Fort Langley National Historic Site

2014 Calendar of Events

April

May

June

*Advance tickets required

(details to be announced) 

  • July 1: Canada Day FREE 
  • July 19: Parks Day  
  • Aug 1-4: Brigade Days  
  • Aug 17: Fab Forts Day  
  • Aug 31-Sept 1: Fort Farm Fest  
  • Oct 11: Cranberry Festival  
  • Oct 16-30: Grave Tales*  
  • Oct 25-26: Family Fright at the Fort
  • Nov 19: Douglas Day  
  • Nov 29: Gold Rush Murder Mystery Dinner*  
  • Dec 20-Jan 4: Heritage Holiday at the Fort  


Easter Egg Hunt at Fort Langley National Historic Site

April 20, 10am - 5pm; Easter Egg Hunt at 11am, 1pm and 3pm 

Easter egg hunt 
© Parks Canada

Don your Easter bonnets for our 2nd Annual Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the Fort, where every child, ages 16 and under, will receive a treat after completing their Scavenger Hunt adventure. The hunt will take place around the grounds within the fort walls all day from 10am to 5pm. For children ages 5 and under, a special Easter Egg Hunt will take place at 11am, 1pm and 3pm sharp – be sure to arrive early at the Visitor Centre to ensure you do not miss the start of the scramble. Parka – our Parks Canada mascot, fluffy bunnies and baby chicks will make an appearance! Regular admission fees apply; free for annual pass holders.

Schedule:

  • 10am - 5pm: Scavenger Hunt (kids 16 and under)
  • 11am: Easter Egg Hunt (kids 5 and under)
  • 12pm: Easter Crafts
  • 1pm: Easter Egg Hunt (kids 5 and under)
  • 2pm: Blacksmithing Demonstration
  • 3pm: Easter Egg Hunt (kids 5 and under)

The Full Barrel Café will be open for Easter Brunch from April 18 to 21 from 11am to 4pm. Reservations are encouraged. Contact Janice at 778-809-6717, via email fullbarrelcafe@shaw.ca or visit www.fullbarrelcafe.com for updates.


Fort Langley Summer Launch and BBQ 

May 3, 4:30 - 7pm (rain or shine); * Limited tickets available

Evening campfire programs
© Parks Canada

Join us for a sneak peek of our new programs and products. Bring your friends and family for a complimentary Burger & Hot Dog BBQ the Fort. Tickets are required and will be available from April 14 to 28. Please RSVP for your meal ticket at: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/610124

New programs and products:

  • Evening Campfire Programs
  • oTENTik open house
  • Airsoft musket firing
  • Farm animals
  • New Xplorers Program for families, including the new Jr. Blacksmith Shop and other hands on activities.
  • Sneak peek of new Audio tours in English, French, German, Japanese, Mandarin and Spanish
  • Behind the scenes tour with site management

Victoria Day

May 19, 10am - 5pm; May Day parade at 11am

Victoria Day
© Parks Canada

Watch for our float in the 92nd annual May Day parade at 11am. Enjoy the festival at Fort Langley Community Park and visit Fort Langley National Historic Site from 10 am – 5 pm. Join us for a preview of summer programming!

Summer programming (starting weekends from May 19 to June 30; all week from July 1 to August 29):

  • 11 am: Historic Treasures
  • 12:30 pm: Fur Trade Game show
  • 2 pm: Historic Weapons
  • 3 pm: Eureka
  • Ongoing: blacksmithing and coopering

Aboriginal Day

June 21, 10am - 5pm

Aboriginal Day
© Parks Canada

Celebrate Aboriginal Day with us. Learn about the cultural traditions of the First Nations at Fort Langley. Taste salmon roasted over an open fire and experience dancing, drumming and storytelling with local First Nations performers.

Detailed scheduling of special activities to follow soon.