Custom Events

Private events & parties.

Are you looking for something fun and unique to do for a special event or birthday party? The Yale Historic Site offers several different party options. From a tea party on the lawn of an 1880’s home to the wild days of the gold rush, we have something for all ages. Old fashioned games, pioneer crafts or a scavenger hunt; we can take care of all the arrangements right down to the cake.

Featured activities.

Explore some of our featured activities and historic experiences at Yale Historic Site

St. John the Divine 1863

St John the Divine church was built in 1863 in an attempt to ‘civilize the miners’.  A major restoration project was undertaken ...

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History of the Ward House

William Henry Ward (also known as “Johnny”), was born in 1823 and came to Yale from Digby, Nova Scotia, during the gold ...

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Yale Pioneer Cemetery

Located just west of Yale, on the Trans Canada Highway, the cemetery was established in 1858. The original cemetery was located next ...

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Gold Panning at Yale

Feel first hand, the thrill of hunting for gold. Transcend time and experience the full range of emotions that thousands of men ...

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On Lee Chinese Legacy Project

The Chinese were among the earliest new arrivals to Yale, beginning with the Fraser Canyon Gold Rush in 1858. Yale’s Chinatown was ...

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Yale – A Living History

Yale – A Living History ‘Tent City’ takes you back to the early days of the 1858 Fraser River Gold Rush. Step back ...

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