The Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial Celebration

The Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial Celebration will bring together hundreds of thousands of people from the U.S., Canada and abroad from August 29th – September 10, 2013.

The two-week Celebration will include a large fleet of Tall Ships in an historic reenactment of the Battle of Lake Erie, a grand Parade of Sail and Port Festivals in waterfront cities in the U.S. and Canada. Visitors will be able to tour the ships, enlist as crew members in the reenactment, or be part of the Bicentennial Fleet or Militia. Visit the Get on Board page for details.

Along with Tall Ships activities, surrounding days will include a series of exciting events to commemorate the Bicentennial, including:

NATIONAL SPEAKERS

MARCHING BANDS

FIREWORKS

CONCERTS

PARADE OF BOATERS

INTERNATIONAL FREEDOM CELEBRATION

ENTERTAINMENT

FOOD

ARTS & CRAFTS

SOLEMN CEREMONIES TO HONOR THE FALLEN

HISTORICAL ACTIVITIES

Official invitees will include representatives from the U.S., British and Canadian governments as well as Native American Indian groups.

It will be an epic Celebration for Ohio, the Great Lakes region and our nation.

For more information including a video visit battleoflakeerie-bicentennial.com

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