Fort Edmonton Foundation

50th Anniversary Homecoming

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Be a part of history and the future.

 

This spring, join us for our 50th Anniversary Homecoming at Fort Edmonton Park where we celebrate the history of the Fort Edmonton Foundation. Everyone is welcome! Enjoy a sneak peek into the construction and future development of four major projects: Fort Edmonton Park's front entrance and admissions, Hotel Selkirk expansion: Albion and Windsor Block, Indigenous Peoples Experience and the 1920's Midway. The park will be closed for regular admissions this season - join us for this special event! 

 

Date and Time: Saturday, May 25, 2019

Doors open: 11:00 am   BBQ: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm   

Program: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Parking: Main Parking Lot

 

YOUR TICKET INCLUDES

  • Traditional barbecue buffet; including a cash bar

  • Indigenous entertainment, tipi camp, Metis dancers, bannock on a stick, and interpretive demonstrations

  • Historic Festival Activities for the whole family

    • Stagecoach bouncy castle, seedling planting, Global News - Colour the Weather, games, cake celebration, scavenger hunt and more!

  • Interactive and interpretive displays, tours and historical information taking you back in time, and the Edmonton Model Railway Association viewing gallery will be open.

  • 50th Anniversary Film - playing in the Capitol Theatre every 1/2 hour

  • Historical costume parade - We invite you to dress in period costume (1846-1929) for a chance to win a prize.

  • Wine tasting of the Fort Edmonton Foundation’s signature 50th Anniversary wine

  • Park stories with special guests:

      • City of Edmonton Councillor Sarah Hamilton

      • Honorary Chief Factor Tim Spelliscy

      • Fort Edmonton Foundation President Michael Paull

      • Fort Edmonton Foundation Past President Mary Lou Hamilton

      • Allan Partridge, architect of the Hotel Selkirk and Capitol Theatre

      • Bill Graham, brought the steam train and railway to Fort Edmonton Park

  • Time capsule experience: be a part of history and add your message to a new 50-year time capsule.

  • Book launch and signing - Our Living History, The First 50 Years of the Fort Edmonton Foundation

  • Raffle: Buy tickets to win one of three prizes! Family Fun Package-$2100, Sports Lovers-$1150 or Willie Wong Painting-$750  *$ approximate retail value **Draw date, July 1, 2019

 

Thank you to our event Sponsors

CELEBRATION SPONSOR

  • Canadian Western Bank

  • Michael and Colleen Paull

CLASSIC SPONSOR

  • City Lumber

  • Shanahan's

  • Doug Goss Professional Corporation

  • Wolf Willow Dental

  • Muth Electrical

TABLE SPONSORS - (CFB)

  • City of Edmonton

  • Clark Builders

  • Micol Consulting Inc.

  • EPCOR

  • Duncan Craig LLP

EXCLUSIVE MEDIA PARTNER​

  • Global Edmonton

 

EXCLUSIVE RADIO SPONSORS

  • 630 CHED

  • CISN Country 103.9

  • Global News Radio 880 Edmonton

 

IN-KIND SPONSORS

  • William Huff 

  • ION Printing Solutions

  • Simply Fabulous Cakes

  • Kamena Gallery and Frames Ltd

  • Leroy Schulz Photograpy

  • Alley Kat Brewing Company

DONATION PRIZE SPONSOR (CFB)

  • Rowand Law