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Fort Malden National Historic Site

• 100 Laird Avenue | Amherstburg, ON
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An 18th century outpost of the British Empire with original earthworks, restored barrack, museum and orientation centre. Site focuses on the War of 1812 and the Upper Canada Rebellion of 1837-1839.
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100 Laird Avenue
Amherstburg ON

 
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Canada Day and Ice Cream Festival
Jul 01
Celebrate our Nation's birthday at the National Historic Site of Fort Malden. Enjoy the activities of the day and a fireworks finale along the Detroit River! This traditional event in the best in the region and not to be missed! Take in the Ice Cream festival right next door at Toddy Jones Park.

Amherstburg's Canada Day Celebrations include:
Ice Cream Festival
Canada D'Eh 5 K Run
Live Entertainment
Children's Activities
Heritage Presentations
Food Court
Cake
Community Row
Fireworks along the Detroit River

Come one and all!

For more information, visit www.amherstburg.ca, Facebook.com/AmherstburgConnection, or parkscanada.gc.ca/malden.
Canuck it UP!
Aug 05 to Aug 06
August 5 10am to 5pm & 8pm
August 6 10am to 4pm

Premier Canada 150 event for our region! Celebrating Canada's 150th Anniversary with all things CANADIAN!

This is a two day family focused event! Activities and experiences are all Canadian and take place along the spectacular shoreline of the Detroit River!

Watch the West Coast Lumberjack Show, Rhythm of the Nation/ Rythme de la Nation (Canada's mosaic cultural sounds and dance) and live performances throughout the day. Explore the Tall Ship Appledore V.

Hang out in the Kids Zone, purchase local product in the Market or food court or visit the WORLD's LARGEST RUBBER DUCK!
Fort Malden will be re-enacting famous battles and feature an encampment.

Also, Park House Museum to feature, 150 years of HERstory, a fashion exhibit.
Culture Days: Voyageur and Fur Trader Rendezvous
Sep 30 to Oct 01
Event takes place in the beautifully historic Downtown Amherstburg, Fort Malden and King's Navy Yard Park

Enjoy live demonstrations of art throughout the King's Navy Yard Park. Experience early French-Canadian and Aboriginal culture that was prevalent in Essex County through the 18th century. During the weekend, visitors can taste period cooking, crafts, presentations and demonstrations relating to the iconic fur trade.

Highlights will feature various canoes, Montreal boats and other period vessels recreating a historic Rendezvous.
Also, the Gibson Art Gallery, 140 Richmond, to feature the Canada 150 juried Art Exhibit, 11am to 4pm
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