HAPPY CANADA DAY!
WHERE TO WATCH FIREWORKS IN THE AREA
*all area fireworks are launching at 11pm (ish) which is the approximate time of sunset.
This year's fireworks will launch from the Meadowview Ball Diamonds near the Grain Elevators. Theideal viewing locations are Lions Park and both sides of the river near city hall.
Fireworks will light up Edmonton’s River Valley at 11 pm. No viewing is available from Kinsmen Park. Pedestrian access will be unavailable in Kinsmen Park (including trail access), and the High Level and Menzies Bridges after road closures are in effect. Kinsmen playground and picnic areas are closed starting at 6 a.m. on Canada Day.
After our daytime event full of family fun, join us for evening festivities over at the Edmonton Garrison Memorial Golf & Curling Club!
Come by for a drink and something to eat while enjoying live music ft. Martina Dawn & Cody Mack (from 7 pm), and then cap off the night with a fantastic fireworks display at 10:30 pm.
This year’s Canada Day Celebration is returning to Jubilee Park on July 1 with a full-scale event that will have an increased focus on family and youth activities. The event will incorporate some new features and activities alongside many returning fan favourites, and will conclude with the traditional trio of evening concerts on the Mainstage and a spectacular fireworks display at the end of the night, starting at 11pm.
EVENTS HAPPENING AROUND THE AREA
The Ismaili Council for Edmonton and the Edmonton Celebrates Canada Society will host the 33rd annual Canada Day Breakfast. The breakfast runs from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Events on Friday from noon to 5 p.m. include magicians, Ukrainian dancers, Japanese drummers, Métis fiddlers and Cree storytelling as well as performances by The Hearts, Nicely Put Together Band and Raygun Cowboys, the government said in a news release Monday.
“Canada Day at the Alberta legislature is a wonderful opportunity to learn about our parliamentary system and enjoy examples of our diversity, culture, talents and traditions,” Speaker Nathan Cooper said in the statement.
The events will take place throughout the afternoon on the south grounds as well as in Violet King Henry Plaza.
The Legislature Chamber floor is open to the public once a year on Canada Day so visitors can see where their MLAs sit. The Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre will also be open to the public.
Indigenous Cultural Exhibition
Come down to Heritage Park in Stony Plain from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for an Indigenous cultural exhibition, dragon dance, car show and shine on Main Street, and more.
Canadian animals at the Valley Zoo
The zoo is celebrating its local residents with special animal talks between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. There will also be live music, magic shows, a scavenger hunt, activity tables, and more.
Get sustainable at the Muttart Conservatory
Learn about upcycling through crafting from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in honour of the Junkyard Feature Pyramid. There will also be planting activities and a circus performer.
Drumming for diversity
The National Congress of Chinese Canadians Edmonton chapter is hosting an event at West Edmonton Mall starting at 10:30 a.m. to celebrate diversity, multiculturalism, and to thank frontline workers. There will be drumming, dancing, and Kung Fu.
Edmonton Garrison Canada Day Celebration
Enjoy inflatables, a petting zoo, axe throwing, games, face painting, balloon artists, hay rides, food, and more. The fun happens at Lancaster Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Maple ice cream at the TELUS World of Science
Make maple-flavoured ice cream from liquid nitrogen at 12, 1, and 3 p.m., or check out a model rocket launch at 2 p.m.
Canada Day in St. Albert
St. Albert Place and Lions Park will host family activities from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., including a free concert with local acts, face painting, games, food trucks, and more. There will also be two showings of Encanto at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Bring your own chairs and blankets.
Canada Day Road Race
After a two-year hiatus, the Canada Day Road Race in support of the Canadian Cancer Society is back. It kicks off at 7 a.m. at the legislature bandshell.
Canada Day in Chinatown
The Chinese Benevolent Association of Edmonton will host cultural performances, games, craft and trinket sales, and food vendors from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Kinistinâw Park (96 Street, from 102A Avenue to 103A Avenue).
Mill Woods Canada Day Celebration
Honour Canada with a free, inclusive event, featuring multicultural performances, dance, music, and fireworks. It happens from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. at 66 Street and 23 Avenue. This is the 30th year for the celebration.
Canada Day at ICE District Plaza
Wear your Canadian colours to the ICE District and enjoy live music, food, beverages, photo ops, axe throwing, body painting, patio games and more, from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Show and Shine
Head south to the Edmonton International Raceway for the Canada Day Show and Shine from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Baseball and fireworks
The Edmonton Riverhawks will take on the Nanaimo Nightowls at 7:05 p.m. at REMAX Field, and stick around for front row seats to the city’s fireworks show!