Plan Your Trip To Fort Henry

Daily Programs

2017 Hours of Operation
Group Tours available by contacting Customer Service Unit. 2017 Season
Opens May 20 2017
Main Season May 20 to September 3 9:30am to 5pm
Extended hours on Sunset Ceremonies nights Wednesdays in July & Aug 9:30am to 10pm
Programs Dates Hours of Operation Location
Group Tours By reservation Chosen during reservation process Lower Fort
Public Guided Tours - English May 20 to September 3 9:45am, 10, 10:30, 11, 11:30, 12:30, 1pm, 1:30, 2, 3, 3:30, 4 Lower Fort
Public Guided Tours - French May 20 to September 3 11:30am, 1pm, 3:30pm Lower Fort
Garrison Parade May 20 to September 3 2:30pm Lower Fort Parade Square
Victorian School Experience May 20 to September 3 10:45am, 1pm, 4pm Lower Fort
Rifle Firing May 20 to September 3 12:15pm, 3:30pm Lower Fort
Life in the Married Quarters May 20 to September 3 11:30am, 2pm, 4:30pm Lower Fort
Muster Parade May 20 to September 3 11:15am, 1:30pm, 3pm Lower Fort
Public Weapons Firing May 20 to September 3 Upon request Lower Fort

Food and beverage services

Battery Bistro

Dates Hours of Operation Location
May 20 - June 24 11:30am to 3:30pm Advanced Battery - restaurant rooms and outdoor patio
June 25 - August 30 11:00 am to 9:00 pm Advanced Battery - restaurant rooms and outdoor patio
August 31 - September 26 11:30am to 3:30pm / Fridays and Saturdays to 7pm Advanced Battery - restaurant rooms and outdoor patio
Thanksgiving to Oct 31, including Sunday Oct 12 Friday and Saturday nights 5pm to 9 pm Advanced Battery - restaurant rooms

Grape Escapes

Dates Hours of Operation Location
May 16 - June 25 1:00 to 4:00pm Casemate closest to patio on west side of Advanced Battery
June 26 - August 30 1:00 to 5:30pm
Performance Nights 1:00 to 8:00 pm
August 31 - September 7 1:00 to 4:00 pm
Groups by reservation  

Dinner Before the Show

one fixed-price menu served on the bistro patio and in the Fort dining rooms

Dates Hours of Operation Location
Wednesday and other performance nights during July and August 5:00 to 8:00 pm Advanced Battery - restaurant rooms and outdoor patio (first come, first seated)

Performance BBQ

Dates Hours of Operation Location
Reserved groups only   Advanced Battery - outdoor patio

Lower Fort Performance Night Concession

Dates Hours of Operation Location
Wednesday and other performance nights during July and August 7pm until the end of intermission in a highly visible location to be determined

Soldiers' Canteen

Dates Hours of Operation Location
May 16 - June 25 11:30am to 3:00pm East side of Advanced Battery/casemate beside the kitchen
June 27 - September 7 11:30am to 3:30pm
Performance Nights 11:30am to 8:30pm

Experiential Learning Programs

Programs Dates Hours of Operation Description
The Bonnycastle Tour Year-round by reservation, 9:30am to 5pm one hour guided youth your
The Victorian Education Program Year-round by reservation, 9:30am to 5pm 90 minute hands-on program including tour, Drill and Victorian Schoolroom
Garrison Life Program Year-round by reservation, 9:30am to 5pm Half day hands-on program including tour, Drill, Victorian Schoolroom, Barracks Inspection, Discovery Centre Interpretive Area
A Day in the Regiment Program Year-round by reservation, 9:30am to 5pm Full day hands-on program including tour, Drill, Victorian Schoolroom, Barracks Inspection, Discovery Centre Interpretive Area
Soldier's Overnight Program Year-round by reservation Overnight program - noon day 1 to 9am day2. Includes all Experiential components, Ghost Tour, overnight accommodations in Soldier's Barracks, Discovery Centre Interpretive Area

Vendor and Retail Information

Vendor Dates Hours of Operation Location
Garrison Store May 21 to September 4 9:30am to 5pm  
Event Evenings see hours of operation below  
Admissions May 21 to September 4 9:30am to 4:30pm Tickets sold in Garrison Stores or portable kiosk as appropriate
Event Evenings 9:30am to one hour after start of event Tickets sold in Garrison Stores or portable kiosk as appropriate
Trade Square May 21 to September 4 9:30am to 5pm Advanced Battery

Special Events

Event Dates Hours of Operation Location
Sunset Ceremonies Wednesdays: July 5, 12, 19, 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 8:00pm to 10:00pm Lower Fort Parade Square
Cannonball Rush June 10 10am to 12 noon Fort and property
YGK Craft Beer Fest June 10 12 noon to 8:00 pm Advanced Battery and back hill
Fort Henry Annual Tattoo July 15 7:30pm to 10:00pm Lower Fort Parade Square
Fort Fright September 28 to October 15 Thursday through Sunday 7:00pm to 10:00pm Fort and Property
Fort Fright October 19 to October 29 nightly 7:00pm to 10:00pm Fort and Property

Accommodations

Accomodation Type Dates Location
Barracks by reservation Lower Fort, balcony level
Fort Henry

1 Fort Henry Drive
Kingston, ON, K7K 5G8
Tel: 1-800-437-2233 or 613-542-7388
getaway@parks.on.ca

Get Social!