    For more information please email niagaraont@pc.gc.ca.

  • The Shaw Festival presents 'A Short History of Niagara' Puppet Show

    Culture and entertainment History
    Puppeteers Alexandra Montagnese and Mike Petersen in A Short History of Niagara (Shaw Festival, 2021).
    Photo: Lauren Garbutt
    Location(s): Fort George National Historic Site
    Cost: Included with admission
    Wheelchair Accessible

    The Shaw Festival is proud to present 'A Short History of Niagara' at Fort George National Historic Site. Join us July 21 – August 4 and witness thirty minutes of clever puppeteering woven together through vignettes that capture the beautiful history of the Niagara region. The Shaw Festival is a world-class performing arts festival located in Niagara-on-the-Lake and is pleased to celebrate its sixtieth season in 2022!

    For general information about this unique theatre experience, including show times, visit the Shaw Festival website

  • Jane Austin Tea Party

    Culture and entertainment Food and drink History
    Time: 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
    Location(s): Fort George National Historic Site
    Cost: $20

    Join the Friends of Fort George for a social evening, celebrating Jane Austen's novels! This Regency evening will take place at Navy Hall and will include tea and treats, music, games and more!

    Space is limited, so call the Friends of Fort George at 905-468-6621, or email admin@friendsoffortgeorge.ca to register.

  • History of Military Sports exhibit

    History Sports and recreation
    Historic photo of sports team from Camp Niagara posing for team photo
    Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum collection
    Location(s): Fort George National Historic Site
    Cost: Included with admission
    Wheelchair Accessible

    In celebration of the 2022 Canada Summer Games, Fort George National Historic Site, the Niagara Military Heritage Centre and the Niagara-on-the-Lake Historical Society and Museum have teamed up to bring visitors a new temporary exhibit showcasing the important role that sports and athletics played in military life.

    As soldiers trained and prepared to serve their country, both at home and overseas, this training was grueling while other duties were often monotonous and tiresome. Sports were critical to bolstering spirits and improving morale. They instilled comradery, teamwork, dedication and served as a distraction for soldiers far from home.

    This exhibit tells the story of the links between sports and soldiers through photos, original artefacts and memorabilia, and will be on display at Fort George from August 05 to September 05, 2022.

    Kids are free!


  • Soldier’s Field Day

    History Sports and recreation
    Historical interpreters in 1812 costume stand at attention.
    Location(s): Fort George National Historic Site
    Cost: Included with admission
    Wheelchair Accessible

    As the 2022 Canada Summer Games come to an end, join us for a final « huzzah » in true Fort George style as the soldiers of the Fort compete for the coveted title of “Best Soldier”. Come cheer on your favorite contender as they compete in such events as, “The Manual of Arms”, “Dressed for Duty” and of course our famous “Firing Elimination Challenge”! Only one can win the prize but fun is to be had by all! Regular admission rates apply.

    Any questions please email us at niagaraont@pc.gc.ca.