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Fort Langley National Historic Site of Canada

  • 23433 Mavis Avenue
  • Fort Langley, BC V1M 2R5
  • Phone: 604.513.4777

Travel back in time to the 1800s at Fort Langley, the birthplace of British Columbia. Watch blacksmithing, barrel-making and gold panning at this authentic Hudson's Bay Company trading post. Meet costumed storytellers, or dress up and embark on exciting pioneering adventures with the youth Xplorers program. Round off a fun-filled day with a cozy night surrounded by history in one of the fort's history-themed oTENTik accommodations. Self-guided audio tours in English, Mandarin, Japanese, French, Spanish, Dutch and German available. Ask about special events like Grave Tales, Brigade Days, Canada Day, Cranberry Festival, Christmas events and our Vive les Voyageurs Winter Festival. Open year round.

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Accessibility

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General

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  • Languages Spoken:
    • French
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  • Seasons Of Operation:
    • All
  • Year Opened: 1923

General

  • Largest Private Room Capacity: 60
  • Max Capacity Banquet: 40
  • Max Capacity Reception: 1000
  • Total Number of Private Rooms: 3
  • Total Restaurant/Nightclub Capacity: 60

Room Breakdown

  • ADA Accessible Rooms: 1
  • Maximum Committable Group Rooms: 6
  • Suites: 5
  • Total Guest Rooms: 5

Rating

  • Green Key: Not Rated

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Facility Info

  • Description Fort Langley National Historic Site creates a spectacular backdrop for weddings, corporate events and large outdoor events. Known as the birthplace of British Columbia, Fort Langley was built in 1827 and is a national treasure, rich with stories of trade, industry, and love. Located 40 km east of Vancouver, Fort Langley offers a selection of heritage-style buildings, outdoor venues, and tents suited to your event. Let your guests experience the relaxing, scenic setting, steeped in local flavour, at the Lower Mainland’s only fort. Book your event today: 604-513-4791 or 604-513-4787
  • Largest Room 120
  • Reception Capacity 120
  • Space Notes Choose from our selection of indoor and outdoor spaces. Spaces may be combined to meet your needs. The site is wheelchair accessible, featuring new paved pathways and charming outdoor lighting for evening events. Choose from 6 buildings, a 40x40 events tent, or a combination. Read more at: http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/lhn-nhs/bc/langley/activ/activ4.aspx
  • Theatre Capacity 60
  • Banquet Capacity 60
  • Number of Rooms 5
  • Classroom Capacity 60

February 1, 2019 - March 15, 2019

Start your visit in the Visitor Centre where you’ll have the option of picking up our audio tour; or watching the orientation video. As you explore the site, discover the roots of this 1827 Hudson’s Bay Company fur trade post where British Columbia was proclaimed. Find out how Fort Langley influenced the course of Canada’s history. Climb the rustic bastion towers, and enjoy a peaceful view of the Fraser River. Daily schedule: Guided Tours at 11 am and 3 pm daily, plus 1 pm on weekends. Blacksmithing is offered at noon… more

February 18, 2019

Discover the traditions of the 19th century families who lived at Fort Langley as you create your own Family Day traditions at this special place. Did you know historic Fort Langley’s families were from all different cultural backgrounds including Indigenous, Scottish, Hawaiian and French-Canadian? Take an intro tour at 11 a.m. or 2 p.m., a guided native plant walk at 1 p.m., or play a traditional Hawaiian game of ‘Ulu Maika at noon and 3 p.m. more

March 16, 2019 - March 31, 2019

Join us for great old-fashioned activities during spring break. Enjoy guided tours (at 11am, 1pm or 3pm), blacksmithing demonstrations (at noon and 2pm) and hands-on activities as you explore the fort. Kids visit free! Early bird annual passes on sale until March 31! more

April 21, 2019

For the “hoppiest” little bunnies, join an egg scramble at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Children ages 5 and younger try to pick up as many foil eggs as they can before they’re gone. Bring your own basket and arrive at least 30 minutes in advance to allow time for parking and to pay site entry. For all ages, we’ll have blacksmithing, tours and a relaxed scavenger hunt. Check our website for the schedule. more

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