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Take a look at the list of upcoming events and you’re sure to find lots to do. From movie nights and lantern tours to seasonal concerts and sporting events, there’s something for everyone. Join us for one of the following events or host your own.

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Fort Monroe programs and events are presented through a collaboration of the United States Army, the Fort Monroe Authority, and the National Park Service. Events are subject to change without notice. All programs and events are free of charge, unless indicated otherwise. Some programs and events require pre-registration.

400th Anniversary Commemorative Weekend
Aug 23 – Aug 25 all-day

A multi-day celebration centered around the First African arrival, including dedication and remembrance ceremonies, gallery exhibits, historical tours, conferences, cultural workshops and a concert featuring Rhiannon Giddens and Sounds of Blackness.

Commemoration Ceremony and Preview of the Fort Monroe Visitor and Education Center @ Fort Monroe Visitor & Education Center
Aug 24 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Events begin 9:30 am with a commemoration ceremony and preview of the Fort Monroe Visitor and Education Center. Stay for the rest of the day and enjoy cultural demonstrations, vendors, children’s activities, and more in Continental Park. Black Cultural Tours will be offered from 12–5 pm, and finish the day with an evening concert at 6 pm. For a complete schedule of events click

Veterans Day
Nov 9 @ 1:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This annual ceremony in partnership with the Fort Monroe Authority, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America, and Hampton University honors the men and women who bravely served in the United States military, past and present. 2019 will focus on the significant role of African Americans in the United States military. Immediately following all are invited to participate in an installation of United States flags.