If there’s one thing we know how to do in the City of Champions, it’s throw a party. And there’s no bigger party than a party to celebrate a milestone like our nation’s sesquicentennial! To help you make the most of the big 150, we’ve got all the best spots to show you how and where to celebrate Canada Day in Edmonton, and Mark’s has all the best gear to get you styling!
Canada Day 150 at the Alberta Legislature
It’s Canada Day: Alberta Style at the Alberta Legislature! Music and entertainment of all sorts is free for everyone on the grounds of the Leg’ plus special events and learning opportunities you won’t want to miss!
Canada Day at AGA
There is free admission for the Canada Day weekend at AGA! See some of the great Canadian and international art on display in our own artful gallery!
Dad will be feeling cool and comfortable in a Ripzone Poplin shirt. (1) Is he a work of art? We’ll leave that up to you.
Canada 150 at City Hall
At Edmonton City Hall on Canada Day, a diverse variety of music and cultural entertainment marks the anniversary of 150 years of Confederation! Take in some of the amazing talent this city holds, and celebrate with your family this great country of ours!
Canada Day at Muttart Conservatory
Spend Canada Day at the Muttart Conservatory! The feature pyramid will be decked in red and white, and the centre court will be full of fun patriotic activities throughout the day!
It doesn’t matter which pyramid Dad finds himself in; arid, temperate, or tropical, he’ll feel right at home in Ripzone Hybrid Shorts (2) that are quick drying and effortlessly stylish!
Canada Day at TELUS World of Science – Edmonton
Not only is it Canada Day on July 1st, it’s the 33rd anniversary of the TELUS World of Science-Edmonton and the grand opening of the newest exhibit: The Science Behind Pixar. In addition to science demos and special activities (maple liquid nitrogen ice cream, anyone?) there will be goodie bags for the first 100 kids and a great giveaway!
Canada Day Family Street Festival
Ford Hall in Rogers Place is the scene of the Canada Day Family Street Festival! Get in on the fun with live entertainment, vendors, and more!
Even if things get a little crowded at the fest, Dad can keep his cool in a DriWear short sleeve polo by Denver Hayes. (3) It has just the right amount of stretch to keep its shape and keep dad comfortable!
Chinatown Street Market
Shop for trinkets at the vendors, grab a burger, and enjoy the many cultural performances planned during the Chinatown Street Market. The fun starts in the afternoon and goes through to the evening!
Dominion Day Weekend at Fort Edmonton Park
Celebrate the old fashioned way, at Fort Edmonton Park! There will be all kinds of special events throughout the Dominion Day weekend, showcasing what Edmonton was like, from before Canada was the country we know today! There are different fun events planned each day, so if you bought a Canada 150 pass, this would be a good time to use it!
Millwoods Canada Day Celebration
The largest neighbourhood Canada Day celebration in E-town is the Millwoods Canada Day Celebration. And it is kicking it up a notch for Canada 150! All the family fun, hay rides, carnival games and musical entertainment you can handle, with this year’s headliner on the mainstage: The Hip Show, a Tragically Hip tribute band that are sure to rock the park! Fireworks cap of the day of fun at 11 pm.
Birthday Celebrations at the Valley Zoo
Canada shares a birthday with the Edmonton Valley Zoo and its most famous resident, Lucy the elephant! For Canada Day at the Valley Zoo there will be live music, a scavenger hunt, lots of opportunities for interactive learning, and of course, birthday cupcakes!
Edmonton Prospects vs. Regina Red Sox
Cheer on the home team Edmonton Prospects as they take on the Regina Red Sox! The Edmonton Ballpark is perfectly situated in the River Valley to be a prime viewing location for the Canada Day fireworks, so why not come for the game and stay for the show?
These sporty activewear shorts from Matrix (4) are a great fit for the ballpark. Comfy and casual with anti-microbial properties, they will keep dad fresh even through extra innings!
City of Edmonton Fireworks Display
To cap off the 150th birthday of our home and native land the Canada Day fireworks display will set off in our beautiful river valley!
Even if you have to hoof it a bit from your parking space to a fireworks viewing spot, Dad will have a comfy walk in these Merrell hiking shoes. (5)
Canada Day Celebrations near Edmonton
Canada Day at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden
Step into the garden and breathe in the fresh air of the true North, strong and free! There is plenty of fun going on for Canada Day at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden, with activities for kids and even birthday cake for the party!
Fort Saskatchewan Canada Day Celebration
From a hearty pancake breakfast first thing in the morning, to the fireworks spectacular to cap off the day, Fort Saskatchewan is going all out for the big day with a schedule chock full of fun for everyone! For more information visit Fort Saskatchewan Canada Day Celebration.
Sherwood Park Canada Day Parade
Thousands of smiling faces will line the 2 km parade route through the heart of Sherwood Park. Don’t miss all the fun kicking off a day of patriotic pride! For more information visit: www.sherwoodparkchamber.com
Sherwood Park Canada 150 Festival
The bad news is, you might not have enough time to do all the fun stuff planned in Sherwood Park to celebrate Canada 150. The good news is, there is something fun for every person in your family, and no one is going to be bored! For more information visit: www.strathcona.ca
Canada Day at Elk Island National Park
There’s no better way to celebrate our heritage as Canadians than visiting your nearest national park. And to mark Canada 150, admission is free, all year long! For more information see: Canada Day Family Fun at Elk Island National Park.
Canada Day Celebration in St. Albert
St. Albert’s Canada Day family friendly 150 celebration includes a jam packed day of fun! Live music and entertainment, activities for kids and adults, and of course a fireworks display to cap off the evening! For more information visit: https://stalbert.ca
Canada Day in Leduc
A parade, tons of fun in town, show and shine, kids’ zone and more make Canada Day in the city of Leduc a family fun event for sure! For more information visit: www.leduc.ca/CanadaDay
Although we do our best to provide you with accurate information, all event details are subject to change. Please contact the facility to avoid disappointment.