HMCS Haida National Historic Site of Canada

2013 Special Events 



Saturday and Sunday, May 18 - 19

Opening Weekend
HMCS Haida is in 'ship shape and Bristol fashion' for the kick off for Haida's 70th birthday.


Monday, July 1st

Canada Day  
Celebrate Canada Day on her most famous warship! Experience the thrill as we fire Haida’s guns and sound the sirenette at noon. Afterwards, feast on cake and refreshments and participate in fun-packed activities for the entire family! Free site admission.


Friday, August 30

Happy Birthday Haida!
Haida’s 70th Birthday Party! – Friday, August 30th
Revel in the festivities as we honour HMCS Haida’s 70th birthday and celebrate 10 years in Hamilton! Hear the roar of Haida’s guns and the thrilling blast of her sirenette at noon and 2:30pm. Afterwards, share your favourite Haida memories over a slice of cake and refreshing lemonade. Discover what life was like for a sailor by taking part in fun-filled activities for all ages. Meet our costumed interpreters dressed in the rig of the day and hear about life onboard Haida. Visit our temporary tattoo parlour and be adorned with an anchor tattoo. Step into the shoes of a sailor and tie a variety of knots. Make a sailor hat and paint your very own clothespin sailor. Discover games from the 1940s and learn how to use a Slinky, play jacks, marbles, and much more!

Do you need more information?

For further information on our special events, regular programs, educational programs:

Call (905)-526-6742 
Fax (905)-526-9734