UPCOMING EVENTS

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. 

June 28 Friday
Fort Fisher Junior Reserves – Anti-Aircraft Artillery Gunner Fort Fisher State Historic Site, 1610 Fort Fisher Blvd South, Kure Beach, NC 28443 Fort Fisher’s 2019 Junior Reserves summer season continues with the ‘Anti-aircraft Artillery Gunner’ program for families and kids of all ages. In addition to Civil War history, Fort Fisher has significant World War II history. Do you have what it takes to be an AA gunner? Explore Fort Fisher’s little-known World War II history as a anti-aircraft artillery training base, while shooting soft darts at a variety of targets. While the program is free, donations are welcomed. All Fort Fisher programming is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of Fort Fisher, the support group that supports the site, the town of Kure Beach, the town of Carolina Beach, and New Hanover County. Program components are subject to change or cancellation due to weather or other factors.
July 5 Friday
Fort Fisher Junior Reserves – ‘A Soldier’s Life’ Fort Fisher State Historic Site, 1610 Fort Fisher Blvd South, Kure Beach, NC 28443


Fort Fisher’s 2019 Junior Reserves summer season continues with ‘A Soldier’s Life,’ a kid-friendly family activity that examines the life and school of the soldier. Among other things, participants will learn about garrison life, camp life, military drills, and handling a replica musket. While the program is free, donations are appreciated. All Fort Fisher programming is made possible by the Friends of Fort Fisher and its sustaining members, along with generous support from the town of Carolina Beach and the town of Kure Beach. Program components are subject to change or cancellation due to weather or other factors.

July 19 Friday
Fort Fisher Junior Reserves – Archaeology: Digging through the Past Fort Fisher State Historic Site, 1610 Fort Fisher Blvd South, Kure Beach, NC 28443

Fort Fisher’s 2019 Junior Reserves summer season continues with ‘Archaeology: Digging through the Past’, a kid-friendly family event designed to introduce young participants to basic archaeology techniques with emphasis on the fun–and reward–of digging in the dirt. Explore the history of Fort Fisher through educational and hands-on activities that convey the history of Fort Fisher. Our event partner for this program is the NC Underwater Archaeology Lab. UAB staff members will display artifacts and discuss their role in underwater artifact discovery, handling, and preservation. While the program is free, donations are appreciated. All Fort Fisher programming is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of Fort Fisher, the support group that supports the site, the town of Kure Beach, the town of Carolina Beach, and New Hanover County. Program components are subject to change or cancellation due to weather or other factors.

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Schedule subject to change. For program times and details, please call 910-251-7340 prior to your visit.

To be a part of preserving, updating and expanding our National Treasure, Fort Fisher State Historic Site, please contact Executive Director, Christine Divoky, for more information. Fundraising committee members, donors, volunteers, and new FOFF members are welcome!

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