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20 Canada Day Events Around Edmonton | July 1, 2015

Canada Day 2015 Events In Edmonton 


Canada Day Events in Edmonton  

Celebrate Canada Day at the Legislature 
What: Visit the Alberta Family Fun Zone get a temporary tattoo and take a legislative tour. There will also be 3 stages with over 25 live performances. Bring cash and grab lunch at one of the over 30 food trucks and vendors on site.  
Where: Alberta Legislature Grounds
When:  Wednesday, July 1, 2015. 10am – 7pm


Canada Day at City Hall
What: Canada Day celebrations are mixed with the Jazz Festival and The Works Festival both inside and outside. Go for the live music, entertainment and kids crafts. 
Where: City Hall, Plaza and Churchill Square
When:  Wednesday, July 1, 2015. 1pm – 4pm


Chinatown Night Market Time

What: A street market, cultural performances and food trucks.
Outside the Chinatown Multicultural Centre, 9540-102 Ave.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015. 4pm – 9pm


FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Semi Final
What: One of the most exciting soccer games will be played on Canada Day. Hopefully the Canadian team will be playing if they win the quarter-finals. Either way, it’s going to be a fantastic
Commonwealth Stadium
Wednesday, July 1, 2015


Happy Canada Day at Boyle Street Community League
Stop in for a free hot dog, live music, & face painting.
Where: Boyle Street Plaza, 9538-103A Avenue
When: Wednesday, July 1, 2015. 12pm – 4pm


Celebrate Canada Day in Millwoods 
This event is a very popular event for families. Multicultural performances, petting zoo, bouncy castles, hay rides, pony rides, face painting, live performances and fireworks at 11pm 
Where: Mill Woods Park (23rd Ave & 66th St) 
Wednesday, July 1, 2015. 1pm – 11pm


Lighting of the High Level Bridge
Enjoy the bridge light art created by Edmonton lighting designer Scott Peters and musician Jason Kodie. This dynamic programming will be accompanied by a soundscape of Edmonton music, which will be simulcast on CKUA Radio. The light show will end with a special Asani performance of O Canada!
When:  Wednesday, July 1, 2015. 11pm


Followed by Fireworks!
Canada Day Fireworks Finale is set off from Kinsmen Park. (not open to the public) 
Good viewing locations: 
Alberta Legislature Grounds, Victoria Park (River Valley Road), Ezio Faraone Park (west entrance to High Level Bridge on 109 Street North), Dantzer's Hill (below Queen Elizabeth Park), and Government House Park (Groat Road and River Valley Road). TELUS Field is offering a reduced admission price of $4 per person after the 8th inning of the Edmonton Prospects
When: July 1, 2014 11:05 pm. 


Canada Day at Edmonton Attractions  


Dominion Day Celebration
 A grand celebration of the Dominion of Canada then and now. Celebrate the traditional Edmonton way: watch an authentic parade, toast to the Queen, sing Happy Birthday, and take part in other royal activities.
Where: Fort Edmonton Park. 
Tuesday, July 1, 2014. 10am – 5pm.


Canada Day at the Edmonton Valley Zoo 
What: The Zoo is also celebrating their 56th birthday this Tuesday so there are extra activities and surprises planned. Canadian animal enrichments, scavenger hunts, Adventure Bus, games, air brushed tattoos, red and white cupcakes and more.
Where: Edmonton Valley Zoo
When:  Wednesday, July 1, 2015. 11am – 4pm 


Canada Day at the Muttart Conservatory 
The pyramids come alive with music, Canada Day crafts, tours and face painting. 
Where: Muttart Conservatory, 9626 - 96A Street 
Wednesday, July 1, 2015. 10 – 2pm


Celebrate Canada Day at the Art Gallery of Alberta
The AGA is offering free admission to its three floor of exhibitions and art activities for kids. 
Where: Art Gallery of Alberta
Wednesday, July 1, 2015. 


Canada Day Celebrations at TWOS
 Celebrate Canada with rocket launches & dino games.
Telus World of Science, 11211 142 Street NW
Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 10am – 5pm


Devonian Garden Canada Day
Celebrate Canada Day in one of the prettiest settings around. Kids will enjoy the face painting, ponding, Canada Day crafts in the garden, cake and live music.
Devonian Botanic Garden
When: Wednesday, July 1, 2015. 11am - 3pm

Celebrations in Edmonton's Surrounding Communities

Canada Day Celebration – Spruce Grove
This much-anticipated party starts off with a $3 pancake breakfast and gets sweeter from there. Roving entertainment, face painting ($), Kid Zone (kids under under 46" tall), Adventure Zone (kids 46" and taller) street performers, cake, displays and more. Evening ends with fireworks at 11pm.
Where: Jubilee Park, Spruce Grove
When:  Monday, July 1, 2015. 9am – 10pm 


Canada Day in St. Albert
A multitude of events across the city. Pancake breakfast is happening at Heritage Lakes. Lions Park is the primary celebration during the day. Activities include bouncy castle, obstacle courses, large slide, games, canoe rides, crafts,  and displays. Followed by an evening of live entertainment at City Hall. Fireworks at 11pm. 
Where:  Multiple locations around St. Albert.
When: Wednesday, July 1, 2015. 9am – 11pm


Canada Day Festival 2015 – Sherwood Park/ Strathcona County
An enormous family festival. They even have their guidebook in an app. Here are only a handful of activities: pancake breakfast, parade, live music, petting zoo, telescopes, inflatables, kite making, activity kids academy, games, crafts and fireworks at 11pm.
Where:  Various locations around Broadmoore, Sherwood Park. (pdf map
Wednesday, July 1, 2015. 10am – 11pm


Leduc Canada Day Celebrations 2015 
What: Start the day with a pancake breakfast at the Leduc Legion then watch the parade. In the afternoon there will be a tractor show and shine, wagon rides, muscial performances and fireworks at 11. 
Where: Various locations in Leduc.
When: Tuesday, July 1, 2014. 7:30am – 11pm.


Canada Day at Elk Island National Park
What: On Canada Day, enjoy free entry to all of Canada's National Parks, National Historic Sites and National Marine Conservation Areas – including Elk Island. Go for a flag raising ceremony, cake, bouncy castles, performances from The Command Sisters and Bollywood Beats, a picnic and a nature walk.
Where: Elk Island National Park, Highway 16 East (approx. 1 hour east of Edmonton)
When: Tuesday, July 1, 2014. 12pm – 4pm


Canada Day Celebrations in Fort Saskatchewan
Start the day with a pancake breakfast, then watch the parade which ends in Legacy Park with the opening ceremonies. Visit the Kids’ Korner with a petting zoo, inflatable slides, and face painting. Also, check out the firefighter challenge, car show, birthday cake, fireworks and a performance by Captain Tractor.
Where: Various locations in Fort Saskatchewan (map)
When: Wednesday, July 1, 2015. 8am – 10:45pm.


Canada Day in Beaumont
What: Celebrate Canada’s birthday with free birthday cake, glitter tattoos, balloon animals, inflatables, craft station, family dance and fireworks.
Where: Beaumont Four Seasons Park
Wednesday, July 1, 2015. 6pm – 11pm.

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