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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.


Mar
30
Thu
Public Meeting–Board of Trustees Finance Committee Meeting @ Fort Monroe Authority Main Office
Mar 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Apr
1
Sat
Special Event–National Park Service Garrison Life–American Civil War Encampment @ Parade Ground
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

An American Civil War encampment depicting the active garrison of Fort Monroe by units such as the 3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery preparing for the “Overland Campaign” of 1864. The event will include: Morning Colors, Infantry and Artillery drill, Black Powder firing demonstrations, Pay Call, a period Church Call and more. This event is free and open to the public. Parking is available at Outlook Beach. Weather permitting.

Apr
2
Sun
Special Event–National Park Service Garrison Life–American Civil War Encampment @ Parade Ground
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

An American Civil War encampment depicting the active garrison of Fort Monroe by units such as the 3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery preparing for the “Overland Campaign” of 1864. The event will include: Morning Colors, Infantry and Artillery drill, Black Powder firing demonstrations, Pay Call, a period Church Call and more. This event is free and open to the public. Parking is available at Outlook Beach. Weather permitting.

Apr
16
Sun
Easter Sunrise Service–Chapel of the Centurion Service at Continental Park @ Continental Park
Apr 16 @ 6:30 am – 7:30 am

The Chapel of the Centurion
invites you to join us in worship as we
joyfully celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord!

Easter Sunrise Service – 6:30 AM on March 27, 2016
Continental Park, Fort Monroe, Virginia
Overlooking the Chesapeake Bay

And our regular services at the Chapel
inside the moat.
Episcopal – 8:30 AM
Interdenominational Church – 10:00 AM

Apr
20
Thu
Public Meeting–Board of Trustees Meeting @ Bay Breeze Conference Center
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Apr
23
Sun
Special Event–Kite Day with the National Park Service @ Continental Park
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

April is National Kite Month. 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
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