Several daytime and evening events are offered from April to November each year. This calendar is updated as soon as additional information becomes available. Please visit often.

Participate in most of these events for free with your Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse NHS Annual Pass or your Parks Canada Discovery Pass.

 

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7 upcoming events

  • Camp-in movie

    Culture and entertainment
    Location(s): Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites
    Cost: Additional fees apply

    Event details

    Join us for a movie night at the fort Parks Canada style, with the option to camp overnight! Come for popcorn and a movie or sign up in advance to sleepover in a tent. Bring your own blankets and chairs. Stay tuned for the movie title announcement.

    Admission details

    Additional fees apply for overnight stay; there are three options:

    4-person tent rental: $55

    6-person tent: $70

    Bring your own tent: $17.60

    You will need to bring your own sleeping bags, pads, pillow, etc. for either option.

    Campers are invited to come set up their tents at 7 pm, with seating for the general public opening at 8 pm.

    Reservations

    Booking is required, reserve online. Reservation open April 30, 2020.

  • Canada Day

    Culture and entertainment Food and drink History
    Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Location(s): Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites
    Cost: Admission and a piece of cake are FREE

    Canada Day’s biggest birthday cake is always served at Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites.
    Come celebrate Canada’s special day and join the excitement. Be a kid again and take part in all the fun activities.

  • Learn-to Camp

    Camping and accommodation
    Location(s): Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites
    Cost: $22/person

    Event details

    Parks Canada and Mountain Equipment Co-op are hosting a “Learn-to Camp.” Participating families will stay overnight in a tent at Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites. While making new friends and enjoying breathtaking scenery, learn how to pitch a tent, start a fire and stay safe around wildlife. Space is very limited; reservation is required!

    Tents and small tent pads are provided. Participants must bring own food, pillows, sleeping bags or blankets to stay warm and comfortable. 

    Reservations

    For more information and to register call: 1-844-365-2646

     

  • Camp-in movie

    Culture and entertainment
    Location(s): Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites
    Cost: Additional fees apply.

    Event details

    Join us for a movie night at the fort, Parks Canada style: with the option to camp overnight! Come for popcorn and a movie or sign up in advance to sleepover in a tent. Bring your own blankets and chairs. Stay tuned for the movie title announcement.

    Admission details

    Additional fees apply for overnight stay; there are three options:

    4-person tent rental: $55

    6-person tent: $70

    Bring your own tent: $17.60

    You will need to bring your own sleeping bags, pads, pillow, etc for either option.

    Campers are invited to come set up their tents at 7pm, with seating for the general public opening at 8pm.

    Reservations

    Booking is required, reserve online. Reservations open April 30, 2020.

  • Star Gaze

    Culture and entertainment
    Location(s): Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites
    Cost: Regular admission applies

    Event description

    Explore the night-sky through large telescopes brought in by the Royal Astronomical Society; let the kids create star-themed crafts; listen to traditional storytelling; and join the Species at Risk Team for additional evening activities. As the evening gets a bit cooler, gather by the large campfire to warm-up and share with stargazing enthusiasts captivating stories and a few songs (feel free to bring your music instruments).

    Want to extend your evening under the stars?

    Book yourself for a special “camp out” and enjoy the unique experience of sleeping within the walls of an authentic fortress!

    Reservations open April 30, 2020.

  • Water Gun Wars

    Culture and entertainment History
    Time: 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Location(s): Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites
    Cost: Regular admission apply.
    Wheelchair Accessible

    Victoria’s largest water gun battle is once again coming to the Fort!
    Join us with your own water guns for this annual event. Come and try to storm the Fort.

  • Lantern Tour

    History
    Time: 07:15 PM - 09:15 PM
    Location(s): Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites
    Cost: Additional fees apply.

    Event details

    Grab your coats and step into time as Fort Rodd Hill opens its doors for an exclusive, after-dark guided tour. See the gun batteries by lantern light and eavesdrop on re-enactors in uniform going about the daily activities of garrison life. Take in the sights, sounds and smells of life at Rodd Hill during the period of 1897-1956. There may even be a few surprises along the way!

    Guided tours leave every 15 minutes from 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm.

    Admission details

    Adult $13.90; Senior $13.40; Youth $10.00; Annual Pass Holders $10.00

    Reservations open April 30, 2020