May Long Weekend


May 20, 2024


11:00 AM4:30 PM


Admission is free, carousel rides are $2.52 + tax (last ride at 4:15 pm).

Please note: Main entrance is closed due to bridge construction. Please enter through the carousel entrance. View map [PDF - 2 MB]

Happening all day:

Truths Not Often Told: Being South Asian in Burnaby
Stride Studios
Learn the history and legacy of Burnaby’s South Asian Canadian community in this interactive exhibit. New exhibit content focuses on why social justice matters to Burnaby’s South Asian youth.

Multi-Purpose Room
Produced by the Poetic Justice Foundation, co-curated by Anita Lal and Dr. Sharanji Kaur Sandhra. The exhibit sheds light on caste discrimination and caste oppressed communities in British Columbia. OVERCASTE stands as a call to action urging support for initiatives dedicated to eradicating caste discrimination and fostering a society where equality is genuinely embraced by all.

Scavenger Hunt
Throughout the site
Pick up your scavenger hunt at the carousel gate and experience South Asian Canadian culture throughout the museum this year.

Coffee Grinding
General Store
See and smell the coffee beans ground by hand.

Ruby's Lunch
Seaforth School
What is in Ruby's Lunch? Find out at the schoolhouse.

Blacksmith Shop
Watch the metalsmith heat and hammer metal objects.

Specific times:

Explore the Carousel Pavilion and discover the history behind this 100+ year old treasure.
Last ride at 4:15 pm
Carousel rides - $2.52 + tax.

Children's activities and crafts:

Community Mural Project featuring the artwork of Jag Nagra
11 am–4 pm
Carousel Plaza
(Shutting down from 2:30 – 3pm for storytelling)

Katha Corner: Indian Mythology Storytelling
Designed for children aged 5-9, Katha Corner is a storytelling adventure of ancient Indian mythology filled with tales of gods, goddesses and mystical creatures. 
2:30-3 pm
Carousel Plaza

Displays and information booths:

Pacific Spirits Quilters' Guild
11 am-4 pm
Bell's Dry Goods

City of Burnaby Water Wagon
11 am-4 pm
Mobile water refill station

Live performances on Vorce Stage:

Sudnya Dance Academy
11:30 am-12 pm
South Asian dancing

Palak Dhiman
12-12:30 pm
Classical Kathak dance performance & workshop

Akhil Jobanputra & Ensemble
1:30-2:30 pm
Hindustani classical music – An improvised culmination of song-text and spontaneous music.

Byrne Creek Small Ensemble
3-3:30 pm
Live jazz

Schedules are subject to change.


Burnaby Village Museum

Contact Information

Phone: 604-297-4565


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