Decrease font size Default font size Increase font size

Events and Activities in Grimsby

Here are some links to help direct your inquiry:

Didn't find what you were looking for?  Let us know so we can improve.
Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


On June 8, 2013 history came to life in Grimsby!  The Town of Grimsby and Grimsby Historical Society hosted a re-enactment of the Engagement at the Forty, a battle that took place during the war of 1812.  The re-enactment provided a historical and educational view of the battle, and commemorated 200 years of peace with the United States.

The afternoon consisted of a war camp set up that provide attendees with a sense of life in 1812, and a live re-enactment that had both a water and land component.  The re-enactment took place exactly 200 years to the date of the actual historical event, and on the same piece of land.  3,000 people attended the event and a permanent plaque now sits on site to acknowlege the events that took place.

Click here to watch the video of this special historic event:
Engagement at the Forty YouTube video

Upcoming Events