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.

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
Anniversary Wreath Laying Ceremony
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Co hosted by the National Park Service, Sons of the American Revolution and the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Formal Ceremony begins at 11:00 a.m. at the Nathanael Greene Monument near Tour Stop 8.
Procession from the Visitor Center to the monument beins at 10:45 a.m.

Parking at Stop 8 is limited, and participants are encouraged to park at Tour Stop 3, the Visitor Center, and the lot adjacent to the site on Old Battleground Road.

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.


Memorial Day Weekend, May 27-28, 2023

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


Independence Day Weekend, July 1-2 &4th 2023

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 and cannon firing demonstrations.

July 1-2, & 4th (Saturday, Sunday, and Tuesday)
Musket Demonstration at Tour Stop 6 (11:00, 1:00, 3:00)
Guided Battlefield Tours beginning at Visitor Center (1:30, 3:00)

July 4th Additional Events (Tuesday)

10:00 a.m. Signers of the Declaration memorial program at the Signer's Monument

10 a.m. to Noon (and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.) Sign the Declaration of Independence and learn about the document in the Visitor Center

11:30 a.m. (and 2:30 p.m.) Divided Loyalties Program near the Greene Monument. Learn about historical figures and try to guess whether they will join the cause of independence or remain loyal to the crown.

Noon Fife and Drum Concert at the Visitor Center.


Nathanael Greene's Birthday, August 5, 2023

Major General Nathanael Greene's birthday is August 7th. Park rangers will have interpretive programs and the Guilford Battleground Company will celebrate the birth of the Commander of the Southern Army. CELEBRATION DATE Saturday, August 5, 2023.

Schedule of Events
10 a.m. to 12 a.m. Visitor Center Guilford Fife and Drum Core providing musical demonstrations and interpretation.

11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Visitor Center Theater Interpetive talk on the career of General Nathanael Greene.

11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Nathanael Greene Monument/ Tour Stop 8 Musket demonstrations and historic weapons interpretation.

Last updated: September 27, 2023

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2332 New Garden Road
Greensboro, NC 27410


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