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Fort Langley May Day Celebrations and Parade, May 21 10am- 5pm

Free Admission to the National Historic Site, Fort Langley.Explore the fort, feed farm animals, watch historic weapons demos, go on rides, WATCH THE PARADE… In addition to all the wonderful happenings on this day, Fort Langley National Historic Site is pleased to be a participating location in the GeofreakZ GeoTrails activity from May 19 to October 13, 2012. GeofreakZ is a online game and TV show with a real life component. Use GPS units to find bits of the universe, that GeofreakZ characters on Teletoon are searching too. Borrow a GPS device from the Visitor Centre, and find several caches on the property. Don’t worry if you have never done geocaching before; this is meant for beginners! Learn more about Geofreakz at

Fort Langley May day Celebrations:

*Pancake Breakfast at Lions Hall (adults $5/kids under 12 $4), 8:00 – 10:30AM*

  • 10:15 am: Historic Weapons Demonstration
  • 11:00 am: Meet the Farm Animals
  • 11:00 am: 90th Annual May Day Parade (streets of Fort Langley)
  • May Pole Dancing, rides and vendors in Fort Langley Park begin after the parade.
  • 11:30 am: Barrel-making
  • 12:00 pm: Blacksmithing
  • 1:00 pm: Cannon firing
  • 2:00 pm: First Nations performance
  • 3:00 pm: Cannon firing
  • 4:00 pm: Fur Trade Wedding
  • Clothing Swap and exhibits open at the Langley Centennial Museum all day.

What is geocaching?

Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played around the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, outdoors and then share your experiences online. Anyone can use coordinates found on to locate caches.


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