Start your fall adventure!
Feel the light breeze and enjoy the vivid colours, as you start your fall adventure. Take part in exciting activities and events at our national historic sites and heritage programs and events in some of our national parks across the land.
Date Event September 2 Hammer In: blacksmithing festival September 7 Katharine McLennan Award September 19, 26 Louisbourg at Night: Lantern Tour (Tuesday evening) September 23 Fortress Feast – a distinctive fund-raising event October 3, 10, 17, 24 Louisbourg at Night: Lantern Tour (Tuesday evening) October 8 Celtic Colours: Step into the Past October 11 Connecting Threads: 18th century fibre craft workshops October 13 Celtic Colours: Music of the Night Date Event August 26 Fort-to-Fort Walk for Canada 150 September 1 New - First Friday Community Celebrations in Annapolis Royal September 16 International Town Criers’ Competition Date Event August 19 Freedom of the City with the 78th Highlanders September 16, 17 Revolutionary War Encampment, The Second Citadel in the age of Revolution Encampment October 21 First World War Commemorations, 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele November 11 Remembrance Day Commemorations Date Event September 22 to 24 Fall for the Stars Dark Sky Weekend
Date Event September 15 Fundy Star Party Date Event September 22-24 Fall Star Fest
Date Event September 1 to 4 Bières et saveurs de Chambly September 9 Défi Je bouge September 16 and 19 This Summer, BioBlitz the Canal! October 16 MEC Run Date Event Until August 31 Québec by lantern light Until October 9 The Fort's Mission: Save the Colony Until October 9 The Legend of the Talking Walls: An Incredible Adventure for the Whole Family Until October 9 Fortifications of Québec guided tour Date Event August 26, 27 Special animation for the weekend: the Art of food conservation in New France October 1 The Harvest Celebration Date Event September 23, 24 “Virée Gourmande des Comptonales”
Date Event October 1 Local Colours Art Exhibit October 7 to 9 Thanksgiving Festival at the Birthplace of a Hero! Date Event September 20 to 24 The fungi edition! BioBlitz Date Event August 26, 27 Art by the River September 30 &
Voyageur Rendezvous October 21 Fort Malden by Candelight October 26 to 30 ‘The House Youth Centre’ Haunted House at Fort Malden Date Event August 31 Whisky Tasting Event September to Thanksgiving,
Thursday to Monday
Fall Fun at the Fort Date Event August 26, 27 Echoes of Niagara’s Past: A Military Timeline Event August 26 Arcs of Fire: A Military Sound and Light Show September 22 to 24 4th Annual Grand Canadian Steampunk Exposition (third party event) September 30 The Commons Market October 7, 8 Battle of Queenston Heights Commemorative Tours (Friends of Fort George event) Date Event August 27 Happy Birthday, HMCS Haida! September 30 &
Robin’s Redemption, interactive play presented by “Live History” Theatre Company Date Event September 2, 3 Wild Ontario September 9 Beach Clean-up October 24, November 18, December 9 Dark Sky Nights Date Event Until September 4 LANDMARKS 2017 Date Event August 26 Taste of the Trail September 23 Art Day in the Rouge October 3 to 9 Fall Walk Festival October 19 to 21 Illuminations Date Event September 16 to 17 & 23 to 24 Art in the park Date Event September 30 Doors Open – Waterloo Memorial Pioneer Tower October 5 to 8 & 12 to 15 Victorian Thanksgiving November 4, 5 Mary’s Odyssey, presented by “Live History” Theatre Company
The Canadian Prairies
Date Event October 13 to 14, 20 to 21 & 27 to 28 Fright at the Fort October 22, 28, 29 Lower Fort Scary Date Event August 26 Boo in the Park August 26 Free outdoor concert featuring Doc Walker and Madeline Merlo September 1 to 3 Dark Sky Week September 2, 3 Heritage Camping Experience September 5 to 10 Pride Week September 16 Learn-to Camp Backcountry September 16, 17 Sonics and Sojourns September 16, 17 Learn to Camp September 17 Riding Mountain half marathon October 21 Friends Fright Night October 27 to 29 Creepy Hollow Hauntings
Date Event September 28 to 30 12th edition of Journées du patrimoine - Heritage Days September 30 Taste of Métis culture craft show Date Event October 28 Halloween Haunted Fort Date Event September 2, 3 Learn to Camp Date Event August 25 to 27 Waskesiu Lakeside Festival September 3 Arbour Day September 8 to 10 Reel Rave International Film Festival September 16 K+S MS Bike – Waskesiu Lake September 23 Outter Limits Fun Run
Date Event September 16, 17 Harvest and heavy horse weekend Date Event August 26 Cave Lantern Tours August 26 Free outdoor concert featuring Doc Walker and Madeline Merlo Saturdays in August Hobo Campfire Singalong Until October Trains Trains Trains November 8 - 19 Hometown Heroes Date Event September 2, 3 Beaver Hills Dark Sky Preserve Party Date Event October 13 to 22 Jasper Dark Sky Festival Date Event Weekends in September Camp in a trappers tent or tipi October 13, 14, 20, 21 Fright Night at the Site December 9 Fur Trade Christmas
Date Event Until September 30 Gunners on Target Until September 30 History Mystery: The Royal Marine Artillery at Fort Rodd Hill Until September 30 Soldier’s Best Friend Until September 30 Airsoft Challenge* Until September 30 Firepower Date Event October 7 Cranberry Festival October Grave Tales October 28, 29 Kids Ft Langley Halloween November 19 Douglas Day Date Event September 16 Metis Day
Date Event Check locations for hours of operation Featured itinerary: The Klondike gold rush