Special Events

white luminaries light up the brick McLean house and add glow to the dirt road under a deep blue sky
Each year the park lights luminaries to honor the residents of Appomattox County freed by the surrender of Lee to Grant. This year's luminary program will be at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2019

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The following are special events scheduled at the park or at institutions hosting programs by or in cooperation with park historical staff. Further information about these events can be found on our calendar and in most cases in a news release.

For more information on partner-sponsored events, check the
Appomattox 1865 Foundation's site.

All Summer and Fall programs have been cancelled in response to COVID-19. Please check back for updates on winter events.

December 13, 2020: Holiday Open House with Civil War Santa

For more information, including possible schedule changes due to inclement weather or other factors, please call the park at 434-352-8987, check the park's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/AppomattoxNPS or check the park's Twitter feed at https://twitter.com/appomattoxnps.

Last updated: August 5, 2020

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Mailing Address:

Appomattox Court House National Historical Park
P.O. Box 218

Appomattox, VA 24522


(434) 352-8987

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