Special Events & Reenactments

Explore Fort Ticonderoga's epic story at one of our many special events including reenactments, living history weekends, and festivals! Thrill at the power of artillery, celebrate Scottish Culture, or witness the reenactment of the 1777 British siege and capture of Ticonderoga! Fort Ticonderoga offers diverse and immersive special event experiences that are unique, powerful, and unforgettable for the whole family throughout the year!

Memorial Day Weekend
May 25-27, 2019

Honor fallen Americans who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our nation and liberty. Discover the powerful story of the American army in 1777 at Ticonderoga through dramatic living history programs. 

Scots Day
June 15, 2019

Celebrate Scottish military heritage and culture during this one-day celebration! Listen to the sound of bagpipes echo within the historic fort walls and discover your own Scottish connection through lively programs, weapons demonstrations, and Carillon Battlefield tours.

Independence Day Weekend
July 4-7, 2019

Salute the Continental Army at Ticonderoga during this exciting annual Independence Day celebration! Thrill at the roar of cannon as you explore immersive living history programs bringing to life the American effort to keep the great fortress of Ticonderoga from falling into British control.

Battle of Carillon Commemoration
July 8, 2019 

Join Fort Ticonderoga's Fife & Drum to lay wreaths and remember the day-long battle that cost the British and French armies over 2500 casualties. Exciting living history programs bring to life this dramatic year.

Battle Reenactment: Montcalm's Cross
July 20-21, 2019 

Witness the epic Battle of Carillon during this dramatic 2-day re-enactment event. Experience the stunning British defeat as an intense battle is recreated across Ticonderoga’s historic landscape. Boat tours, museum exhibits, and exciting programs throughout the weekend bring to life this epic story.

Living History Event: The Sound of 1776
July 27, 2019 

Step into 1776 and hear the rousing sounds of the Fifes & Drums lifting the spirits of the American Army! Enjoy musical concerts, thrill at weapons demonstrations and explore an immersive living history experience during this special event.

Battle Reenactment: Brown's Raid
September 14-15, 2019

Experience the daring 1777 American raid on British-held Ticonderoga in this 2-day battle reenactment. Be immersed in this real-life action adventure from the heights of Mount Defiance to boat tours on Lake Champlain. Living history, weapons demos, exhibits and more!

Heritage, Harvest, & Horse Festival
October 5, 2019

Bring the whole family for a full day of autumn fun! Meet heritage breed animals, discover the power of horses in lively demonstrations, and enjoy the flavors of the region with local beer, wine, ciders, and food. Live music, hands-on children activities, and more will be available throughout the day! 

October 25, 26 Heroic Maze by Moonlight
Use your flashlight (or moonlight!) to guide you through the epic six-acre Heroic Corn Maze, where a multitude of twists and turns through acres of corn stalks await in this autumn family favorite event! 

Living History Event: Nothing Could Exceed the Spirit and Alertness
October 26-27, 2019 

Discover the tense days when the work of 13,000 American soldiers held the line against the British Army and fleet on Lake Champlain. Weapon demos, tours
and living history programs bring to life the events that were vital to secure the ultimate fate of American independence. 

Living History Event: Continue in the Service..and Save their Country
November 9, 2019

Discover the hardships and sacrifices of Revolutionary War soldiers as they held the line for liberty and helped save the Revolution. Highlighted programs, historic trades, weapon demonstrations, and other activities will make this a memorable event for visitors of all ages. Veterans & active military FREE.

Living History Event: The Noble Train Begins
December 7, 2019

Relive Henry Knox's epic feat as he prepared to move massive cannon from Ticonderoga to Boston to force the British evacuation in 1776. 

 

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