If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.


– Rudyard Kipling

Washington County, TN Heritage Fair

Main Street Jonesborough, TN, United States

The Jonesborough Genealogical Society, in partnership with many heritage organizations, and the Jonesborough Visitors Center and Emporium, will host the 3rd Annual Heritage Fair on Friday and Saturday, September 2nd and 3rd, 2022.

Johnny Appleseed Festival

Auglaize Village and Farm Museum 12296 Krouse Rd., Defiance, OH, United States

This is our biggest event of the year! As fall arrives this is the last chance to revive all of your senses, to create a mental picture that will carry you through the winter. In addition to our regular activities, we'll also be making apple cider, sorghum molasses, kettle corn and more. As you walk […]

Feast of the Hunters’ Moon

Feast of the Hunters’ Moon

The Tippecanoe County Historical Association of Lafayette, Indiana, in cooperation with the Tippecanoe County Park and Recreation Department, will be sponsoring the 55th annual Feast of the Hunters’ Moon festival on October 1 & 2. Hours are Saturday 9am to 5pm E.D.T. and Sunday 9am to 4pm E.D.T. The Feast represents the time of homecoming, […]

Feast of the Hunters’ Moon

Feast of the Hunters’ Moon

The Tippecanoe County Historical Association of Lafayette, Indiana, in cooperation with the Tippecanoe County Park and Recreation Department, will be sponsoring the 55th annual Feast of the Hunters’ Moon festival on October 1 & 2. Hours are Saturday 9am to 5pm E.D.T. and Sunday 9am to 4pm E.D.T. The Feast represents the time of homecoming, […]

Mississinewa 1812

Mississinewa 1812 is the largest War of 1812 living history event in the United States! Sponsored by the Mississinewa Battlefield Society Inc (Marion, IN) with the support of the Department of Natural Resources. It is a historical commemoration of the Battle of Mississinewa fought in Grant County on December 17-18, 1812. It's a step back […]

Yorktown Yule

Yorktown Yule

Watermen's Museum 309 Water Street, Yorktown, United States

Enjoy a holiday through time. Learn about ancient Norse tradition’s influence on modern Christmas. Resolve your disputes before Odin by participating in the Viking Althing! Play some Viking games! Meet the Viking dog! The Swedish Vallhund! Meet and learn about these fury Vikings during our dog show! Experience a Victorian Age Christmas to witness the […]

Free
Yorktown Yule

Yorktown Yule

Watermen's Museum 309 Water Street, Yorktown, United States

Enjoy a holiday through time. Learn about ancient Norse tradition’s influence on modern Christmas. Resolve your disputes before Odin by participating in the Viking Althing! Play some Viking games! Meet the Viking dog! The Swedish Vallhund! Meet and learn about these fury Vikings during our dog show! Experience a Victorian Age Christmas to witness the […]

Free

Bridgeton Rendezvous

Bridgeton, Indiana 8144 S Bridgeton Rd., Bridgeton, IN, United States

Join us for our living history reenactment featuring 1750-1840 life with period clothing and encampments. Enjoy the trade fair, black powder shoots, knife and tomahawk throw, primitive bow shoot, skillet throw, and hearth cooking in the 1822 Log Cabin, and lots of live demonstrations and learning activities for the kids! Fun for the whole family.

Free

61st Antique Tractor & Steam Engine Show

Will County Threshermen's Association Show Grounds 14151 W. Arsenal Rd, Manhattan, IL, United States

Join us for the Will County Threshermen’s Association’s 61st Annual Antique Tractor & Steam Engine Show Featuring Minneapolis-Moline & Single Cylinder Engines   Fun for the whole family!   working steam engines  steam powered sawmill  daily parade of power  tractor and machinery exhibits  fieldwork demonstrations  food and concessions  craft, vendor and flea market  antique tractor pull  garden […]

$4 – $8

Historical Encampment at the Gathering at Garst

Garst Museum, Historic Greene Ville, Ohio 205 N. Broadway, Greenville, OH, United States

Historical Timeline Event from Native American Civilizations to the Civil War Era.  Vendors, demonstrators, speakers, music and reenactors will remind and teach us about defining events and peoples who shaped our country's history.  Hear the stories, throw a tomahawk or shoot a muzzleloader, take part in a pioneer challenge, watch the cannons fire.  Public admission […]

1883 Country Fair at Small Farm and Food Fest

Carriage Hill Historic Farm 7800 Shull Rd., Dayton, OH, United States

Living Historians! Carriage Hill Farm would like to extend an invitation to participate in our 1880s Country Fair on Saturday August 5th from 10am-5pm. This event is part of the larger event "Small Farm And Food Fest" which brings in upwards of 3000 visitors in a single day. For that day, the original 1880s farmstead […]

Free
Fort Jennings Fort Fest

Fort Jennings Fort Fest

Fort Jennings Park 100 East 1st Street, Fort Jennings, OH, United States

History comes alive at the Fort Jennings Park during Fort Fest. Come down to tour our timeline of encampments (1812 through Vietnam). We welcome new and familiar faces year after year to our historic banks of the Auglaize River. Cannon and musket fire will light fill the air throughout the weekend! Our 1812 encampment features reenactors […]

Free
Fort Jennings Fort Fest

Fort Jennings Fort Fest

Fort Jennings Park 100 East 1st Street, Fort Jennings, OH, United States

History comes alive at the Fort Jennings Park during Fort Fest. Come down to tour our timeline of encampments (1812 through Vietnam). We welcome new and familiar faces year after year to our historic banks of the Auglaize River. Cannon and musket fire will light fill the air throughout the weekend! Our 1812 encampment features reenactors […]

Free

47th Annual Simon Kenton Festival

1700 – 1840 Living History 6201 Kellogg Ave, Cincinnati, OH, United States

A two-day historical adventure in Old Washington Historic District in Maysville, Kentucky. The Simon Kenton Festival includes presentations from historical heroes such as Simon Kenton and Daniel Boone, pioneer games, music, museum tours, artisans, and much more. This weekend will be sure to provide you with historical knowledge, a treasured keepsake, and memories that will […]

Free

Feast of the Hunters’ Moon 2023

Fort Ouiatenon Historic Park 3129 South River Road, West Lafayette, IN, United States

The Tippecanoe County Historical Association of Lafayette, Indiana, in cooperation with the Tippecanoe County Park and Recreation Department, will be sponsoring the 56th annual Feast of the Hunters’ Moon festival on October 7 & 8. Hours are Saturday 9am to 5pm E.D.T. and Sunday 9am to 4pm E.D.T. The Feast represents the time of homecoming, […]

Mississinewa 1812

Historic Mississinewa Battlefield 6000 N 300 W27, La Fontaine, IN, United States

Mississinewa 1812 is the largest War of 1812 living history event in the United States! Sponsored by the Mississinewa Battlefield Society Inc (Marion, IN) with the support of the Department of Natural Resources. It is a historical commemoration of the Battle of Mississinewa fought in Grant County on December 17-18, 1812. It’s a step back in time […]

18th C. Market Fair

18th C. Market Fair

Historic Locust Grove 561 Blankenbaker Lane, Louisville, KY, United States

Join us October 27th - 29th, 2023 for 18th Century Market Fair at Locust Grove! You can participate in 18th c. style entertainment, purchase replicas of 18th century military and household items, enjoy food and drink as our founders did, meet and converse with early Americans. Mock battles for our country’s independence will take place! […]

$5 – $10

Gormánuður: Winter Is Coming

Vasa Park, NJ 1 Vasa Drive, Hackettstown, NJ, United States

A Viking Harvest Fest The year is 1030 in Sweden, winter is coming and Gormánuðuris upon us. It is time for one last celebration of our harvest, a hunt, sharing of the years brews, some dancing, and a warm bountiful feast before the approaching cold months ahead. According to the old Norse calendar, Gormánuður is […]

Old TownTrade Faire

Greene County Fair Grounds 120 Fairground Road, Xenia, OH, United States

Inside living history event Xenia Expo Center. March 2. 9-5 pm March 3, 9-3 pm Admission is $4, and Children under 12 are free.

$4.00

Tennessee River Rendezvous

Take a springtime journey to West Tennessee for the 4th annual Tennessee River Rendezvous!     This living history event includes MANY eras of history with period demonstrations , camps & discussions. Portrayals from Hernando deSoto Spanish expedition/ Native American/ Mt men/ French Indian War/ Revolutionary War/War of 1812/ Mexican American War/ Civil War/WW1/WW2/ and […]

Free

Ashville Ohio Reenactment Timeline/Grove of Heroes

Ashville Ohio Village Park 165 Walnut Street, Ashville, OH, United States

Held in conjunction with the Ashville Viking Festival, this event spans all history. All eras are accepted. From the legions of ancient Rome to the colorful mercenaries of the Holy Roman Empire and beyond, history awaits. Our reenactors look forward to explaining life throughout the ages. Visit our Grove of Heroes and learn how weapons […]

Free

Margaretta Days Festival & Craft Fair

University of Maine at Machias Campus 40 University Dr, Machias, ME, United States

Margaretta Days Festival & Craft Fair 18th Century Encampments, demonstrations and skirmishes. The first naval battle of the American Revolution occurred in Machias in June of 1775. Other battles took place in 1776 and 1777. Friday evening & Saturday June 14 & 15, 2024 at the University of Maine at Machias.  

Early American Heritage Festival

RC Field ~ Port Gamble S Teekalet Ave, Kingston, WA, United States

Celebrate Independence Day Weekend at the Early American Heritage Festival in Port Gamble, WA! Discover the rich history of early America at the inaugural Early American Heritage Festival, proudly sponsored by Rayonier Inc. and OPG Port Gamble. Join us for a journey to the 18th century from July 5th-7th! Witness Patriot and British Colonial Military […]