Fort Ligonier hosts talented and passionate living historians who bring the fort to life in many different ways. From the annual commemoration of the October 12, 1758 attack on Fort Ligonier to the Memorial Day 18th Century Military History Weekend, there are several opportunities to experience the sights, sounds and smells of 1758 three centuries ago.
18th Century Military Encampment
Learn about the important connection between the Seven Years’ War and the American Revolution at 18th Century Military History Weekend. This exciting timeline event occurs each Memorial Day Weekend (Saturday-Sunday) and includes reenactment units from the global Seven Years’ War as well as those from the Revolutionary War. Visit their camps and watch living history demonstrations throughout the weekend. Regular Admission.
Fort Ligonier Days
An annual event since 1960, Fort Ligonier Days is a town-wide festival that commemorates the October 12, 1758 attack on Fort Ligonier. Fort Ligonier’s grounds are filled with the sights, sounds and smells of 1758. Along with visiting the French, British, and American Indian camps, visitors can also witness living history demonstrations throughout the weekend (Saturday-Sunday). Regular Admission.