Labour Day


September 5, 2022


11:00 AM4:30 PM


Happening all day:

Free carousel rides!
Co-sponsored by CUPE23 and Burnaby Parks, Recreation and Culture Commission. Last ride at 4:15 pm.

We Are 50: Explore the Unexpected (New Exhibit)
Stride Studios
Explore the evolving nature of the Burnaby Village Museum’s collection, in this exhibit showcasing objects rarely seen by the public.

Kids Conservation Lab
Real Estate
Go behind-the-scenes and learn what it takes to be a museum conservator in this interactive exhibit.

50th Anniversary Arches
Series of five grand arch installations showcasing the Museum’s evolving role in the community through the eyes of local artists.

View Through Time
Throughout the site
Discover the history of the Museum’s buildings through historical photographs and anniversary banners.

Our Stories at 50: Fifty Years at the Burnaby Village Museum (New Publication)
Gift Shop
Burnaby Village Museum’s 50th anniversary book for sale in the Gift Shop.

Working People Documentary
Central Park Theatre
Watch a movie in the theatre about British Columbia’s working people of the past.

Labour Scavenger Hunt
Throughout village
Match the village exhibit with a union logo and receive a 50th anniversary prize at the info tent beside the Bandstand. Pick up your Scavenger Hunt at one of the gates or at the Bandstand.

Quilter’s Demo
Bells Dry Goods
Watch Pacific Spirit Quilters’ Guild members showcase their talents.

Demonstration of skills
Blacksmith, Tinsmith and Printshop
Take in the sights and sounds while experiencing Museum staff demonstrating trades from the past.

Specific times:

BAG on a Bike
11 am-4 pm, Orchard
Printmaking with Burnaby Art Gallery.

Memory Book Craft
11 am-4 pm, On the Meadow
Children can create a memory book of their visit to the Burnaby Village Museum during its 50th anniversary season.

Live entertainment:

Stories on Wheels (story telling)
11:30 am-12:15 pm and 1:30-2:15 pm
Carousel Plaza

Wildwood Fire (live music)
12:30-2 pm
Vorce Stage

The Boytles (live music)
2:30-3:15 pm and 3:45-4:30 pm
Vorce Stage

The Lucky Trappers (live music)
1:45-2:30 pm and 3:15-4 pm
Orientation Plaza

Schedules are subject to change.


Burnaby Village Museum

Contact Information

Phone: 604-297-4565


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