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Find Heritage Week Events

All week on February 20 -26, 2023, 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!

Baby Lamb Farm Tour – Ruckle Heritage Farm

Ruckle Heritage Farm 1801 Beaver Pt Rd, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, Canada

The approximately 1 hour baby lamb farm tour will begin with a walk down the picturesque laneway leading to one of the farm’s historic barns while hearing about the farm’s rich history.

Stroll Through Lake Country’s History

Lake Country Museum 11255 Okanagan Centre Rd W, Lake Country, British Columbia, Canada

Stroll through Lake Country's history. Free history stroll guides are available at the Museum.

Free

Free tours at the Nakusp Rail Society

Nakusp Rail Society 900 Block Broadway, Nakusp, British Columbia, Canada

The rail site is available for free tours by booking through calling /texting 250-706-3621. Available through the Heritage Week. Have questions? Email [email protected]

Free

Heritage Week at The Exploration Place

The Exploration Place 333 Becott Place, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada

Join us all week long at Northern BC's Museum for fun, educational activities that highlight our heritage. We'll be doing some old-fashioned building with wooden blocks and lessons in cursive […]

Free

BC Heritage Walk – UBC Okanagan Library

UBC Okanagan Library 3287 University Way, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada

Follow the 11 stops between UBC Okanagan Library and The Commons building to learn more about Okanagan history and explore archival materials. This activity begins near the service desk on […]

Free

Culture Compass BINGO – North Van Arts

North Van Arts 335 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The North Shore Culture Compass invites you to explore culture and heritage in all ways through this fun BINGO game. Launching on Family Day and Heritage Week, the game continues […]

Free

Heritage Week at the Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre

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

We're celebrating BC Heritage Week at the Rossland Museum with entry by donation Tuesday Feb 21 to Saturday Feb 25, 10 am to 5 pm. We're also holding a Heritage […]

Free

Artisan in Residence Open House – Coquitlam Heritage

Coquitlam Heritage at Mackin House 1116 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada

Join Delali Adiamah of Dehl's Gourmet, our artisan baker in residence, to learn about her research and watch her baking process live during this open house event. Enjoy delicious smells […]

Free

Roedde House Museum Tours By Donation

Roede House Museum 1415 Barclay Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Roedde House Museum is offering guided tours by donation during Heritage Week, with open hours on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday from 1pm to 4pm! Step back into time and […]

Free

Clayburn Village Museum Opening

Clayburn Village Museum 4315 Wright St, Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada

Exterior view Schoolhouse circa 1910 MSA Museum Society, #P8210_1910 The Clayburn Village Museum will be open for 4 days during Heritage Week 2023. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday the history […]

Free

Memoir Writing: You Have Stories to Tell – FVRL Mission Branch

Mission branch, Fraser Valley Regional library 33247 2nd Ave, Mission, British Columbia, Canada

Writing down your life experiences can be a gift - to yourself, your family, and future generations. Put aside your fears, and start - one memory at time. This is […]

Free

Presentation: An Introduction to Local Geology – Summerland Museum

Summerland Museum & Archives 9521 Wharton Street, Summerland, British Columbia, Canada

Join us for a fun and informative session with the Summerland Museum's own (retired) Geologist, Andrew Holder. Using activities, specimens, and slide images, Andrew will walk us through geological time, […]

Free

Ron Thom and His Mid-Century World – West Vancouver Memorial Library

West Vancouver Memorial Library 1950 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Join us for a lecture about Ron Thom, an architect who fought to instill the human spirit in the built environment. Educated at the Vancouver School of Art, he brought […]

Free

Places That Matter Community Celebration – Vancouver Heritage Foundation

Heritage Hall 3102 Main Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Join the Vancouver Heritage Foundation on February 22nd at Heritage Hall in Vancouver for a family-friendly evening of storytelling, music, table displays, and light refreshments to celebrate Heritage Week. All are welcome to attend.

Free

Red Lights in the Valley – Fernie Museum

Fernie Museum 491 2nd Avenue, Fernie, British Columbia, Canada

Turn-of-the-century Fernie was a brawling, sprawling boomtown, with all the amenities a single man could want: bars, boxing rings, pool halls, opera houses...and of course, prostitution, in the form of […]

Free

Crime & the Cartel Talk – Ladysmith & District Historical Society

Ladysmith Eagles Hall 921 First Avenue, Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada

LDHS presents a free talk by Daryl Ashby at the Ladysmith Eagles Hall. Ashby, author of 85 Grams: Art Williams — Drug Czar, and the Nobody’s Boy: Ralph Harris, the […]

Free

Heritage Week Trivia Night – Rossland Heritage Commission

Rossland Legion 2081 Washington St, Rossland, British Columbia, Canada

To celebrate Heritage Week, the Rossland Heritage Commission is putting on a trivia night at the Rossland Legion from 7-9pm on February 22nd. If you have questions call, or reach […]

Free

Book Launch : The Heritage Detective – Hallmark Heritage Society

Wentworth Villa 1156 Fort Street, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

We will welcome you at the historic Wentworth Villa, 1156 Fort Street, at 7:30 pm, Wednesday, February 22, 2023 for the debut of an exciting new book. Join 45-year heritage […]

Free

Family Forensics – Vancouver Police Museum

Vancouver Police Museum 240 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Vancouver Police Museum & Archives is one of the most intriguing museums in the city. Opened in 1932, this unique, historic site housed the Coroner’s Court, City Analyst’s Laboratory and […]

Community Scanning Morning – Summerland Museum & Archives

Summerland Museum & Archives 9521 Wharton Street, Summerland, British Columbia, Canada

Do you have old photographs or documents that you would like digitized? As a part of our Heritage Week 2023 celebration, we are offering free scanning sessions at the Summerland […]

Free

Our Indigenous Neighbours – Hands-on-Heritage

Lifetime Learning Centre 32444 Seventh Ave., Mission, British Columbia, Canada

  Artist Terry Horne's Stó:lō Welcome Figureswhich stand outside the Chilliwack Visitor Centre.   Welcomed by Sto:lo people for generations to share the bounty of their territory, lots of ‘others’ […]

Free

Free Evening at Nelson Museum, Archives & Gallery

Nelson Museum, Archives & Gallery 502 Vernon Street, Nelson, British Columbia, Canada

Located in a stunning 1902 heritage building in the heart of the historic downtown district, the Nelson Museum, Archives & Gallery celebrates the creativity, the history, the vibe that is […]

Free

History from the Heart of Sinixt Territory – Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre

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

Political anthropologist Lori Barkley aims to support Sinixt resurgence in their tmxʷúlaʔxʷ  - homeland, and her most recent contribution in the publication Sinixt in the Slocan: The Last 3,000 Years […]

Open House – Yale Historic Site

Yale Historic Site 31187 Douglas Street, Yale, British Columbia, Canada

The Yale Historical Society is holding an open house at the Yale Historic Site. The open house will take place at the historic Creighton House Museum. This is a free […]

Free

Fun Family History Friday Chat with Surrey Libraries

Surrey Libraries Cloverdale Branch Family History Department 5642 176a street, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

Join the Surrey Libraries Cloverdale Branch Family History Department for some lively, open family history discussions in roundtable format. They will discuss up and coming family history programs. Email [email protected] […]

Free

Free Chilliwack Archives Tour – Chilliwack Museum & Archives

Chilliwack Archives 9291 Corbould Street, Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada

Archives tours are back! Join us on Friday, February 24, 2023 t 3:00 pm to get a behind-the-scenes look at the Chilliwack Archives. You will learn all about how to […]

Free

Membership Appreciation Reception – Heritage Week

Summerland Museum & Archives 9521 Wharton Street, Summerland, British Columbia, Canada

As part of our Heritage Week 2023 celebrations, the Summerland Museum is hosting a Membership Appreciation Reception on Friday, February 24th from 4:00 - 6:00 pm. Our organization wouldn't exist […]

Free

Heritage Awards – Hammond Community Centre

Hammond Community Centre 20601 Westfield Avenue, Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada

Join award winners and nominees for an evening of celebration on Friday, February 24 at 7:00pm at the Hammond Community Centre located at 20601 Westfield Ave, Maple Ridge. Doors will […]

Free

Langley CNR Station OPEN HOUSE – Langley Heritage Society

Heritage CNR Station - Fort Langley 23245 Mavis Ave, Langley Township, British Columbia, Canada

Join us at Fort Langley's CNR Station on Saturday February 25th 10 am - 2 pm. Visit the station, caboose, and passenger car - - with a fun photo session […]

Free

Heritage Day – Revelstoke Museum & Archives

Revelstoke Museum 315 First Street West, Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada

10am - 5pm Museum drop-in for all ages - Scavenger hunts available 11am Basement Storage Tours 2pm Heritage talk and slideshow Admission by donation   You can email [email protected] for […]

Free

Genealogy Orientation with Surrey Libraries

Surrey Libraries Cloverdale Branch Family History Department 5642 176a street, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

Get Started! Learn to use one of the largest collections of family history materials in western Canada. This orientation to the Surrey Libraries Cloverdale Branch Family History Department will introduce […]

Free

The Shape of our Memories Exhibit Opening Reception – Coquitlam Heritage

Coquitlam Heritage at Mackin House 1116 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada

Join us for our The Shape of Our Memories opening reception! This exhibit partners local artists with Coquitlam Heritage's collection of artifacts to create new pieces of art. How do […]

Free

Heritage Day: Building Port Moody – Port Moody Station Museum

Port Moody Museum 2734 Murray St, Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada

On Heritage Day at the Port Moody Station Museum, early Port Moody comes alive through interactive stations such as a barbershop, shoemaker, and general store. This family-friendly event will feature […]

Free

Bread and Butter – Pitt Meadows Museum and Archives

Pitt Meadows Museum and Archives 12294 Harris Rd, Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, Canada

This year, the Pitt Meadows Museum will take your through a historical ride of food and flavour by time travelling through the decades to make up a decadent menu. We […]

Free