Special Events

There are a number of major events at Fort Scratchley each year including:

  • Labour Day
  • Australia Day
  • ANZAC Day
  • Queen's Birthday
  • Music of the Guns

Activities include:

  • Firing of the 6" Mk VII Guns
  • Firing of the 2 Pound Cannon
  • Military re-enactments
  • Military vehicle displays
  • Raising and lowering of flag ceremonies


  • every Tuesday
  • New Year's Day
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Sunday
  • ANZAC Day (gates open at 12pm)
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day
Visit the  Historical Society Webpage for more information on events