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Anniversary of the Battle of Monmouth in Manalapan 2024

Here are more fun activities in Manalapan, New Jersey.

  • As of June 9, 2024, these are the details that have been released about this event.

Annual Reenactment of the Battle of Monmouth

Each year the Friends of Monmouth Battlefield co-sponsors, with the DEP, State of New Jersey, an annual reenactment of the battle. The event is usually held on a weekend towards the end of June, in commemoration of the anniversary of the battle being fought on June 28, 1778. Hundreds of troops encamp at the park and recreate scenarios of the battle over the weekend. There are also numerous presentations and lectures, tours of the camps, and sutler area open to the public.

Come early for a full day of living history!

When is this event?

June 16 @ 9:00 am 3:00 pm

When is the raindate?

No rain date information has been provided.

Does this event repeat?

This event will be held on June 15 and 16, 2024.

Is the event indoors or outdoors?

Outdoor

Is registration required?

No

Battle of Monmouth Activities

  • Demonstrations
  • Battle reenactments
  • Drills
  • Presentations
  • Walking tours

Entertainment Schedule

  • June 15, 2024 –
    • 9:00 AM Camps open to the public
    • 10:00 AM Musket firing demonstration (plaza outside Visitor Center)
    • 11:00 AM Children’s musket drill (plaza outside Visitor Center)
    • 12:00 PM Sons of the American Revolution Memorial Service (flagpole outside Visitor Center)
    • 12:15 PM “Over Here Molly Pitcher” program by historian Stacy Roth (auditorium in Visitor Center)
    • 1:30 PM Children’s cannon drill (plaza outside Visitor Center)
    • 2:30 PM Battle reenactment (battle area on hillside below Visitor Center)
    • 5:00 PM Camps close to public, Sutlers remain open
  • June 16, 2024 –
    • 9:00 AM Camps open to the public
    • 11:30 AM Musket firing demonstration (plaza outside visitor Center)
    • 12:00 PM “Over Here Molly Pitcher” program by historian Stacy Roth (auditorium in Visitor Center)
    • 1:00 PM Children’s cannon drill (plaza outside Visitor Center)
    • 1:30 PM Battle reenactment (battle area on hillside below Visitor Center)
    • 2:45 PM Children’s musket drill (plaza outside Visitor Center)
    • 3:00 PM Camps close to public, Sutlers remain open

What is the admission price?

$10 donation per vehicle

This event is being organized and hosted by

Please contact them with any questions regarding this event. Jersey Family Fun is not directly involved with this event.

Where is this event happening?

This event is happening at

20 NJ-33 Business
Manalapan, New Jersey 07726 United States
(732) 462-9616
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