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Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site of Canada

Special Events

Special Events

Louisbourg Celebrates: Heritage Day

Due to adverse weather conditions, our celebrations for Heritage Day and the 50th anniversary of the Canadian flag are postponed.  We will reschedule our celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the Canadian flag at Parks Day on July 18, 2015. See you there!

Come and enjoy a day of fun at our annual Heritage Day event, brought to you by the Fortress Louisbourg Association and Parks Canada.

Come celebrate our Canadian identity during this extra special Heritage Day dedicated to 50 years of the Canadian flag.

Fun for the whole family! Join us for a stimulating flag quiz and sing the national anthem during the raising of the flag like it was done for the first time 50 years ago.


11:30 a.m. - Opening of event
11:45 a.m. - Presentation and quiz on the history of the flag
12:00 p.m. - Raising of the flag and singing of our national anthem
12:15 p.m. - Capture the Flag, campfire, marshmallows and Heritage hot chocolate
1:30 p.m. - End of event