Each year in mid-April, thousands of people flock to historic Lexington and Concord and Minute Man National Historical Park to celebrate Patriot's Day. Patriot's Day is a special Massachusetts State holiday commemorating the opening battle of the American Revolutionary War, April 19, 1775.
The holiday (Officially observed on Monday, April 20, 2015), and the entire weekend, is celebrated with parades, reenactments and commemorative ceremonies.
2015 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (More events will be added in the coming weeks)
Saturday, April 11th
Liberty Pole Capping
Meriam's Corner Exercise
Paul Revere Capture Ceremony
Sunday, April 19th
Arrival of the Sudbury Militia
Warlike Preparations at the Barrett Farm
Monday, April 20th (Patriot's Day observed)
Lexington Battle Reenactment
Commemoration of the North Bridge Fight, and Concord Parade
Saturday, April 25th
Battle Road Heroes