French and Indian War Encampment

Sat Jul 1st, 2017 9 am to Mon Jul 3rd, 2017 4 pm
Relive the historic siege of 1759

Old Fort Niagara's largest event of the year recreates the historic siege of 1759 when British forces and their Native allies besieged Fort Niagara's French garrison. This event features hundreds of reenactors, large scale battle reenactments, siege demonstrations, military music, large living history camps, period merchants and artisans, Native councils and much more.

Admission to the event is $13.00 per person.

General Events Event

Hours of Operation

The Fort is open year round with the exception of New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

  • Jan - June 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • July - Aug - 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sept - Dec - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Please note: Ticket sales end 30 minutes before closing time.


Support the Fort

Old Fort Niagara is operated by the Old Fort Niagara Association, an independent, not-for-profit organization established in 1927. We do not rely on tax dollars. Instead, the Fort is funded through a combination of admission fees, museum shop sales and charitable contributions.

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