Huntington Beach Civil War Days


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17581 Gothard St, Huntington Beach, California 92648

Always Free to the Public!

Southern California's Largest Civil War Reenactment

The Huntington Beach Historical Society is proud to host the 26th annual Civil War Days Living History Event in Huntington Beach Central Park on the 155th anniversary of America's Civil War. Living history events like Civil War Days allow people to experience vivid recreations of life in our past in ways that would not otherwise be possible. This event is facilitated by hundreds of dedicated volunteers, and always remains free to the public. Come out to see this grand display this Labor Day Weekend!

August 31st & September 1st, 2019
HB Central Park (Behind the Library)
On Gothard between Slater and Talbert

Camps open to the Public on Saturday and Sunday
Battle Times: Sat: 1:30 and 4 PM / Sun: 11 and 2 PM

Camp opens to the public at 10AM
Presidents & Generals Panel - Noon
Battlefield Concert - 12:30 - ft. The Richmond Howitzers Band
First battle at 1:30 PM
Living History Weapons Demonstration to follow
President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address - 3PM
Second Battle at 4PM
President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address - 4:45PM
Twilight Concert featuring The Armory Band at 5:30PM
Evening Dance at 7:30PM ​

Church Service at 9AM
Battlefield Concert 10 AM - ft. The Richmond Howitzers Band
First battle at 11AM
President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address - 12 Noon
Presidents & Generals Panel - 12:30PM
Second Battle at 2PM
President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address - 3PM