Category: Family Fun in the Adirondacks

Fort Ticonderoga Presents NEW Lively Living History Event: The Sound of 1776 Featuring a Dramatic Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Fort Ticonderoga invites you to experience the sights and sounds of the American Army at Ticonderoga during the Sound of 1776 Living History Event on Saturday, July 27. From demonstrations to living history vignettes and music performances, discover how the beats of drums and the sounds of fifes translated orders to nearly 10,000 soldiers that […]

Fort Ticonderoga Announces New Family Programming for 2019 Season

Kid-Friendly Tours and “Voyage to New France: A Family Adventure!” Launches in July Fort Ticonderoga is debuting new opportunities for families visiting in July and August. The new Family Guided Tour will lead families through the fort grounds and provide a kid-friendly overview for all of the exciting things to do during a visit. The […]

Preparing for the Coming Campaign 

Living History Event on January 19, 2019 Experience Fort Ticonderoga in the beauty of winter during its Winter Quarters next living history event Preparing for the Coming Campaign on Saturday, January 19, 2019.  The event will bring to life the story of American soldiers at Ticonderoga in the year 1777 as they prepare for a […]

Fort Ticonderoga Launches New Season of Programs for Winter Quarters November 2018 – April 2019 offers Unique Visitor Experiences

Fort Ticonderoga is launching a new schedule of programs during its Winter Quarters season. From now through April, visitors will be immersed in exciting living history events, engaging seminars, specialty programs, behind-the-scenes VIP Tours, and hands-on workshops. Guests will have the opportunity to explore Fort Ticonderoga during what was traditionally the “Winter Quarters” season for armies […]

In Honor of Veteran’s Day, Fort Ticonderoga will display one of the rarest and most significant artifacts to survive from the Revolutionary War during November 10 event

Fort Ticonderoga honors American Veterans with an exhibit open only on November 10, 2018. This exhibit will display the knapsack and accompanying note carried by Connecticut soldier, Benjamin Warner, during his service with the Continental Army and is considered one of the rarest and most fragile artifacts to survive from the Revolutionary War. As a […]

Fort Ticonderoga Association Announces Major Federal Investment and Plans for Future Growth

Association plans fundraising campaign to support state-of-the-art museum to display world class collection Fort Ticonderoga announced today plans for a major capital campaign and collection preservation. Aided by federal investment, announced today by Congresswoman Elise Stefanik and supported by Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, Fort Ticonderoga continues to expand its collections catalog and rediscover […]

ATTENTION FALL FOLIAGE LOVERS: CARILLON BOAT CRUISES EXTENDED AT FORT TICONDEROGA

Spectacular Bon Voyage Cruise on October 21 includes bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Marys Due to popular demand, daily boat cruises on Fort Ticonderoga’s Carillon have been extended until October 20! Originally slated to close for the season on October 14, the Carillon will operate for an additional week providing new opportunities to experience the renowned […]

Celebrate Fall at Fort Ticonderoga’s Heritage, Harvest, & Horse Festival on October 6, 2018!

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 on October 6, 2018! Discover the historical importance of horses and other working animals during exciting demonstrations, meet friendly farm animals, […]

Fort Ticonderoga Hosts Homeschool Day on September 7, 2018!

Fort Ticonderoga will host Homeschool Day for homeschool students and their parents on Friday, September 7, 2018, from 9:30 am-5:00 pm. Homeschool families 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. Other special opportunities will […]

August Family Fun at Fort Ticonderoga!

Bring the whole family to experience Fort Ticonderoga on land and water this August! Fort Ticonderoga offers a new line-up of fun, active, and hands-on programs that will be sure to excite and delight the whole family! Take a guided tour and explore the beautiful and historic grounds of Fort Ticonderoga, become a Gunner’s Apprentice […]