Battlefield House Museum and Park, National Historic Site presents the annual Re-enactment of the Battle of Stoney Creek on June 2 and 3, 2012 (details of the two days events listed below). The event was once again declared one of the top 100 events in Ontario by Festivals and Events Ontario in 2012.

Discover Canadian heritage and bring the whole family and re-live firsthand the thrill and pageantry of the battle that was the turning point of the War of 1812.

Visit the encampment and mingle with early 19th century settlers and soldiers as they go about their daily life. Shop among one-of-a-kind merchants. Witness historical demonstrations of cooking, dancing, blacksmithing and more. Food, games, musical entertainment. Wander through the original 200 year old Gage homestead. Step back in time and take the opportunity to listen to the Indian war hero Tecumseh as he recounts his life.

Saturday June 2

  • Activity Time
  • Military Encampment Officially Open 10:00 am
  • British Battalion Drill 10:45 am
  • Merchants Area Officially Open 10:00am
  • US Drill 10:45 am
  • Artillery Demonstration 11:30 am
  • Women’s Fashions from 1805 to 1815 11:30 am
  • Encampment Tour 12:00 noon
  • Tom Taylor reading from his novel ‘Brock’s Agent’ 12:00 noon
  • Battlefield House Museum Open 12:00 to 3:00 pm
  • Battlefield Monument Open 12:00 to 3:00 pm
  • Photos in Period Dress-Up 12:00 to 3:00 pm
  • Children’s Games 12:00 to 7:30 pm
  • Stephen Fuller, Strolling Musician All Day
  • Signora Bella, 19th century Equilibrist 12:30 pm
  • Review of the Troops 1:00 pm
  • The Drums, Crown Forces 1812 1:00 pm
  • Dedication of the RNR Colours 1:15 pm
  • Narrative by Chief Tecumseh 1:45 pm
  • Encampment Tour 2:00 pm
  • ‘Dressing Classy: What’s Best to Wear in the Regency Era’ 2:00 pm
  • Tom Taylor, reading from his novel ‘Brock’s Agent’ 2:00 pm
  • Signora Bella, 19th century Equilibrist 2:15 pm
  • Fort York Regency Dancers 2:30 pm
  • The Drums, Crown Forces 1812 3:00 pm
  • Artillery Demonstration 3:20 pm
  • Battle Re-enactment – British Retreat from Fort George 3:30 pm
  • Battlefield House Museum Open 4:00 to 5:30 pm
  • Battlefield Monument Open 4:00 to 5:30 pm
  • Photos in Period Dress-Up 4:00 to 5:30 pm
  • Signora Bella, 19th century Equilibrist 4:00 pm
  • ‘Crime, Punishment and the British Soldier’
  • – Lecture by Robert Henderson 4:00 pm
  • Music by Ian Bell and friends 4:30 to 7:30 pm
  • Narrative by Chief Tecumseh 4:30 pm
  • Fort York Regency Dancers 4:30 pm
  • Leeches and Maggots: 19th Century Medicine 5:30 pm
  • Tom Taylor, reading from his novel ‘Brock’s Agent’ 5:30 pm
  • ‘Red, Black & Blue: Tracing the Bloodlines at Stoney Creek’
  • A Walking Tour with James Elliott author of “Strange Fatality” 6:00 pm
  • Fort York Regency Dancers 6:30 pm
  • Battlefield House Museum Open 6:30 to 8:00 pm
  • Battlefield Monument Open 6:30 to 8:00 pm
  • Photos in Period Dress-Up 6:30 to 8:00 pm
  • Narrative by Chief Tecumseh 7:00 pm
  • Signora Bella, 19th century Equlibrist 7:30 pm
  • The Drums, Crown Forces 1812 8:00 pm
  • Artillery Demonstration 8:20 pm
  • Re-Enactment of The Battle of Stoney Creek 8:30 pm
  • Fireworks (weather permitting) 9:30 pm

Sunday June 3

  • Activity Time
  • Military Encampment Officially Open 10:00 am
  • Merchants Area Officially Open 10:00 am
  • Memorial Service 11:00 am
  • Church Service 12:00 noon
  • Women’s Fashions from 1805 to 1815 12:00 noon
  • Tom Taylor, reading from his novel “Brock’s Agent” 12:00 pm
  • Musical Performance by Playford Players 12:00 to 1:30 pm
  • Photos in Period Dress-Up 12:00 to 1:45 pm
  • Children’s Games 12:00 to 4:30 pm
  • Battlefield House Museum Open 12:00 to 4:30 pm
  • Battlefield Monument Open 12:00 to 4:30 pm
  • Stephen Fuller, Strolling Musician All Day
  • Narrative by Chief Tecumseh 12:30 pm
  • Encampment Tour 12:30 pm
  • Signora Bella, 19th century Equilibrist 1:00 pm
  • Tom Taylor, reading from his novel “Brock’s Agent” 1:15 pm
  • The Drums, Crown Forces 1812 1:30 pm
  • Artillery Demonstration 1:50 pm
  • Battle Re-Enactment – American Retreat from Stoney Creek 2:00 pm
  • Photos in Period Dress-Up 2:30 to 4:00 pm
  • Musical Performance by the Playford Players 2:30 to 4:00 pm
  • Encampment Tour 2:45 pm
  • Tom Taylor, reading from his novel “Brock’s Agent” 2:45 pm
  • Narrative by Chief Tecumseh 3:15 pm
  • Signora Bella, 19th century Equilibrist 3:15 pm
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