July 2 - September 2, 2019


(Note: a different schedule will be in effect on event days. See the Calendar of events for more information.)


Fort Langley 101
Adults listen to a tour guide

Daily at 10:45 am and 4:00 pm

Join us for a 15-minute synopsis of Fort Langley’s story, starting at the big wooden entry gates.


Coopering Demonstration
A cooper shapes a barrel stave

Daily at 11:00 am

Learn how barrels were made to export salmon and other goods from Fort Langley.


Feature presentation

Daily at 12:00 pm

Join in the excitement of an interactive presentation highlighting the stories of Fort Langley’s original inhabitants: the boat builders, fur traders, farmers or families.


Animals and garden talk
Heritage garden tour with heritage interpreter

Daily at 1:00 pm

Visit the goats, sheep, chickens and rabbits while learning about what’s growing in the heritage garden.


Historic weapons demonstration

Daily at 2:00 pm

Learn about historic weapons, then hear the musket blast from the top of the palisade wall (weather permitting).


Hands on History
Person learning to shoot historic musket

Daily at 2:30 pm

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to shoot a 19th century Brown Bess musket? Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to learn to shoot a historic firearm in the unique setting of Fort Langley National Historic Site. Limit: 10 people, $22 + admission per person at the Visitor Centre. Learn more


Farm-to-Table
Bowl of stew and vegetables near garden

Daily at 3:00 pm

At Fort Langley, every meal was “farm-to-table.” Find out what kinds of ingredients and meals were available at this early 19th century outpost.


Flag lowering
Crowd watching flag being lowered

Daily at 4:30 pm

Witness the lowering of the flag.


Year-round activities:

Visitor Centre

Start your visit in the Visitor Centre where you’ll have the option of picking up our audio tour; or watching the orientation video.

Explore the fort

As you explore the site, discover the roots of this 1827 Hudson’s Bay Company fur trade post where British Columbia was proclaimed. Find out how Fort Langley influenced the course of Canada’s history. Climb the rustic bastion towers, and enjoy a peaceful view of the Fraser River

Family activities

Families can participate in the Parks Canada Xplorers program, packed with fun activities. Pan for gold (when the weather is mild), build the walls of the playhouse and let your imaginations run free in our Children’s Play Area.

Eat and shop

Both leləm’ at the fort Café and Šxwimelə Boutique and Gifts are open year round. Enjoy a relaxing lunch or snack on site.