This Remembrance Day, pause a moment to remember. There are a number of significant Remembrance Day services in the City of Calgary and we have collected a few highlights below. You may also find more services at Royal Canadian Legions or community centres in your area. This guide is accurate to the best of our knowledge at the time of writing, but be sure to confirm before heading out.

Canadian Pacific Headquarters

This Remembrance Day ceremony pays tribute to the more than 33,000 CP employees who served and is open to the public. The ceremony continues the company’s annual tradition of honouring veterans at CP’s Memorial Square, built to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War. Flags on CP property in Canada will be lowered to half-staff in honour of all veterans.

When: November 11, 2023
Time: 10:45 am
Where: CP Head Office
Address: 7550 Ogden Dale Road SE, Calgary, AB

Central Memorial Park

The annual Remembrance Day ceremony at Central Memorial Park includes a Calgary Highlanders military parade around the Cenotaph.

When: November 11, 2023
Time: 10 am – 12 pm
Where: Central Memorial Park Cenotaph
Address: 1221 2 St. SW, Calgary, AB

Field of Crosses

Honour those who have fallen at the Field of Crosses virtual Remembrance Day service. You can visit the Field of Crosses from November 1 – 11, 2023, although there is limited viewing on November 10 and 11. There will be a televised Remembrance Day ceremony held at the field at 10:10 am.

When: November 11, 2023
Time: 10:10 am – Televised and invited guests only
Where: Sunnyside Bank Park (see map)

The Hangar Flight Museum

Each year on Remembrance Day communities gather to ensure we never forget. The helicopter landing area behind The Hangar Flight Museum was once a parade square during the Second World War as part of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan. Eagle Copters has been kind enough to partner with The Hangar Flight Museum to host the service in this space for the past few years. Snow or shine, find a way to remember.

The 2023 service will be in person and on CTV and at 10:30 am, but please plan to be seated by 10:15 am. The in-person service will be outdoors, so please dress for the weather. Doors open for arrivals at 9:30 am. The Hangar Flight Museum will be open for admissions by donation beginning at 12 pm. You can also drop off donations for the Veterans Association Food Bank.

When: November 11, 2023
Time: Service: 10:30 – 11:30 am; Museum open: 12 – 4 pm
Where: The Hangar Flight Museum
Address: 4629 McCall Way NE, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-250-3752

Kings Own Calgary Regiment

The Kings Own Calgary regiment hosts a full unit parade on Remembrance Day, plus smaller services at two locations. Remembrance Day ceremony. See the parade at 137 Battalion Memorial in North Glenmore Park or attend a service at Battalion Park on Signal Hill Dr or the Cochrane Legion.

When: November 11, 2023

Full Unit Parade: 10:15 am – 11:30 am
Where: 137 Battalion Memorial, North Glenmore Park

Service: 10:45 – 11:30 am
: Battalion Park, 2972 Signal Hill Dr SW

Service: 10:40 – 11:30 am
: Cochrane Legion, 114 5th Ave, Cochrane

The Military Museums

Join the Military Museums for Remembrance Day. There will be limited parking available at Master’s Academy. Parking is also available at the Flames Community Arena to the South. Note that access to TMM from the arena is through a pedestrian gate in the arena fence.

Please dress warmly, and plan to arrive early as past events have been well attended. The museum will be open after the service and admission will be by donation. For those unable to attend, the event will be live-streamed on The Military Museums Facebook Page beginning at 10:20 am.

When: November 11, 2023
Time: 10:25 am – Arrival of VIPs; 10:30 am – Ceremony Begins; 11 am – Act of Remembrance; 11:05 am – Laying of Wreaths; Museum open 12 – 6 pm
Where: Military Museums
Address: 4520 Crowchild Trail SW, Calgary, AB

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium — Royal Canadian Legion

Doors open at 9 am and tickets are available at the door. Tickets are first-come, first-served. In past years, parking has been free, and usually, weather permitting, there is a march past outside on the west side of the building, immediately following the indoor ceremony.

When: November 11, 2023
Time: 10:30 – 11:30 am
Where: Jubilee Auditorium
Address: 1415 — 14th Avenue NW, Calgary, AB