Upcoming Events

Canada Day

July 1, 2024

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Remember, learn and engage this Canada Day at Fort William Historical Park. Explore the Anishinaabe Encampment and Fort William for a day filled with family-friendly activities to learn about and celebrate our nation’s diverse heritage.

The Great Rendezvous

July 12-14, 2024

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hundreds of re-enactors from across North America converge to re-create the annual summer gathering held at Fort William over 200 years ago when it was the inland headquarters of the North West Company! The historic re-enactment will include artisan workshops and demonstrations, contests, a grand canoe arrival, and more! More details coming soon.


Registration is now open for people wishing to participate in the historic re-enactment. Registration is free and includes a period campsite on the historic site. The deadline to register is June 28, 2024. Contact us for the Registration Package.

Perseid Meteor Shower

August 12, 2024

10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Observe the Perseid Meteor Shower from the state of the art David Thompson Astronomical Observatory. Stay tuned for more information.

Anishinaabe Keeshigun

August 17, 2024

10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

August 18, 2024

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Free Event

Celebrate First Nations culture at Fort William Historical Park! Join us for a free weekend filled with entertainment, hands-on activities and demonstrations that highlight Anishinaabe culture, traditions, language, and technology. This year’s event will also include a Pow Wow highlighting regional dancers and drum groups, as well as a community feast. The community feast will be after 5 p.m. on Saturday and is open to all visitors. More details coming soon.

Celtic Day

August 25, 2024

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Free Event

Join us for a Celtic celebration of culture, music, dance, hands-on activities, and great food! Featuring local pipe and drum bands, Highland dancers, and more. More details coming soon.

New Year's Eve Family Frolic

December 31, 2024

4 to 8 p.m.

Ring in the new year at Fort William Historical Park! Enjoy a candlelit evening of family-friendly activities, winter games and contests, live artisan demonstrations, and fireworks! More details coming soon.