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Kilby Historic Site

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215 Kilby Road, Harrison Mills, BC V0M 1L0 Canada
604-796-9576http://kilby.ca

Admission Prices:

Adult $10
Senior $9
Youth $8
Children 5 and under are always Free!
Family $25

Season Passes:

Season passes are good for one full calendar year, from date of purchase. Includes unlimited entrance into museum and farm, including all special events & 10% discount in café.

Adult $22
Senior $20
Family $60

Upcoming Events

April 2017

Easter Egg Hunt

April 15 - April 17

Come and join the fun at Kilby Historic Site’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Luncheon! This event is set in the 1920’s surrounded by a heritage farm. There’ll be prizes for everyone and a special prize for the lucky ones who find the Gold and Silver Eggs. Decorate an egg to hang on our Easter Tree, spend some time with our friendly farm animals and play some old fashioned Easter themed games and crafts. Details of the egg hunt  and…

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May 2017

Mother’s Day at Kilby

May 14

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Kilby Historic Site! The kids can make special gifts for Mom & Grandma. Enjoy live entertainment and book your reservation in our cozy restaurant. The Mother’s Day feature is a traditional Roast Beef which includes home-made Yorkshire pudding, gravy and seasonal vegetables.

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Heritage Day

May 21

Children explore how life was in Grandma and Grandpa’s day! Discover the differences in child’s lifestyle in the 1920’s and now through fun, interactive games and activities. You will learn the hands-on life skills of settlers; like doing laundry, working on a farm, ice cream making and needle crafts. You can even be the storekeeper for a day! Enjoy live entertainment with Central Fraser Valley Fiddlers and Rusty the Blacksmith! Every Sunday afternoon enjoy a traditional favourite, Roast Beef dinner! Includes…

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Teddy Bear Picnic

May 28

Bring your teddy bear, decorate a cookie and have ‘tea’ with all our furry friends. Getting glamourous with our Dress-up Tickle Trunk, making super-cute teddy bear crafts and settling in under the trees for story-time are all part of this year’s event. We will have live music so plan to stay the day, bring your own picnic, or sample ours, at this year’s event. Every Sunday afternoon enjoy a traditional favourite, Roast Beef dinner! Includes home-made Yorkshire pudding, gravy and seasonal…

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June 2017

Art on the Farm

June 11

In the pristine beauty of our heritage site local artists are welcomed on the farm to paint or draw for the afternoon. We have a 1920’s general store, farm animals, authentic buildings, lovely gardens and of course beautiful scenery. The public is invited to walk the grounds to see the drawings & paintings as they develop. Visitors of all ages and skill levels can enjoy hands-on workshops and demonstrations with experienced artists.  There will be a market and life music…

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Father’s Day – Black Powder

June 18

Join us as we step back in time to the 1880’s for our 11th annual Black Power event on Father’s Day! Muskets, Pistols, Bows and Arrows – and even a Cannon will be on site today. The Fraser Valley Frontiersmen will be on site demonstrating antique firearms and primitive archery.  Trader’s Row is filled with vendors and displays from the 1880’s. And of course Father’s Day wouldn’t be complete without a sizzlin’ barbeque! Another option is to book the whole…

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July 2017

Dominion Day & Community Appreciation Day

July 1

Celebrate Confederation by exploring your local history! We will be conducting fully guided tours at noon & 2 pm to give you a chance to hear the whole story of Harrison Mills & the Kilby Family. Join us under the Willow Tree for a tasty BBQ. Admission will be by donation as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation and appreciate our community. Would you like to be a part of this special Canada 150 event? Click here to…

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Fibre Festival

July 9

Calling all spinners, knitters, quilters, weavers, basket-makers and fibre enthusiasts – don’t miss our first ever Fibre Festival at Kilby Historic Site! We’ll be celebrating all fibre arts with an art market, demonstrations, fibre animals, door prizes and more—whether you’re a beginner, an expert or just plain curious we’ll have something here to inspire your creativity! Every Sunday afternoon enjoy a traditional favourite, Roast Beef dinner! Dinner includes home-made Yorkshire pudding, gravy and seasonal vegetables. Want to join in? We…

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Pirate Day

July 23

Ahoy there! Join us for a full day of pirate fun for the kids! Activities include pirate games, crafts and of course, a treasure hunt! Enjoy a special treat with Jeannie the Pirate and her parrot CoCo! Every Sunday afternoon enjoy a traditional favourite, Roast Beef dinner! Dinner includes home-made Yorkshire pudding, gravy and seasonal vegetables.

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August 2017

Heritage Day

August 6

Children explore how life was in Grandma and Grandpa’s day! Discover the differences in child’s lifestyle in the 1920’s and now through fun, interactive games and activities. You will learn the hands-on life skills of settlers; like doing laundry, working on a farm, ice cream making and needle crafts. You can even be the storekeeper for a day!  Every Sunday afternoon enjoy a traditional favourite, Roast Beef dinner! Includes home-made Yorkshire pudding, gravy and seasonal vegetables.

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Summer Carnival

August 13

Join us for our annual old-fashioned Summer Carnival! We will have music, carnival games, market stalls, face-painting, crafts, a magic show, a barbeque and lots of prizes for the kids! Every Sunday afternoon enjoy a traditional favourite, Roast Beef dinner! Dinner includes home-made Yorkshire pudding, gravy and seasonal vegetables. This event is still planned… check back soon for details. Or sign up for our newsletter to keep in touch! Would you like to be apart of this event? Sign up…

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Plein Air Painting Festival

August 25 - August 27

Join us for the 3rd annual Plein Air Painting festival. This “In the Open Air” painting festival was a great success last year, so be sure to mark your calendars! Come and see the competitors as their paintings develop on Friday and Saturday! Then all completed paintings will be displayed for the public on Sunday . Book your reservation for the festival luncheon where the winners will be announced. For those who are new to the event, it celebrates artwork created…

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September 2017

Heritage Day

September 3

Children explore how life was in Grandma and Grandpa’s day! Discover the differences in child’s lifestyle in the 1920’s and now through fun, interactive games and activities. You will learn the hands-on life skills of settlers; like doing laundry, working on a farm, ice cream making and needle crafts. You can even be the storekeeper for a day! Every Sunday afternoon enjoy a traditional favourite, Roast Beef dinner! Dinner includes home-made Yorkshire pudding, gravy and seasonal vegetables.

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Autumn Harvest Festival

September 10

Join us as we celebrate the turning of the season! Witness an apple cider pressing demonstration on our 110 year-old apple press and browse our mini farmer’s market for delicious local foodstuffs while the kids make autumn-themed crafts. Sample our barbeque, grab a slice of orchard fresh apple pie and then line up to have a go at our Pinata!  We also have a mini Car Show on site with the Golden Ears Maple Ridge Vintage Car Club. Enjoy strolling through…

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BC River’s Day

September 24

Celebrate BC Rivers Day at the confluence of the Fraser and Harrison rivers. We plan to highlight the many values of our two rivers and increase public awareness & stewardship of this 37th annual British Columbia celebration.

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October 2017

Thanksgiving

October 7 - October 8

Join us for a Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner Celebration! Full Course Turkey Dinner includes roast turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, seasonal vegetables, gravy, cranberry sauce, dinner roll, apple or pumpkin pie & coffee, tea or Juice box. 2017 pricing information coming soon! Seating Times: Noon – 2 pm & 4 pm  On site we will have Apple Press Demonstrations Each day at 1:30 pm and Autumn themed crafts for the kids.

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Halloween

October 29

Something wicked this way comes… the Kilby Kids Halloween Party! Dress up to win prizes in our costume contest, join our spooky scavenger hunt, play Halloween themed games and crafts. Enjoy a special treat with an amazing magic show and the creation of wonderful balloon animals with Living Magic! A delight for all ages! The event begins at 11 am. Throughout the day we will have crafts and games!  The farm will also be open for kids to enjoy our…

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December 2017

Christmas at Kilby

December 9 - December 10

  We will be serving up our famous Roast Turkey dinner and all the trimmings for lunch! Book your table in our cozy restaurant for our traditional Christmas lunch at either our noon or 2 pm seating. Enjoy a full course roast turkey dinner includes roast turkey, mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables, cranberry sauce, gravy and dinner roll plus your choice of two desserts and a beverage. 2017 pricing information coming soon!  The gift shop will have many unique items &…

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