Top 30 Historic Battle Reenactments This Year

Are you planning to attend a battle reenactment this year?

We've listed the top battle reenactments happening this year, including Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI, and WWII reenactments and more.

If you have attended a reenactment that you'd like us to include on this list, please let us know.


Revolution in Huntington Beach Central Park
February 12 - 13, 2022
Huntington Beach Central Park, Huntington Beach, CA


Battle of Olustee Reenactment
February 18 - 20, 2022
Olustee Battlefield State Historic Park, Olustee, FL


Battle of Aiken
February 25 - 27, 2022
Battle of Aiken Park, Aiken, SC


1759 Battle on Snowshoes Reenactment
February 26, 2022 
Fort Ticonderoga (Fort Carillon), Ticonderoga, NY


Battle for Broxton Bridge
March 4 - 6, 2022
Broxton Bridge Plantation, Ehrhardt, SC


2022 Battle of Round Mountain Reenactment
March 11 - 13, 2022
Jim Thorpe Park, Yale, OK


Bentonville Reenactment
March 19, 2022
Bentonville Battlefield, Four Oaks, NC


The Battle at Narcoossee Mill
March 26 - 27, 2022
Chisholm Park, St. Cloud, FL


The Port Hudson Siege Annual Re-enactment
To be announced
Port Hudson State Historic Site, Jackson, LA


The Battles of Lexington and Concord
April 16 - 18, 2022
Lexington and Concord, MA


San Jacinto Celebration
April 23, 2022
San Jacinto Monument, La Porte, TX


Battle of Ridgefield Reenactment
April 30, 2022
Main Street and Olcott Way, Ridgefield, CT


"Declaration of Independence"
Own a piece of history. Each version is printed by hand on a historic press just as it was done in 1776. The three versions pictured below from left to right are: "Declaration of Independence" from the Printing Office of Edes & Gill in Boston, "Declaration of Independence" printed by John Dunlap (Philadelphia), and "Declaration of Independence" printed by Mary Katherine Goddard (Baltimore).

Declaration
 


Revolutionary War Weekend
April 30 to May 1, 2022
George Washington's Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon, VA


Fight for the Backcountry: The Battle of Alamance, 1771
May 14 - 15, 2022
Alamance Battleground State Historic Site, Burlington, NC


The Anniversary of Battle of Resaca Civil War Reenactment
May 20 - 22, 2022
Historic Chitwood Farm, Resaca, GA


National Revolutionary War Reenactment & Colonial Festival
May 21 - 22, 2022
Mount Harmon Plantation, Earleville, MD


Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous
May 28 - 29, 2022
The French Commons, Vincennes, IN


Fort Pocahontas - Action at Wilson's Wharf
June 4 - 5, 2022
Fort Pocahontas, Charles City, VA


French and Indian War Encampment
July 2 - 4, 2022
Old Fort Niagara, Youngstown, NY


Annual Reenactment of the Battle of Monmouth
June 18 - 19, 2022
Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Manalapan, NJ


Battle of Bushy Run
August 6 - 7, 2022
Bushy Run Battlefield, Jeannette, PA


D-Day Conneaut
August 18 - 20, 2022
Conneaut Township Park, Conneaut, OH


Battle of Tunnel Hill Reenactment
September 9 - 11, 2022
Tunnel Hill Heritage Center, Tunnel Hill, GA


World War II Days
September 24 - 25, 2022
Midway Village Museum, Rockford, IL


Anniversary of The Battle Of Blountville
September 23 - 26, 2022
Old Hawley Farm, Blountville, TN


Revolutionary Germantown Festival
October 1, 2022
Cliveden, Philadelphia, PA


Anniversary of the Battle of Perryville
October 8 - 9, 2022
Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, Perryville, KY


Our "Victory" shirts
"Victory" shirts
Available in both short sleeves and long sleeves 


Battle of Cedar Creek Reenactment
October 14 - 16, 2022
Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation, Middletown, VA


Barboursville Civil War Days
October 21 - 23, 2022
Barboursville Park, Barboursville, West Virginia


Battle of Camden Reenactment
November 10 - 13, 2022
1208 Keys Lane Rd, Kershaw, SC


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  1. Reenactment – Barboursville Civil War Days

    This event commemorates two small battles that occurred in the Village of Barboursville, West Virginia.

  2. Reenactment – Battle at Narcoossee Mill

    This event features living history and Civil War reenactments.

  3. Reenactment – Battle for Broxton Bridge

    At this event, you can relive the last big defensive effort for the Confederates before the battle of Columbia.

  4. Reenactment – Battle of Aiken

    This event features hundreds of soldiers and living historians recreating one of the last Confederate victories of the war.

  5. Reenactment – Battle of Alamance

    “Fight for the Backcountry” features a re-creation of the Battle of Alamance.

  6. Reenactment – Battle of Bentonville

    This living history event only happens every five years, featuring many free programs and two battle reenactments.

  7. Reenactment – Battle of Blountville

    This weekend-long history event includes authentic Civil War camps, infantry, cavalry, artillery, period displays, and exciting battles.

  8. Reenactment – Battle of Bushy Run

    Historical reenactors bring the Battle of Bushy Run, a two-day battle in August 1763 during Pontiac’s War, to life at this event.

  9. Reenactment – Battle of Camden

    This event includes hundreds of living historians portraying Crown and Patriot Revolutionary War soldiers and distaff, 18th century craftsmen, demonstrations, and merchants with reproduction wares.

  10. Reenactment – Battle of Cedar Creek

    This event features living history camps, live period music, and educational demonstrations on the fields where the battle was fought on October 19, 1864.

  11. Reenactment – Battle of Monmouth

    Hundreds of troops encamp at Monmouth Battlefield State Park and re-create scenarios of the battle over the weekend.

  12. Reenactment – Battle of Olustee

    The Battle of Olustee reenactment features authentic Confederate and Union camps.

  13. Reenactment – Battle of Perryville

    This event features Civil War battles, historical tours, and living history encampments where the armies of the North and South engaged to determine the destiny of Kentucky.

  14. Reenactment – Battle of Resaca

    This event includes reenactments of the largest battle of the Atlanta Campaign and other living history activities.

  15. Reenactment – Battle of Ridgefield

    During this event, Revolutionary War reenactors re-stage the historic Battle of Ridgefield on the town streets.

  16. Reenactment – Battle of Round Mountain

    This event recreates a winter encampment of the Civil War era, with living history Union and Confederate soldiers setting up opposing camps.

  17. Reenactment – Battle of Tunnel Hill

    This event features encampments, sutler tents, and battle reenactments.

  18. Reenactment – Battles of Lexington and Concord

    On Patriots' Day weekend, numerous reenactments take place in Lexington and Concord commemorating the opening battle of the American Revolution on April 19, 1775.

  19. Reenactment – D-Day Conneaut

    This reenactment features more than 1,200 re-enactors on a 2250-yardlong beach and sloping adjacent terrain which closely resembles Omaha Beach.

  20. Reenactment – Fort Pocahontas

    The historic events of May 24, 1864 are remembered at a reenactment of the Action at Wilson’s Wharf.

  21. Reenactment – French and Indian War Encampment

    This reenactment features hundreds of reenactors re-creating the historic siege of 1759 during the French and Indian War.

  22. Reenactment – National Revolutionary War Reenactment & Colonial Festival

    This event features a reenactment of the 1777 Philadelphia Campaign in the Chesapeake, encampments, a Colonial Market Faire, and living history demonstrations.

  23. Reenactment – Port Hudson Siege

    The Battle of Port Hudson re-enactment is typically held annually during the last full weekend of March.

  24. Reenactment – Revolutionary Germantown Festival

    Witness how the Revolutionary War turned Cliveden into a battleground for General Washington’s colonial soldiers as they battled the British to liberate occupied Philadelphia.

  25. Reenactment – Revolutionary War Weekend

    This is one of the largest Revolutionary War reenactments and features hundreds of Continentals, Redcoats, Hessians, cannon, and cavalry in action.

  26. Reenactment – Revolution in Huntington Beach

    At this event you can experience the founding of our nation with some of the country's finest living history presenters.

  27. Reenactment – San Jacinto

    This event features hundreds of reenactors who re-create the events leading up to Texas winning its independence from Mexico at the decisive Battle of San Jacinto.

  28. Reenactment – Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous

    This is one of the premier Revolutionary War reenactments in the Midwest and features multiple authentic battle reenactments.

  29. Reenactment – The 1759 Battle on Snowshoes

    In this reenactment, Major Robert Rogers goes on "A Grand Scout" with his Rangers before the 1759 campaign season.

  30. Reenactment – World War II Days

    This is one of the largest WWII re-enactment events in the US and features battles with tanks, artillery, armored vehicles, and pyrotechnic displays.