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Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site

Special Events 2016

Join us for a whole year’s worth of fun and exciting opportunities to experience Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site. More events will be added as details are confirmed, so check back through the season!

Schedule subject to change. For more information, call 204-785-6050 or email

May 9: Opening Day
Costumed interpreters return for the season and bring life and excitement to the fort.

July 1: Canada Day
Free entry to the Fort and kids activities. Cake served at 3pm.

July 16: Lower Fort Garry joins the Selkirk Parade

July 16: Parks Day

August 1: RCMP Musical Ride
Join us for the spectacle known around the world—The RCMP Musical Ride! This summer, Lower Fort Garry plays host to the precision and pageantry of Canada's Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). Spend the day with your family and enjoy historic re-enactments, a tribute to the North West Mounted Police, authentic Indigenous dancing and ceremonies, as well as kids activities and games.

August 3: Treaty One Commemoration
Explore the history surrounding the making of Treaty No. 1. In 1871, representatives of the Crown, Anishinaabe, and Muskegon Cree peoples made a commitment to each other with the first of the numbered treaties in western Canada.