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The Re-enactment of the Battle of Stoney Creek

Weekend Highlights:

Re-enactment Weekend
Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 10 am to 10 pm
Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 10 am to 4:30 pm

Battle Re-enactments
Saturday, June 2 at 3:30 pm & 8:30 pm
Sunday, June 3 at 2 pm

After the Saturday evening battle.

Memorial March
In commemoration of the 205th anniversary of the Battle of Stoney Creek, re-enactors will be re-creating the march from Burlington Heights to Stoney Creek on Friday, June 1 beginning at 11:30 am at Dundurn Castle. Upon arrival in Stoney Creek at approximately 3:00 pm, a brief memorial service will take place at Smith's Knoll, the burial ground across the street from Battlefield Park.

Admission Rates
Admission is FREE in celebration of Sara Calder, founder of Battlefield House Museum.

Parking, Event Schedule and more:

Re-enactors and Merchants

Our re-enactors and merchants bring this amazing Canadian heritage event to life. Find out how you can participate as a re-enactor or merchant.

Battlefield House Museum

When you come to visit us at Battlefield House Museum in Stoney Creek, you will find living history. Experience life in the early nineteenth century, as our museum staff, dressed in period clothing, demonstrate the lifestyle of the Gage Family. Learn about the history of Battlefield House. This rural Upper Canadian home was originally built here in Saltfleet Township, around 1796.

It was here, on June 6, 1813, that the Battle of Stoney Creek took place during the War of 1812. Every year a Military Re-enactment of the Battle of Stoney Creek is held in June.

Strange Fatality

The Battle of Stoney Creek, 1813

Journalist and author James Elliott has compellingly reconstructed one of the least understood actions of the War of 1812. From the rise to brigadier of blacksmith John Chandler, to the Highland heroics of Alexander Fraser, Strange Fatality explores the dynamics of a night battle that stemmed the tide of invasion, cost two generals their freedom and unseated the highest-ranking soldier in the American army.

Visit the Strange Fatality website

Virtual History - Visit the Hamilton Civic Museums to learn more about upcoming special events and exhibitions.

Virtual tour of the War of 1812

Take our virtual tour of the War of 1812

Bench Brewing

Visiting Ontario - When you plan your trip to Battlefield House Museum & Park, see what else Ontario has to offer.