You already know that fall is the perfect time to visit the Laurel Highlands. In particular, October visits to the Ligonier Valley have become a yearly tradition for thousands of travelers. Although this tradition may look a bit different this year, there are still plenty of reasons to stop by the Ligonier Valley in 2020.
As with many other festivals this year, Fort Ligonier Days 2020 has gone virtual, offering a listing of vendors on their website and general information about this wildly popular event.
However, the gorgeous shops, outdoor recreation, and of course, Fort Ligonier itself will be open and ready for your in-person visit the weekend of October 9th, 10th, and 11th.
Here’s a breakdown of what you and your loved ones can enjoy during your 2020 visit:
Fort Ligonier will celebrate its Battle Commemoration Weekend with several options for visitors looking to explore the Fort and its fascinating history. Visitors must abide by all health and safety guidelines. Take note that for Saturday and Sunday’s celebrations, advanced ticket purchase is required.
Friday, October 9
Saturday, October 10 & Sunday, October 11
The town of Ligonier will be celebrating Small Business Weekend. Local merchants and restaurants will be open all weekend for your enjoyment, PLUS enjoy free parking only on Saturday, October 10th, sponsored by several local merchants. Visitors must abide by all health and safety guidelines.
The nearby Lincoln Highway Experience will be open for visitors Friday and Saturday from 10am to 4pm, with last visitors admitted at 3pm. Visitors must abide by all health and safety guidelines.
And of course, check out all of our partner sites listed on westmorelandheritage.org and plan a beautiful fall weekend with your loved ones.
Book your weekend stay and leave yourself plenty of time to explore the area.
Westmoreland Heritage is a county-wide partnership that serves as a network for Westmoreland County’s numerous historic and cultural organizations. We also have individual supporters who seek to spread the dual missions of Westmoreland Heritage to as many people as possible.
Those two missions of Westmoreland Heritage are:
Westmoreland Heritage collaborates with all partners and the Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau to accomplish these missions.