Annual Park Events

Annual Events at Guilford Courthouse

Join Park Rangers and Living History interpreters to explore the Battle of Guilford Courthouse and the American Revolution at these annual events. The calendar page features in depth details about the events of the day.

 
Revolutionary War reenactors fire muskets creating cloud of smoke
The New Jersey Light Infantry salutes General Greene and the soldiers who fought here.

Photo credit: Rebecca Lowe

The Battle of Guilford Courthouse 240th Anniversary, March 13-15, 2021

Guilford Courthouse National Military Park’s 240th Anniversary of the Battle will be digital and in-person. Digital content such as author talks, short Park Ranger videos, and the Sons of the American Revolution wreath laying ceremony will be available on our new YouTube page and Facebook page. In-person tours will be available on a ticketed (free) basis to comply with COVID-19 crowd safety measures.

 
Six men in colonial living history militia point muskets to fire at woods
The Guilford Militia will demonstrate black powder musket and rifle firing to teach you about the weapons of the American Revolution.

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Memorial Day Weekend, May 28-29, 2022

Visit the Guilford Militia in their encampment at Tour Stop 6 from 10:00AM - 4:00PM each day. Black powder demonstrations will occur at 11:00AM, 1:00PM, and 3:00PM.

 
Park volunteer describes battlefield to large group of pedestrians
Dr. Scott Culclasure leads battlefield tours that you don't want to miss!

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Summer Guided Battlefield Tours, Summer 2022

Relive the battle by walking across the field 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.

Guided tours occur each Saturday and Sunday afternoon from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend, at 1:30PM and 3:00PM.

 

*CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19* Independence Day Weekend, July 4, 2020

Celebrate the patriots who signed the Declaration of Independence and the events that would lead to the American Revolution. Join Park Rangers for interpretive programs and musket firing demonstrations.

 

Nathanael Greene's Birthday, August 2020

Major General Nathanael Greene's birthday is August 7th. Park rangers will have interpretive programs and the Guilford Battleground Company with local chapters of the Daughters of American Revolution will celebrate the birth of the Commander of the Southern Army. CELEBRATION DATE TBA

Last updated: May 7, 2022

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2332 New Garden Road
Greensboro , NC 27410

Phone:

336 288-1776 x232
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