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Old Sturbridge Village, Redcoats and Rebels

August 6 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm EDT

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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until August 7, 2022

Due to the popularity of this event, we are asking both members and the general public to reserve arrival time slots.

See the largest military re-enactment in New England with hundreds of costumed Revolutionary War reenactors, both soldiers and civilians, encamped on the Village Common. Visitors can not only explore our exhibits, galleries, and demonstrations and talk with our costumed historians about everyday life in early New England, but also tour the camps, witness recreated skirmishes and battles, see special presentations, and enjoy fife and drum music.

The Village is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. On Saturday only, guests are also welcome to stay for special extended hours to mingle with the troops until 8:00 p.m.

Daytime events on both days of Redcoats & Rebels include activities such as:

close up of a musket flash

  • Mock battles and skirmishes
  • Tours of the British and American camps
  • Cannon demonstrations
  • Musket drilling with kids
  • Martial music
  • Drilling and inspection of the troops
  • See the daily life of a Revolutionary War soldier – including delivery of uniforms, pay calls, and prisoner exchanges
  • And more!

Kids Free Summer Returns to the Village

Experience more fun, more history, more sun, more play, and MORE SAVINGS this summer! Up to three kids 17 and younger are admitted for FREE* when accompanied by an adult paying full admission ($28) now through Labor Day.

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Whether you come to see the sights of the season, meet our farm animals, marvel at the skills of our artisans, stroll through the gardens, listen to historical music, learn about New England history, enjoy family time, or any combination thereof, no two visits are alike! There’s so much to see, do, learn, and discover this summer at Old Sturbridge Village!


August 6
9:30 am - 5:00 pm


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