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The Re-enactment - Frequently Asked Questions

When is the re-enactment?
Saturday, June 2 - 10am to 10pm
Sunday, June 3 - 10am to 4:30pm

What does it cost?
Admission is FREE in 2018 in celebration of Sara Calder, founder of Battlefield House Museum.

Are there additional costs once I enter the park?
There are additional costs for the food, refreshments and merchandise.

What time do the battles take place?
Saturday at 3:30 pm & 8:30 pm
Sunday at 2:00 pm

How long do the Battle Re-enactments last?
From 20 minutes to half an hour.

May I bring my dog?
Dogs are not allowed in the park during Special Events. The loud noises of the artillery, muskets and fireworks are upsetting for most dogs.

Should I bring a lawn chair to watch the Re-enactment?
A folding lawn chair is recommended. Seating is available on the grass.

What day and time do the fireworks take place?
Fireworks take place on Saturday around 9:30 p.m. following the evening battle.

What are some of the activities?

  • Tours of the Museum and Battlefield Monument
  • 19th century encampment
  • Period dancing demonstrations
  • One-of-a-kind shopping
  • Musical entertainment
  • Old-fashioned games for children
  • Artillery and infantry demonstrations
  • Food and refreshments

Maps, Parking and Directions

Directions to Battlefield House Museum:
We are located at 77 King Street West, Stoney Creek, Ontario Canada, about an hour from the United States border in Niagara Falls or an hour from Toronto. We are within 15 to 45 minutes of most vintners and vineyards in the Niagara Wine Region.

Get directions to the Battlefield House Museum & Park

Parking and Shuttle Service:
There is absolutely NO parking on-site during the Re-enactment event. FREE parking and a FREE shuttle runs on the Saturday from 10am to 10pm and Sunday from 10am until 5pm. The shuttle is accessible and the event's outdoor activities are fully accessible. Parking is available at the following location:

Re-enactment Site Map

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Map of the Re-enactment Site at the Battlefield House Museum & Park

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