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Anishinaabe Keeshigun

Saturday, August 20 & Sunday, August 21, 2022 • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. • Free Event!

Join us for a FREE weekend event filled with entertainment, hands-on activities and demonstrations that highlight Anishinaabe culture, traditions, language, and technology.

Haunted Fort Night

October 2022: Thursdays, Fridays & Saturday nights

Tickets will go on sale September 8, 2022 at 10 a.m. Ticket purchase will only be available by telephone and reservations are required for this event. More details coming soon.

This event sells out every year. Please be patient and courteous when calling, our team is processing ticket reservations as quickly as possible. Thank you!


Dare to scare? Help make Fort William Historical Park the most terrifying place in Thunder Bay this October by volunteer at Haunted Fort Night! All costumes, makeup and training will be provided. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call (807) 473-2344 to apply. Volunteer registration closes late-September.

Voyageur Winter Carnival

February  18-20, 2023

Enjoy a weekend of fun, family-friendly activities, contests and entertainment at Voyageur Winter Carnival on Family Day Weekend. Stay tuned for more details.

Fort William Historical Park's 50th Anniversary 

Throughout 2023 we'll be hosting a variety of programs and activities for this landmark event. Stay tuned for more details.

Great Rendezvous Celebration • July 8-16, 2023

Enjoy a variety of exciting programs and activities that celebrate the people who helped build Fort William Historical Park and its fur trade history, culminating in a weekend re-enactment.

Great Rendezvous Historic Re-enactment • July 14-16, 2023

Historic re-enactment participant packages will be available fall 2022.