What is Civil War Weekend?
This annual special event brings the American Civil War to life. Held the last full weekend of September, Civil War Weekend is two action-filled days of battle re-enactments, military drills, medical demonstrations, period music, food, and more. The weekend spectacle involves more than 500 re-enactors. Each year features a different historic scenario crucial to the outcome of the war.
Programs and activities abound for children and adults alike. Interact, explore and engage your entire family in the experience.
Civil War Weekend will be held September 23 and 24, 2017. It will be the 27th year Wade House has hosted this event.
Experience the clash of arms between Union and Confederate troops at Civil War Weekend. Watch hundreds of soldiers – cavalry, infantry and artillery – struggle across the field in this re-enacted conflict depicted with startling accuracy and passion.