Fort Langley National Historic Site has started summer full swing with a daily visitor offer with something for everyone. With all of the visitor favorites like baking, blacksmithing and coopering taking place between 12 noon and 3 pm, as well as guided tours and interpretive programs throughout the day, this is the summer to visit!
Parks Canada is committed to providing visitors with exceptional opportunities to connect with Canada’s treasured places with innovative visitor experience offers, including special events and activities at national historic sites and national parks.
For adults, the number one “must do” activity is our new Hand on History Program, where visitors can sign up for the experience of learning to shoot a historic Brown Bess musket.
July 2-September 3 – The following activities take place daily, except for August 4-6 when we’ll have Brigade Days going on with different activities. https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/bc/langley/activ/activ1
– July 7-8 – Learn-to Camp (dozens of people sleep over in the fort where they will learn the ropes of camping for the first time!)
– July 7 – Historic Places Day – this would be a great day to experience our summer schedule, below.
– July 21 and August 25 – Hidden Histories (Similar to our popular Grave Tales tours, 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. Advance tickets are a must. https://hiddenhistories.brownpapertickets.com/) Media: we may be able to get you into a preview tour on July 14 – contact me for details.
– August 4-6 – Brigade Days
– September 29 – The Survivalists’ Guide to a Zombie Apocalypse (learn survival skills at this adult event – tickets go on sale August 1).
– October 6 – Cranberry Festival (and free admission day at the fort).
The Government of Canada is pleased to offer FREE admission to youth 17 and under in 2018 and beyond. In 2018, visitors are invited to experience the outdoors, learn more about our environment and heritage, and support local conservation efforts by visiting Parks Canada places across the country. Through the Parks Canada Discovery Pass, families and groups will have unlimited opportunities to visit national parks, national historic sites, and national marine conservation areas throughout the year.