August 15

Date: August 15, 2017 (11:00 AM - 4:30 PM)

Burnaby Celebrates 125 Years

Visit our Stride Studios gallery to see Burnaby Then and Now, a display of historic photographs showing how the community has changed over the past 125 years. The exhibition features historic photographs of well-known landmarks, presented alongside present-day photographs of the same locations.

Celebrate 150: Red Serge Days

Create the best souvenir ever! Put yourself in a picutre with members of Burnaby's Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) in their splendid red serge. Every Tuesday in July and August, 12noon-2pm. Be part of an historic online album. Post and tag your images on Twitter or Instagram using #Celebrate150:RedSergeDays


Every Day Activities

  • Explore the Village with our new Adventure Guide. $6 per guide includes a carousel ride.
  • Climb on board the electric tram: Interurban Tram Barn
  • Enjoy a ride on the Carousel (last ride at 4:15pm)
  • Scavenger hunt activity: Pick up a clue sheet at the Main Gate or the Carousel Entrance
  • Hear the platen press in action: The Burnaby Post
  • Watch the blacksmith: Wagner's Blacksmith Shop
  • Visit the teacher in the school house: Seaforth School



Time Activity Location
12noon-2pm Celebrate 150: Red Serge Days Roving
12noon-4pm Gardener-in-Residence Love Farmhouse Garden
12noon Auto Shop Apprentice Royal Oak Garage
1-3pm Model T Car Rides
(by donation)
at the Tram Plaza
*weather permitting
2pm Village Tour (free) Sign up at the Main Entrance
3pm Auto Shop Apprentice Royal Oak Garage

A Guide to our Whole Summer

We've collected lots of information on our demonstrations, activities, special events, and programs into one spot. Guide to the Summer [PDF - 1.2 MB]

*Subject to change without notice