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Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site of Canada

Canada Day Celebrations at Lower Fort Garry © Parks Canada

2015 Events

May | July | August | October

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


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.


August 3: Treaty One Commemoration
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 for a traditional pow-wow to commemorate the making of Treaty No. 1 at Lower Fort Garry.

August 22
Join the Friends of Lower Fort Garry in their 30th anniversary celebration!


October 17, 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