The 1812 Fair and Reenactment - 2014

Saturday June 21, 2014   10:00am - 5:00pm - (Free admission), followed by
Tavern Night 6:00pm - 10:00pm - ($10 admission or $8 Friends of
JPPM members or guests in period-appropriate attire)

Sunday, June 22, 2014   10:00am - 4:00pm - (Free Admission)

Step back in time with Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum to experience what life was like during the War of 1812. This two day spectacular event will feature battle reenactments, living history, music, dance, vendors, food, and much much more!  The event is free and open to the public. (Note fee charged for beverages and food. Cash only)


Schedule of Events

(subject to change)

Saturday, June 21,2014


Schedule of Events

(subject to change)

Sunday, June 22,2014

10:00 am- Event opens to the public

10:15 am- Brief overview of the War of 1812 Lecture (Pavilion) (Speaker Tim Thoman)

10:30 am- Naval Gun Loading Display

11:30 am- Tactical Demonstration

12:00 pm- Musical performance (Pavilion Stage)

12:30 pm- Living HIstory Performance (Tent Stage)
             - Star Spangled Banner Display

1:00 pm- Lecture/Talk (Marine Tent)

2:00 pm- Musical performance (Pavilion Stage)
              Living HIstory Performance (Tent Stage)

2:45 pm- Star Spangled Banner Display

3:30 pm- Tactical Demonstration

4:00 pm- Clothing Lecture (Pavilion Stage)

6:00 pm- Tavern Night

9:30 pm- Fireworks! (You do not have to attend Tavern Night to see the Fireworks, they will be free!)

10:00 am- Event opens to the public

10:30 am- Naval Gun Loading Display

11:00 am- Musical performance (Pavilion Stage)
              - Living HIstory Performance (Tent Stage)

11:30 am- Star Spangled Banner Display

12:00 pm- Lecture/Talk (Marine Tent)

12:30 pm- Musical performance (Pavilion Stage)

1:00 pm- Living HIstory Performance (Tent Stage)

1:45 pm- Musical performance (Pavilion Stage)

2:00 pm- Tactical Demonstration - at the Point with Tall Ships

2:45 pm- Star Spangled Banner Display

3:00 pm- Tactical Demonstration

3:30 pm- Music performance (Pavilion Stage)


Click here for a printable event program.

Living history, encampments, demonstrations, educational and hands-on activities, food, and exhibits available throughout both days.

To apply to be a reenactor for this event click here.

To apply to be a vendor, performer, or demonstrator for this event click here.

For questions, please contact Patricia Samford at 410-586-8551 or patricia.samford@maryland.gov.

Traveling from a distance?  Check out the specials at the Hilton Garden Inn of Solomons.