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Tattoo Returns To Fort Henry Saturday, August 20, 2022

Kingston, ON — Where military and musical discipline intersect, Tattoo at Fort Henry encompasses an array of impressive military music and pageantry, showcasing the heart-pounding musical performances and precision military demonstrations that are at the core of the Fort Henry experience.

The annual event, returning on Saturday, August 20, 2022, sees Fort Henry hosting leaders in military music from across Ontario. Tickets are on sale as of Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 11 a.m.

Guests will be transported back in time as they experience the sights and sounds of military musicians with a precise depiction of the tattoo tradition inside the iconic limestone walls of Fort Henry National Historic Site. Brass, drums, pipes and fife will fill the Parade Square, complete with a massed band ensemble and firework grand finale.

This year’s event will feature Kingston’s Rob Roy Pipe Band and Highland Dancers and Princess of Wales Own Regiment Foundation Pipes & Drums, Hamilton’s Royal Hamilton Light Infantry Band and Petawawa’s 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group Pipes and Drums, as well as host performers, the Fort Henry Guard.

What you need to know

Tattoo runs in Fort Henry’s Parade Square beginning at 7:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. Pre-show entertainment begins at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase online at www.forthenry.com/event/tattoo/ starting June 16, 2022 at 11 a.m.

  • General adult admission is $27.00 + HST (youth $17.00 + HST)
  • Gates open at 6:30pm
  • Premium balcony seating admission starts at $47.00 + HST
  • Includes: Optimal view of the performance and complimentary beverage/snack.
  • An accessibility shuttle will be offered for guests who need help into the Lower Fort before and after the show.

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