Being one of the most historic places around, Fort Langley is serving up Halloween festivities in style. There are two main events this season at the Birthplace of BC: Family Fright at the Fort and Grave Tales.
Family Fright at the Fort
Fort Langley is hosting Family Fright at the Fort, a series of evening events with trick or treating, pumpkin carving, crafts, a creepy critter show, and more.
What A family-friendly Halloween festival in Fort Langley
Where Fort Langley National Historic Site (23433 Mavis Ave, Fort Langley)
When October 27th – October 28th, 2012, from 1:00pm to 7:00pm
The Fort will have a hay bale maze, campfire, ghost stories, and refreshments at the Full Barrel Cafe. Tickets are $11.70 per person over the age of 3. Fort Langley National Historic Site Annual Pass members get in free. Book your tickets online in advance, by phone (604) 513-4777, or at the door.
Update October 27, 2012 “Age 2 and under are free when accompanied by a paying adult.”
Grave Tales at Fort Langley
Every weekend in October you can tour Fort Langley during Grave Tales, a 90-minute guided storytelling walk. Listen to tales of love, mysterious burials, and horrifying of demise as you set out from the cemetery in the village (23105 St Andrews) and make your way over to the old fort.
Tours are offered October 12th to October 14th (7:00pm and 8:00pm); October 18th (7:00pm French tour); October 19th to October 21st (7:00pm, 8:00pm, 9:00pm); and October 26th to October 28th (7:00pm, 8:00pm, 9:00pm).
The tour is recommended for those over the age of 17 but there is a youth tour at 7:00pm on October 20th. Tickets are $15.10 per person and can be booked online in advance or by phone (604) 513-4777.
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