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Special Events 2015

May

HMCS Haida Opening Day!
May 16, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Bring your sea legs and climb aboard HMCS Haida to explore the decks of this legendary warship. Listen to uniformed interpreters and naval veterans share riveting stories of battle and of their lives onboard the fightingest ship in the Royal Canadian Navy.

June

71st Anniversary of D-Day
June 6

Join us to commemorate the 71st anniversary of D-Day with a host of activities throughout the day. Have you ever been to a flag raising ceremony? Come to Haida and see one for yourself at 11 am! This will be followed by a guided tour focusing on upper deck armament and explaining the role Tribal Class Destroyers played escorting ships on the Murmansk run and Channel clearing.

Schedule of Events:

  • 1:30 p.m., D-Day Commemoration Ceremony will begin.
  • 2:30 p.m. & 3:30 p.m., Join our interpreters on a 60 minute guided tours of Haida’s upper and lower deck. Guided tours are available by advance reservation and special fees apply. To reserve your ticket space is (limited) please call 905-526-6742.

July

Canada Day
July 1st

Join us in celebrating Canada’s birthday on her most fightingest ship. Celebrate with birthday cake and refreshments and participate in fun-packed activities for the entire family! Free admission.

Remembering Korea
July 26 and 27

2015 marks 62 years since the cessation of hostilities between North and South Korea. Come to HMCS Haida as we honour our veterans who served Canada gallantly standing up for peace and freedom.

Schedule of Events:

  • 11 a.m., Flag raising.
  • 1:30 p.m., Remembering Korea Commemoration Events.
  • 2:30 p.m. & 3:30 p.m., - 60 minute Guided Tours focused on HMCS Haida’s refit and re-commissioning of the ship. Guided tours are available by advance reservation and special fees apply. To reserve your ticket (space is limited) please call 905-526-6742.

August

HMCS Haida Commissioning Day Celebration
August 30

Come to HMCS Haida’s to celebrate the 72nd anniversary of her commissioning! Interpreters and veterans will be on station throughout this very special day. While on your tour don’t miss the special presentation, “Haida Life and Times” in the main mess. Stay for special anniversary treats at 1:30 and 3:30 pm.

Schedule of Events:

  • 11 a.m., Flag raising.
  • 1 p.m., Re-enactment of Commissioning Ceremony.
  • 1:30 p.m. & 3 p.m., A fascinating guided tour focused on HMCS Haida’s arms technology and examining the design to create Canada's fightingest ship. Guided tours are available by advance reservation and special fees apply. To reserve your ticket (quantities are limited) please call 905-526-6742.

Do you need more information?

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

Call: (905)-526-6742
Email: haida.Info@pc.gc.ca
Fax: (905)-526-9734