Old Fort Erie, Fort Erie

Napoleonic Battle Reenactment

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June 24 & 25. Mark your calendars for the largest Napoleonic Living History Event ever held in North America! With a theme of the Spanish border fortresses during the Peninsula War, re-enactors from Europe, Canada, & the USA will gather to man the walls or siege lines. This weekend-long event features battle re-enactments, military encampments, demonstrations, dances, historic merchants and more.

All battles are free to watch. Fort tours start in the theatre on the hour from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Regular admission for entry to the fort. Schedule subject to change.

Schedule of Events

Saturday, June 24
Time Event
10:00 a.m. Fort and camps open to the public
10:15 a.m. – South Field Parade and Drill
11:30 a.m. – Inside the Fort Musket Demonstration
12:00 p.m. – Inside the Fort Military Fashion Show
12:30 p.m. – Inside the Fort Cannon Demonstration
1:00 p.m. – Inside the Fort Surgery in the Napoleonic War
2:00 p.m. – South Field Battle Re-enactment
3:30 p.m. – Siege Lines Mortar Demonstration
4:30 p.m. – Inside the Fort Musket Demonstration
5:00 p.m. Fort and camps closed to the public
7:30 p.m. – Siege Lines Battle Re-enactment
Sunday, June 25
Time Event
10:00 a.m. Fort and camps open to the public
10:30 a.m. – South Field Memorial Service
11:30 a.m. – Inside the Fort Musket Demonstration
12:30 p.m. – Inside the Fort Cannon Demonstration
1:00 p.m. – Inside the Fort Surgery in the Napoleonic War
2:00 p.m. – South Field Battle Re-enactment
3:30 p.m. – Siege Lines Mortar Demonstration
4:30 p.m. – Inside the Fort Musket Demonstration
5:00 p.m. Fort and camps closed to the public

Re-enactors

Please download the registration guidelines and fill out the form below to register to participate in the siege.