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  • Spring Break

    Culture and entertainment History
    Boys building playhouse wall at Fort Langley
    Location(s): Fort Langley National Historic Site
    Cost: Regular admission fees apply.

    Travel back to the mid-1800s and explore life at Fort Langley. Visit the chicks and bunnies, try barrel-making, watch the blacksmith work and try shaping your own piece of metal at the Jr. Blacksmith Shop. Once you’ve found your favourite job, go to the Big House and use a nib pen and ink to sign a contract to become an “indentured servant” of the Hudson’s Bay Company at Fort Langley.

    Admission details : $7.90/adult; $6.60/senior. Free admission for youth 17 and under and annual pass holders.

    Note : Don’t have a pass? Get your 2020 Fort Langley annual pass on sale for $16.05 per adult or $13.49 per senior.

  • Easter Activities

    Culture and entertainment
    Fort Langley’s Easter egg scramble
    Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Location(s): Fort Langley National Historic Site
    Cost: Regular admission fees apply.

    Enjoy a relaxed scavenger hunt between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. where every child collects stamps and will receive a treat! 

    For the “hoppiest” little bunnies, join an egg scramble (pictured) at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Children ages 5 and younger try to pick up as many foil eggs as they can before they’re gone. Bring your own basket and arrive at least 30 minutes in advance to allow time for parking and to pay site entry.

    For all ages, enjoy blacksmithing demonstrations at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. and guided tours at 12:00 p.m. and 2 p.m.

    Admission details : $7.90/adult; $6.60/senior. Free admission for youth 17 and under and annual pass holders.

  • Fort Langley Beer + Food Festival

    Culture and entertainment Food and drink
    Festival attendees at the Fort Langley Beer + Food Festival
    Time: 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM
    Location(s): Fort Langley National Historic Site
    Cost: $40 + service fee ($35.00 Early Bird rate until February 29, 2020)

    Don’t miss out on the 4th Fort Langley Beer + Food Festival! Enjoy local food and craft beer on the Fort grounds outside the palisade. Breweries and food vendors will come together to thrill your taste buds for a one-day-only event that’s sure to please. Arrive early and visit the Fort from 10 a.m. 

    Parking will be limited for this event, so please carpool or take transit.

    Please note the Fort Langley Beer + Food Festival is a 19+ event.

    This event is organized by an outside organization. Purchase Tickets

     

  • Victoria Day

    Culture and entertainment History
    Our float in the May Day parade
    Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Location(s): Fort Langley National Historic Site
    Cost: Regular admission fees apply.

    Fort Langley National Historic Site has a float in the 98th annual Fort Langley May Day Parade, which starts at 11 a.m. and is followed by a community fair. We hope to see you at the community fair after the parade. 

    As always, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., you can explore the fort and watch historic demonstrations.

    Admission details :  $7.90/adult; $6.60/senior. Free admission for youth 17 and under and annual pass holders.

  • National Indigenous Peoples’ Day

    Culture and entertainment History
    Kwantlen First Nation members sharing a song
    Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Location(s): Fort Langley National Historic Site
    Cost: Regular admission fees apply.

    Discover the vibrant culture of the Kwantlen First Nation and other Indigenous communities. Through demonstrations, storytelling, and hands-on activities, explore the role Indigenous peoples play at Fort Langley, both now and during Fort Langley’s operation.

    Admission details : $7.90/adult; $6.60/senior. Free admission for youth 17 and under and annual pass holders.

     

  • Canada Day

    Culture and entertainment History
    Flag-raising at Fort Langley National Historic Site on Canada Day
    Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Location(s): Fort Langley National Historic Site
    Cost: Free admission

    Celebrate Canada’s birthday at the site where British Columbia was born. Enjoy multicultural music, cake and ceremony at noon and family activities all day on site and at the neighbouring museums.

    Admission details : Free entry for all visitors on Canada Day.

  • Historic Places Day

    History
    Costumed interpreters at Fort Langley
    Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Location(s): Fort Langley National Historic Site
    Cost: Regular admission fees apply.

    Imagine you could travel in time, who would you meet? What would life be like? Discover for yourself! Experience Canada’s history “on the ground” at a historic place. 

    On July 4, 2020, we invite you to time travel by visiting historic places across Canada. More than 400 sites are waiting to be discovered − find one near you.

    Every place, a story: Choose yours.

    Admission details : $7.90/adult; $6.60/senior. Free admission for youth 17 and under and annual pass holders.

     

  • Hidden Histories Walking Tours

    History
    A group of adults on a guided tour
    Time: 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
    Location(s): Fort Langley National Historic Site
    Cost: To be announced

    If you liked Grave Tales, you’ll love delving into our intriguing history on a summertime evening stroll through the town of Fort Langley. Our heritage interpreters will tell stories of the early pioneers and how Fort Langley evolved from a Hudson's Bay Company trading post to the bustling riverfront community it is today. 

    Admission details : Tickets must be purchased in advance. Prices include tax; ticketing service fee additional. Tickets go on sale May 20 at 7 p.m. online (link to follow)

  • Brigade Days

    History
    Fort Langley reenactors compete in the Fort Feats of strength games.
    Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Location(s): Fort Langley National Historic Site
    Cost: Regular admission fees apply.

    Explore the encampment of re-enactors showcasing the Hudson’s Bay Company era as they swap stories, play music, and show off traditional skills. 

    Don’t miss the “Arrival of the Fur Brigades” canoe re-enactment at the river at 1 pm on the Monday.

    Admission details : $7.90/adult; $6.60/senior. Free admission for youth 17 and under and annual pass holders.

     

  • Hidden Histories Walking Tours

    History
    A group of adults on a guided tour
    Time: 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
    Location(s): Fort Langley National Historic Site
    Cost: To be announced

    If you liked Grave Tales, you’ll love delving into our intriguing history on a summertime evening stroll through the town of Fort Langley. Our heritage interpreters will tell stories of the early pioneers and how Fort Langley evolved from a Hudson's Bay Company trading post to the bustling riverfront community it is today. 

    Admission details : Tickets must be purchased in advance. Prices include tax; ticketing service fee additional. Tickets go on sale May 20 at 7 p.m. online (link to follow)

  • A Survivalist's Guide to a Zombie Apocalypse

    Culture and entertainment
    Adults around a campfire
    Time: 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Location(s): Fort Langley National Historic Site
    Cost: To be announced

    Learn everything you need to survive a zombie apocalypse at this after-hours, exclusively adult event: how to safely handle a firearm, spark a fire with flint and steel, and treat a wound out in the wilderness. 

    Admission details : Tickets must be purchased in advance. Prices include tax; ticketing service fee additional. Tickets go on sale August 1 at 7 p.m. online (link to follow).

  • Cranberry Festival

    Culture and entertainment
    A barrel of cranberries inside Fort Langley
    Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Location(s): Fort Langley National Historic Site
    Cost: Regular admission fees apply.

    Celebrate cranberries at Fort Langley National Historic Site while learning the history of local uses of native cranberries by Indigenous people. Did you know the Hudson’s Bay Company exported cranberries to California during the gold rush? Put on rubber boots and jump into the popular cranberry stomp, as well as other farm-related games. Stroll over to the wonderful Cranberry Festival market in the village. 

    Note : The village festival ends at 4 pm, but our site is open until 5 pm.

  • Halloween at Fort Langley

    Culture and entertainment
    Children in Halloween costumes at Fort Langley
    Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Location(s): Fort Langley National Historic Site
    Cost: Regular admission fees apply.

    Bring your kids for some fun Halloween activities. Go on a scavenger hunt, trick-or-treat at the historic buildings, and wear your costumes for great photos.

    Admission details : $7.90/adult; $6.60/senior. Free admission for youth 17 and under and annual pass holders.

     

  • Louis Riel Day

    Culture and entertainment History
    Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Location(s): Fort Langley National Historic Site
    Cost: Regular admission fees apply

    Join us for Louis Riel Day, an immersion into Métis culture with fun activities for all ages.

    Admission details :  $7.90/adult; $6.60/senior. Free admission for youth 17 and under and annual pass holders.

    Note : Those wearing a Métis sash can also get in free!
     

     

  • Douglas Day

    Culture and entertainment History
    Historic image of Sir James Douglas place on image of Fort Langley’s Big House.
    Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Location(s): Fort Langley National Historic Site
    Cost: Regular admission fees apply

    The significance of Douglas Day is to highlight that on November 19, 1858, Sir James Douglas proclaimed the Colony of British Columbia in the Fort Langley Big House. Join one of our guided tours to learn more about BC’s history. To give you a chance to learn the deeper story, we’re offering our multi-lingual audio tour wands free on this day. Request yours in the Visitor Centre.

    Admission details : $7.90/adult; $6.60/senior. Free admission for youth 17 and under and annual pass holders.