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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!

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

Event Series Bi-Monthly Gathering

Bi-Monthly Gathering

Windermere Valley Museum and Archives 222 - 6 Avenue, Invermere, BC, Canada

The Windermere Valley Museum and Archives will be hosting our bi-monthly meeting during Heritage Week.  For this event only, we will be open for public to tour our main building […]

Free

Layer by Layer Treasure Hunt

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

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 […]

Free

Baby Lamb Farm Tour

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

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 […]

$120

Cowichan Valley Museum Treasure Hunt

Cowichan Valley Museum 130 Canada Avenue, Duncan, British Columbia, Canada

Family Day Weekend: February 16-19 from 11 am to 4 pm Join us at the Museum for this FREE, family-friendly event. See if you can find the objects pictured in […]

Free

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 […]

Ladysmith Maritime Society – Maritime Heritage and Harbour Tours

"Car Shop" 616 Oyster Bay Drive, Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada

Discover Maritime Heritage with the Ladysmith Maritime Society Ahoy, Ladysmith community!  It’s that time of the year when we throw open the doors of our maritime haven and welcome you […]

Free

Ladysmith Maritime Society – Maritime Heritage and Harbour Tours

"Car Shop" 616 Oyster Bay Drive, Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada

Discover Maritime Heritage with the Ladysmith Maritime Society Ahoy, Ladysmith community!  It’s that time of the year when we throw open the doors of our maritime haven and welcome you […]

Free

Discovering Ditches – Richmond’s Playground

Richmond Museum History Lab 7660 Minoru Gate, Richmond, BC, Canada

The Richmond Museum welcomes families to learn about what it is and was like to grow up in Richmond with the current exhibit, Richmond Kids. Visitors can get hands-on with […]

Free

Family Day Fun at the Summerland Museum!

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

Join us at the Summerland Museum this Family Day (February 19th) from 10am to 4pm for a free visit and teddy bear scavenger hunt! Find the teddy bears to win […]

Stroll Through History

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

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

Free

Heritage Week at Steveston Tram

Steveston Tram 4011 Moncton Street, Richmond, BC, Canada

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 […]

Free

Heritage Week at the Rossland Museum

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

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

Family Day at the Okanagan Heritage Museum

Okanagan Heritage Museum 470 Queensway Avenue, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada

Become part of our great big extended Famiglia Italiana (Our Italian Family) at the Okanagan Heritage Museum for a special Family Day Celebration. The Kelowna Canadian Italian Club will be […]

By Donation

Heritage Week: Family Fun at the Alberni Valley Museum

Alberni Valley Museum 4255 Wallace St, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada

Visit the Alberni Valley Museum for family fun on February 19th from 12-3. Experience our newly-installed travelling exhibit The Ones We Met and partake in crafts and activities. Snack provided. […]

Free

The Best-Loved Boat: The Princess Maquinna

Ucluelet Community Centre 400 Materson Drive, Ucluelet, British Columbia, Canada

During this year‘s BC Heritage Week, Ucluelet and Area Historical Society will again be hosting a speaker at the George Fraser room in the Community Centre. Monday evening, February 19, […]

Free

Used Books and Attic Treasures Sale!

Mennonite Heritage Museum 1818 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada

Mennonite Heritage used and rare books, vintage linens, antique collector cars, and much, much more!

TAIKEN: Generations of Resilience

Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

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 […]

Free

Des Pardes

The Reach Gallery Museum 32388 Veterans Way, Abbotsford, BC, Canada

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
Event Series Discover Ladysmith

Discover Ladysmith

Ladysmith Museum 721 1st Avenue, Ladysmith, Vancouver Island / Coast, Canada

On Monday, February 19, 2024 Visit the Ladysmith Museum from 11 am – 3 pm for a guided tour of the exhibit Tree-mendous – our fantastic forests. Kids' activity stations […]

Free

Heritage Week at Britannia Shipyards NHS

Britannia Shipyards NHS 5180 Westwater Drive, Richmond, BC, Canada

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 […]

Free

Unfolding the Layers of Migration

Gur Sikh Temple 33089 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford, BC, Canada

There is an exhibit in the Sikh Heritage Museum on Transnational Marriages. Visitors to the Open House are welcomed by the staff of the South Asian Studies Institute and have […]

Free

History Trivia at Detonate Brewing

Detonate Brewing #103 - 9503 Cedar Avenue, Summerland, British Columbia, Canada

Test your knowledge of Summerland past and present, and guess the mystery artifacts, while enjoying fabulous craft beer and delicious food. We promise that you'll "have a blast"! There is […]

Seniors’ Workshop Series: Photo Digitization

Rossland Public Library 2180 Columbia Avenue, Rossland, British Columbia, Canada

Our Seniors' Workshop Series is back! The first workshop of the winter/spring series is all about photograph digitization. For this session, book a 1-hour appointment to work with staff to […]

Free / By Donation

Clayburn Village Museum

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

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

Museum Social for Adults 50+

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

This drop-in event for adults 50+ is a great way to meet people with similar interests and make new friends. Take a stroll down Memory Lane with old photos and […]

State of the Snowpack February Update

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

State of the Snowpack is returning for monthly snowpack updates in the Rossland Range throughout the 2023-24 winter! Join Keith Robine at the Museum on Wednesday, February 21st at 6 […]

Free / By Donation

City of Maple Ridge Heritage Awards

The Albion Community Centre 24165 104 Avenue, Maple Ridge, BC, Canada

Each year, the City of Maple Ridge recognizes individuals, groups, or sites that have contributed to the heritage and/or history of Maple Ridge. The evening to celebrate Heritage Award winners […]

Free

February Speaker Series with Bill Hanlon: The Ice Man from British Columbia

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

One day in August 1999, three men were hunting sheep in Northern BC when they came across something unexpected: human remains and sundry artifacts - a hat, a knife, a […]

Free / By Donation
Event Series Bi-Monthly Gathering

Bi-Monthly Gathering

Windermere Valley Museum and Archives 222 - 6 Avenue, Invermere, BC, Canada

The Windermere Valley Museum and Archives will be hosting our bi-monthly meeting during Heritage Week.  For this event only, we will be open for public to tour our main building […]

Free

Cupcakes and Coffee with Tracy Dueck

Mennonite Heritage Museum 1818 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada

Come and meet Tracy Dueck, author of Reflections from the Lake, at 1:30 in the Cafe and have your copy signed! Admission is by donation and advanced registration is required.

Postponed Heritage Week at the Ktunaxa Interpretive Centre

St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino 7777 Mission Road, Cranbrook, BC, Canada

In recognition of Heritage Week please join us for fun at the Ktunaxa Interpretive Centre! Date: Friday, February 23rd Time: 12:00pm to 4:00pm Location: In front of the St. Eugene […]

$40.00

Ladysmith Heritage Awards

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

On Friday, Feb 23, the annual Ladysmith Heritage Awards ceremony will be held at the Ladysmith Eagles Hall, starting at 6 pm. Along with the awards presentation, there will be […]

Free

Pub Quiz Night

Victoria View Room at the Trail Memorial Centre 1051 Victoria Street, Trail, British Columbia, Canada

Are you ready for a night of local trivia and fun? Join the Trail Museum & Archives staff for Pub Quiz Night in the Victoria View Room at the Trail […]

$25.00

Heritage Week: Quilting Squares with the Boundary Bay Quilters Guild

Douglas J. Husband Discovery Centre 4450 Clarence Taylor Crescent, Delta, British Columbia, Canada

Make sure to visit the Douglas J. Husband Discovery Centre for Heritage Week between 2-4 pm as members of the Boundary Bay Quilters Guild will be there with their sewing […]

Best of the Shuswap Pie Baking Contest

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

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 […]

Black History Month Celebration

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

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 […]

Free

Peace Country Roots Group Display

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

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, BC, Canada

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 […]

Free

Places that Matter Community Fair

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

Join VHF for the 7th Annual Places That Matter Community Celebration! For Heritage Week 2024, we have reimagined the event as a Community Fair.  Join us from 11 am to […]

By donation

Woven Through Time: The Stories We Tell

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

Woven Through Time: The Stories We Tell Pitt Meadows is a community that has found itself through the layers upon layers of history that have been added to it. People […]

Free

Heritage Week: Delta Treasures Viewing

North Delta Centre for the Arts 11425 84 Avenue, Delta, British Columbia, Canada

Join us at the North Delta Centre for the Arts to learn more about Delta's storied history with a viewing of our Delta Treasures videos and a Delta specific documentary. […]