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FREE Family – Friendly Follow the French: Rochambeau Festival At Rochambeau Park (Yorktown Grange Fair Grounds)

May 1, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Visitors to Rochambeau Park will join local, county and state officials in welcoming our French allies, be able to discuss the French army’s role in winning our independence with a Rochambeau national scholar, French dignitaries, and living history teachers.  Guests will interact with members of the French, Continental, and British forces in uniform and observe drills and firing of muskets.  Adults and kids will participate in an encampment setup and drill with model muskets under the leadership of a sergeant.  Exhibitors attired in period dress will share stories about Rochambeau and the French troops while here in Yorktown; visitors are invited to wander the spacious grounds, enjoy the food and beverage and greet animals from the day.


May 1, 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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