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2019 Event Calendar

Happenings at the Fort

Here's a look at this season's events! Parking is FREE!

2019 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 us at info@historicfortwaynecoalition.com.

Early Risers Vintage Baseball schedule coming soon.

April 6 - National Park Day
10am - 3pm
A special day when everyone is invited to help spruce up the site and learn some preservation skills in the process. Sponsored by the Civil War Trust. Meet and register at the Visitor Center at 10am for orientation. Free tee shirts to the firtst 150 participants. No parking fee. Details from 2018 here.

April 27 & 28 - HFWC Antiques & Collectibles Show
Saturday 10am - 4pm
Sunday 10am - 3pm
Thousands of items! Bake sale, food vendors, over 70 tables of antiques and collectible goods for purchase. $5.00 entrance fee supports operational efforts of the HFWC to maintain the fort and provide educational programming.

May 4 & 5 - Military Living History Weekend
Saturday 10am - 4pm

Sunday 10am - 3pm
Your opportunity to see the real deal as living historians of various eras take over the fort! Authentic camps and battle re-enactments, military vehicles, talks given by veterans.

May 4 - Spring Swing Dance
6:30pm - 11pm
Live band! Free dance instruction. Prize raffles.

June 7 thru 9 - Civil War Days
Fiday TBA
Saturday 10am - 4pm

Sunday 10am - 3pm
Civil War re-enactors both North and South take over the fort and the public is invited! Artillary demonstrations, drills, encampments, and talks.

June 15 - Tours After Dark
6:30pm – 11:30 pm

Expert paranormal storytellers reveal the legends and tales you won't hear on our regular tours. Tickets available by pre-sale only - coming soon!

June 22 & 23 - Colonial Days Weekend
Fiday TBA

Saturday 10am - 4pm

Sunday 10am - 3pm
Re-enactors bring the Revolutionary War period to life as they take over the fort and you're invited! Demonstrations, drills, encampments, and talks.

July 12 thru 14 - Medieval Days - SCA Tyger Hunt Weekend
Fiday TBA

Saturday 9am - 4pm

Sunday 11am - 4pm
Huzzah! Fort grounds are turned into a real-life Game of Thrones as our annual Medieval Days event returns.

July 20 - Tours After Dark

6:30pm – 11:30 pm

Expert paranormal storytellers reveal the legends and tales you won't hear on our regular tours. Tickets available by pre-sale only - coming soon!

August 11 - Classic Car/Motor Show AND Detroit Firemens' Field Day
10am - 4pm
Two awesome events on one great day!

August 17 - Tours After Dark

6:30pm – 11:30 pm

Expert paranormal storytellers reveal the legends and tales you won't hear on our regular tours. Tickets available by pre-sale only - coming soon!

September 7 - Tours After Dark

6:30pm – 11:30 pm

Expert paranormal storytellers reveal the legends and tales you won't hear on our regular tours. Tickets available by pre-sale only - coming soon!

September 21 - Tours After Dark

6:30pm – 11:30 pm

Expert paranormal storytellers reveal the legends and tales you won't hear on our regular tours. Tickets available by pre-sale only - coming soon!

October 5 - Tours After Dark

6:30pm – 11:30 pm

Expert paranormal storytellers reveal the legends and tales you won't hear on our regular tours. Tickets available by pre-sale only - coming soon!

October 12 & 13 - HFWC Antiques & Collectibles Show

Saturday 10am - 4pm

Sunday 10am - 3pm

Thousands of items! Bake sale, food vendors, over 70 tables of antiques and collectible goods for purchase. $5.00 entrance fee supports operational efforts of the HFWC to maintain the fort and provide educational programming.

October 19 - Tours After Dark

6:30pm – 11:30 pm

Expert paranormal storytellers reveal the legends and tales you won't hear on our regular tours. Tickets available by pre-sale only - coming soon!

October 26 - Tours After Dark

6:30pm – 11:30 pm

Expert paranormal storytellers reveal the legends and tales you won't hear on our regular tours. Tickets available by pre-sale only - coming soon!

December 7 - Christmas at the Fort
10am - 5pm
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 14 - Christmas Swing Dance
6:30pm - 11pm

Live band! Free dance instruction. Prize raffles.

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