Free Outdoor Festival Handicap Accessible and Leashed Pet Friendly! See our FAQ for more info. stars Saturday, 6 May & Sunday, 7 May 2017, 10am to 5pm and presenting our Grand Victorian Ball at the Grand Ledge Opera House, Saturday, 6 May 2017, 7pm. Tickets are limited!

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To Arms! Civilian & Military Units are Needed in Grand Ledge. The annual Victorian Days festival in Grand Ledge, Michigan needs infantry, cavalry, artillery, medical, and other troops and civilians to join our Civil War muster and activities. Union, Confederate, & Civilian Camps. There are no registration fees. Wood, on-site water, and clean bathrooms are provided. Encampments are at our beautiful Island Park on the Grand River. Come One and All!

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Our Civil War muster and activities are set on beautiful Island Park on the Grand River in downtown Grand Ledge, and are open to the public Saturday, 6 May and Sunday, 7 May 2017.

We provide units with firewood, and on-site access to running water, as well as modern bathrooms.
There are no fees of any kind to participate, and parking is free.

Among our scheduled activities this year, we will have two skirmishes for control of the island, one on Saturday and another on Sunday.

Civilian and military units have access to facilities and can begin setting up camps mid-day on Friday, 5 May. Visitor events take place throughout Saturday and Sunday.

Events on Saturday begin at 10am and wrap up at 5pm, giving both visitors and re-enactors time to grab a bite for dinner and get ready to attend our Grand Victorian Ball at the Opera House at 7pm, if so inclined (tickets are $25 each before 29 March 2017 or $30 each at the door).

Sunday's activities are centred around the Civil War muster and activities (Civil War Sunday), from 10am to 5pm.
Sunday's activities will open with a Guided Walking Tour of the Civil War muster and encampments on the Island, and will conclude with a skirmish for control of the Island Bridge.

A full schedule of events for both days can be found on our Schedule page.

We're actively recruiting military and civilian units and groups to participate in our muster and activities! To register your group or unit please complete the form below or, for more information, email

Military & Civilian Registration, Victorian Days 2017

Important Note: complete this form to register your unit or group for our Civil War muster.
To sign up as a demonstrator or performer, fill out our Demonstrator & Performer form.
To sign up as a merchant or sutler, fill out our Merchant & Sutler form.

Deadline for 2017: 14 April

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By submitting this registration, we agree to abide by the Victorian Days Festival guidelines. We are aware that submission of this registration form does not guarantee acceptance, and the Host Unit reserves the right to deny participation to any unit.

Questions? Call 517.316.6694 or email