Special Events

Living historian at Union army camp demonstration.
The park holds many special events throughout the year!

NPS Photo

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

Battle of Chancellorsville Living History Weekend

May 2-3, 2020
On the weekend of May 2-3, 2020, the National Park Service, in conjunction with multiple living history groups, will host an event covering unique aspects of the Battle of Chancellorsville. Programs including historic weapons firing demonstrations and depictions of Union and Confederate soldiers will help convey the stories of what happened here in 1863. All programs are free and suitable for history buffs and the general public alike. More detailed information, including program times, will be announced at a later date.


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: December 29, 2019

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120 Chatham Ln
Fredericksburg, VA 22405


(540) 693-3200

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