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Semi-transparent woman looks hauntingly over her shoulder in the fog.

Grave Tales

October 13-15, 18-22, 25-30, 2017
Enhanced fees apply

Join our experienced storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night. Advance tickets required, see ticket details below. Age 19+ for 7, 8 and 9 p.m. tours.

Before the tour, gather for a bowl of elk stew, soup, or a warm drink at our licensed on-site restaurant, lelƏm’ at the fort café, open until 10:30 p.m. Souvenir t-shirts will also be on sale.

Schedule
Tour type Dates and times Cost Tickets
Adult 2-hour (age 19+) October 13-15, 18-22, 25-30 at 7 p.m. or 8 p.m. $9.30* Sold out
Adult 3-hour enhanced (age 19+) October 13-15, 18-22, 25-30 at 9 p.m. $12.80*
Youth 2-hour (all ages, minors accompanied by adult) October 26-30 at 6 p.m. $9.30*
2-hour French language edition (all ages) October 25 at 6 p.m. $9.30* Book now
School Group version (suggested level: Grade 6+) October 13, 18-20, 25-27, 30 at 1 p.m. or later. $7.30* School groups only (Book now)

*Parks Canada is discounting Grave Tales fees for 2017 to ensure that free admission for the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation is reflected in prices that combine entry fees with enhanced services.

 

Two children trick-or-treat in front of Fort Langley Big House

Kids Fort Langley Halloween

October 29, 2017, from noon to 5 p.m.
Complimentary admission for Canada 150

Trick-or-treat at Fort Langley National Historic Site! Gather around the bonfire for ghost stories, explore the Spooky Servants Quarters and get an airbrush tattoo. If you dare, give yourselves goose bumps meeting some of “Mike’s Critters” creepy companions. Fun and not too scary, this event is great for families. Wear your costumes for great photos.

 

Demonstration of Metis jigging

Louis Riel Day

November 18, 2017

Join with several Métis organizations who will be presenting Louis Riel Day at Fort Langley NHS. The day will be packed with Métis cultural activities, from finger weaving to jigging and archery. 

 

Interpreters dressed in costumes to represent Judge Begbie, James Douglas and a Royal Engineer.

Douglas Day

November 19, 2017
Complimentary admission for Canada 150

November 19, 1858. Mark the day when James Douglas proclaimed British Columbia a Crown Colony in Fort Langley’s Big House. Celebrate BC’s birthday and honour Douglas, our first Governor.

 

Visitors sing Christmas carols around a bonfire

Old-fashioned Musical Christmas

December 16, 2017, 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. 
$9.30/adult, $3.90/youth, age 5 and under free. Passes not valid for this event.

Join in a magical evening of carols around the fire, Indigenous music performances and a musical Dickens reading all inside Fort Langley’s historic walls. Get a free photo of your party at our professional photo booth. Sign a card with a fountain pen, sample heritage hot chocolate, and admire the big Christmas tree. lelƏm’ at the fort café will offer hot drinks, baked goods, tourtière and cookie decorating.

Most activities will be indoors, but dress for the weather, as you will be exploring from building to building, rain or shine.

We will be collecting food for the Langley Food Bank at the event. Please feel free to contribute non-perishable food donations at our Visitor Centre.


A costumed interpreter holds a pan of roasted chestnuts in front of the fireplace.

A Fort Langley Christmas

December 22-23, 27-30, 2017
Complimentary admission for Canada 150

Top off Parks Canada’s complimentary admission year at Fort Langley, the place where BC became BC.

Hear Kwantlen stories, taste a chestnut roasted over the fire, and make a beautiful cedar ornament. Take a guided tour at 11 a.m. or 3 p.m., or enjoy the daily feature at noon. At 2 p.m., see what our interpreters have baked up in the outdoor oven. Admire the giant outdoor Christmas tree and take family photos at various scenic spots on site.

lelƏm’ at the fort café will offer hot drinks, baked goods, tourtière and cookie decorating.

We will be collecting food for the Langley Food Bank at the event. Please feel free to contribute non-perishable food donations at our Visitor Centre.