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  • 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.
    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.

  • Grave Tales

    Culture and entertainment History
    A guide with lantern at night
    Location(s): Fort Langley National Historic Site
    Cost: To be announced

    Event description

    Join our expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night.

    Admission details

    Tickets must be purchased in advance. Prices include tax; ticketing service fee additional. Tickets go on sale September 5 at 7 p.m. online (link to follow.)

    Special notes 

    Overnights in the oTENTiks are approved on a case-by-case basis for the 9 pm tours. Also, French language tours can be organized for groups. Please contact us for more information at pc.fortlangley.pc@canada.ca.

  • 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.

     
     

  • Heritage Holidays at the Fort

    Culture and entertainment
    An interpreter roasts chestnuts over the fire for visitors to taste
    Location(s): Fort Langley National Historic Site
    Cost: Regular admission fees apply

    Taste a roasted chestnut by the fire and join costumed interpreters for a guided, holiday-themed tour. Admire the charming holiday ambiance and take family snapshots at various scenic spots on site.

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

     

  • Heritage Holidays at the Fort

    Culture and entertainment
    An interpreter roasts chestnuts over the fire for visitors to taste
    Location(s): Fort Langley National Historic Site
    Cost: Regular admission fees apply

    Taste a roasted chestnut by the fire and join costumed interpreters for a guided, holiday-themed tour. Admire the charming holiday ambiance and take family snapshots at various scenic spots on site.

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