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Fort Edmonton Foundation 50th Anniversary Homecoming

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Blatchford Field Air Hangar, Fort Edmonton Park

6601 148 Street

Edmonton, Alberta T6H 4P3

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Be a part of history and the future.

Fort Edmonton Park will be closed for general admissions this summer, but we are hosting our 50th Anniversary Homecoming festival celebration! We have an amazing line-up of activities and programming. Join us as we celebrate our history and enjoy a sneak peek into the future development and construction of the park.



Date and Time: Saturday, May 25, 2019

Doors open: 11:00 am BBQ: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Program: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Parking: Main Parking Lot



YOUR TICKET INCLUDES

Traditional barbecue buffet; cash bar

  • Indigenous entertainment, Metis dancers, tipi camp, bannock on a stick, and interpretive demonstrations

  • Activities for every generation

    • Stagecoach bouncy castle, Global News colour the weather, seedling planting, games, scavenger hunt, cake celebration, and more!

  • Interactive experiences: displays, tours, interpreters, historical information, Edmonton Model Railway Association viewing gallery

  • Historical costume parade - We invite you to dress in period costume (1846-1929) for a chance to win a prize

  • Wine tasting of the Fort Edmonton Foundation’s signature 50th Anniversary wine

  • Park stories with special guests:

      • City of Edmonton Councillor Sarah Hamilton

      • Honorary Chief Factor Tim Spelliscy

      • Fort Edmonton Foundation President Michael Paull

      • Fort Edmonton Foundation Past President Mary Lou Hamilton

      • Allan Partridge, architect of the Hotel Selkirk and Capitol Theatre

      • Bill Graham, brought the steam train and railway to Fort Edmonton Park

  • Time capsule experience: be a part of history and add your message to a new 50-year time capsule.

  • 50th Anniversary film - showing every half hour at the Capitol Theatre

  • Book Launch - 360+ beautiful pages of Fort Edmonton Foundation's first 50 years




Our Living History The First 50 Years of the Fort Edmonton Foundation

Book Launch: Our Living History: The First 50 Years of the Fort Edmonton Foundation, tells the story of why Fort Edmonton Park was built, shares its rich history and what is in store for the future. This limited edition hardcover keepsake will be a historical treasure for years to come. Come meet the author, Carolina Jakeway Roemmich on May 25th at the 50th Anniversary Homecoming. Books can be pre-purchased online or at the Homecoming event.

PRE-ORDER YOUR BOOK TODAY!


Fort Edmonton Park will be closed for general admissions this summer. We are hosting this special event as a fundraiser to continue to bring to the park the buildings and experiences you love.

Your ticket purchase supports the enhancement of Fort Edmonton Park.

Funds raised will assist in the preservation, conservation, and construction of interpretive and historical displays, buildings and sites. Fort Edmonton Foundation thanks you for supporting our $11 million community campaign creating a living history experience reflecting the heritage of the Edmonton area and its citizens.



Box 67112 Meadowlark RPO, Edmonton, AB T5R 5Y3 · p:780.496.6977
e: admin@fortedmontonfoundation.org | www.fortedmontonfoundation.org


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Blatchford Field Air Hangar, Fort Edmonton Park

6601 148 Street

Edmonton, Alberta T6H 4P3

Canada

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