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SEVEN YEARS’ WAR SYMPOSIUM

Upcoming Events

Model Fort Contest
  • Mar 9, 2024
  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Students ages 9-17 are invited to enter Fort Ligonier's Model Fort Contest! Registration opens January 31, 2024!
SEVEN YEARS’ WAR SYMPOSIUM
  • Apr 13, 2024
  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fort Ligonier welcomes the return of the Seven Years' War Symposium!
French Garrison Weekend
  • May 4-5, 2024
  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The French take the fort! For this weekend only!
Free Museum Day in the Ligonier Valley
  • May 5, 2024
  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free admission to Fort Ligonier and neighboring museums!
18th-Century Military Encampment Weekend
  • May 25-26, 2024
  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fascinating living history demonstrations bring Fort Ligonier to life!
Fort Ligonier Leadership Institute “Genesis of Leadership”
  • Jun 8, 2024
  • 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fort Ligonier is partnering with The US Army Heritage and Education Center to offer a leadership seminar for a select group of young adults (ages 15 -25) with the theme of a young George Washington!
Fort Ligonier’s Annual Cannon Ball Online Auction
  • Sep 6-20, 2024
  • 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Let the bidding begin! Fort Ligonier's Annual Cannon Ball Online Auction features exclusive culinary and recreational experiences and one-of-a-kind items.
The Cannon Ball
  • Sep 20, 2024
  • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for the BIG BLAST - The Cannon Ball! It's not a dance, but you will have a BALL! Fort Ligonier's major benefit of the year features sumptuous hors d'oeuvres by Vallozzi's, premium cocktails, and a live and online auction offering one-of-a-kind experiences and items to bid on!
Fort Ligonier Days
  • Oct 11-13, 2024
  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The historic site comes to life with reenactors, artillery firings, historical demonstrations, bagpipe music and more to commemorate the historic October 12, 1758 attack on Fort Ligonier. Stop by Sutlers Row located on the front lawn of the museum. See Justin Cherry and his Half Crown Bakehouse and other 18th century-inspired artisans.

Annual Events, Camps & Clubs

Fort Ligonier Days
Sponsored by Markosky Engineering, the historic site comes to life with more than 150 French and Indian War reenactors, artillery firings, historical demonstrations, bagpipe music and more to commemorate the historic October 12, 1758 attack on Fort Ligonier.
Fort Kid’s Camp
Campers experience 18th century frontier life while exploring the Fort, playing games, creating crafts and making new friends at Fort Ligonier’s legendary Kid’s Summer Camp. Children who have completed kindergarten through sixth grade are eligible to attend. Pre-registration is required.
Cannon Ball Club
Fort Ligonier’s annual summer program for kids ages 5-12 begins the first Wednesday after July 4th and continues for five consecutive Wednesdays. Cannon Ball Club is held from 10:30 AM -12:00 PM. Pre-registration is required.