From 9-11 September 2016, the 203rd Anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie celebrates history, art, music, Perry’s naval victory, and two centuries of peace shared by the United States, Canada and Great Britain. The annual heritage festival will feature the following:
A War of 1812 Military encampment is open 10 am to 5 pm each day all weekend. About 1,200 Boy Scouts camp on the memorial’s east lawn for their annual camporee and assist with National Park activities during their stay.
An excursion to the battle site for a wreath laying and memorial service
An art show and sale sponsored by the Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce will be held on Saturday, along with a concert and a Harbor Illumination.