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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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July 2019

Daily Programs

Tuesday, July 23, 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…

The Gossip Tour of Fort Ticonderoga

Wednesday, July 24, 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…

Ticonderoga Guns by Night

Thursday, July 25, 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…

Living History Event: The Sound of 1776

Saturday, July 27, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
Fort Ticonderoga
Fife & Drum corps

Experience the rousing sounds of the Fifes & Drums which hoisted the spirits of an American Army in 1776! Through musical concerts, living history vignettes and weapon demonstrations, discover the story of the Northern Continental Army, which rebuilt itself at Ticonderoga beginning in July 1776. See rebellion transform into a war for independence as the Declaration of Independence officially reached troops digging in to defend Ticonderoga.

Sunset Boat Cruise on Lake Champlain

Saturday, July 27, 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!

Beyond Bullets & Blades

Wednesday, July 31, 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…

August 2019

Heroic Corn Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure!

Saturday, August 10, 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.

Summer Gala

Saturday, August 10, 2019 @ 6:00pm10:00pm
Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center
Beth, Nick, Sandy, and Peter at Gala

Celebrate Fort Ticonderoga’s historic legacy at this gala dinner! Set within the majestic walls of the Fort, enjoy live music, fabulous food, friends and a silent auction all in an elegant setting. Semi-formal summer attire is encouraged. Reservations are required. Click here to learn more about Fort Ticonderoga’s fundraising events.

EWP Fellowship Symposium

Friday, August 16, 2019 @ 10:00am11:30am
Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center
Graduate Fellow giving presentation

Fort Ticonderoga's 2019 Edward W. Pell Graduate Fellows conclude their 10-week fellowships with a symposium in the Mars Education Center Great Room. Each Fellow will provide a 15-20 minute overview of their projects and experience at Fort Ticonderoga.

Summer Social – Shacksbury Pop-Up Bar in the King’s Garden

Friday, August 16, 2019 @ 6:00pm8:30pm
King’s Garden
30$
Shacksbury Cider

Shacksbury Cider and Fort Ticonderoga both love heirloom apples and beautiful summer evenings! Enjoy a summer sampler tasting menu of BBQ pulled pork, classic sides, heirloom apple deserts, and of course Shacksbury Cider. Check out the beauty of the King’s Garden as its flowers hit peak bloom and discover the centuries of stories of this historic garden. Get a Pick-Your-Own apple bag and take the tasting tour of our heirloom apple orchard with Vice President of Public History, Stuart Lilie.…