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  • Fort George Murder Mystery

    Culture and entertainment History
    Fort George Murder Mystery
    Time: 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
    Location(s): Fort George National Historic Site
    Cost: $14.70

    Major Blue is looking for some keen detectives to help uncover a murderer in a classic "who done it?" with a historical twist. Explore the Fort to uncover clues and interview suspects with the hopes of finding the guilty party.

    For tickets, please call the Friends of Fort George Gift Shop at 905-468-6621.

  • Artillery Day

    Culture and entertainment History
    Artillery Day
    Time: 10:00 AM - 04:30 PM
    Location(s): Fort George National Historic Site
    Cost: Cost: Youth free | Adults $11.70 | Seniors $10.05

    Cannons and mortars roar to life with firing demonstrations highlighting the “heavy metal” from the War of 1812. Fort George will be celebrating the Canadian Royal Regiment of Artillery’s 303rd anniversary with a BANG!

  • Fort George in the Great War: A First World War Commemoration

    Culture and entertainment History
    Fort George in the Great War: A First World War Commemoration
    Location(s): Fort George National Historic Site
    Cost: Cost: Youth $3.90 | Adults $15.60 | Seniors $13.95

    10 am to 5 pm

    Did you know that Fort George was used as a military training base during the First World War? Join us as re-enactors from across North America bring Camp Niagara to life with demonstrations and displays honouring those who fought in the "war to end all wars."

    For re-enactor registration, please visit the Friends of Fort George website.

  • Celebrate Canada Day

    Culture and entertainment Food and drink History
    Celebrate Canada Day
    Time: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
    Location(s): Fort George National Historic Site
    Cost: Free

    Festivities begin with a pancake breakfast in Simcoe Park. Watch the 41st Regiment Fife and Drum Corps lead a giant birthday cake down Queen Street to Simcoe Park. Join us for music, muskets, and artillery demonstrations throughout the afternoon. Enjoy a BBQ dinner, music, and fireworks in the evening.

    Admission to Fort George is free on Canada Day!

  • The Battle of Fort George Re-enactment

    Culture and entertainment History
    The Battle of Fort George Re-enactment
    Location(s): Fort George National Historic Site
    Cost: Youth $3.90 | Adults $15.60 | Seniors $13.95

    10 am to 6 pm

    The Battle of Fort George was one of the pivotal events during the War of 1812. Re-enactors from all over North America descend on Fort George to relive this historic battle with muskets, cannons, and music! Join us to commemorate the 206th anniversary of the Battle of Fort George.

    For re-enactor registration, please visit the Friends of Fort George website.

  • Niagara Region Métis Council Historical Encampment at Fort George

    History
    Niagara Region Métis Council Historical Encampment
    Location(s): Fort George National Historic Site

    Come and visit a traditional Métis encampment at the gates of Fort George National Historic site. Learn traditional Métis teachings and see how fur trappers once lived. Presented by the Niagara Region Métis Council, Métis Nation of Ontario.

  • Jane Austen Tea Party: Mansfield Park

    Culture and entertainment Food and drink History
    Jane Austen Tea Party: Mansfield Park
    Time: 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
    Location(s): Fort George National Historic Site
    Cost: $20 per person

    Join the Friends of Fort George for a social evening celebrating Jane Austen's novel Mansfield Park! This Regency evening includes tea, treats, music, games, and more! 

    Tickets are limited. To reserve your spot, call the Friends of Fort George 905-468-6621 or email admin@friendsoffortgeorge.ca.

  • 20th Annual Fife and Drum Muster and Soldiers’ Field Day

    Culture and entertainment History
    20th Annual Fife and Drum Muster and Soldiers’ Field Day
    Location(s): Fort George National Historic Site
    Cost: Youth $3.90 | Adults $15.60 | Seniors $13.95

    10 am to 5 pm

    Join us for a spectacular showcase of military music, firepower demonstrations and drills from the early 19th century. Fife and drum corps and infantry units from historic sites across Canada and the United States face off in competition. A captivating experience not to be missed!

  • Echoes of Niagara’s Past: A Military Timeline Event

    Culture and entertainment History
    Echoes of Niagara’s Past: A Military Timeline Event
    Location(s): Fort George National Historic Site
    Cost: Youth $3.90 | Adults $15.60 | Seniors $13.95

    10 am to 5 pm

    Join us as Fort George and the Lincoln and Welland Regimental Museum commemorate over 200 years of Niagara's military history!

    The fort comes alive as interpreters, animators, and veterans display uniforms, weaponry, and vehicles from the War of 1812, the First World War, the Second World War, and other historic time periods.

    Join us for a military car show like no other! Catch the Grand Vehicle Parade through the streets of Niagara-on-the-Lake at 11 am!