2019 Rebellion in Huntington Beach
Experience the Rebellion in Huntington Beach on February 16-17, 2019 at Huntington Central Park in Huntington Beach, California. The annual event is hosted by the Huntington Beach Historical Society. Rebellion in Huntington Beach is a free event that is open to the public and will have different battles that can be witnessed throughout the day along with live music and food options.
Rebellion in Huntington Beach
The Huntington Beach Historical Society first staged these Revolutionary War reenactment events in the 1990s under the direction of the late Maureen Rivers, formerly of Lexington, Massachusetts and a great proponent of Early American history.
Bring the whole family to watch the excitement as the British Army charges the rebels during a Revolutionary War reenactment in Huntington Beach’s Central Park. The Huntington Beach Historical Society is proud to host this reenactment of the American Revolution in Huntington Beach Central Park, behind the library, on the site of their annual Civil War Days reenactment. Come experience the founding of our nation with some of the country’s finest living history presenters at the Rebellion in Huntington Beach.
Public Welcome – Free Admission
Schedule (subject to change)
10AM – Event opens to the public
10:30AM – Artillery Demonstration ⚔
10:45 AM – Sword Demonstration – fencing with Major Beaumont ⚔
11AM – The Candlestick Players – Conjuring, Theatre, & Puppets ✶
11:30AM – His Majesty’s Forces’ Manual of Arms ⚔
12PM – Great Moments with Dr. Franklin ✶
1PM – First Engagement – Battle of Lexington 1775 ⚔
1:45PM – Amigos et frères: Spain and France in the Revolution ✶
2PM- 18th Century Ladies’ Mitts Class ✶
2:30 PM -An Audience with the Founders: -The Drafting of the Declaration of Independency ✶
3PM – The Reading of the Declaration of Independency ✶
3:15PM – The Council of War – Washington & His Generals ✶✶✶
3:30PM – General Von Steuben’s Drill at Valley Forge ✶
4PM – Musick Classics of the 70’s & 80’s – ft. Dead Man’s Waistcoat ✶
4:30PM – 18th Century Dancing ✶
5PM – Evening Skirmish ⚔
5:45PM – Feu de Joie, Musketry Competition ⚔