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UPCOMING EVENTS AT FORT MONROE

Take a look at the list of upcoming events and you’re sure to find lots to do. From movie nights and lantern tours to seasonal concerts and sporting events, there’s something for everyone. Join us for one of the following events or host your own.

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Fort Monroe programs and events are presented through a collaboration of the United States Army, the Fort Monroe Authority, and the National Park Service. Events are subject to change without notice. All programs and events are free of charge, unless indicated otherwise. Some programs and events require pre-registration.


May
7
Sun
Special Event–Kite Day with the National Park Service @ Continental Park
May 7 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us for a fun day of kite flying and recreation at Fort Monroe. Kites are available for loan. Participants are encouraged to bring their own kite and water, etc.

May
12
Fri
Special Event–Contraband Commemorative Event-Freedom Concert @ Continental Park
May 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
May
20
Sat
Special Event–Contraband Commemorative Event-Living History Tours @ East Gate near Outlook Beach
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Contraband Living History Walking Tours begin every 30 minutes from 11 am to 1 pm starting in Cannon Park near 3 Ruckman Road. Join us for a Living History Tour featuring vignettes and period attire while we create the atmosphere of the active American Civil War post of Fort Monroe. Tours will interpret the landmark “Contraband Decision” of 1861 and the beginning of the end of slavery in the United States. Free admission. Weather permitting.

May
24
Wed
Special Event–Contraband Commemoration Ceremony @ Cannon Park
May 24 @ 7:30 pm – 8:15 pm

A moving and thought-provoking Commemoration Ceremony will be at Cannon Park on Wednesday, May 24th, to recall the events that happened on this date 156 years earlier when three enslaved men, Frank Baker, James Townsend, and Sheppard Mallory took action seeking freedom behind Union lines at Fort Monroe. The ceremony will conclude with choral song and a candlelight procession and vigil. Weather permitting.

Jun
2
Fri
Special Event–Music By The Bay Concert-US Army TRADOC Command Band @ Continental Park
Jun 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Our kickoff concert for the 2017 season. This evening’s performers will be the US Army Training and Doctrine Command Band–Concert Band. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be at the Fort Monroe Theatre.

Jun
8
Thu
Public Meeting–Board of Trustees Finance Committee Meeting @ Fort Monroe Authority Main Office
Jun 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Special Event–Music By The Bay Summer Concert @ Continental Park
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Jun
15
Thu
Public Meeting–Board of Trustees Meeting @ Bay Breeze Conference Center
Jun 15 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Special Event–Music By The Bay Summer Concert @ Continental Park
Jun 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Tonight’s performers are the Peninsula Concert Band.

Jun
22
Thu
Special Event–Music By The Bay Summer Concert @ Continental Park
Jun 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Tonight’s performers are the US Air Force Heritage of America Band — Heritage Winds from Langley AFB.