Canada Day may have a mixed meaning this year for many. Here at Family Fun Calgary, know that we wish you peace, love, and comfort as we all work to become a more united Canada. As it is a statutory holiday, there are a variety of events happening that you can share with your family as you see fit.

Here’s a run-down of the Canada Day events going on in our vibrant city (and other cities nearby) on July 1.

Canada Day (Family Fun Calgary)City of Calgary

This Canada Day, the City of Calgary is inviting you to celebrate with take-home fun and online activities. There will be a fireworks show and a full day of music, interviews, and entertainment on local radio. Read more about it here.


Heritage Park

There’s no better place in Calgary to spend Canada Day than Heritage Park Historical Village!  Travel back in time with your little ones and celebrate Canada’s birthday in historical style. You can enjoy the antique midway, train and boat rides and celebrate the old-fashioned way.  Read more about it here.



Granary Road Canada Day (Family Fun Calgary)Granary Road 

Consisting of a 20,000 square foot Public Market, a 37-acre Active Learning Park, a 3-bay on-site Greenhouse, and The Loft Bakery, Kitchen and Lounge, Granary Road is all about connecting Albertans with great food – and each other! Try something new at Canada Day this year as Granary Road celebrates all things Canada! Read more about it here.


Studio Bell Canada Day (Family Fun Calgary)

Studio Bell

Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre (NMC), is ready to rock for Canada’s birthday! Explore Canada’s rich musical history and FREE* admission all day on July 1, courtesy of Bell. Canada Day also marks Studio Bell’s five anniversary. Read more about it here.



Fort Calgary Virtual Canada Day (Family Fun Calgary)

Fort Calgary Virtual Canada Day

Fort Calgary is celebrating Canada Day in 2021, they are just doing it online! Join the virtual Canada Day for family-friendly activities and guest speakers on July 1, 2021. How do we know the land we call Canada? Read more about it here.




If you are wanting to celebrate Canada Day outside the city, here are some Canada Day celebrations not too far away.

Canada Day (Family Fun Calgary)


Cochrane is celebrating Canada Day with a partial live and partial virtual Canada Day Celebration! There will be a mix of physical activities and online contests and there will be live virtual entertainment and fireworks are planned. Read more about it here.


Canada Day GlobalFest Fireworks in Strathmore (Family Fun Calgary)

Strathmore GlobalFest Fireworks

GlobalFest is teaming up with and the Strathmore AG Society for an electrifying Canada Day Pyromusical Finale on July 1, 2021! The fireworks will feature an Indigenous segment to acknowledge the traditional occupants of these lands where we live, work, and play on to this day. Read more about it here.


Bar U Ranch (Family Fun Calgary)

Photo Credit: Parks Canada

Bar U Ranch

This Canada Day, ride into history on a wagon pulled by Percheron horses to discover the life of a ranching cowboy from the late 1800s at the Bar U Ranch National Historic Site. It’s a true Alberta experience! FREE admission on Canada Day. Read more about it here.



Happy birthday, Canada!