Join Us for Fort Ligonier Days 2019

October 11, 12 & 13

Celebrate with us as Fort Ligonier Days enters its 59th year in 2018. The 3-day fall festival commemorates the Battle of Fort Ligonier, a key engagement of the French and Indian War fought on October 12, 1758.

Crafts Galore

Over 200 craft booths in 5 locations are linked by shuttle bus service.

Talented artisans will display and sell handmade items including wood furniture, candles, dried flowers, paintings & prints, stained glass, jewelry, leather, baskets, pottery, metal-work, and more!

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Delicious Food

Over 30 food booths located around the Diamond, Train Station East and West lots, and other locations will be serving all varieties of food: roast beef sandwiches, crab cakes, pizza, funnel cakes, local pies, crepes, gobs, snails  & cookies, french fries, pierogies, authentic gyros, hot sausage, burgers, grilled cheese, corn dogs, apple dumplings, cheese steaks, kettle corn and ice cream! The variety will satisfy the hungriest of appetites.

Sit-down meals are available at several local churches. the YMCA and local hotels and restaurants.

Community Parade

Don’t miss the elaborate and entertaining parade that proceeds down Main Street around Ligonier’s picturesque Diamond at 11:00 AM on Saturday. The parade will include historic units, period reenactors from the French and Indian Wars, decorated floats, costumed characters, horses, stage coaches, the Shrine units and special guests including Parade Marshall Sally Wiggins, local TV personalities, marching bands. This is a spectacular part of Fort Ligonier Days!

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On the grounds of the Fort you will find a living history encampment showing frontier life, military tactics, drills, cannon firing, ceremonies, Highlanders, redcoats, French troops, frontier men and women, Indians, working baking ovens and music from 1758. Visit the official website of Fort Ligonier for additional information. Admission is $12 for Adults and $6 for children. A favorite at the fort is the re-enactment of the Battle of Fort Ligonier on Saturday and Sunday.

Fun & Entertainment

Free outdoor entertainment includes something for everyone: Celtic, Country Rock, Brass, Oldies, tribute bands, and big names from the ’50s and ’60s!

2018 Entertainers

Kid's Korner

Fun for all kids at Fort Ligonier Days!

Costume Contest at the Fort
Wednesday, October 10 at 6:30 PM

Decorate a Radio Flyer Wagon and join the Fort Days Parade
Saturday, October 13 at 11 AM

Run in the Fort Days 5K and Kids Cannonball Dash
Sunday, October 14 at 8:30 AM


5K Walk/Run

Join us on Sunday, for the Fort Ligonier Days 5k at 8:30 AM. There’s even a Kid’s Cannon Ball Dash at 9:30 AM for youngsters 4 thru 12. Plan now to make this a part of your weekend!

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Around the Town

The shops of Ligonier are open! Many are offering sidewalk sales. We welcome you and are looking forward to meeting you. Stop in and browse, be sure to and say “Hello”

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2018 Fort Ligonier Days Sponsors