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Batoche National Historic Site

2014 Events

Visitors enjoying Batoche
Be a part of the festivities at Batoche National Historic Site!
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Taste of Métis Culture – Weekend Festivals:

Batoche National Historic Site & Friends of Batoche invite you to the Taste of Métis Culture Festival.

  • culinary samplings & demonstrations
  • quilt display
  • herbs & medicine plant walks and More!

Fridays - Sept. 5, 12, and 19

Culinary samplings such as;

  • bannock on a stick
  • dried and cooked wild meat
  • rabbit stew
  • fish soup
  • beignes
  • demonstrations on how to make goose jerky & pemmican

Jigging Workshops Sept. 5, 12 and 19 at 7:00 PM. To register call 306.423.5687 before Sept. 3rd.

Saturdays - Sept. 6, 13, and 20

  • plant walks and talks on the historical and medicinal uses of herbs and plants on and off site that were traditionally used by Métis people. Some of the workshops include: "How to make your own polysporin" with herbs and plants.
  • quilt display show casing the star blankets, and log cabin quilts.
  • quilting and blanket making demonstrations.

Elders have been invited to share their stories about what they ate and how they made everyday items and foods with the animals and plants available.

For more details visit friendsofbatoche@live.ca or call 306.423.6227 or 306.423.5687

Special Events Fees Apply

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Special Events - Mark Your Calendar!

May 19  Opening Day
June 20 National Aboriginal Day Celebrations
July 1 Canada Day – Free Admission
July 5 Kidfest at Batoche
July 17 Mass at Historic Church
July 18 Living Skies 2014 Mega Geocaching: Batoche Pre-Event

September 5-6,
12-13, 19-20

Taste of Métis Culture – Weekend Festivals:
A fall festival of Métis artists and artisans designed to tempt your taste buds and quench your thirst for entertainment.
October 11 Site Closes

Partner Events in the Area

July 17-20 Annual Back to Batoche Days just 1 km North of Batoche National Historic Site 
July 19 Living Skies 2014 Mega Geocaching event in nearby Rosthern

Special event, program or rental fees may apply.


Meetings, conferences, weddings and more!

Our friendly staff and renewed visitor centre welcome your group! 90-seat theatre, 2 meeting spaces, food catering, guided and self-guided experience options and more. Contact us for details and rates.


Friends of Batoche

The Friends of Batoche are a not-for-profit organization committed to working with Parks Canada to enhance public awareness, appreciation and enjoyment of Batoche National Historic Site. Be sure to check out their gift shop! Volunteer and be part of a dynamic Batoche experience!


Food Concession

Taste traditional food and quench your thirst during your fun-filled day at Batoche!


Batoche National Historic Site
Only one hour north of Saskatoon or one hour south of Prince Albert!
(306) 423-6227
www.parkscanada.gc.ca/batoche