Defenders Day

Defenders’ Day Fort McHenry 2022

September 1st, 2022

Defenders' Day / Star Spangled Banner Weekend 2022 at Fort McHenry is September 9-11. The event starts on Friday, September 9, with a parade through Locust Point at 7pm. On Saturday and Sunday, Fort McHenry will seem like a true open fort, with drills, cooking demonstrations, dress parade, cannon firing, and raising of the large [...]

Defenders’ Day Fort McHenry 2021

September 3rd, 2021

Defenders' Day / Star Spangled Banner Weekend at Fort McHenry 2021 is September 17-18. The event starts on Friday, September 17 at 6:30pm with a parade down Hull Street to Fort Avenue and ending at Fort McHenry’s gate. On Saturday, September 18, Fort McHenry will be open with raising of the large Flag, multiple musical [...]

Baltimore Star Spangled Weekend September 7-9, 2012

September 6th, 2012

Baltimore will be having a Star Spangled Weekend September 7-9, 2012 at Fort McHenry, commemorating Defenders' Day, when Fort McHenry was bombarded, and the "Star Spangled Banner" was written. On Friday evening, there will be a ceremonial parade of the flag, marched to the Inner Harbor, where a ceremony will take place. Those involved in [...]

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