Patriots' Day 2020 - The 245th Anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord.

Colonial militiamen in the woods, some standing, others kneeling. One is firing his musket
Colonial militia reenactors at Parker's Revenge, Minute Man NHP

Photo by John Collins

Each year in mid-April, thousands of people flock to historic Lexington and Concord and Minute Man National Historical Park to celebrate Patriots' Day. Patriots' Day is a special Massachusetts State holiday commemorating the opening battle of the American Revolutionary War, April 19, 1775.

The holiday (Officially observed on Monday, April 20, 2020), and the entire weekend, is celebrated with parades, reenactments and commemorative ceremonies.

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Last updated: February 26, 2020

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