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 one to celebrate a milestone like our nation’s birthday! To help you make the most of the holiday, we’ve compiled a list of how and where you can celebrate Canada Day in Edmonton and area!
Canada Day 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 Legislature, plus special events and learning opportunities you won’t want to miss!
Canada Day at AGA
Enjoy free admission on Canada Day at the AGA! See some of the great Canadian and international art on display in our own artful gallery, or try your hand at creating a masterpiece of your own!
Canada Day at Muttart Conservatory
Spend Canada Day at the Muttart Conservatory! Enjoy the beauty of each of the pyramids, including the current feature pyramid, Mother Earth. Canada Day is your last chance to visit the Muttart before its extended refurbishment closure.
Chinese Community Celebration
Edmonton’s Chinese Community throws quite a party to celebrate Canada Day! There are martial arts demonstrations, lion dances, traditional signing and much more throughout the afternoon!
Millwoods Canada Day Celebration
If you celebrate Canada Day in Edmonton, you probably know the largest neighbourhood bash is the Millwoods Canada Day Celebration. Non-stop family fun, great live music and new for 2019 is an artisan bazaar! 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 this year it’s a big one! The Zoo will celebrate its 60th birthday on Canada Day! Enjoy the double birthday party, complete with live music, crafts, and of course, birthday cupcakes!
TELUS World of Science Edmonton 35 Anniversary
Canada Day is also a special day at the TELUS World of Science Edmonton! July 1, 2019 marks their 35th anniversary in our community. Visit the science centre to build your own rocket, launch it and of course, enjoy some delicious cake!
Edmonton Prospects vs. Moose Jaw Miller Express
Cheer on the home team Edmonton Prospects as they take on the Moose Jaw Miller Express! Head to Re/MAX Field for the 7 pm game, and afterwards stick around for a post game concert and one of the best spots in Edmonton to view the city’s biggest fireworks display!
Dominion Day at Rutherford House
Travel back in time and celebrate Dominion Day at Rutherford House! Enjoy an old fashioned afternoon of fun with a Teddy Bears’ Picnic, scavenger hunt, prizes, treats and more! Don’t forget your favourite stuffies!
Canada Day Block Party
The Currents of Windermere is throwing a Canada Day Block Party. Enjoy bouncy castles, face painters, stage entertainment and much more! Free fun for the whole family!
Face Painting at Londonderry Mall
It just wouldn’t be Canada Day without some red and white paint all over your face! Head to Londonderry Mall where face painters will be on hand to help you show your national pride!
Edmonton Garrison Canada Day Celebration
Enjoy inflatables, games, face painting, balloon artists, rides, delicious food and more at the Edmonton Garrison Canada Day Celebration! After the family fun, stick around for live music!
City of Edmonton Fireworks Display
It wouldn’t be Canada Day in Edmonton without the River Valley Fireworks show! Before you go see the show, check our link for tips on viewing spots, and just how early you should head out to find a parking place!
Canada Day Celebrations near Edmonton
Canada Day at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden
Canada Day Cake – need we say more? Delicious cake isn’t the only thing to love about spending Canada Day at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden! It’s a glorious chance to get out of the city, enjoy the great outdoors in this day of fun complete with live music and children’s activities!
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 3 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: Sherwood Park Canada Day Parade.
Sherwood Park Canada Day Festival
The bad news is, you might not have enough time to do all the fun stuff planned in Sherwood Park to celebrate Canada Day. 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: Canada Day Festival at Broadmoor Lake Park.
Canada Day at Elk Island National Park
There may be no better way to celebrate our heritage as Canadians than visiting the nearest national park. For Canada Day Family Fun at Elk Island National Park take a hike, plan a canoe trip, or pack a picnic to enjoy with your family – admission is FREE on Canada Day!
Canada Day Celebration in St. Albert
St. Albert’s Canada Day celebration includes a jam packed day of fun! Kick off the day with a delicious pancake breakfast; enjoy live music, entertainment, activities for kids and then cap the evening with a spectacular fireworks display!
Canada Day in Leduc
Pancakes, a parade, live music, tons of fun activities and of course a phenomenal fireworks show are all great reasons to spend Canada Day in Leduc! The fun kicks off at 10 am and doesn’t stop until after 11 pm!
Canada Day in Beaumont
The party kicks off with a ceremony and birthday cake, followed by an afternoon of family fun, live stage entertainment, and delicious food. Canada Day in Beaumont wraps with a spectacular fireworks show at 11 pm! Don’t miss the fun!
Spruce Grove Canada Day
Start with delicious pancakes and don’t stop until all the fun is done! From stage and roving entertainers, to tons of family fun activities, to the fireworks that light up the night at 11 pm, the City of Spruce Grove Canada Day Celebration is an event for all citizens to enjoy!
Canada Day in Stony Plain
From circus performers to a car show and just about everything in between, you’ll find non-stop family fun on Canada Day in Stony Plain! Kids’ activities, food trucks and even an artwalk will round out the celebration of our nation’s birthday!
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.