Public Programs

FREE Culture and Recreation Admission For Wildfire Evacuees: In response to the ongoing wildfires, the City of Fort Saskatchewan is offering complimentary admission to The Fort Heritage Precinct, Dow Centennial Centre, and Harbour Pool to all BC & NWT evacuees. Simply present your ID at reception!

Pickling and Preserving Workshop

Join us for pickling and preserving at the Fort Heritage Precinct! We will make modern (but timeless) recipes to take home, as we teach you about historic pickling and preserving. Each participant will be shown how to make their own sour cabbage, fridge pickles, and a fruit preserve (type will depen [...]

Fort Heritage Precinct’s Fall Festival

October 7, 2023

Join us for Fall fun! Our idyllic historic village will be decked out in fall fashion, with historic games and activities. Win prizes, enjoy treats, and take advantage of our fall photo booth setup! Pre-registration is preferred, but not required. Treats and game prizes while supplies last. 1-5:00pm [...]

Twilight Tours at the Precinct

October 13, 2023October 14, 2023October 20, 2023October 21, 2023

Living history museums are quite often locations of spooky happenings and creepy vibes. Join our museum guides to explore and learn about spooky history, the NWMP fort, the Fort Saskatchewan Gaol and more! Content warning: some hangings, murder trials, and occult topics will be discussed, call or em [...]

Trick or Treating at the Precinct

October 28, 2023

Come in costume for FREE trick or treating at the Fort Heritage Precinct! Go from Historic Village building to building, collecting treats, and explore site to find items in our Halloween scavenger hunt . Mini prizes and treats galore! While supplies last. 2-5:30p.m.   [...]

Metis Brooch Beading with Connie Kulhavy

November 4, 2023

Join us as we welcome Metis artist, Connie Kulhavy. Connie is a Metis Artist in residence who works and resides in Treaty 6 territory and Metis Nation Region 4. She has shared her Metis culture through education in Alberta and British Columbia for more than 20 years. Connie will walk participants th [...]

Sleigh Ride Socials at the Fort Heritage Precinct

December 9, 2023

Come experience the magic of a historic sleigh ride this season! December 9, 2023 10-2:00pm – All Ages (Family friendly) 4:30-7:30pm – 18+, Adult only event Come dash through the snow in a two-horse open sleigh! A historic horse-drawn sleigh will be on site to whisk visitors off on a win [...]

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