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2018 Event Calendar

Happenings at the Fort

Thank you for a great 2017 at the Fort! Here's a look at next season's events.
More to come!

2018 Public Events

May through October - Guided Tours Every Weekend
Saturdays & Sundays 11am and 2pm
Let our historians guide you on a 1.5 hour walking tour through the fort and some of its buildings.
$5/person on site (please arrive 15 minutes prior).
Weekday tours (Mon - Thurs) are available by appointment for groups of 4 to 25 people by contacting Jim Conway at 313-628-0796.


March 7 
- National Park Day
9:00 - 3:00
A special day when everyone is invited to help clean up the site to get ready for the new visitor season. No parking fee.

March 24 - Wayne State University 5K Race

April 28 and 29 - Spring Flea Market
Saturday 10:00 to 4:00, 
Sunday 10:00 to 3:00
Thousands of items! D.

May 6 - WWII and Vietnam Era Re-enactments
9:00 to 5:00
Your opportunity to see the real deal as living historians take over the fort.

May 6 - Swing Dance
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Live band! Free dance instruction. Prize raffles. 

May 7 - WWII Living History
9:00 to 3:00
Your opportunity to see the real deal as living historians take over the fort.

May 19 and 20 - Vintage Base Ball Tournament
Our Early Risers host a weekend-long exhibition with many regional vintage teams! More info coming soon.

June 9 and 10 - Civil War Days
Saturday 9:00 - 5:00,  Sunday
 9:00 - 4:00
Your opportunity to see the real deal as living historians take over the fort.

June 16 – Tours After Dark
6:30 – 11:30
Expert paranormal storytellers reveal the legends and tales you won't hear on our regular tours. Must pre-register.

June 24 and 25 - Colonial Days
Saturday 10:00 - 5:00,  Sunday 10:00 - 4:00
Your opportunity to see the real deal as living historians take over the fort.

July 14 and 15 - Medieval Days - SCA Tyger Hunt Weekend
Saturday 9:00 - 4:00,  Sunday 11:00 - 4:00
H
uzzah! Fort grounds are turned into a real-life Game of Thrones as our annual Medieval Days event returns.

July 21 - Tours After Dark
6:30 - 11:30
Expert paranormal storytellers reveal the legends and tales you won't hear on our regular tours. Must pre-register.

August 18 - Tours After Dark

September 8
- Tours After Dark
6:30 – 11:30
Expert paranormal storytellers reveal the legends and tales you won't hear on our regular tours. Must pre-register.

September22 and 23 - SCA Bring Back the (Medieval) Knight 

Reenactors club weekend encampment. All fort facilities remain open for visitors.

September 29 - Tours After Dark

October 6 - Tours After Dark 
6:30 – 11:30
Expert paranormal storytellers reveal the legends and tales you won't hear on our regular tours. Must pre-register.

Oct 13 and 14 - Fall Flea Market 
Saturday 10:00 - 4:00,  Sunday 10:00 - 3:00
Thousands of items! 

October 20 - Tours After Dark 
6:30 – 11:30
Expert paranormal storytellers reveal the legends and tales you won't hear on our regular tours. Must pre-register. 

October 27 - Tours After Dark 
6:30 – 11:30
Expert paranormal storytellers reveal the legends and tales you won't hear on our regular tours. Must pre-register.

November 10 - Mad Anthony Cycle Cross Race
USA Cycling sanctioned event open to the public. Watch and/or race. 

Dec. 1 - Christmas at the Fort
A merry day of guided tours providing a look at our American Christmas through the years - all the way back to the Civil War and beyond. 

Dec. 8 - Christmas Swing Dance
Annual Christmas Cheer Swing Dance featuring 20-pc Dearborn Big Band. Arrive early for complimentary dance lessons. 

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