Thank You!

Thanks to all of Prescott for making Loyalist Days 2012 a huge hit! We will be back in 2013!

From the Loyalist Days Committee,
Brett, Lori, Gary, Lise, Sharon, Bob, Leslie, Emily, and Valerie

Winning Loyalist Days Button Numbers for 2012

  • O'Reilly's Your Independent Grocer Barbecue 5-015 (Claimed)
  • Canadian Tire Bicycle 5-371 (Claimed)
  • Prescott Chiropractic Certificate and Jacket 5-282
  • St. Lawrence Printing/Prescott Journal Morris History Book 5-496
  • Two Art Prints (Seaway Autumn Studio Tour Group) 5-386

Event Schedule

Friday, August 10, 2012

6:00pm - 9:00pm 1812 Barracks Dinner Historical dinner catered by Our Stone Cottage. Entertainment by Brian Porter acting as Sir John A. MacDonald and the musicians of Fiddlers Plus. Licensed event. Inside the walls of Fort Wellington. Tickets still available. For more information, please contact organizer Gary Jessup at or 613-925-2353.
9:30pm Flash & Fireworks Fireworks show above the Fort Wellington waterfront. Immediately follows SLSF play at the Kinsmen Amphitheatre.

Saturday, August 11, 2012

7:00am - 11:00am Pancakes and Breakfast at the Prescott Legion Hall Pancakes, bacon, juice, coffee or tea for $5.99. Open to the public - everyone welcome.
Noon - 3:00pm Horse Drawn Wagon Rides Clop through downtown Prescott! Tours leaving from Fort Wellington and stopping at the waterfront and at the clock tower on King St. Sponsored by the Prescott BIA.
Noon - 3:00pm Kids Period Games Firing of Fort Wellington cannon at Noon begins the day's events. There will be ongoing period games inside the Fort including a games station, shako craft and scavenger hunt.
Cannon demonstration at 12:30 pm.
Noon - 3:00pm Grenville Fish & Game Club Pontoon Boat Take a ride on the beautiful St. Lawrence River. Boat is stationed at Prescott Harbour near one of the wagon-ride stops.
1:00pm Children's Mock Battle All kids are welcome to take part in this mock battle organized by Parks Canada staff. Learn about 1800s battle tactics or just have some fun in a uniform and wooden musket!
2:00pm Children's 1812 (Iced) Tea Party Join us for treats and the cutting of the Loyalist Days 2012 cake outside front gate of Fort Wellington
11:00am - 1:00pm Pirate's Party Prescott Farmers Market presents Cap'n Tor and his friends Miss Aureana and Gwenyvaar in 2 shows, 11am and 1pm at the Clock Tower. The Good Capt'n will be singing silly songs, playing unique and engaging games, and be teaching folk young and old how to be a swash-buckling, rip-snorting, sea-savvy pirate!
Lots of fresh produce, crafts and home baking available on the market.
3:00pm Little Miss Loyalist Pageant Beauty pageant for our leading little girls, ages 5-12, in two categories: Little Miss Loyalist, 5 to 8 yrs; Miss Loyalist, 9 to 12 yrs. Leo Boivin Community Centre.
$10 entry fee. For more information, please contact organizer Sharon Crozier 613-925-1559.
Dusk Moonlight Movie See an outdoor movie on a big 40'-tall screen! Watch The Avengers at Fort Wellington. Popcorn and refreshments will be served.

Sunday, August 12, 2012

11:00am - 2:00pm Loyalist Lunch BBQ Prescott Youth Centre / Food For All Food Bank Barbecue located at Fort Wellington.
1:00pm Welcoming Ceremonies Greetings from Town Crier Lawrence Levere and local officials.
1:15pm Fort Henry Guard and Band Show of arms and music on the field at Fort Wellington.
7:00pm Sunday Night Concert Sage Brush, Dave Verstrepen

Buy your 2012 Loyalist Days Button at Young's of Prescott, House of Flowers, Fort Wellington and the Forwarders' Museum. Buttons are $2 with proceeds going to Loyalist Days events. Great prizes to be won!