Upcoming Events

Be a witness to history! Join the Friends of Fort George and Parks Canada for special events that celebrate the history of Niagara. New events are listed frequently throughout the year, so be sure to check back often. You can also stay up to date about events by joining us on Facebook and Twitter.

For more information about any of these events, please contact us.

Hands on History: Fire a Musket at Fort George!

Fall 2014

Have you ever wanted to fire a musket? Now you can at Fort George National Historic Site! Experience the thrill of firing a musket through the Hands on History Program at Fort George. New this year, Fort George is offering an experience like no other! For only $22.00, visitors get to dress in a British Red Coat, and are instructed in the firing of a musket by a costumed interpreter.

Hands on History is available every weekend throughout the fall at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm.

Fire two shots for $22.00 (price includes admission).

Call Parks Canada at 905-468-6614 for more details!


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Polo Niagara

September 6, 2014

The Friends of Fort George, in partnership with The Toronto Polo Club, will present two four-chukker games plus a half-time show on the Common. Join us for an entertaining afternoon of the "King's sport". Funds raised will benefit the Friends of Fort George, supporting student summer heritage positions at Fort George and Brock's Monument National Historic Sites.

General Admission: $10

Visit our Polo Niagara page for more details.


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Grand Canadian Steampunk Exhibition at Fort George

September 12 - 14, 2014

Music from all over the continent and across the pond! The finest artisans from across the country! Performances to astound and amaze! Activities and workshops, and much, much more!

Visit the Grand Canadian Steampunk website for more details.


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Fort George Garrison Christmas

December 13 - 14, 2014

Fort George will be the site of a family holiday event that will include activities, crafts and games for all to enjoy! Hot beverages and treats, as well as scheduled musket demonstrations will be provided. General admission rates apply.

Call Parks Canada at 905-468-6614 for more information.


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Top photo courtesy of Tony Chisholm.

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