Fort Ligonier Days 2017
Schedule of Events

Festival Countdown

October 13, 14, & 15

Booth Hours

Friday- 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday- 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday- 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m

 

2017 Schedule of Events


Schedule

Friday, October 13
9:00 AM Community Food Booths open
Craft Booths open at all locations
Wine Tasting Area opens
Fort Ligonier and Museum Store open. Meet General Forbes!
10:00 AM Ligonier Merchant Sidewalk Sales begin
12:00 PM OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY on the Diamond with General John Forbes
12:30 – 3:30 PM General John Forbes at Fort Ligonier
1:00 – 2:30 PM Renegade Ridge, Country/Southern Rock, Bandstand
1:30 – 4:30 PM Woods Rising, Acoustic Folk Music, Wine Tasting Area
3:00 – 4:15 PM Jim Harrison, Elvis Tribute, Bandstand
5:00 PM Fort Ligonier closes
5:00 – 6:30 PM Tres Lads, Classic Rock, Bandstand
6:00 PM Craft Booths close
Wine Tasting Area closes
7:00 PM Food Booths close
Saturday, October 14
9:00 AM Community Food Booths open
Craft Booths open at all locations
Wine Tasting Area opens
Fort Ligonier and Museum Store open. Encampment and living history demonstrations throughout the day.
10:00 AM Ligonier Merchant Sidewalk Sales begin
11:00 AM COMMUNITY PARADE, East and West Main Streets
1:30 – 4:30 PM Wayne Shaffer, Acoustic Guitar Solos, Wine Tasting Area
1:30 PM Artillery demonstration at Fort Ligonier
2:00 PM Reneactment of the 1758 Battle of Fort Ligonier
2:00 – 3:30 PM Saddle Up, Country, Bandstand
3:30 PM Artillery demonstration at Fort Ligonier
4:00 PM Reenactment of the 1758 Battle of Fort Ligonier
4:00 – 5:30 PM Dub Squad, Reggae, Bandstand
5:00 PM Fort Ligonier closes
6:00 PM Craft Booths close
Wine Tasting Area closes
6:30 – 8:45 PM Jeff Jimerson & Airborne, Classic Rock, Smail Auto Group Stage
7:30 PM Forces of Fort Ligonier parade around the Diamond
8:45 PM Fireworks, around 8:50 following Jeff Jimerson & Airborne
9:00 PM Food booths close
Sunday, October 15
8:30 AM 5K Run/Walk begins, Ligonier Valley High School
9:30 AM Kid’s Cannon Ball Dash, Ligonier Valley High School
Fort Ligonier and Museum Store open. Encampment and living history demonstrations throughout the day.
10:00 AM Divine Services in the Upper Fort
10:30 AM Community Food Booths open
Craft Booths open at all locations
Ligonier Merchant Sidewalk Sales begin
12:00 PM Wine Tasting Area opens
12:30 – 2:00 PM Cahal Dunne, Ireland’s “Happy Man”, Bandstand
1:00 PM Artillery demonstrations at Fort Ligonier
1:00 – 4:00 PM The Phisbins, Acoustic Music, Wine Tasting Area
1:30 PM Renactment of the 1758 Battle of Fort Ligonier
3:00 – 4:30 PM Flood City Brass, Classic Rock, Bandstand
3:00 PM Artillery demonstrations at Fort Ligonier
3:30 PM Reenactment of the 1758 Battle of Fort Ligonier
4:30 PM Fort Ligonier closes
5:00 PM Craft and Food Booths close
Wine Tasting Area closes
OFFICIAL CLOSING CEREMONIES on the Diamond
5:30 PM Carillon Concert from the Calvary United Methodist Church, Shirley Benner at the keyboard