Whiskey Rebellion Fest

{ Friday June 9, 6 to 11 pm }

Allegany Museum 3 Pershing St.

Heritage Days Festival

{ June 10th & 11th }

Washington & Baltimore Streets

Canal Place Whiskey Rebellion Celebration

{ June 10th }

Canal Place

Reenactments of scenes from our colonial history pop up among stalls providing food, crafts, entertainment, and attractions for the kids.

  • Face Painting
  • Children's Games
  • Pony Rides
  • Fort Cumberland underground railway tunnel tours
  • Frontier and Military Encampments
  • Museums and Art Galleries
  • Street Music

Weekend tour packages for the Whiskey Rebellion are available at:

Celebrate Fort Cumberland, George Washington in Cumberland, and the Whiskey Rebellion for free at Canal Place

  • Fort Cumberland for Kids: kids’ activities based on Fort Cumberland history
  • Paintball tent (with no paint!) to shoot some dastardly rebels
  • Green screen photo fun: Have your photo taken as if you were there when Washington rode by – and other historic moments
  • Excerpts from Hamilton the musical by Cumberland Theatre Players (Alexander Hamilton proposed the dreaded Whiskey Tax!)
  • Music, including the Hancock Civil War String Band
  • Performances by the Virginia Regiment and the Embassy Theatre
  • Re-enactments of George Washington, Molly Pitcher, and others
  • Whiskey painting (painting with Whiskey, that is!)
  • Food trucks
  • Corks and Kegs Tent with beer and wine
  • And an Antique Car Show!
  • FREE concert - Blues Brothers tribute band  - 8pm