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Old Sturbridge Village, Patriots’ Day

April 13 - April 14

Patriots’ Day observances at Old Sturbridge will resound with the stirring beat of drums and the thrilling call of the fife!

Patriots' Day Procession

In celebration of Patriots’ Day, join us as we explore the stories of Patriots who helped lay the groundwork for the founding of our country during the American Revolution as well as military history from the 19th and 20th centuries. Through military drills, musket demonstrations, and more, guest re-enactors from across New England representing military units from several different wars will bring the stories of the American military to life.

Visiting re-enactment groups include:

  • 5th Connecticut Regiment (American Revolution)
  • 25th Continental Regiment (American Revolution)
  • Historic Marine Education (War of 1812)
  • 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry (American Civil War)
  • Be What Remains (American Civil War)
  • U.S. Naval Landing Party (American Civil War)

The Village’s Patriots’ Day programming is on Saturday and Sunday. The Village will be closed on Monday, April 15th.

Standard Daytime Admission

This March and April, up to two kids, 17 years old or younger, are admitted for FREE when accompanied by an adult/senior paying standard daytime admission. Save even MORE ($3 per person) by purchasing your tickets online! Restrictions apply; Learn more.

Daytime Admission Rates Online:

Adults $27.00
Seniors (55 and over) $25.00
Youths (4-17) $12.00 (Up to two are admitted for FREE per adult/senior paying full price)
Children (Age 3 and under) FREE

Purchase tickets online here

Daytime Admission Rates At the Door:

Adults $30.00
Seniors (55 and over) $28.00
Youths (4-17) $15.00 (Up to two are admitted for FREE per adult/senior paying full price)
Children (Age 3 and under) FREE

Patriots’ Day, celebrated only in the states of Massachusetts, Maine and Connecticut, commemorates the opening battles in the American Revolution on April 19, 1775. Patriots’ Day became an official holiday in Massachusetts in 1894. Maine, which had been part of Massachusetts until 1820, adopted holiday shortly after. Connecticut voted to adopt Patriots’ Day in 2018.

Details

Start:
April 13
End:
April 14
Series:
Website:
https://www.osv.org/event/patriots-weekend/

Venue

Old Sturbridge Village
1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Sturbridge, MA 01566
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Phone
(800) 733-1830
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