Park ranger stand near large number of Civil War graves

A park ranger stands among the graves of section H in the Andersonville National Cemetery.

NPS/H. Peacock

Annual Events
Each year the park hosts a series of recurring events at the National Prisoner of War Museum, the historic prison site, or the Andersonville National Cemetery. The following links provide a basic overview of each of these annual special events and programs:

January: Night Museum
March: Living History Weekend
April: Avenue of Flags, Park Day, National Former POW Recognition Day
May: Memorial Day, Avenue of Flags
July: Avenue of Flags
September: Avenue of Flags, National POW/MIA Recognition Day
November: Avenue of Flags, Night Museum
December: Wreaths Across America

2015 Schedule of Events poster [PDF file]

First Saturday programs
Throughout the 150th anniversary of the prison in 2014 & 2015, the park will conduct special programs on the first Saturday of each month.

2015 events and programs for the 150th anniversary of Andersonville - 2014 & 2015 [PDF file]

See the event calendar below to find out more about what's happening at the park!


Search for Events

Upcoming Events

Showing 2 results

  Show ALL instances of recurring events
  • Andersonville National Historic Site

    Prison Talk

    Saturday, July 4, 2015

    Join volunteer Jimmy Culpepper to explore the prison site and its history. More

    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Prison Site
  • Andersonville National Historic Site

    First Saturday Programs

    Saturday, July 4, 2015

    Join park staff and volunteers for "First Saturday" programs which explore the themes and topics of the 150th anniversary of the Andersonville prison and the Civil War prisoner of war experience. More

    National Prisoner of War Museum

Did You Know?