Old Bedford Village Events

Special Events 2016

Hours 9am to 5pm unless stated otherwise. Events and times subject to change. Please call to confirm. Admission charged.


April 8-9
Muzzleloading Gun Show
Venders’ tables of muzzleloading firearms and accoutrements
Fri.. 1pm – 5pm
Sat . 9am - 4pm

June 4-5
Meet the Confederate Generals
Living History Event. The generals and their ladies will be in the Village to discuss the Confederate viewpoints of the Civil War.

June 11 -12
Civil War Reenactment
Hundreds of troops and horses relive the Civil War. Visit the camps. Battles complete with cannons both days. Spectacular!

June 25-26
Gunfight at the OK Corral
Back to the days of the old west – gunfights, bank raids and poker games. The “Wild West” never looked so good!

July 2
40th Anniversary Celebration
Join us as Old Bedford Village celebrates the 40th Anniversary of our July 4, 1976 opening with food, music, hayrides, and children's activities. 

July 16-17
1820’s Folkways. Living History Event
It is 1820 in the Village and America is emerging as a nation. A Great Event!

Aug. 13-14
Vietnam Education Project
Learn about the American military of the period. Talk with vets. Reenactors, period military vehicle rides.

Aug. 20-21
A Living History Weekend
Demonstrations and Interpretations of frontier life during the18th and 19th centuries.

Aug. 27-28
Meet the Union Generals. Living History Event
The Confederation of Union Generals & their ladies discuss their lives & the Civil War.

Sept. 17-18
Napoleonic Grande Tactique
Infantry and cavalry portray the battles, tactics and life of soldiers of 1800’s Europe. Armies of France and Britain and their allies will be on hand for the event. Don’t miss seeing a different era in reenacting.

Oct. 1 & 8
Murder Mystery Evenings
There’s been a terrible murder in the Village! You are the detective. Interactive. 6 pm to 10 pm. Adults $10, Children $8. Age five and under free. Please bring flashlight. Please be there by 7:30 in order to solve the mystery.

Oct. 15-16
Autumn pumpkin festival. Lots of activities for all. Pumpkin carving, scarecrow making, & games. $10, children under 14 free.

December 3 & 10
Candlelit Christmas
Stroll through the Village; enjoy live seasonal music. Hot cider in the tavern. Come celebrate. 5pm to 9pm. Adults $10 children $8, Age 5 & under free. Bring a flashlight.

Old Bedford Village
Bringing you the very best in living history, educational and quality fun family events

Regular Admission rates apply to all events, except as noted.  Events, dates, and times are subject to change, so please call to confirm.  Special activities occur during each event, so please call (814)623-1156 for details.

Evening admission $10.00 all persons. Age 5 and under free.

All reenactment units attending events must carry liability insurance to participate. OBV is a re-enactor friendly site. We expect only the highest standards of authenticity and appropriate behavior.

Old Bedford Village reserves the right to amend this calendar of events as circumstances require.

Old Bedford Village invites you to visit the site of the Bedford County Players for their schedule of upcoming live theater events.

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Music supplied by David & Ginger Hildebrand