Frontier Days / Festivals

At a Frontier Days Festival, you might meet a trapper. Talk to a soldier. Throw a tomahawk. Attend a rodeo. Listen to stories around a campfire.

See living skills displays like cooking, flint knapping, and blacksmithing from local historians.

Walk through time at Frontier Day Festivals across the United States.

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Fort Ligonier Days Festival in Pennsylvania

The history of Fort Ligonier in Pennsylvania began in September 1758 and was concluded in March 1766, embracing the period of the French and Indian War and Pontiac’s War. Today, the story of this time period is told through the remarkable Fort Ligonier museum exhibits and a fully reconstructed and restored fortification. A battle reenactment is held during the Fort Ligonier Days festival the second weekend in October.