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UPCOMING EVENTS AT FORT MONROE

Take a look at the list 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.


Sep
10
Thu
Public Meeting–Finance Meeting @ Quarters 1
Sep 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Oct
8
Thu
Public Meeting–Finance Committee @ Quarters 1
Oct 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Oct
15
Thu
Public Meeting–Board of Trustees Meeting @ Bay Breeze Conference Center
Oct 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Oct
17
Sat
Lafayette Dinner @ The Chamberlin
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

On October 24-25, 1824, the Marquis de Lafayette visited Fort Monroe as part of his grand tour of America as an official “Guest of the Nation.” Lafayette dined and spent the evening at Quarters 1, reviewed the post’s troops on the parade ground, and examined the progress of the construction of the fort.

On Saturday, October 17, 2015, join the Marquis as he returns to Fort Monroe 191-years later, almost to the day, and shares his memories of the glorious American Revolution. Lafayette Returns! will be a 5-course reenactment dinner, complete with a historical themed menu featuring local cuisine, themed entertainment, and an opportunity to intimately dine with Lafayette himself who will be portrayed by world renowned Lafayette interpreter Mark Schneider of Colonial Williamsburg and dinner by award-winning Executive Chef David Payne from The Chamberlin.

Tickets for this special event will go on sale August 17, 2015. Ticket price for this very special event will be $75.00 per person inclusive of taxes and gratuities. A champagne toast is included and a cash bar will be available. Dress is cocktail attire.

 

 

 

A special room rate for our out-of-town guests is available at the following hotels:

The Crowne Plaza Hampton Marina
700 Settlers Landing Road | Hampton, Virginia 23669
Single or double occupancy: $99 per night
Call 757 727-9700 and mention Lafayette Returns!
or book online at Crowne Plaza-Hampton Marina and use online promo code LRD

Embassy Suites Hampton Roads – Hotel, Spa & Convention Center
1700 Coliseum Drive | Hampton, Virginia, 23666
Single or double occupancy: $129 per night
Call 757 827-8200 and mention Lafayette Returns!
or book online at Embassy Suites Hampton and use online promo code CFM.

Oct
23
Fri
Special Event–Fort Monroe Ghost Walk @ Main Gate--Entrance to Fortress
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Tickets go on sale September 28, 2015.   Advance ticket price is $15.00 per person, $20.00 per person the night of the event.   Limited number of tickets available each night at the door.  

Come and discover where history meets mystery! Learn the hidden secrets of Fort Monroe’s rich 400 year history during our guided ghost walks. Tours begin every 20 minutes from 6 to 9:30 pm and will last approximately 45 minutes. Tours are rain or shine. Please be advised that this is a walking tour and most of the areas of the tour are not handicapped accessible. This tour is not recommended for children under the age of 12. Children under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult.

Call 757-690-8061 | 757-251-2752

Oct
24
Sat
Special Event–Fort Monroe Ghost Walk @ Main Gate--Entrance to Fortress
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Tickets go on sale September 28, 2015.   Advance ticket price is $15.00 per person, $20.00 per person the night of the event.   Limited number of tickets available each night at the door.  

Come and discover where history meets mystery! Learn the hidden secrets of Fort Monroe’s rich 400 year history during our guided ghost walks. Tours begin every 20 minutes from 6 to 9:30 pm and will last approximately 45 minutes. Tours are rain or shine. Please be advised that this is a walking tour and most of the areas of the tour are not handicapped accessible. This tour is not recommended for children under the age of 12. Children under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult.

Call 757-690-8061 | 757-251-2752

Nov
12
Thu
Public Meeting–Finance Committee @ Quarters 1
Nov 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Dec
10
Thu
Public Meeting–Finance Committee @ Quarters 1
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Dec
17
Thu
Public Meeting–Board of Trustees Meeting @ Bay Breeze Conference Center
Dec 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm