October 4 - 5, 2014
Thousands of visitors participate in the popular October weekend event in Perryville each year that commemorates the Oct. 8, 1862 Civil War Battle of Perryville. Re-enactors demonstrate military maneuvers that were used in the battle. There are living history encampments, a lecture series, book presenters, antique and vendor tents, a Commemoration Parade, ghost tours, Period Social and a "Taste of 1862" Dinner & Dance featuring an authenic meal prepared over an open fire. Other fun activities include a craft fair, flea market, festival food, a car show and a street dance.