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.


Battle of Queenston Heights Commemorative Tours

October 7 - 8, 2017

Join the Friends of Fort George and Parks Canada on October 7- 8, 2017 as we commemorate the 205th anniversary of the Battle of Queenston Heights and the death of Major General Sir Isaac Brock.

Brock's Monument National Historic Site will be open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm all weekend. Step inside the Monument and tour the small museum and gift shop; visit with our historical interpreters; participate in our scavenger hunt and be inducted into Brock’s Militia; try on period clothes at the dress up station, or try your hand at regency games at the games station. The Monument stairs will also be open for climbing. Venture up the 235 steps to the top of Brock's Monument and enjoy the scenic view of Queenston Heights and the Niagara River!

To commemorate the 205th anniversary of the Battle of Queenston Heights and the death of Major General Sir Isaac Brock, our costumed interpreters will be offering commemorative tours of the battle site at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm on both Saturday and Sunday. Tickets for the commemorative tours can be purchased from the staff at the base of Brock’s Monument.

The cost for the tour is $3.50 for youth and $4.50 for adults. All proceeds from the programming at Brock’s Monument help to support student summer employment opportunities at Brock’s Monument and Fort George.

For more information contact the Friends of Fort George at 905-468-6621.



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Beefsteak Society Dinner

November 3, 2017

Join the Friends of Fort George for the second annual Beefsteak Society Dinner fundraiser, which will be fashioned after the popular Sublime Beefsteak Society of England. The dinner will take place at Navy Hall on November 3, 2017, and will include a steak dinner, live music, an auction and great entertainment.

Started in the 1700s, the Beefsteak Society came to symbolize patriotic and liberal concepts of prosperity. Throughout the 19th century, the club included royalty such as George IV, statesmen, military leaders, actors, artists such as William Hogarth, musicians and writers.

Tickets must be reserved in advance as space is limited. Tickets are $75 for members, $85 for non-members.

For more information contact the Friends of Fort George at 905-468-6621 or admin@friendsoffortgeorge.ca.



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Fort George Garrison Christmas

December 9 & 10, 2017

Gather your family and friends and come to Fort George for an afternoon full of exciting activities, crafts and games celebrating Christmas! This is an annual family holiday event not to be missed.

For more information, call Parks Canada at 905-468-6614.



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Top photo courtesy of Tony Chisholm.

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