One of Calgary’s favourite locations is opening back up for the summer.
The Historical Village in Heritage Park will be celebrating its opening weekend starting on Saturday, May 18, which will launch its 55th summer season.
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You may have to travel a bit further into the future before taking that trip into the past, but we’re sure the wait will be worth it.
Attendees of the opening weekend will be able to take a ride on the village’s horse-drawn wagon, check out the antique midway, travel on the steam-powered train, and end it all off with a fresh cheese bun baked right in Heritage Park.
A release from Heritage Park also announced that the S.S. Moyie will be back in the water after taking a year off for repair work, meaning that anyone at the park at 11 am on Saturday will be able to see the first sailing of the year.
A 20-minute sail on Calgary’s only paddle wheeler is included with every admission, along with access to The Curse of the Lost Lemon Mine, a musical melodrama playing weekends in the Canmore Opera House throughout the season, and The Canadian Jewish Experience, an exhibit celebrating Canadian Jewish Heritage Month.
Also new this year is Victoria Day Tea at the Famous 5 Centre of Canadian Women, though tickets to that will cost you a little extra.
When: Saturday, May 18
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Heritage Park – 1900 Heritage Drive SW, Calgary
Tickets: Available online or at the door, $26.50