Old Town Days & Civil War Reenactment
Report and photos by Clay Graham / Selah Sweets
On weekend of June 17th & 18th, 2017, The annual Old Town Days & Civil War Reenactment was held at Fullbright Park and the Central Washington Ag Museum in Union Gap, WA.
This was a fun and very educational event. We cannot wait to attend again next year.
About the event:
Washington State’s biggest Civil War Reenactment, Encampment & Living History Event is right here in Union Gap every Father’s Day weekend! FREE ADMISSION and FREE PARKING Thanks to great community support by our sponsors!
Civil War Reenactment Battles – 5 total including the popular evening battle Saturday!
-Acres of Living History Camps on display with demos on life during the Civil War
-Trading Posts with Merchandise for Sale
-Food & Vendors
-Kiddie Train Rides
-Old Town Kids Games (plus NEW this year – kids’ bounce house obstacle course!)
-People Tram & Wagon Tours
-Working Blacksmith Shop
-Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address
-Scavenger Hunt Through History – find the Living History Demo Areas and be entered to win a prize!
-BEER GARDEN Saturday Only! Open Noon – 8:PM
– LIVE MUSIC with Odie Green Saturday from 5PM – 8:30PM while you wait for the popular Evening Battle immediately after!
-FIREWORKS & the history of Francis Scott Key to end the evening Saturday after the last battle!
Now you can enjoy it as a Grand Ceremony Procession at Fullbright Park in front of the Main Battlefield at 11AM just prior to the first battle Saturday! Come See Horse Drawn Wagons, Abe Lincoln, Father’s Day Contest Winners, Civil War Reenactors, Old Town Days Sponsors, Ag Museum Equipment & More while you wait for the first battle! Grab some great food from a vendor and settle into a good spot! Limited bleacher seating available, please feel free to bring a chair!
Here are some photos of the 2017 Old Town Days & Civil War Reenactment:
Shaved ice, Souvenirs, and makes pre-order snacks.
Inside and outside seating at the shop. Off site catering.
Eastern Washington Adventures
is an Outdoor Recreation Information Center that holds many free events.