Canadians Gary Kangas (left to right), Mark Ivers, and Branko Diklitch in re-enact a scene from the Boer War in South Africa in 1901. The re-enactors are part of the Victoria-Esquimalt Military Re-Enactors Association, which is putting on the Lantern Tour at Fort Rodd Hill this weekend. (Tony Austin photo)

Canadians Gary Kangas (left to right), Mark Ivers, and Branko Diklitch in re-enact a scene from the Boer War in South Africa in 1901. The re-enactors are part of the Victoria-Esquimalt Military Re-Enactors Association, which is putting on the Lantern Tour at Fort Rodd Hill this weekend. (Tony Austin photo)

Fort Rodd Hill hosts annual historic military encampment

Equipment, uniforms and vehicle from Canada’s military past will be on display

Re-enactors in period costume will be milling around the Fort Rodd Hill Historic Site for their annual event.

The historical war re-enactments will take place at the site during the Victoria Day long weekend and the event is organized by Victoria-Esquimalt Military Re-enactors Association.

It features vintage military equipment and vehicles from the 19th and 21st centuries.

The actors will dress up in period costumes, recreating scenes from World War I to the Cold War.

The encampment will take place from May 18 to 20.

The cost of admission is $3.90 per adult, $3.40 per senior and free for those 17 and under.

Early bird passes for the site are on sale until June 15 and are $5.80 per adult and $5.15 per senior.


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