Where to Celebrate Canada Day in Edmonton

Celebrate Canada Day in Edmonton

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 LegislatureCanada 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!


Art Gallery of Alberta LogoCanada 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, or try your hand at creating a masterpiece of your own!


Muttart ConservatoryCanada Day at Muttart Conservatory

Spend Canada Day at the Muttart Conservatory! Enjoy the beauty of each of the pyramids, and visit centre for fun patriotic activities throughout the day! Be sure to stop and enjoy a treat, too!


Shop and Snack at the Chinatown Street MarketChinatown Street Market

Shop for trinkets at the vendors, grab a burger, and enjoy the many cultural performances planned during the Chinatown Night Market. The fun starts in the afternoon and goes through to the evening!


How to Spend Canada Day in EdmontonMillwoods Canada Day Celebration

If you celebrate Canada Day in Edmonton, you probably know the largest neighbourhood bash is the Millwoods Canada Day Celebration. 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 is sure to rock the park! Fireworks cap of the day of fun at 11 pm.

Edmonton ZooBirthday Celebrations at the Valley Zoo

Canada shares a birthday with the Edmonton Valley Zoo! For Canada Day at the Valley Zoo enjoy a double birthday party, complete with live music, a scavenger hunt, lots of opportunities for interactive learning, and of course, birthday cupcakes!


Family Fun at the Ballpark Edmonton Prospects vs. Brooks Bombers

Cheer on the home team Edmonton Prospects as they take on the Brooks Bombers! 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?

Lighting up for Canada Day

Photo Credit: City of Edmonton

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 in the Garden at the University of Alberta Botanic GardenCanada 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 LogoFort 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 ParadeSherwood 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: Sherwood Park Canada Day Parade.



Sherwood Park Canada Day FestivalSherwood 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 Family Fun at Elk Island National ParkCanada Day at Elk Island National Park

There’s no better way to celebrate our heritage as Canadians than visiting your 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!

St Albert Canada DayCanada Day Celebration in St. Albert

St. Albert’s Canada Day 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: Canada Day Celebration in St. Albert


City of Leduc LogoCanada 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: Spend Canada Day in Leduc!

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