Old Sturbridge Village, Redcoats and Rebels
August 6 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm EDT
An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until August 6, 2023
Redcoats & Rebels returns on August 5th and 6th! 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, chat with guest craftspeople, and enjoy fife and drum music. Redcoats & Rebels 2023 is hosted by His Majesty’s 10th Regiment of Foot and the Lexington Minute Men.
- 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!
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!