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Every day is a special event at Fort Ticonderoga. Join us for exciting programs daily including tours, musket demonstrations, gallery talks, garden programs, family tours, and more!

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Join us for exciting programs daily including tours, musket demonstrations, gallery talks, garden programs, family tours, and more!

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August 2019

Daily Programs

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Fort Ticonderoga
Men firing rifles during battle reenactment

Exciting experiences every day! Fort Ticonderoga flawlessly blends history and natural beauty for all ages to enjoy. NEW! Explore the French Army’s defense against the British invasion which climaxed in the 1758 epic Battle of Carillon. PLUS, it’s fun to explore Ticonderoga’s many other chapters via: new immersive programs, guided tours, weapons firing demonstrations, exhibits both new and steadfast, breathtakingly lovely gardens, narrated boat tours, soldiers’ life programs, accessing the summit of Mount Defiance, the Carillon Battlefield hiking trail, and…

Heroic Corn Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure!

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 @ 10:00am5:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 25, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 20, 2019

One event on September 2, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on October 14, 2019 at 10:00am

Heroic Corn Maze
Kids in corn maze

Kids of all ages can explore our six-acre corn maze specially designed for Fort Ticonderoga! Getting lost in this life-size puzzle is part of the fun! Use your knowledge of Fort Ticonderoga’s history to guide you through towering corn stalks. The maze is divided into two phases so you can customize your experience.

Ticonderoga Guns by Night

Thursday, August 22, 2019 @ 7:30pm9:30pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, repeating until August 22, 2019

Log House Welcome Center
Soldiers shooting guns during Guns by Night special tour

The flash of musketry and the roar of cannon fire by night will captivate you in this unique tour and demonstration of 18th-century firepower! Prepare to be blown away by a dramatic nighttime demonstration of weapons during this 90-minute tour that you will not see anywhere else! Explore the workings of the firelocks and cannon that armed the many garrisons of Fort Ticonderoga that influenced and shaped the importance of this strategic citadel. Learn how these great guns were used…

Sunset Boat Cruise on Lake Champlain

Saturday, August 24, 2019 @ 5:30pm7:30pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Saturday, repeating until August 10, 2019

One event on August 17, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on August 24, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on August 31, 2019 at 5:30pm

Carillon Boat Dock
Carillon boat dock

Enjoy a relaxing summer evening aboard the Carillon tour boat and revel in the region’s scenic beauty. Toast to the King's health with a complimentary cocktail of soldiers' rum punch as you discover Ticonderoga's rich maritime history. Let stories of armed schooners to Prohibition-era rum runners fire your imagination during your trip on Lake Champlain in this 1920s-style vessel. A selection of beer, wine, soft drinks, snacks, and signature cocktails, featuring Stonecutters Spirits are available for purchase!

September 2019

Homeschool Day

Friday, September 6, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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Children learning on Homeschool Day at Fort Ticonderoga

Spend a day at Fort Ticonderoga and take part in a series of programs designed for homeschool families! While interacting with soldiers, students can ask about life at the 18th-century fort. Step aboard the 1920s replica tour boat, Carillon, for a 75-minute narrated boat tour on Lake Champlain to gain an in-depth waterway experience. Raise your hand in allegiance and enlist in the Continental Army during the immersive “To Act as One United Body” program and practice formation tactics, drills,…

Fort Ticonderoga Author Series

Sunday, September 8, 2019 @ 2:30pm4:30pm
Fort Ticonderoga
Campaign to Saratoga-1777: The Turning Point of the Revolutionary War in Paintings, Artifacts, and Historical Native book cover

Author Eric Schnitzer talks about his book Campaign to Saratoga-1777: The Turning Point of the Revolutionary War in Paintings, Artifacts, and Historical Native as part of the Fort Ticonderoga Author Series, followed by a book signing in the Museum Store. The program starts at 2:30 pm. The book signing follows at 3:30 pm. Included in the cost of admission. Free admission is offered to Members of Fort Ticonderoga and Ticonderoga Ambassador Pass holders

Battle Reenactment: Brown’s Raid

Saturday, September 14, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until September 15, 2019

Fort Ticonderoga
Soldiers marching during Brown's Raid reenactment

Join Fort Ticonderoga for an exciting two-day battle re-enactment highlighting the epic 1777 Brown’s Raid! An attack led by patriot Colonel John Brown will take British troops garrisoning Fort Ticonderoga by surprise during the upcoming real-life action-adventure at Fort Ticonderoga.

Sixteenth Annual Seminar on the American Revolution

Friday, September 20, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until September 22, 2019

Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center
American Revolution seminar

Fort Ticonderoga hosts the Sixteenth Annual Fort Ticonderoga Seminar on the American Revolution on September 20-22, 2019, in the Mars Education Center. This seminar focuses on the military, political, and social history of the American War for Independence. Over 120 participants—people with a deep interest in the American Revolution—join us each year for this weekend seminar. Leading authorities and new scholars on the period share their latest research in a series of presentations. The seminar provides participants with an opportunity…

October 2019

Heritage, Harvest, and Horse Festival

Saturday, October 5, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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Woman and child looking at horses

Bring the whole family to the Heritage, Harvest & Horse Festival for a full day of autumn fun set in the midst of the King’s Garden heirloom apple trees and the beautiful Adirondack landscape! Discover the importance of horses and other working animals throughout history during exciting demonstrations. Meet friendly farm animals, stroll through our farmers market featuring local food, beverages, and crafts, participate in family fun activities, tackle the 6-acre Heroic Corn Maze, and be sure to purchase some…

Girl Scout Day

Saturday, October 12, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
Fort Ticonderoga
Girl scouts

Fort Ticonderoga joins forces with the Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York to host Girl Scout Day on Saturday, October 12, 2019, from 9:30am-5:00 pm. Scouts will participate in interactive and immersive programs, visit museum exhibitions, and explore the historic site, including the King’s Garden, Carillon Battlefield Hiking Trail, and the Heroic Corn Maze! Special guided tours and museum exhibitions will immerse the scouts in Fort Ticonderoga’s epic history. The visit will include the historic trades shops, where they will…