Remembrance Day Ceremonies in Edmonton

remembrance day ceremonies in Edmonton
It’s important for kids to know about the service and sacrifices made during wartime, and every day by our military personnel. Remembrance Day ceremonies is a sombre, poignant way to teach kids what Remembrance Day is all about. Here is where you can take part in Veteran’s Week Events and Remembrance Day Ceremonies in Edmonton.

Rutherford House Remembers:

Explore different aspects of the Great War in this special event day dedicated to reflecting on the bravery and sacrifices of those who served our nation.

When: Sunday, November 4, 2018
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Rutherford House, 11153 Saskatchewan Drive, Edmonton

Lest We Forget: A Musical Tribute:

Join the Cosmopolitan Music Society for a tribute to those who served and are serving in the military. The evening starts with lobby entertainment at 6 pm, followed by the concert at 7 pm. Tickets are $25, available from local Legion halls, the Cosmopolitan Music Society and Tix on the Square.

When: Sunday, November 4, 2018
Time: Lobby entertainment 6 pm, concert 7 pm
Where: Winspear Centre, #4 Churchill Square, Edmpnton

No Stone Left Alone:

On Monday, November 5, 2018, there will be No Stone Left Alone ceremonies at several Edmonton cemeteries. Students from junior high schools, soldiers, and other members of the community will place 10,000 poppies on the headstones of each and every soldier buried in the Edmonton area.

When: Monday, November 5, 2018
Time: 10:30 am
Where: Several cemeteries, please see website

Beverly Memorial Cenotaph Remembrance Day Service:

Join in the 9:30 am service (11907-47 Street) before parading to the Cenotaph at 10:20 am. The ceremony at the Cenotaph will commence at 10:50 am. All are welcome to join for a time of remembrance and reflection.

When: Sunday, November 11, 2018
Time: 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Where: Beverly Memorial Cenotaph Park, 118 Avenue & 40 Street, Edmonton

City Hall Remembrance Day Celebration:

The City Hall Remembrance Day Ceremony will be lead by the Commanding Officer of The Loyal Edmonton Regiment. Following the service, there will be an outdoor procession to the City Hall cenotaph, where wreaths will be laid and two minutes of silence will be observed.

When: Sunday, November 11, 2018
Time: 10:15 am
Where: Edmonton City Hall, 10025 – 102A Avenue, Edmonton

Armistice 100 Tribute:

A “Piling of the Drums” tribute ceremony and honour guard will take place at the Alberta Legislature this Remembrance Day to mark the 100th anniversary of the signing of the WWI Armistice. There will be a 21 Gun Salute at 11 am, followed by the Armistice 100 Tribute Ceremony at 1 pm, and events and exhibits from 12:30 pm to 4 pm.

When: Sunday, November 11, 2018
Time: 21 Gun Salute 11 am, Armistice 100 Tribute Ceremony 1 pm, events and exhibits 12:30 pm – 4 pm
Where: Capital Plaza, Alberta Legislature Grounds, 10800 – 97 Avenue NW, Edmonton

City of Edmonton Butterdome Remembrance Day Service:

The Remembrance Day Service at the U of A Butterdome is the City of Edmonton’s largest service. This annual indoor service is traditionally hosted by Alberta’s Lieutenant Governor, and is open to everyone. Guests are asked to be in their seats by 10:00 am.

When: Sunday, November 11, 2018
Time: 11 am
Where: University of Alberta Butterdome, 89 Avenue and 112 Street, Edmonton

West Edmonton Mall Remembrance Day Service:

The Jasper Place Branch (#255) of the Royal Canadian Legion hosts its annual Remembrance Day Service at the Mayfield Toyota Ice Palace in West Edmonton Mall. The service will include a moment of silence at 11 am.

When: Sunday, November 11, 2018
Time: 10 am – 12 pm
Where: West Edmonton Mall Ice Palace, 8882 – 170 Street, Edmonton

Our Peacekeepers:

This year marks 100 years since Armistice, the end of fighting in World War I. The Strathcona County Museum & Archives will be open on Remembrance Day, from noon to 3 pm, to mark this occasion with the opening of a new exhibit, Our Peacekeepers. (Exhibit on until December 21, 2018)

When: Sunday, November 11, 2018
Time: 12 pm – 3 pm
Where: Strathcona County Museum & Archives, 913 Ash Street, Sherwood Park

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