Annual Park Events
The Battle of Guilford Courthouse 238th Anniversary, March 13-17, 2019
Thanks for joining us during the 237th Anniversary of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse! If you missed the event, check out our photos in our photo library.
Memorial Day Weekend, May 26th – 28th
Visit the Guilford Militia in their encampment at the Hoskins Farm from 10:00AM - 4:00PM each day. Black powder demonstrations will occur at 11:00AM, 1:00PM, and 3:00PM.
Guided Battlefield Tours with Dr. Scott Culclasure
Relive the battle by walking across the field with veteran park guide Scott Culclasure and hearing accounts of the fight and stories of the park’s monuments. The walk lasts approximately 75 minutes and follows historic New Garden Road through the center of the park. Comfortable walking shoes appropriate for gravel paths and moderate hills as well as a water bottle are recommended.
Independence Day Weekend, July 1-4th
Celebrate the patriots who signed the Declaration of Independence and the events that would lead to the American Revolution.
Nathanael Greene's BirthdayMajor General Nathanael Greene's birthday is August 7th.The Guilford Battleground Company with local chapters of the Daughters of American Revolution celebration day is TBD.
Labor Day Weekend, September 1st – 3rdThe men and women of the Guilford Militia, an organization of dedicated Revolutionary War enthusiasts, will be presenting a variety of interpretive programs clad in Revolutionary War clothing and carrying the firearms of 1781 while living the life of the 1780's soldier and camp follower. The public is invited to visit with them in their re-created 1781 camp at Tour Stop 6 from 10 AM until 4 PM each day.
Constitution DayConstitution Day is September 17, 2018, come celebrate the ratification of the U.S. Constitution with local Daughters of the American Revolution chapters and Park Rangers at the Battlefield Vistiors Center.
Veterans Day "History of the American Soldier" TimelineThis living history timeline will take place on November 10, 2018 from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. The Veterans Day event will also commemorate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day.
Be sure to pick up a provacative question sheet to enhance and guide your experience with the living history interpreters.
Last updated: April 11, 2018