Fort Ticonderoga will host their annual Heritage, Harvest, & Horse Festival, set amidst the fall flowers of King’s Garden and the beautiful landscape of the mountains and Lake Champlain, has been set for Saturday, October 1st.
Festival attendees will look at the historical importance of horses and other working animals during demonstrations, meet Fort Ticonderoga’s oxen duo, stroll through Fort Ticonderoga’s farmers’ market featuring local food, beverages, and crafts, and visit the six-acre Heroic Corn Maze.
Festival featured activities include:
Vendors will offer baked goods, jams, jellies and pies or sample regional beer, wine, and spirits. Other vendors include fresh vegetables, coffee drinks, food trucks, handmade items, honey, & maple delights.
Attendees will be able to make their own flower arrangement from the King’s Garden.
Fort Ticonderoga’s oxen duo Mick and Mack will display the heavy hauling power of working oxen, where attendees can discover the stories and skills of generations of cavalrymen and follow the cry of the foxhunting Green Mountain Hounds.
Carillon boat cruises will take place at 1 and 3:30 pm. Enjoy sweeping views of Vermont’s Green Mountains and New York’s Adirondack Mountains during a 75-minute narrated boat tour aboard the Carillon.
Fort Ticonderoga’s “Heroic Corn Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure” will allow visitors explore the six-acre corn maze, with a new design for the 2022 season. Guests are able to find their way through the maze by selecting the correct answers to clues connected to Fort Ticonderoga’s history.
For Ticonderoga is located at 102 Fort Ti Road, Ticonderoga. Fort Ticonderoga’s Heritage Harvest and Horse Festival is included with daily admission and tickets are buy one day get the next day free. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit Fort Ticonderoga’s website.
Photo of Fall with Heritage, Harvest, & Horse Festival provided.