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Learn more about what's new at Heritage Park. Check this page weekly for new and upcoming activities, featured exhibitions, family-friendly events, fundraisers and more! History fun for everyone.


Chill Out at Heritage Park This Winter

From Family Day Brunch to a NEW Murder Mystery Dinner, there is something for everyone to enjoy this winter season. Discover our new Hood’s Up! program at Gasoline Alley Museum, shop Alberta Bakery goods at the Railway Café and celebrate Valentine’s Day with unique dining experiences for the Best. Winter. Ever.

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Things to Do this Winter at Heritage Park

Events and Things to Do at the Park

Calgary Murder Mystery Dinner Experience at Heritage Park

Murder at the Park: On Track for Treachery ©

Feb. 9, 10, 22, 24 and 29

March 8, 14, 15, 22 and 23

We’re ‘dying’ for you to join us at Murder at the Park: On Track for Treachery ©! Come enjoy a delicious three-course meal and solve an interactive murder mystery. Your luxury train ride veers On Track for Treachery © when a self-made millionaire and train magnate takes what he wants at the expense of others. Take notes, question the suspects and crack the case to win an amazing prize! It’s the perfect date night this Valentine’s Day – reserve your seats today!

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Day Out With Thomas

May 4-5 and 10-12, 2024

‘Pop’ on board a train ride adventure with Thomas the Tank Engine! Day Out With Thomas: Bubble Tour is rolling into the station on May 4 – 5 and 10 – 12, 2024, with loads of bubble-themed games and activities! Enjoy live entertainment, photo ops, the exclusive gift shop, lawn games and so much more. Take a real train ride with Thomas and spend the day creating memories for the whole family.

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Day Out With Thomas at Heritage Park in Calgary
Family Fun in Calgary at Hood's Up at Heritage Park

Hood’s Up!

Tuesday to Sunday from Jan. 30 – April 25

For the first time ever and for a limited time only, we’re pulling back the hoods to reveal the engines of our vintage vehicles in Gasoline Alley Museum!

Different cars will be featured each week – explore the museum and talk with costumed interpreters to discover the stories behind the engines. And, you won’t want to miss the Spring Thaw Car Show in April when nearly all of the hoods are up at once! You won’t get a chance to see Gasoline Alley Museum like this again – get tickets today!

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Dinner and a Movie

Feb. 20, March 5 and 19, April 9 and 23, May 14, 2024

Join us for one of Calgary’s most unique dining experiences as you enjoy a themed, gourmet and delicious three-course meal cooked to perfection by Heritage Park’s expert chefs, all while you’re surrounded by one of the world’s largest public collections of antique vehicles! Then, settle in with a bag of popcorn and a refreshing drink to watch a movie on an HD projector with speakers designed for optimal hearing wherever you sit! Check out what movies we’re showing and book your seats today.

Movie & Dinner Menu

One of the best dinner experiences in Calgary at Heritage Park's Dinner and a Movie
Best Calgary Hot Chocolate at Heritage Park as part of YYC Hot Chocolate Fest

Try Our Hot Chocolate!

Feb. 1 – 29

You say hot, we say chocolate! Beginning on Feb. 1, we’re competing in the YYC Hot Chocolate Fest! Celebrate Heritage Park’s 60th Anniversary with a steaming hot mug of the Best. Hot Chocolate. Ever. With each sip, experience the flavours of velvety dark chocolate, cocoa powder, maple syrup, Chantilly cream and a sprinkle of sea salt as they come together to create hot chocolate perfection! Come on down to Railway Café,  try it and vote for us to be the BEST. HOT CHOCOLATE. EVER!

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Portions from each sale benefit Meals on Wheels.

Alberta Bakery Goodies in the Railway Café

You don’t need to wait for the Historical Village to be open to get your fix of your favourite sweets and treats from the Alberta Bakery. Cinnamon Buns, Cheese buns and everyone’s favourite Butter Tarts are available at the Railway Café year-round. Pop by daily from 10-4, grab a coffee and a snack in our cozy atmosphere.

Calgary Bakery at Heritage Park's Railway Café
Spring Thaw Calgary Car Show at Heritage Park

Spring Thaw Car Show

Sunday, April 21

Race over to Heritage Park and join us for the Nifty Fifty Spring Thaw Car Show! Come explore  the over 400 vehicles expected to be in show, including hot rods, classics, custom builds, antiques and more! After your done, head into Gasoline Alley Museum and discover one of the world’s largest collections of vintage vehicles – for the first time ever, almost all the cars in the museum will have their Hood’s Up! Rev up your engines and join us for Spring Thaw!

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Black History Month

Black History Month in Calgary at Heritage Park

Black History Month

February is Black History Month – a chance to celebrate the contributions of the Black community to the formation of Alberta and the Prairies. We’ll be sharing content on our social channels, a new podcast with Black History Scholar Deborah Beaver and a free talk in the Railway Orientation Centre from Bertrand Bickersteth, exploring the history of Black fur traders in Western Canada.

Explore Black History

Easter at Heritage Park

Easter Brunch

Sunday, March 31

Here comes Peter Cottontail! He’s hopping his way to Heritage Park for the Easter Weekend and Sunday buffet-style brunch! Fill up your plate with a wide array of delicious options, from good old-fashioned Belgian waffles to a gourmet charcuterie and cheese spread and so much more. And, if your little peeps get restless, send them upstairs to decorate Easter Eggs! Our brunch fills up fast, so reserve your table today!

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Easter Event in Calgary at Heritage Park's Easter Brunch
Easter events in Calgary at Heritage Park's Easter Tea

Easter Tea

Friday, March 29, Saturday, March 30 and Sunday, March 31

Easter Weekend is a perfect time for tea! Enjoy petit finger sandwiches, your favourite treats from the Alberta Bakery and buttermilk scones with your freshly brewed cup of tea. Afterwards, explore one of the world’s largest collections of vintage vehicles in Gasoline Alley Museum (admission is included). Reserve your seats today!

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Summer and Day Camps

Summer Camps

Registration Open Now

The snow might be on the ground, but we know you’re thinking about fun things to do with the kiddos this summer. We have a wide range of summer camps available for children aged 6-15. These camps sell out fast – book your spot today!

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Calgary Summer Camps at Heritage Park

Homeschooler Days

Jan. 26, Feb. 28 and April 5

Join us from January – April to experience a variety of curriculum-based school programs that allow children to explore history as close to first hand as possible! Using a variety of activities, our interpreters will lead children through a thoughtful, fun and exciting day they won’t soon forget!

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Calgary Homeschool Day Camps at Heritage Park

Heritage Park Hiring Fair

Find the Perfect Job at our Calgary Hiring Fair!

Saturday, March 2

Join us in Gasoline Alley Museum for our Calgary hiring fair on Saturday, March 2! Whether you’re seeking a summer job in Calgary or are interested in a part time job, this is your gateway to many unique and exciting positions. From jobs in interpretation, guest relations, dining services, culinary arts, community engagement, curatorial, teamsters, facilities & maintenance, retail, and special events – we have something for everyone! Register today and come find your best. job. ever!

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Calgary Hiring Fair at Heritage Park

Mother's Day at Heritage Park

Mother’s Day Brunch

Sunday, May 12

Get ready to spoil the most amazing woman in your life with brunch that’s going to make her feel oh-so-loved. Join us for a delicious spread of traditional buttermilk pancakes, eggs benedict, crispy double smoked maple bacon and so much more!

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Calgary Mother's Day Brunch at Heritage Park

Current and Upcoming Exhibits

Lightbulb exhibit in Gasoline Alley Museum

Journey Through Lightbulb History

Staying for an extended time!

Come see Heritage Park “shine a light” on the history of the Lightbulb with our temporary exhibit, “For Those Who Have Seen the Invention Pronounce it Wonderful: A Modernist View of the History of Light”. Created by Peter Tertzakian, this exhibit tells visitors about the history of the lightbulb, the various styles, its evolution and the beginning of electricity. With 14 different types of lightbulbs on display, we know this will be an illuminating experience!

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Hood’s Up!

Tuesday to Sunday from Jan. 30 – April 25

For the first time ever and for a limited time only, we’re pulling back the hoods to reveal the engines of our vintage vehicles in Gasoline Alley Museum!

Different cars will be featured each week – explore the museum and talk with costumed interpreters to discover the stories behind the engines. And, you won’t want to miss the Spring Thaw Car Show in April when nearly all of the hoods are up at once! You won’t get a chance to see Gasoline Alley Museum like this again – get tickets today!

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Family Fun in Calgary at Heritage Park
Calgary Exhibit at Heritage Park

Share Your Memories of the Park With Us

Heritage Park has played host to some of the most precious moments for thousands of Albertans over the last 60 years. From first dates to final farewells and everything in between. Special memories that make up our shared and living history. For our 60th anniversary, we’re asking you to share those memories with us!

Using an interactive online tool, we encourage you to share a recorded video, upload a picture, or tell a story of your special moments at the Park. We’ll use these contributions in a new upcoming exhibit celebrating the community that has grown out of Calgary’s signature attraction and Canada’s largest living history museum.

Share a Memory

Have you Heard?

 

Stay on Time for Your Train, Boat and Wagon Rides!

From May long weekend to Thanksgiving, you can take a Wagon ride, hop aboard our iconic steam train or go for a cruise on the S.S. Moyie. Plan your ride by viewing the schedules for these attractions.

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Season Two of Our Podcast is Now Playing

Heritage Park offers great storytelling in its podcast. Featuring timely topics about the history of Western Canada, these Stories from The Park should be on your must-listen list.

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Heritage Park has a New Interactive Map

Our new App will help in not only wayfinding, but itinerary planning and interpretation for our park’s visitors. We’re also planning to share quests and tours on the app, so stay tuned as we continue to enhance this interactive tool.

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Event Calendar

Our events tend to sell out quickly! Browse all events and get your tickets early to avoid disappointment.

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