Join us for this popular annual event.

If you are looking for action, look no further than Fort Stanton LIVE.

Held annually on the second Saturday in July, brings costumed interpreters from the Civil War and Indian Wars era to the Fort for demonstrations, presentations, concert and a military ball which will have visitors dancing into the night!

Activities Include:

  • Cavalry, Infantry, Artillery Demonstrations

  • Buffalo Soldiers

  • Mescalero Apaches

  • Victorian Ladies Tea

  • Authors, Speakers, Tours

  • Period Military Ball Saturday Evening

  • Church Service on Sunday

  • Old Time Games for Kids

  • Concessions and Live Entertainment

  • Historic Reenactments

Additionally, the event brings authors, historians, photographers, artists, and a variety of historical vendors to site to share their crafts and other handiwork. Local food vendors are also on hand to provide sustenance for your day at the Fort as well, so bring a healthy appetite for knowledge, food and fun.

Gates Open: 9:00 am

Admission: $10 per person; FREE for children under 12


Would you like to provide a display or demonstration at Fort Stanton LIVE?