Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania

Special Events


Special Events Calendar

While we occasionally host events in the winter, most park events are planned for the spring, summer, and fall. Call the park at 540-693-3200 for information including possible schedule changes due to inclement weather or other factors.

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Annual and Recurring Special Events

  • Luminaries surrounding rows and rows of soldier graves decorated with small flags at night
    National Cemetery Luminaria

    The National Cemetery Illumination takes place every year during Memorial Day Weekend.

  • Two park rangers speak to 25 people in a field.
    History at Sunset

    Experience a different side of the battlefield in this evening series focusing on lesser-known stories and historical perspectives.

  • A selection of Civil War themed books.
    Civil War Book Group

    In partnership with the Central Rappahannock Regional Library, the Civil War Book Group meets once a month.


See the Calendar for a full listing of park events and programs.

If you are interested in hosting your own event, refer to the Permits & Reservations page for guidance.

Check out the Fredericksburg community event calendar for events happening in the region.

Last updated: May 5, 2024

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Mailing Address:

120 Chatham Ln
Fredericksburg, VA 22405


540 693-3200

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