Taste of History: A Calgary Food Event Series

Join us for unique food events at Heritage Park all summer long! From lobster boils to lunch on an authentic turn-of-the-century dining car, there's something for everyone!

About the Events

People enjoy the Prince House Lawn Dinner at Heritage Park in Calgary

Prince House Lawn Dinner

Immerse yourself in an Edwardian garden party and dinner on the Prince House lawn. Dress up, delight in hors d’oeuvres, drinks, lawn games, and explore the iconic Prince House. Indulge in an opulent dinner meticulously crafted by our culinary team. Prepare for an unforgettable evening of decadence!

Where: Prince House

Dates: June 30, July 21 and Sept. 1

Time: Cocktails at 6:15, dinner service at 7:15 and event ends at 9:15 pm

Price: $99.95 plus GST

Escape Annual Members receive a 10% discount! Escape Annual Members must buy their tickets by calling Guest Services at 403.268.8500 for the discount to apply.

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Important Additional Information

  • When you arrive, please drive up to the security gates, located at the base of the clock tower. From there, please drive into the Village and park on Front Street (where Wainwright Hotel is located). You can walk to the Prince House from there.
  • In the event of inclement weather, the event will be moved indoors at the Wainwright Hotel.

Prince House Lawn Dinner Menu


Red Pepper and Marinated Feta Mousse Crepe

Smoked Salmon Rosette on Cucumber Ring, Citrus Cream Pearls and Dill

Compressed Watermelon and Prosciutto Skewers

Sparkling Wine Cocktail (3oz)

Alberta Bakery Bread Basket

Multigrain, Sourdough and Bread Sticks
Duo of House-Made Flavoured Whipped Butter


Heirloom Tomato
Burrata Cheese, Micro Basil
Pickled Maraschino Cherry Red Onions
Alberta Bakery Focaccia Croutons
Vanilla Balsamic Dressing

Paired with a Glass of Luigi Righetti Pinot Grigio (4oz)


Whole Roasted Alberta Beef Tenderloin
Fig Red Wine Demi
Caramelized Onion Pave
Rainbow Carrots and Charred Broccolini

Paired with a Glass of Alias Pinot Noir (5oz)


Earl Grey Cheesecake
Fresh Macerated Berries

Served with Choice of Locally-Roasted Coffee and a Selection of Herbal Tea

Food at the Prince House Lawn Dinner at Heritage Park in Calgary
Diners enjoy lunch on the River Forth Dining Car at Heritage Park

River Forth Lunches

Come experience what it was like to enjoy the finer things in life at the turn of the 20th century, as you dine on a delicious meal while travelling in style within the luxurious River Forth train car.

Where: River Forth Dining Car

Dates: Tuesdays from June 13 – Aug. 29

Time: 11 am – 1 pm


Adult: $89.95 plus GST

Child: $84.95 plus GST

To make a reservation, call guest services at 403.268.8500

Important Additional Information

  • Please arrive at 11 am and check-in at Midnapore Station by entering the Park through the front gates.
  • The train will depart from Midnapore station at 11:30 am.
  • Guests will disembark the train at 1 pm at Shepard Station.
  • Admission to the Historical Village is included with River Forth Lunch admission.
  • The River Forth Dining Car is not wheelchair accessible.

River Forth Lunches Menu

First Course

Heirloom Tomato
Fleur di Latte
Vanilla Balsamic Vinaigrette
Micro Basil
Focaccia Crostini

Second Course

Grilled Petite Tenderloin of AAA Alberta Beef
Port Wine Demi Glaze
Duck Confit Fingerling Potatoes
Seasonal Vegetables


Pan-Seared Cedar Jelly Glazed Salmon
Sweet Potato Rosti
Charred Broccolini
Tomato Confit

Third Course

White Chocolate Petite Four
French Macarons


Served with Still or Sparkling Water
And a 5oz Glass of Either Red or White House Wine

A couple enjoys lunch on the River Forth Dining Car at Heritage Park
A cup of tea poured at the River Forth Tea at Heritage Park

River Forth Afternoon Tea

It’s tea time on the River Forth dining car! Delight in gourmet finger sandwiches, pastries and a soothing cup of tea as you glide along the tracks in pure luxury. Treat yourself to the most unique afternoon tea experience Calgary has to offer.

Where: River Forth Dining Car; guests will enter the train from Midnapore Station

Dates: Tuesdays June 13 – Aug. 29

Time: 2:35 – 3:35 pm

Adult: $54.95 plus GST

Child: $49.95 plus GST

To book your seat, call Guest Services at 403.268.8500

Important Additional Information

  • Admission to the Historical Village is included when you buy tickets to River Forth Afternoon Tea
  • Please check-in at Midnapore Station. When you arrive at Heritage Park, enter through the front gate.
  • The train will depart from Midnapore Station at 2:35 pm, and passengers will disembark at Shepard Station an hour later.
  • The River Forth Dining Car is not wheelchair accesible.


River Forth Afternoon Tea Menu

Petit Finger Sandwiches

East Coast Lobster Shrimp Roll
Honey Cured Ham with Aged Cheddar
Smoked Turkey Breast with Whipped Cranberry and Brie Spread
Cucumber Herb Dill Cream Cheese

Petit French Pastries

Vanilla Cream Puff, Petit Fours
Butter Pecan Tarts, European Squares

Buttermilk and White Chocolate Red Currant Scones

Clotted Cream and Preserves
Seasonal Berries


Freshly Brewed Tea

The River Forth Dining Car at Heritage Park