Visiting Fort Langley National Historic Site will be different than previous years. Be prepared, and know what is open and closed before you go.

 

Heritage Holidays at the Fort

A tree with holiday string lights in front of the Cooperage building at night

Start a new tradition of exploring cozy, charming Fort Langley National Historic Site during the holidays. Start your visit by visiting the Cooperage, where you can taste a roasted chestnut by the stone fireplace or make a craft. Then, pick up our kids’ scavenger hunt or join a guided tour to learn about historic holiday traditions. Finish in the Big House with a white glove talk and old-fashioned fountain pen activity.

Brigade Days
Fort Langley reenactors follow a bagpiper in a procession

Experience British Columbia’s early culture at Fort Langley’s Brigade Days. Meet fascinating characters demonstrating 19th century skills, listen to music and smell what’s cooking as you walk through the encampment. Fun for all ages.

Highlights include collecting trading cards from the different re-enactors (kids can even create their own!), a visit to the Washer Women’s laundry camp, and the Fur Trade Fashion Show.

Want to get in on the excitement? New this year, compete in our “Fort Feats of Strength” contest, an exciting old-fashioned relay race. Come with your team of eight adults (age 18+) or team up with other visitors on the spot. The champions will have their name displayed on site.

And of course, don’t miss the “Arrival of the Fur Brigades” canoe re-enactment by the river.

Grave Tales
Semi-transparent woman in front of Big House

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

Vive les Voyageurs festival
Fort Langley reenactors

Tap your feet to the beat of French-Canadian music at Fort Langley National Historic Site’s annual Vive les Voyageurs Festival. Enliven your senses with the traditional foods, music and culture of the 19th century French-Canadian and Métis fur traders.