Canada Day is the day we celebrate confederation. Family Fun Edmonton realizes that this day of celebration may not feel appropriate for some and acknowledges that Canada has work to do in righting past wrongs and forging a more equal and inclusive future.

Our mandate here is to share family-friendly events all year long and our goal is to provide information for you to decide the best way to mark Canada Day with your own family. However you choose to commemorate the day, know that we wish you peace, love and comfort as we work to become a more united Canada.

Where to Celebrate Canada Day in Edmonton:

🎇 Indicates Events with Fireworks

🎇 City of Edmonton Fireworks Display
It wouldn’t be Canada Day in Edmonton without the River Valley Fireworks show! Check our link for tips on viewing spots, and just how early you should head out to find a parking place.

🎇 Edmonton Riverhawks Baseball Game
Book your tickets to the Edmonton Riverhawks Baseball Game and guarantee yourself a front row seat to the fireworks. The July 1 game is the biggest game of the year and will include some Canadian themed fun, a powerful Citizenship ceremony, and the best view of the fireworks in YEG!

Canada Day at the Alberta Legislature
Join the sea of red and white at Alberta’s largest Canada Celebration! The Legislature Building will be open for you to tour at your leisure (including the rare opportunity to walk on the Chamber floor) plus live music, entertainment, games for kids, food stands and much more!

🎇 Mill Woods Canada Day Celebration
Come be part of the festivities at the Annual Mill Woods Canada Day Celebration! The Mill Woods Presidents Council has a full day of activities and live entertainment planned, wrapping up with the much anticipated fireworks display at 11 pm!

🎇 Edmonton Garrison Canada Day Celebration
Be at the Edmonton Garrison Fitness Centre at CFB Edmonton for a day of fun to celebrate Canada’s Birthday! Enjoy inflatables, a petting zoo, axe throwing, games, face painting, balloon artists, hay rides, delicious food and more!

Canada Day at Muttart Conservatory
Mark the nation’s birthday at one of Edmonton’s most iconic attractions – Canada Day at Muttart Conservatory! Come check out the new Pyramids Collide Ancient Egyptian themed summer feature pyramid, and enjoy a celebration of multiculturalism with henna and airbrush tattoos, crafts, a scavenger hunt, and more!

Canada Day Ride-On Carnival at Mill Woods Town Centre
Wild Rose Shows Inc. travelling carnival will be setting up its collection of almost 50 attractions for a Ride-On carnival at Mill Woods Town Centre over the Canada Day long weekend. Plan to be part of the fun with rides, games, and delicious fair foods like freshly squeezed lemonade and popcorn.


Canada Day in Surrounding Communities:

Canada Day Festivities at Century Mile
June 29 | Start your Canada Day celebrations early at Century Mile Racetrack and Casino! Canada Day Festivities will include live horse racing and kid-friendly activities like face painting, glitter tattoos and balloon animals!

🎇 Canada Day in Beaumont
Our nation’s birthday will be a celebration of cultural diversity, with a wide variety of live performances, food trucks, and fun family activities like the Breakmont breakdance finals, a Ninja Warrior Course, a water slide, train rides, cake, and more! The festivities will then cap off at 11 pm with a spectacular fireworks display.

🎇 Canada Day in Leduc
Pancakes, a parade, live music, car show, petting zoo, bouncy castles, toonie swim, and of course a phenomenal fireworks show are all great reasons to spend Canada Day in Leduc! The fun kicks off at 8:30 am and doesn’t stop until after 11 pm including a FREE outdoor concert featuring The Trews and Arcana Kings!

2nd Annual Calmar Canada Cup
Spend Canada Day in Calmar! Register now to be part of the Calmar Canada Cup 4 on 4 street hockey tournament, then come spend the day enjoying the free pancake breakfast, family fun zone, live DJ, beer gardens, and more. Youth team registration is free, adults $25/team.

🎇 Canada Day at the Edmonton International Raceway (Wetaskiwin)
Celebrate Canada Day at the Edmonton International Raceway! Make the short drive out to Wetaskiwin and spend the evening enjoying FREE family fun including a leader of the track competition, laps around the track in a NASCAR car, mascot games, kids games & face painting, outdoor karaoke, and a HUGE fireworks show to end the night!

🎇 Fort Saskatchewan Canada Day Celebration
From a car show & shine and parade in the morning, to a fireworks spectacular in the evening, Fort Saskatchewan is going all out for the big day with a schedule chock full of fun for everyone!

🎇 Canada Day Celebration in St. Albert
St. Albert’s Canada Day celebration includes a jam packed day of fun!  Enjoy live music, entertainment and family-friendly activities at Servus Place, two outdoor movie showings of Kung Fu Panda 4 in the park, and an evening fireworks display!

🎇 Strathcona County Canada Day  Celebration
Head to Broadmoor Lake Park on July 1 to Celebrate Canada Day with Strathcona County! The annual festival has a full lineup of entertainment, family-friendly activities, and fireworks. Highlights this year include Dynamo Dogsports demos, inflatables, carnival games, canoe and wagon rides, a circus workshop, and performances from Beppie, the 11 O’Clock Number Improvised Musical, and The Prairie States.

Canada Day Celebration in Devon
This free laid back event in Centennial Park will feature live music from country-rock band Coyote Sky, free hot dogs and birthday cake, games, crafts, roaming performances by Circus Surreal and food trucks!

Canada Day Celebrations in Stony Plain
Celebrate Canada Day with an assortment of fun family activities in Stony Plain on July 1! Visitors can look forward to face painting, crafts, Nerf fun with Foam Fighters, a foam pit, Ninja Warrior obstacle course, cultural performances, train rides, a car show on Main Street, and more!

🎇 Vegreville Party in the Park and Canada Day Colour Run
For a colourful Canada Day celebration, there is no better spot than the Town of Vegreville. Register now to participate in the free 3 km Colour Run, and make plans to spend the evening in Pysanka Park enjoying the bouncy castles, mini golf, face painting, BINGO, food trucks, live entertainment and fireworks!