2019 Old Fort Niagara Winter Woods Battle
Join us for the annual Old Fort Niagara Winter Woods Battle on February 16, 2019 at Old Fort Niagara in Youngstown, New York. Visit Old Fort Niagara for a family-friendly, full-day winter experience! Demonstrations and activities include: battle in the woods, surviving winter on the Niagara Frontier, soldiers’ clothing, bedding and weaponry, winter travel and the Great Lakes fur trade.
Learn about the history of snowshoeing and wear a pair (if there’s snow) to the winter woods battle. Also, learn how to make a fire with flint and steel and practice tinsmithing to make your own ornament. Reenactors will bring history to life all day long. The hands-on activities highlights winter life at the Fort and let you see if you have what it takes to survive a winter garrison in the middle of the 18th century.
Hours: 9 am – 5 pm; Activities begin at 10 a.m.
Children (6 to 12 years old): $ 8.00
Children (5 and under): FREE
Discount Admission: Adult $11.00 / Child $7.00 applies to Seniors, Military, AAA/CAA members with a valid card, NYS Parks Discovery Pass coupon & Guests of Old Fort Niagara Association Members (ID Required)
Please note that admission prices for special events may be different.