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


  1. Be a Tourist in your own Hometown

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    Be a Tourist in your own Hometown

    Culture and entertainment History
    Location(s): Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites
    Cost: See admission details

    Event description

    Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse NHS is proud to once again participate by giving locals an opportunity to rediscover Victoria’s iconic Fisgard Lighthouse and explore the many facets of the fort for FREE during this annual event.

    Listen to Parks Canada staff and volunteer military re-enactors sharing with you fascinating stories of Victoria and Canada’s military past. Then step inside the oldest lighthouse on the west coast of Canada; still in operation today, it provides marine vessels safe passage along this rugged coast.

    Admission details

    $3.90/adult, $3.40/senior. Free for Attractions Victoria BAT card holders, youth 17 and under, and for annual and discovery pass holders.

    Special note

    To obtain an Attractions Victoria BAT card, visit here.

    Wheelchair Accessible
  2. Historic Military Encampment

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    Historic Military Encampment

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

    Stroll through the fort amidst marquee and bell tents representing various periods from the 1850s to the 1950s.
    Historic re-enactors will bring to life stories from generations ago. Admire equipment, uniforms and motor vehicles from Canada’s military past.

  3. Canada Day

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    Canada Day

    Culture and entertainment Food and drink History
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    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.

    Wheelchair Accessible
  4. Water Gun Wars

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    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.

    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.

    Wheelchair Accessible