Special Events

Sign with arrowhead and arrows reading "NPS Event Ahead" with law enforcement ranger and park car in background
The park holds many special events throughout the year!

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Special events are sometimes scheduled at the park or at institutions hosting programs by or in cooperation with park historical staff. Call the park at 540-693-3200 or check the park's Facebook page for information including possible schedule changes due to inclement weather or other factors.


Upcoming Events

157th Anniversary of the Battle of Fredericksburg

December 14-15, 2019
Join the National Park Service in observing the 157th Anniversary of the Battle of Fredericksburg with historian-led programs throughout the weekend.

Victorian Christmas at Ellwood Manor

December 14, 2019
Experience Christmas in the 1800s at Ellwood Manor!

Chatham Christmas

December 21, 2019
Join us for this annual event at Chatham Manor! Event details coming soon.


Check our event calender for a full listing of park events and programs.

Looking for other Civil War events in the Fredericksburg area? Check out the Fredericksburg community event calendar for more!

Last updated: November 18, 2019

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Mailing Address:

120 Chatham Ln
Fredericksburg, VA 22405


(540) 693-3200

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