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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Battle of Queenston Heights Commemorative Tours

October 11 - 12, 2014

Join the Friends of Fort George as we commemorate the 202nd anniversary of the Battle of Queenston Heights. Our staff will be offering guided tours of the battlefield on October 11th and 12th at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm. Tours start at the base of Brock's Monument.

Cost: $4.50 per adult, $3.50 per child.

Call 905-468-6621 for more information.

 

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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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New Year's Day Levee

January 1, 2015

Join the Friends of Fort George and Parks Canada as we ring in the New Year at Navy Hall! Levee celebrations start at 3:00 p.m., and include toasts, music by the 41st Regiment Fife and Drum Corps, and a cannon firing to welcome the New Year.

Call the Friends of Fort George at 905-468-6621 for more information.

 

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Ratification of the Treaty of Ghent

February 17, 2015

Join us for the final event of the bicentennial of the War of 1812! The Friends of Fort George, in partnership with Parks Canada, the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, the Region of Niagara, St. Mark's Church and the Niagara-on-the-Lake Bicentennial Committee, will commemorate the ratification of the Treaty of Ghent.

More details to follow.

Call the Friends of Fort George at 905-468-6621 for more information.

 

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Top photo courtesy of Tony Chisholm.

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