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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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Fort Ticonderoga

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

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June 2019

Daily Programs

Thursday, June 27, 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…

Sunset Boat Cruise on Lake Champlain

Saturday, June 29, 2019 @ 6:00pm8:00pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm 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!

July 2019

Beyond Bullets & Blades

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 @ 2:30pm4:30pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 14, 2019

Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center
Man showing group a weapon on the Beyond Bullets and Blades special tour

How heavy is an original 18th-century musket? How did the design of weapons change over the 18th century? How did the French arms industry invent the modern world? Get the answers to these and more questions with the Curatorial staff of the Fort Ticonderoga Museum in this special behind-the-scenes program. After you receive training in handling artifacts, museum experts will oversee the examination of original weapons from Fort Ticonderoga's collection and explain the systems used to produce the firearms that…

The Gossip Tour of Fort Ticonderoga

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 @ 7:00pm8:30pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 14, 2019

Log House Welcome Center
Gossip Tour

Go beyond the battles to get the real story of life at Ticonderoga. From high crimes to petty bickering, serving at Ticonderoga was full of drama. Drunken soldiers, stolen wives, unsolved crimes, and attempted murder were sprinkled through the experiences of the men and women stationed at Ticonderoga from 1755 to 1781. Join Curator Matthew Keagle for a walking tour of this often unglamorous, certainly untold, but very juicy history. This tour involves stairs and moderate walking around Fort Ticonderoga…

Celebrate Independence Day

Thursday, July 4, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until July 7, 2019

Fort Ticonderoga
Soldiers marching at Independence Day weekend event

Celebrate freedom by exploring the year 1777 when America was consumed in the labor of liberty. Participate in the fight for freedom when the Northern Department of the Continental Army fought to keep the great fortress of Ticonderoga from falling into British control. Take the experience onto the water aboard Fort Ticonderoga’s 60 ft. touring boat to discover the importance of Lake Champlain in defining the fate of the American Revolution. Thrill at the power of artillery during cannon demonstrations…

Ticonderoga Guns by Night

Thursday, July 4, 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…

Battle of Carillon Commemoration

Monday, July 8, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
Fort Ticonderoga
Battle of Carillon commemoration 2018

March to the "Old French Lines," where French Soldiers entrenched themselves during the epic Battle of Carillon on July 8, 1758. Join Fort Ticonderoga’s Fife and Drum Corps to lay wreaths and remember the day-long battle that cost the British & French Armies over 2500 casualties. The Battle of Carillon would prove to be France’s greatest victory of the French & Indian War, one which sealed Ticonderoga’s legacy around the Atlantic world. The Carillon Battlefield at Fort Ticonderoga preserves the…

Garden Party

Sunday, July 14, 2019 @ 5:00pm7:30pm
King’s Garden
Man and women wearing flower hats at King's Garden

Enjoy the King's Garden with afternoon tea, champagne, classic cocktails, conservation, music, and elegant fare. The Garden Party is a benefit to support the preservation and educational programs in the exquisite King's Garden at Fort Ticonderoga. Reservations are required by calling (518) 585-2821. Guests are encouraged to wear garden attire! Prizes will be given for: Best Use of Flowers Best Vintage Attire Most Creative Hat Best Coordinated Couple A silent auction will be featured.

Battle Re-enactment: Montcalm’s Cross

Saturday, July 20, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
Fort Ticonderoga
Soldiers marching during battle reenactment

Join Fort Ticonderoga for an exciting two-day battle re-enactment highlighting the epic 1758 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. Highlighted programming featured throughout the weekend brings to life the story of the courageous French soldiers that protected their lines of defense against all odds. Visitors will meet the British and Provincial soldiers who gave their utmost…

Battle Re-enactment: Montcalm’s Cross

Sunday, July 21, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
Fort Ticonderoga
Soldiers marching during battle reenactment

Join Fort Ticonderoga for an exciting two-day battle re-enactment highlighting the epic 1758 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. Highlighted programming featured throughout the weekend brings to life the story of the courageous French soldiers that protected their lines of defense against all odds. Visitors will meet the British and Provincial soldiers who gave their utmost…