A naval encampment took place at Navy Hall with public access during the day, and a military encampment at Fort George. A land and water re-enactment took place at Queen's Royal Park. Roughly 3,000 people attended this marvelous event.
The parade will consisted of more than 80 units including bands, 1812 re-enactors, military units, parade floats and displays from across North America.
Commemorating the 200th anniversary of the declaration of the War of 1812 (June 18, 1812), the Legacy Council hosted a handful of events June 15-18, including a ceremony with the Governor General of Canada.
Lieutenant Governor David Onley helped kick-off the year of the War of 1812 bicentennial, at the New Year's Day Levee at Fort George.
The Niagara 1812 Bicentennial Legacy Council, in partnership with Brock University and WNED, presented "The War of 1812" on the big screen, before the nationwide broadcast on October 10, 2011.