Vive les Voyageurs Festival

January 20-21, 2018

Interpreters share stories around the centre fire

Shake off the winter blues and kick up your heels at our 9th annual French-Canadian winter festival! Enjoy interactive cultural experiences from Métis dancers to maple taffy and so much more.

Join us to celebrate the importance of trappers, interpreters – and yes, voyageurs! – who helped shape the history of this site. We invite you to learn more about les cultures canadiennes-françaises at Vive les Voyageurs!

Scheduled activities
  • 10:30 a.m.  - Voyageur program
  • 11:00 a.m.  - Métis dancer
  • 12:00 p.m.  - Spoons & jigging
  • 12:30 p.m.  - Music
  • 1:00 p.m.  - Métis dancer
  • 1:15 p.m.  - Voyageur program
  • 1:30 p.m.  - Spoons & jigging
  • 2:00 p.m.  - Trapping
  • 2:30 p.m.  - Music
  • 3:00 p.m.  - Spoons & jigging
  • 3:30 p.m.  - Gameshow
  • 4:00 p.m.  - Voyageur program
All-day activities (11 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
  • Cooperage demonstrations
  • Blacksmith demonstrations
  • Maple Taffy ($)
  • Food Trucks
  • Top hat construction
  • Airbrush tattoos
  • Bake oven
  • Weaving

Family Day

February 10-12, 2018

Children playing ‘Ulu Maika

Come and learn the traditions of the families at Fort Langley – from varied backgrounds like Scottish, Hawaiian, First Nations and Metis to name a few, the workers embraced their cultures here! Join us for our Feature presentation on First Nations resources, make some Scottish bannock during our Food Program, or challenge your skills playing ‘Ulu Maika – a game meant to train Hawaiian warriors!

Spring Break

March 17 - April 2, 2018

Youth discovering fishing tools and techniques used by the First Nations people

Join us for Spring Break 2018, as we focus on the Fraser! Learn more about the ecology of the river and its important connections with the Stó:lō people through our Feature Presentation. Discover fishing tools and techniques used by the First Nations people during our hands on Historic Treasures program. Pack a barrel full of salmon in the Salmon Run Activity! Weekends only: Tag along on one of our NEW daytime walking tours through the town of Fort Langley.

Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt

April 1, 2018

Family in front of Fort Langley Easter scavenger hunt

Calling all little bunnies! Your mission: complete the all-ages scavenger hunt that will take you exploring around the fort and earn treats as you go. The activities will take place inside the fort walls, and are available all day from 10 am to 5 pm.