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Fort Langley National Historic Site

Vive les voyageurs Festival

Culture and entertainment
Three costumed interpreters wearing Voyageur sashes, capots, and holding wooden paddles.
Location(s): Fort Langley National Historic Site
Cost: Regular admission fees apply: $8.50/adult; $7.00/senior. Free admission for youth 17 and under and annual pass holders.

Tap your feet to the beat of French-Canadian music at Fort Langley National Historic Site’s annual Vive les Voyageurs Festival. Enliven your senses with the traditional foods, music and culture of the 19th century French-Canadian and Métis fur traders.

Schedule :

10:00 a.m. Site Opens
10:30 a.m. Métis Moose Hide Coat Presentation with Ken Pruden
11:00 a.m. Presentation of York Boat and Red River Cart with Pat Calihou
11:30 a.m. Beaver trapping techniques with Gord MacIntosh
12:00 p.m. Spoon and Jig Demonstration with Maurice Guibord
12:30 p.m. Music Performance with Michael Viens and Rosie Carter
1:00 p.m. Presentation of the York Boat and Red River Cart with Pat Calihou
1:30 p.m. Spoon and Jig Demonstration with Maurice Guibord
2:00 p.m. Métis Moose Hide Presentation with Ken Pruden
2:30 p.m. Music Performance with Michael Viens and Rosie Carter 
3:00 p.m. Spoon and Jig Demonstration with Maurice Guibord
3:30 p.m. Métis Moose Hide Presentation with Ken Pruden 
4:00 p.m. Beaver trapping techniques with Gord MacIntosh
5:00 p.m. Site Closes

Note: Enhanced school programs are also offered January 16-20 and January 23-27 2023. Book your class through our website.

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