Heritage Week 2024 Layer by Layer Banner Image

Find Heritage Week Events

All week on February 19 -25, 2024, culture and heritage organizations across the province are going to be hosting events to celebrate Heritage Week.

Use our Heritage Week Calendar to find events. Filter by cost, location, kid-friendly, virtual and more!

When you attend an event, take a photo, tag us at @heritagebcanada, and use #BCHeritageWeek to show your support for the conservation and ongoing stewardship of heritage in BC!

All Day

Layer by Layer Treasure Hunt

North Van Arts 335 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver

Heritage Week Treasure Hunt Layer by Layer Feb 19 - Mar 31, 2024 free, all ages Launched for Heritage Week and continuing to the end of spring break, we invite […]


Baby Lamb Farm Tour

Ruckle Heritage Farm 1801 Beaver Pt Rd, Salt Spring Island

The tour will begin with a walk down the farm’s picturesque laneway leading you to one of the farm’s historic barns, all while hearing about the farm’s rich history and […]


Heritage Week Online Contests

🌟 Exciting Heritage Week Celebration Alert! 🌟 Join us for the 28th Annual Heritage Week Celebration, happening from February 19-24, 2024, as we embark on a digital journey to explore […]

Stroll Through History

Lake Country Museum 11255 Okanagan Centre Rd W, Lake Country

Come down to the Lake Country Museum and Archives to get a FREE stroll guide! Explore Lake Country... explore your community.


Heritage Week at Steveston Tram

Steveston Tram 4011 Moncton Street, Richmond

Travel back in time with a visit to Steveston Tram, at the entrance to the historic fishing village of Steveston. Discover the connections between the Interurban Tram system connecting this […]


Heritage Week at the Rossland Museum

Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre 1100 Hwy 3B, Junction of Hwys 3B & 22, Rossland

We'll be celebrating BC Heritage Week with entry by donation - from Tuesday to Sunday, February 20 to 25th. This year's theme is "Layer By Layer" - and boy, do […]

Free / By Donation

TAIKEN: Generations of Resilience

Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby

Explore Japanese Canadian history and continuing heritage on the walls of the upper level at the Nikkei Centre. Learn about the first immigrants from Japan to Canada; vibrant prewar communities […]


Des Pardes

The Reach Gallery Museum 32388 Veterans Way, Abbotsford

Des Pardes explores and celebrates the vibrant and diverse South Asian communities of the Fraser Valley. The phrase “des pardes”—which can translate to “home and abroad” or “Motherland/Other Land”—embodies the sense […]

By donation

Heritage Week at Britannia Shipyards NHS

Britannia Shipyards NHS 5180 Westwater Drive, Richmond

Discover history in your own backyard with a visit to the Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site this Heritage Week 2024. Follow our daily blogs to uncover the fascinating layers of […]


Clayburn Village Museum

Clayburn Village Museum 4315 Wright St, Abbotsford

The Clayburn Village Museum will be open Wednesday through Saturday, Feb 21- 24 from 1 pm - 4 pm. Clayburn is BC’s first company town and many of the homes […]

admission by donation

Quesnel Museum Celebrates Winter Sports

Quesnel Museum 705 Carson Avenue, Quesnel

The Quesnel Museum will be open  Thursday - Saturday 9 am - 4 pm  during heritage week.  The City of Quesnel is hosting the BC Winter Games so in addition […]

Free – $10

Best of the Shuswap Pie Baking Contest

R.J. Haney Heritage Village & Museum 751 Highway 97B, Salmon Arm

Unleash Your Inner Baker in the 28th Annual Best of the Shuswap Pie Baking Contest hosted by R.J. Haney Heritage Village & Museum. R.J. Haney Heritage Village, in collaboration with […]

Exhibition – The Craft of Spirit: BC Liturgical Textiles

Italian Cultural Centre Museum 3075 Slocan St., Vancouver

Textile has always served as a metaphor for the intangible and unknown aspects of human existence. Referred to as the veil, it is conceptualized as the gauzy and semi-opaque liminal […]


Free Cold War Bunker Tour

Nelson Museum, Archives & Gallery 502 Vernon Street, Nelson

Explore Nelson's best kept secret for over 50 years - the Cold War Bunker! During the height of the Cold War, in the '50s and '60s, nearly 50 bunkers were […]


Syrian Heritage Storytelling Day

Soumak Boutique Soumak Boutique, Kids Market Granville Island, 1496 Cartwright St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3Y5, Vancouver

This February Full Moon Day, immerse yourself in the vibrant art of Traditional Syrian Storytelling during BC Heritage Week at Soumak Boutique, nestled in the Kids Market on Granville Island […]

By Donation (no one will be turned away for lack of funds)

Black History Month Celebration

Coquitlam Heritage at Mackin House 1116 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam

Celebrate Black History Month at Mackin House through food, stories, music, books, and art. Come join our Black History Month event on February 24 and learn about heritage through food […]


Peace Country Roots Group Display

Dawson Co-Op Mall 10200 8th St, Dawson Creek

The Peace Country Roots Group invite you to stop by our display at the Dawson Co-Op Mall on Saturday, February 24 to view the City Proclamation for Heritage Week, to […]

Heritage Week Trivia Night

Grizzli Winery 2550 Boucherie Rd, West Kelowna

On February 24th, from 4 pm to 6 pm, join the Westbank Museum and Sncewips Heritage Museum to celebrate this year's heritage week with this one-of-a-kind Trivia night hosted at […]