The heart of Calgary is red ...

the scarlet red of the North West Mounted Police tunic. When the NWMP built their fort at the confluence of the Bow and Elbow Rivers in 1875, they laid the foundations for the city we enjoy today.

   

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In the fall of 1875 the North West Mounted Police built a small wooden fort at the confluence of the Bow and Elbow Rivers, and laid the foundation for the city that became Calgary. They came to bring law and order to the west, to stamp out the whiskey trade, and to befriend the First Nations peoples in preparation for the treaties that would open the land for settlement. The hopes, dreams and values of that time are still evident in the city we enjoy today.

Fort Calgary is located just east of downtown Calgary on a 40-acre site. Open year-round, the Fort offers Calgarians and their guests fun, interactive exhibits, tours and school programs. The 1888 Barracks and Interpretive Centre are available for private rentals, including weddings, meetings, banquets and Christmas parties.

Fort Calgary is owned by The City of Calgary and is operated by the Fort Calgary Preservation Society.

Open daily: 9 am to 5 pm
Closed January 1, Good Friday, December 24, 25, 26 and 31.

 

 

BRUNCH AT THE FORT
Find out more about the Family Brunch served with local Organic History. $27 Adults / $15 Kids (5-12). Reservations: 403-290-1875.

   

DINNER THEATRE - HIGH SCHOOL REUNION
Selkirk High is having it's 20 year Reunion tonight. All your friends from High School will be there, and of course, some people you just won't want to see! You can hope they all got ug... because let's face it, it's your night, and you are absolutely dying to go!
March 25, April 23, May 27: More details & ticket info.

   
WINTER CARNIVAL at Fort Calgary
Monday, February 15 th, 2016. Check here for an activities list and times.
   

DREAMCATCHER WORKSHOP
Join Mohawk artisan Pam Hill and learn how to make your own dreamcatcher. Click HERE for registration and information.

   
EDUCATION PROGRAMS
School Programs for the 2015/2016 school year are SOLD OUT! There are still spaces available in our Home School Days - please click here to register .
   
THE DEANE HOUSE IS CLOSED
The Deane House is closed for rehabilitation until 2016. Please check back for further updates.

   
 
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phone: 403-290-1875