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Heritage Day Weekend Walking Tours
August 5 @ 11:00 am - August 6 @ 1:00 pm$10
Fort Calgary is offering two different walking tours over Heritage Day weekend!
THE LAYERED STORIES OF FORT CALGARY – OUTDOOR WALKING TOUR
When: Saturday, August 5
Times offered: 11 am – noon and 1–2 pm
Description: Join us for a fascinating 1-hour outdoor walking tour, as we explore Fort Calgary’s 40 acres of beautiful parkland. Learn about the layered stories rooted in the site and reflect on how these lands relate to the larger history of the creation of the city we now call Calgary. All ages are welcome, and walks take place rain or shine.
CHINESE-CALGARIAN SETTLER EXPERIENCES – INDOOR WALKING TOUR
When: Sunday, August 6
Times offered: noon – 1 pm
Description: Explore Fort Calgary’s new exhibit, Culture & Kin and learn more about the history of the Chinese-Calgarian community in this enlightening indoor tour! Over the course of an hour, explore the Fort Calgary interpretive centre while learning more about the challenges faced by early Chinese-Calgarians, including the complexities of the Chinese Exclusion Act.