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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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August 2019

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$
Drinks on table

Shacksbury Cider and Fort Ticonderoga both love heirloom apples and beautiful summer evenings! Awake your tastebuds with a tasty summer sampler 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…

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…

September 2019

Homeschool Day

Friday, September 6, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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 Battles of Saratoga are cited as the turning point in the Revolutionary War. Beginning when the armies prepared to face off in June 1777 through the surrender of the British Army in October, the battles of the Northern Campaign…

Battle Reenactment: Brown’s Raid Two-Day Event!

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 Saturday & Sunday 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. Admission tickets are buy one day visit the next for FREE!

Sunset Boat Cruise on Lake Champlain

Saturday, September 14, 2019 @ 5:30pm7:30pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Saturday, repeating until September 14, 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!

Battle Reenactment: Brown’s Raid

Sunday, September 15, 2019 @ 9:30am5:00pm
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.

Heroic Corn Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure!

Sunday, September 15, 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.

Daily Programs

Monday, September 16, 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…