Special Events & Reenactments

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, celebrate Scottish Culture, or witness the 1758 Battle of Ticonderoga! Fort Ticonderoga offers diverse and immersive special event experiences that are unique, powerful, and unforgettable for the whole family throughout the year.

1757 Battle on Snowshoes Re-enactment
January 21, 2017
Experience their clash in the woods and hear the roar of musket fire as the Rangers are pushed back from tree to tree.
 
1775 British Garrison Living History Event
February 18, 2017
See Fort Ticonderoga on the eve of the American Revolution as British soldiers and their families live in this peacetime fort on the frontier. 
 
Four Divisions formed at Fort Carillon- Rigaud's Attack of Fort William Henry
March 25, 2017
See French Regulars, Natives, and Canadians assemble at the fort, preparing to march across frozen Lake George to meet the enemy. 
 
Memorial Day Weekend 
May 27 - 29, 2017
Remember the service of the armed forces of the United Stated on the very grounds where so many American soldiers fought and sacrificed. 
 
Scots Day!
June 17, 2017
Discover more about your own connection to Scottish culture, and explore centuries of stories, based on Scottish soldiers in the British Army, through a military timeline offered throughout the day. 
 
Independence Day Weekend
July 1 - 4, 2017
Come celebrate freedom by exploring the year 1757 when America was consumed in the labor of liberty. 
 
Stand on the very ground and march out to the "Old French Lines," where American soldiers entrenched themselves during the epic Battle of Carillon. 
 
Witness how the British amassed the largest army in North American history to date yet was stunningly defeated by a French army a quarter of its size. 
 
July 29, 2017
From the American Revolution, to the Civil War, to modern commemoration, learn about the practical purpose of fifes and drums. Enjoy the stirring rhythms and tunes of these classic marches and camp songs.
 
Brown's Raid Re-enactment
September 9 - 10, 2017
An attack led by patriot Colonel John Brown will take British troops garrisoning Fort Ticonderoga by surprise 238 years later during the upcoming real-life action adventure.
 
Experience the power and thunder of hooves through demonstrations of equestrian sports and working horses; take part in family-fun activities including; sack races; and explore the splendor of the King’s Garden and the annual plant sale and harvest market. 
 
The Noble Train Begins
December 9, 2017
Discover the epic story of Henry Knox's "Noble Train" of artillery with exciting programs highlighting Henry Knox's arrival to Fort Ticonderoga, recreating the beginning of the incredible feat that ultimately forced the British evacuation from Boston on March 17, 1776.