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War of 1812 Re-Enactment


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Re-enactment to take place at Upper Canada Village

The Battle that Saved Canada

The Battle of Crysler’s Farm, fought on muddy ploughed fields beside the St. Lawrence River on November 11, 1813, was a crucial moment in the history of Upper Canada and marked the end of the most serious attempt to that time to invade Canada....

Prices:

Admission: $7 person; Family $30 (2 adults and 4 children under 18 yrs); ages 6 and under free. $5 off  UCV’s day program with wristband. 

Schedule:

Military encampments open to the public from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Saturday only: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Demonstration of English Country Dancing by Spencerville English Country Dancing Club. Spectator participation welcome!

Saturday 14 July On the Field
1:30 - 2:00 pm: Children’s Muster followed by Gun Run - Cannon Demonstration
2:00 - 2:45 pm: Re-enactment Interpretation: The Battle of Crysler’s Farm 11 Nov 1813

Sunday 15 July On the Field
1:30 - 2:00 pm: Children’s Muster followed by Gun Run - Cannon Demonstration
2:00 - 2:45 pm: Re-enactment Interpretation: The Battle of Crysler’s Farm 11 Nov 1813

In order to enjoy this event note: Bring a chair or blanket. Friendly transportation provided to and from the field for visitors with mobility issues. As this is a noisy event please leave your pets at home. Consider providing hearing protection for yourself and especially young children.

Earlier Event: July 14
K9 Sport Fest
Later Event: July 20
Avonmore Fair