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Fort Walsh National Historic Site

2014 Event Calendar

Trades Day
Historic Trades Day is fun for all ages!
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Awesome Summer Events! 

Trades Day
Saturday, August 2
Don’t miss this family fun-filled day of kids activities, cannon and rifle firing, wagon rides, historic trades and cultural demonstrations, Métis dance, and NWMP / RCMP drills! Food services available. 10:00am-4:30pm

Trades Day “Moose Caboose” Bus Shuttle Tour from Elkwater. Hop on the bus for Trades Day! Bus leaves from the visitor centre in Elkwater, Cypress Hills, AB. 9:00am-4:00pm. Phone 403.893.3833 for reservation and more information.

Rotgut Run & Family Fun!
Sunday, July 20
Run or walk one of the truly picturesque and most challenging 5 km runs in Saskatchewan. In addition to the 5 km Rotgut Run Challenge, Fort Walsh will be hosting a variety of traditional games and challenges that are fun for the entire family.
Contact us for more information.

1812 on Tour @ Fort Walsh
July 25-27
Parks Canada is pleased to present 1812 On Tour. A travelling experience that brings to life the stories of a war that helped define Canada as a nation. There will be games, an archaeological display and a tattoo parlor!

Whiskey! @ Fort Walsh
Come to Fort Walsh and take in this hilarious 1870s story of a woman and her business partner who leave Montana for the Cypress Hills to sell illegal rotgut whiskey. This fun, interactive play appeals to all ages. Find out what happens when they learn about the arrival of the North West Mounted Police. See calendar for dates and times.

Mark Your Calendar!
Sat, May 17 - Opening Day
Tues, July 1 - Canada Day - Free Admission
Wed, July 9 - Whiskey! 2:00 PM
Sun, July 20 - Rotgut Run & Family Fun
Wed, July 23 - Whiskey! 2:00 PM
July 25-27 - 1812 On Tour @ Fort Walsh
Sat, August 2 -Trades Day
Wed, August 6 - Whiskey! 2:00 PM
Wed, August 20 - Whiskey! 2:00 PM
Mon, September1 - Closing Day

Special event, program or rental fees may apply.

2014 Hours of Operation

9:30am – 5:00pm
May 17 – June 30, Tuesday to Saturday
July 1st – September 1, Daily 


Xplorers Do they like to Xplore?
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Do your kids like to Xplore? They can have FUN doing activities and collecting COOL souvenirs at Fort Walsh and other Parks Canada sites in Saskatchewan. Go to the Visitor Centre and ask to become a Parks Canada Xplorer. Free with entry.

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