Special Events & Reenactments

Step into your time machine and explore Fort Ticonderoga's epic story at one of our many special events including reenactments, living history weekends, and festivals!  Thrill at the power of artillery, capture the fort from the British, or witness Montcalm's victory at the Battle of Carillon.  Fort Ticonderoga offers diverse and immersive special event experiences that are unique, powerful, and unforgettable for the whole family throughout the year. 

Riot! Yankees versus Buckskins!
January 17, 2015

This one-day living history event will transport you to the winter of 1776 a tense time between New England and Pennsylvania soldiers. For more information.

Battle on Snowshoes
February 21, 2015

A one-day battle re-enacment, Battle on Snowshoes recreates the 1758 Battlle on Snowshoes, between Rogers' Rangers and French allied natives and soldiers. For more information.

Before Long We Would Have Reinforcements
May 9 & 10, 2015

Kick off the 2015 season with a bang we recreate the return of French soldiers by boat to begin construction of Fort Carillon, the famous French fort of Ticonderoga. For more information.

Memorial Day Weekend
May 23-25

Remember the sacrifice of American soldiers, looking back at 1776 when these soldiers dug in at Ticonderoga to defend a new nation. For more information.

Scots Day
June 13, 2015

Celebrate Scottish military history and culture in this one day heritage event. For more information.

Independence Day Weekend
July 3-5, 2015

Make independence day special by discovering the fight for liberty in 1776 at Ticonderoga. For more information.

Montcalm's Cross
July 18 & 19, 2015

This two-day battle re-enactment event tells the story of the 1758 Battle of Carillon. For more information.

Fife & Drum Corps Muster
July 25, 2015

The annual muster features a day and evening concert of Fife & Drum Corps playing their unique martial sounds. For more information.

Brown's Raid
September 12 & 13, 2015

This two-day battle re-enactment tells the incredible story of Colonel John Brown's 1777 raid against British held Ticonderoga. For more information.

Heritage, Harvest, & Horse Festival
October 3, 2015

Enjoy equestrian talks and demonstrations as well as a farmer's market from local Adirondack and Champlain valley farmers. For more information.

Noble Train Begins
December 5, 2015

This one-day living history event re-creates the proofing and loading of cannons for Henry Knox's Noble Train of Artillery. For more information.

Defiance & Independence
July 23 & 24, 2016

A two-day battle re-enactment, Defiance and Independence recreates the 1777 capture of Ticonderoga by the British Army. For more information.