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Defenders' Day Weekend

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September 10, 2016 - September 11, 2016

In commemoration of the defense of Baltimore during the War of 1812 and the penning of "The Star-Spangled Banner," Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine hosts the annual Defenders' Day weekend with events including musical performances, author presentations, artillery and musket firing and fireworks each year.

Event Details

Event Category
  • Find Your Park
  • Free
  • History
  • Kid-friendly
  • Sites & Attractions
  • Special Events
General Information
  • Family-friendly
  • Free Admission
  • Federal Hill


Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
2400 E. Fort Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21230
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