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May 11: Opening Day
Costumed interpreters return for the season and bring life and excitement to the fort.
July 1: Canada Day
FREE ADMISSION, kids crafts, entertainment, face painting, and cake!
July 11: Lower Fort Garry joins the Selkirk Parade
July 18: Parks Day
July 26: We'll meet again: Parks Canada remembers the World Wars
Join Parks Canada in commemorating the 100th anniversary of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the Second World War.
Prepare to be amazed by dancing, drumming and colourful pageantry! © Parks Canada
August 3: Treaty One Commemoration
FREE ADMISSION courtesy of the Treaty One First Nations.
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.
Join us to commemorate the making of Treaty No. 1 at Lower Fort Garry with learning and cultural activities throughout the day. Prepare to be amazed by dancing, drumming and colourful pageantry.
- Check out the giant floor map showing the treaty territories throughout Canada.
- Explore authentic indigenous craft displays with original artwork, carvings and beadwork.
- Get a free airbrush tattoo of the Treaty No. 1 treaty medal and take in the interpretive programming at the Fort.
|Traditional Pipe Ceremony |
With Elder Peter Atkinson
Visitor Centre Theatre
|Treaty Discussion |
Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba Panel: Dennis White Bird, Florence Paynter, Peter Atkinson and Darren Courchene
Grounds south of the Visitor Centre
|Commemorative Pow Wow |
Grand Entry with the Treaty One First Nations Chiefs and Dignitaries.
Drum Groups: Walking Wolf, Red Sons, Two Feathers and Red Wind
Master of Ceremonies: Co-Co Ray Stevenson
Arena Director: Wilfred Abigosis
This event is being held in collaboration with Treaty One First Nations, Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba, Interlake Tourism Association, Red River North Tourism.
Join the Friends of Lower Fort Garry in their 30th anniversary celebration!
October 18, 24, 25: Lower Fort Scary
Ghost hunting kids will find silly scares galore on an afternoon’s trick or treat adventure. Win a goodie bag of treats with each Boo Pass. Fun face painting and Halloween cookies for everyone!
October 16, 17, 23, 24 and 30: Fright at the Fort
Snap a selfie with a zombie. Flee the flesh-eating Windigo. Shiver as the bell tolls at a Victorian funeral. Dare to survive an encounter with ghosts who haunt the grounds of the Stone Fort.
* Special fees in effect