Events

All of our events are open to the public during the hours listed (see the “More Information” section). Unless specifically noted, all events are free. Donations are gratefully accepted!

The week prior to each event we’ll post an hourly schedule of activities, so check back here for more information.

Fright Night Lantern Tours

Date: October 19th 2019

Experience ‘The Old Fort’ after dark; your way lit only by a candle and your guide. Discover the fate of Lt. Philip Ostrander. Gate opens at 6:00 pm. Tours run approximately every 15 minutes. Last ticket sold at 9:00 pm Admission is $5.00. Nine and under free when accompanied by an adult.

Joyeux Noel – A Festive French Christmas

Date: November 30th 2019

Les habitants celebrate Christmas, in New France. Artisans offer their traditionally-crafted wares. Children’s activities and refreshments available.

Nouvelle Annee: 1760

Date: January 25th 2020

Join French Fur Traders and Native Americans as they survive the ‘dead of winter’ out on the frontier.

1812 Winter Garrison

Date: February 22nd 2020

Wintertime at a frontier Fort was both a time of hard work and boredom. Find out how they coped?

Colonial Winter Garrison 1775 - 1783

Date: February 29th 2020

The Colonial forces prepare for battle after a hard winter.

Civil War Garrison

Date: March 7th 2020

The 5th Texas Spangtown Mess will muster at Fort Wayne for drill and training.

13th Pennsylvania Drill

Date: April 25th 2020

13th Pennsylvania Regiment of Foote recreates military and civilian life in colonial America.

Annual Education Day

Date: May 8th 2020

This event is for local 4th & 5th grades from area public schools, private schools, and home school programs. All attending groups must pre-register.

Muster on the St. Mary’s – TIMELINE of Several Centuries

Date: May 9th thru May 10th, 2020

Meet your ancestors, from Vikings to troops of WWII.

Siege of Ft. Wayne – 1812

Date: June 6th thru June 7th, 2020

In the fall of 1812, Native Americans and British Allies had captured all the other American forts in the Old Northwest Territory. Now it was Fort Wayne’s turn.

Muster of the Five Forts

Date: July 11th thru July 12th, 2020

A new timeline to add to your summertime enjoyment! Interact with groups from Vikings and Romans up through WWII. See the tools and equipment that these people used in their daily life whether at peace or war.

Post Miami – 1754-1763

Date: August 22nd thru August 23rd, 2020

Known as the “Seven Year’s War”, witness French Marines, Forces of the Crown and Native Allies as they wrestle for supremacy in North America.