Spring Program Highlights (February 28 – June 22)
Experience the excitement of the early West Coast fur Trade at Fort Langley!
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NOTE: See our special events calendar for details on alternate special event day programming.
Meet our Collections Officer and see a variety of artifacts from the site's collection. Hear the unique history behind the items, and ask questions about Fort Langley National Historic Site's collection.
Introductory Tour: Meet a costumed interpreter for an introductory tour about the fur trade at Fort Langley. After the tour, explore the rest of the site’s buildings, activities, and exhibits at your own pace.
Fur Trade Wedding: Come witness a Fur Trade Wedding, and discover what a traditional wedding might have looked like between a Fort Langley fur trader and an Aboriginal bride. Bring your camera…it could be your lucky day, as you may be chosen as the bride or groom!
Historic Weapons Presentation: Examine a musket up close with a costumed interpreter and find out how they work.
Stories of the Fort: The boat builders, the voyageurs, the farmers. Cozy up around the fire and come learn about the fascinating lives of the many employees that helped make Fort Langley such a success.
Blacksmith Demonstration: Hear the anvil ring! Watch and learn as a blacksmith turns metal into trade objects.
Eureka: The gold rush of 1858 brought with it 30,000 gold miners to the gates of Fort Langley. Discover what life was like for the prospectors and then try your hand at gold panning, you might just strike it rich!
Year Round Activities
Participate in the new Parks Canada Xplorers program, packed with fun activities specifically designed for children aged six to 11 and their families. Kids will receive a certificate and a souvenir as tokens of their success. Challenge yourselves to try Xplorers and collect tokens at over 40 participating Parks Canada parks, sites and marine conservation areas.
Host an unforgettable birthday party for your kids at the Fort that is sure to capture their imagination!
Girl Guide Heritage Badge Program
Earn your Girl Guide Heritage Badge and have an awesome outing at Fort Langley National Historic Site.
Make a difference in your community! Check out our volunteer opportunities and join our lively team.