River Through Time & Civil War Days Free Family Fun Event

Monday, May 27, 2019 - 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for a journey through time Every Memorial Day Weekend
This is one of the best free events Michigan has to offer!

Our event is held at Heritage Park, in Coldwater, Michigan.

Children and adults will get hands on experience with these historical timelines Voyageurs/Fur Trade Era, French & Indian War, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Mexican Texas War, Civil War, Indian Wars, Spanish American War, WW1, WW2, Korean War, Vietnam.

The public is invited to attend this free event and participate in a variety of festivities which will begin on Friday

Friday is education day from 9am – 3pm. This is open to all schools, public, private, home and their families. Not only will the children and their families get hands on experiences, they may also purchase food and souvenirs whilst enjoying their day with us.

Friday from 5-7pm. board the train for a wild west themed train robbery and a historical battle, which timeline will be battling it out? you must ride the train to find out! This train ride is free to all school aged children. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adult ticket prices are $10.00

Fridays train is FREE to Veterans. Thanks for your service!

Friday evening there will be Karaoke in the Pavilion Tent at Heritage Park from 7-10pm

Our event continues Saturday& Sunday 9am – 4pm
Come enjoy the food and festivities at this family fun and educational event.

Come and watch the battles and skirmishes, Witness the thunder of the many cannons being fired, enjoy live music, interact with Native Americans, Trappers, Traders, pioneers, service men and women. Join us for blacksmithing, Native American Drumming and story telling.

Walk the trails and take a journey through time. Make a candle or make some rope. Pet farm animals and look at the cannons and vehicles from the various wars.

Learn how to start a fire the old fashioned way, learn how to make soap, turn fleece into yarn and so much more!

See Military and civilian impressions, demonstrations,encampments, drills, battles, period craftsmen and craftswoman at work.

Come see what it was like to live during the many timelines being portrayed.

Join us for an all timeline inclusive ball Saturday night from 7-10 pm.

Shop at our many merchants, sutlers and blanket traders, and food purveyors. There’s something for everyone!

Train Through Time Saturday from 9-11am. Board the train for a wild west themed train robbery and a historical battle, which timeline will be battling it out? you must ride the train to find out!

Register early as there are a limited amount of seats
Saturdays train ride is $20.00. All proceeds/donations help keep our event going and growing!

There will be Numerous items raffled both Saturday and Sunday.

Join us for the parade Monday Morning uptown.
The parade starts at 8:30am at the corner of East Chicago and Hudson Streets and goes through downtown on Chicago Street.

For more information applications and registrations visit our website.

[email protected]


Heritage Park- Coldwater
1776 Heritage Park Drive
Coldwater, MI 49036


Cost: Free to attend
Event Website: Click to Visit
Organizer: River Through Time
Organization: River Through Time
Organizer Phone: 517-258-1360
Organizer Email: [email protected]


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