2017 events and programs
Thursday, Feb 23 - Tuesday, Feb 28
Closed for Construction - Fort Ligonier is closed through the winter as we move forward with our expansion, renovation and restoration project to Fortify our Future. See you in the Spring of 2017! Administrative staff has moved to temporary offices at 223 East Main Street, Ligonier.
Friday, Apr 28
Fort Ligonier Annual Meeting - The Annual Meeting for members of the Fort Ligonier Association will be held in the new Center for History Education on Friday, April 28, 2017. Reception at 6:00 PM, Program at 7:00 PM. $25 per person.
Saturday, Apr 29
Fort Ligonier Opens for the 2017 Season - Fort Ligonier historic site and museum will open on Saturday, April 29. Please note that new exhibit galleries will still be under construction, but you may have the opportunity for a "sneak peek" while in the museum!
Sunday, May 07
Free Museum Day in the Ligonier Valley - Special programs at Fort Ligonier, Antiochian Heritage Museum, Compass Inn Museum, Lincoln Highway Experience, LV Rail Road Museum and So. Alleghenies Museum of Art. Free admission for all! 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday, May 27 - Sunday, May 28
18th Century Military History Weekend - Step into history as the detachment of the 8th PA Regiment and troops from "Seven Years War, Inc." encamp at Fort Ligonier throughout the weekend! Experience the 18th century, meet soldiers and officers, and see living history and tactical demonstrations. Regular admission fees apply.
Monday, Jun 12 - Friday, Jun 16
Fort Kids Camp I - June 12-16 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM - Fun, interactive day camp for kids who have completed grades 1-6. Campers will experience 18th century frontier life while exploring the Fort, playing games, creating crafts, going on scavenger hunts, and making new friends. Advance registration required. Scholarships are available. Call our Education Department - 724-238-9701.
Monday, Jul 10 - Friday, Jul 14
Fort Kids Camp II - July 10-14 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM: Fun, interactive day camp for kids who have completed grades 1-6. Campers will experience 18th century frontier life while exploring the Fort, playing games, creating crafts, going on scavenger hunts, and making new friends. Advance registration required. Scholarships available. Call our Education Department - 724-238-9701.
Friday, Oct 13 - Sunday, Oct 15
FORT LIGONIER DAYS - October 13-15 - Visit Ligonier for our annual three-day festival, commemorating the historic Battle of Fort Ligonier which occurred in 1758. At the Fort, you will hear the roar of the cannons, meet British and French troops, and enjoy living history demonstrations throughout the weekend! (Regular admission fees.)