Events at Fort Fisher are made possible by the Friends of Fort Fisher and its membership, as well as through the generous support from the towns of Carolina Beach and Kure Beach. 

January 18 Saturday
Friends of Fort Fisher Descendants Reunion Carolina Beach Town Hall, 1121 N.Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC
Honor & Remember Fort Fisher Descendants
155th Anniversary Descendant Program
Carolina Beach Town Hall
18 January 2020  (7:30 AM-Noon)
155th Anniversary Commemoration of the Second Battle of Fort Fisher
Fort Fisher State Historic Site, Kure Beach
18-19 January 2020 (10AM-4PM)
The 155th Anniversary Commemoration will be held at Fort Fisher on Saturday & Sunday, 18 & 19 January 2020.
A special Program for Descendants  will be conducted that morning (7:30-12:00) at the Carolina Beach Town Hall, including a continental breakfast and featuring Dr Chris Fonvielle,  Rod Gragg,  Richard Triebe,  and a presentation of the New Museum and Fort Expansion.
Registration forms and online registration must be completed and paid for by 31 December 2019.
155th Anniversary Commemoration
Events at the site will feature a tactical battle scenario (1pm Saturday, 10am Sunday) with hundreds of reenactors in period uniforms, special guest speakers,  music by Masonboor and the Huckleberry Brothers,  and more!  Anniversary events  at the historic site  run from 10 am to 4 pm on 18 & 19 January.
If you would like to spend the night, the Courtyard Marriott at Carolina Beach has offered special rates for that weekend.
As a benefit of membership, we can offer an even greater discount to FOFF members who are also descendants. If you are a member & descendant, and would like additional information on these rates, just let us know!
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Schedule subject to change. For program times and details, please call 910-251-7340 prior to your visit.

Become a member. Join Friends of Fort Fisher. Volunteer in our gift shop or as an interpreter at the Fort. Join a committee or our Board of Directors. Put on a fundraiser through your company or community group. Sponsor an event or make a donation.

If you would like to know more about sponsorship and naming opportunities, please contact our Executive Director, Christine Divoky, at 910.233.2013 or


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