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Box 70
Battleford, SK  S0M 0E0
Battlefords, The Location: Fort Battleford National Historic Site, 4.8 km SE of North Battleford.
Hello Canada Day! Cuddle a cute bunny and say hi to the goats at the petting zoo or get a photo with a scarlet uniformed officer of the North West Mounted Police on his horse.

Cover your ears and smell the gunpowder as staff demonstrate how our seven pound muzzle-loading rifle works. See authentic military weapons from more than a hundred years ago.

But wait, the day is not done! From 5 .pm. until 8 p.m., visitors can stay for a delicious supper and beer garden refreshments. Enjoy the live music from the Barons of Buckingham at the Fort Fest Field Dance and end the night with a brilliant bang as the fantastic fireworks light up the sky. Field Dance from 8 p.m. to 12 midnight.

This truly is the family event of the season! Event takes place 12 noon - 5 p.m.; see attached list of additional activities.


Nearby Attractions

Fred Light Museum & Tourist Information Centre, Battleford Eiling Kramer Campground, historic walking trails, Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Battleford. Western Development Museum - North Battleford, The Allen Sapp Gallery - The Gonor Collection, Chapel Gallery in North Battleford. Battlefords Provincial Park within 36km.

Rates & Hours of Operation

  • Family rates
  • Rate details : Enhanced entry fees apply. See website for details.

On-Site Amenities & Services

  • Full wheelchair access
  • Children's activities
  • Service in French

Group Tour Information

  • Bus tours accepted
  • Bus parking
  • Estimated viewing time (hours) : 2
  • Maximum group size : 60
  • Minimum group size : 20
  • Advance Notice Requirements / Additional Group Tour Information : Pre-booking is required for group tours in order to qualify for the group rate. Guided tours are not available on special event days.

Arts & Culture Events

  • History and Folklore
  • RCMP / Military

Event Scope

  • Annual
  • Community
  • Major event