Brigade Days

Culture and entertainment History
Group of historic costumed volunteers marching, led by a bagpipe player.
Location(s): Fort Langley National Historic Site
Cost: Regular admission fees apply

Event description

Brigade Days is back! Experience British Columbia’s early history at Fort Langley’s Brigade Days. Explore the encampment of re-enactors showcasing the Hudson’s Bay Company era as they swap stories, play music, and show off traditional skills during the B.C. Day long weekend.

Activity Schedule

Saturday, July 30, 2022

10:00 a.m. Flag-raising Procession

Throughout the day: Pig Roast Demonstration

10:30 a.m. Blacksmithing

11:00 a.m. Fort Langley 101

12:00 p.m. Historic Weapons Demonstration

12:30 p.m. Hands On History

1:30 p.m. Trapping Techniques

2:00 p.m. Fort Langley 101

2:30 p.m. Historic Weapons Demonstration

3:00 p.m. Farm and Garden

4:00 p.m. Hands On History

4:45 p.m. Flag Lowering Ceremony

Sunday, July 31, 2022

10:00 a.m. Flag-raising Procession

10:30 a.m. Blacksmithing

11:00 a.m. Fort Langley 101

12:00 p.m. Historic Weapons Demonstration

12:30 p.m. Hands On History

1:00 p.m. Fur Trade Fashions

1:30 p.m. Trapping Techniques

2:30 p.m. Fort Feats of Strength

3:30 p.m. Historic Weapons Demonstration

4:00 p.m. Hands On History

4:45 p.m. Flag Lowering Ceremony

Monday, August 1, 2022

10:00 a.m. Flag-raising Procession

10:30 a.m. Blacksmithing

11:00 a.m. Fort Langley 101

11:30 a.m. Historic Weapons Demonstration

12:00 p.m. Hands On History

12:00 p.m. Farm and Garden

12:30 p.m. Bagpipe Procession from Fort to Marina Park

1:00 p.m. Arrival of the Fur Brigades

1:30 p.m. Procession from Marina Park to James Douglas Statue

2:00 p.m. Fort Langley 101

3:00 p.m. Historic Weapons Demonstration

3:30 p.m. Hands On History

4:00 p.m. Fort Langley 101

4:45 p.m. Flag Lowering Ceremony

Admission details

Please purchase admission inside the Visitor Centre: $8.50/adult; $7.00/senior. Free admission for youth 17 and under and annual pass holders.