Photo courtesy Hank Manz
The Battle of Lexington is commemorated every year on the third Monday in April. The highlight is a historical reenactment of the battle that pays tribute to those patriots who first fell on the Lexington Green on the morning of April 19, 1775.
Patriots' Day 2016 will be Monday, April 18, but the celebration goes on all weekend! 3 Day Schedule of Events
Just added: 3 performances by the US Army Old Guard
- Road Closures & Parking Information
The schedule of events for Patriots' Day weekend includes a full range of activities including:
- several battle reenactments
- the Liberty Ride Trolley Tour
- historic house tours
- pancake breakfasts
- a road race
Other events occur in April along Battle Road.
The reenactment of the Battle of Lexington, performed by members of the Lexington Minute Men Company and His Majesty's Tenth Regiment of Foot, is staged annually at 5:30 A.M. on Monday morning. This event evokes the revolutionary spirit that signaled the start of the American Revolution.