The In Guardia Parade is a re-enactment that portrays an authentic event that took place regularly inside Fort St. Elmo.
The re-enactment portrays the inspection of the fort and its garrison by the Grand Bailiff of the Order of the Knights of St. John in charge of military affairs.
During the re-enactment, the soldiers and knights of the fort's garrison, some 70 re-enactors, are kitted out in their finest uniforms and perform a military drill demonstrating to the Grand Bailiff the garrison's state of readiness in the event of a military threat.
The show begins at 11am and lasts for 40 minutes.
Tickets at the Gate: Adults – Eur7, Children (6-12 years) and Students Eur3
It is advisable to enter the fort well before the show starts as the fort will be open for visitors only prior to the re-enactment.