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Candlelight Graveyard Tour

Located In Annapolis Royal
Where To Find Us
Fort Anne National Historic Site
295 St. George St
Annapolis Royal, NS
Areas Served Annapolis Valley Region
Phone 902-532-2321
Contact Alan Melanson
Description & Services
Have you ever thought of a graveyard as a place of adventure, learning and discovery?  
Have you ever wondered about the meaning of some of the graveyard art on old tombstones?  
Have you ever read names and dates and wondered what kind of life the people led?  
If you enjoy unique experiences and want to find out more about "images of the past etched in stone" don't miss the chance to tour the Oldest English Graveyard in Canada by candlelight.  
Now in their 23rd popular season, these lively tours take place in Annapolis Royal at Fort Anne. Created in 1991 by internationally-acclaimed heritage interpreter Alan Melanson, they are consistently one of the most popular events in Nova Scotia, recommended by major media throughout the world.  
Thousands of people have taken part in this fun-filled tour, and many visitors actually plan their entire trip to the province around them.  
Join the fun, wear comfortable walking shoes, and don't forget to bring your sense of adventure! 
Adults $9 / Youth (13-18) $5 / Children (12 & Under) $3 
Fort Anne National Historic Site (Parking Lot) 
Rain or Shine. NO RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Tour duration: 1:10 
Hours 9:30pm
Dates Jun:  
Sun, Tues, Wed, Thu nights 
Jul, Aug, Sep:  
7 nights a week 
Oct 1-15:  
Sun, Tues, Wed, Thu nights 
Fridays & Saturdays, October 16, 17, 23, 24 & 30
Special Information
Tags Annapolis Valley Connect ; Guided Tours ; Recreation Categories ; Tourism
Categories - General Special Events & Festivals ; Walking Tours