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The City of Hamilton - Hamilton Civic Museums is collecting the information on this form in order to fulfill your registration for the Re-enactment of the Battle of Stoney Creek event. Your personal information will only be used and/or disclosed for the purposes for which we are obtaining your consent, or as permitted or required by law. For more information about how your personal information is collected, stored and used, read the City of Hamilton's Privacy Agreement.

All fields are required to properly process your registration. Registration is for individuals only. All participants age 16 and over must register individually (those age 16 and 17 require a parent/guardian on site to sign waiver forms).

Please complete one form for each participant and be sure to include the number of family members accompanying you. Merchants should fill out a separate merchant registration form, which may be obtained by contacting the Museum.

Registration deadline: MAY 26, 2018

Online Registration Form for Re-enactors is now closed.
Registration will only be available at the event. Breakfast for Saturday and Sunday will still be provided, however, lunch tickets will no longer be available. Thank you.

Information about the Re-enactment

IMPORTANT: Report to the registration desk near the park entrance to confirm your attendance and to pick up the meal tickets for you and your family.

The Event:

  • History In Action Day
    Annual education day for Students
    • Thursday May 31, 2018 from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm
  • Re-enactors Trading Post
    Located at the rear of the Nash Jackson Building on Saturday and Sunday
  • Re-enactment Dates & Times:
    • Saturday June 2, 2018 - 10 am to 9:30 pm
    • Sunday June 3, 2018 - 10 am to 4:30 pm

See Schedule of Events for details

The Weekend

The following will be provided for the weekend:

  • A bag lunch on Thursday, May 31 for those who participate in History in Action Day
  • A BBQ lunch on Friday, June 1 for those who participated at History in Action Day
  • Ticket for one meal on either Saturday or Sunday, for those who have pre-registered.
  • Breakfast Saturday and Sunday morning, for those who have pre-registered.
  • Firewood & fire pit trays
  • Water connections on site
  • Overnight security Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Trading Post

Reenactors' Consignment Event without the fee!

Sell your outgrown or no longer used kit or camp equipment
And/or pick up some second-hand bargains!

**No tentage or weapons, please**


Nash-Jackson House (at the back)

Set Up

  • Friday 7:30 p.m. until dark (bring and price your items)
  • Saturday 9:00 am


  • Saturday 9:30am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Sunday 9:30am- 12:00 noon

Settle Up

  • Sunday 3:00pm - 4:00pm


Off-site parking is located at Green Acres School.

Set Up:

Re-enactors may set up in Battlefield Park during the following times only:

  • Wednesday, May 30, after 12 noon.
  • Thursday, May 31, from 7 am to 8:30 am and after 2:30 pm
    No set-up will be allowed between 9 am and 2:30 pm on Thursday, when over 1,000 students will be on-site for History in Action Day. All vehicles and trailers must be removed from Battlefield Park by 8:30 am or else they will be tagged and towed at the owner's expense.
  • Friday, June 1, after 10 am
  • Saturday, June 2, before 8:30 am
    All vehicles and trailers must be removed from Battlefield Park by 8:30 am on Saturday, or they will be tagged and towed at the owner's expense.

Tear Down:

You may begin moving out as soon as the event closes at 4:30 pm on Sunday. Vehicles will not be permitted on-site until this time

Map and Directions

Directions to Battlefield House Museum:
Address:  77 King Street West, Stoney Creek, Ontario Canada.

Use this map to Battlefield House Museum & Park to plan your trip to the site.

The Re-enactment site map is below.
Download a larger version for printing (pdf).

Plan Ahead

Every year the Re-enactment of the Battle of Stoney Creek is held on the first full weekend in June.

2019 - May 31 to June 2
2020 - June 5 to 7
2021 - June 4 to 6
2022 - June 3 to 5

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