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Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site of Canada

2014 Events

MayJuly | August | October

For more information, call 204-785-6050 or email


Opening Day
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May 12
Opening Day

Costumed interpreters return for the season and bring life and excitement to the fort.

May 19
Victoria Day

Celebrate Queen Victoria's birthday with special programming and free cake!


Canada Day Celebrations
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July 1
Canada Day Celebrations

FREE ADMISSION, kids crafts, entertainment, face painting, and cake!

July 30 - August 3
War of 1812 Travelling Exhibit

 Explore this national historic event. Learn more.


Treaty One Celebrations
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August 3 and 4 
Treaty One Commemoration

August 3 - Day 1: Attend learning seminars in the Big House that explore the history surrounding Treaty No. 1. Regular admission fees apply.

August 4 - Day 2: Commemorate the making of Treaty No. 1 at Lower Fort Garry through Aboriginal dancing and songs.

Harvest Fest
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August 16 and 17 
Fab Forts - Harvest Fest

Schedule of events:

  • Stocking Your Medicine Cabinet - 10:30 am & 3:00 pm
  • Buttermaking (and bannock!) - 11:00 am & 1:30 pm
  • Candle making - 11:30 am & 2:30 pm
  • Music - 1:00 pm & 2:00 pm
  • Corn roast (on Saturday only)- 2:00-4:00 pm


October 10-11, 17-18 & 24-25*
Fright at the Fort

Fear comes to the fort with ghoulish characters, terrifying tales and all things that go bump in the night.

Join in the frightening fun and then stop in at the Thirsty Beaver for a bevvy and a bite of bannock.

Not recommended for ages under 16.

* Special fees in effect