Flag Fest at Betsy Ross House

Sun Jun 13, 2021
10:00am ET
5 and up
Free for the first 100 guests each day; Adults $5; Children $4
Betsy Ross House

After the pandemic canceled last year's event, the coordinators of Flag Festival 2021 are excited to celebrate our country's flag with a modified festival. Activities kick off with Betsy Ross raising the flag over the House on June 13. Throughout the week, enjoy more family-friendly activities.

Storytellers from Once Upon A Nation share inspiring tales of our country's flag. On June 19, families can take photos of a flag created entirely out of M&M’s ® . On Flag Day, 13 new citizens are welcomed officially at an annual naturalization ceremony.

Sunday, June 13 
Free admission for the first 100 guests 
10am: Flag Raising Ceremony 
10am – 5pm: M&M’S® Flag Photo Ops  M&M’S® Giveaway (while supplies last)   

Monday, June 14 
9am: Private, Livestreamed Naturalization Ceremony 
Free admission for the first 100 guests 
10am: Flag Raising Ceremony 
11am – 1pm: Betsy Ross’s Flag History Program 
M&M’S® Flag Photo Ops   

Tuesday, June 15 
Free admission for the first 100 guests 
10am: Flag Raising Ceremony 
11am – 4pm: Once Upon A Nation Storytelling

Wednesday, June 16 
Free admission for the first 100 guests 
10am: Flag Raising Ceremony 
11am – 4pm: Meet Suffragists Alice Paul and Frances Harper   

Thursday, June 17 
Free admission for the first 100 guests 
10am: Flag Raising Ceremony  
11am – 4pm: Chocolate Making Program sponsored by AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate  

Friday, June 18 
Free admission for the first 100 guests 
10am: Flag Raising Ceremony 
10 am – 5pm: Flag Exhibit  

Saturday, June 19 
Free admission for the first 100 guests 
10am: Flag Raising Ceremony, raising the Juneteenth Flag with the US Colored Troops
11am – 1pm:  Meet Bishop Richard Allen


Betsy Ross House
upcoming events
(Fri Jun 4, 2021 - Fri Oct 1, 2021) Movies Under the Stars and Stripes
(Fri Oct 8, 2021 - Fri Oct 29, 2021) Spooky Twilight Tours
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