Canada Day Celebrations In Edmonton & Area



Canada Day Breakfast At The Legislature

Enjoy free pancakes, watermelon, music, and games!

When: 7am-10am

Where: The Legislature

Cost: Free!

Canada Day Celebrations At The Legislature

Lots of family fun including live performances and ceremonial events!

When: Noon-9pm

Where: The Legislature

Cost: Free!

Edmonton Valley Zoo

Oh Canada! “Get Closer” as we celebrate Canada’s 151st birthday and the Edmonton Valley Zoo’s birthday as well! At the big birthday bash, take part in our scavenger hunt, enjoy live music and learn about all of our Canadian animal friends! Don’t forget to sing Happy Birthday and enjoy a mini cupcake!

When: 11am-4pm

Where: 13315 Buena Vista Road

Cost: Regular admission applies

Muttart Conservatory

There will be music, entertainment, treats, and wonders to behold when you enter our doors. Plenty of patriotic family fun awaits those who attend.

When: 11am-3pm

Where: 9626 96A St.

Cost: Regular admission applies

Canada Day Concert In The Park

Cosmopolitan Music Society hosts a yearly Canada Day event, and this year we’re celebrating bigger and better than ever before! Listen as they play music that will set the day’s mood for the fireworks show that will be held in the evening by the City of Edmonton and will brighten the night sky. There’s lots to see, do, and listen to, so come out and take part in the festivities this Canada Day!

When: 10am-5pm

Where: Borden Park

Cost: Free!

Mill Woods Canada Day Celebration

This community celebration is filled with family-friendly fun including a petting zoo, live entertainment, hayrides and carnival games, and fireworks.

When: 1pm-11pm

Where: Mill Woods Park

Cost: Free!

Chinatown Night Market

If you enjoy cultural displays and shopping for unique trinkets and crafts, the night market is for you! The event also includes a community BBQ.

When: 1pm-8pm

Where: Wong’s Benevolent Association (96 Street and 102 Avenue

Cost: Free!

The Works Art & Design Festival

Make Canada-themed art on Canada Day!

When: 11am-930pm

Where: Capital Plaza on the grounds of the Alberta legislature

Cost: Activities by donation

Art Gallery Of Alberta

Bring the whole family for art activities and a chance to view their exciting exhibitions.

When: 10am-5pm

Where: 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square

Cost: Free!

Explore Sand on Whyte

Visit “The Intentional Beach” at Boardwalk Sand on Whyte. Be amazed by the sand sculptures created by Canadian sand carving artists that tells our river city story.
Join us on Canada Day for a picnic at the beach. Just bring your picnic basket and a blanket for some outdoor fun and live music at the Intentional Beach.

When: 11am-3pm

Where: CP Rail land in the northeast corner of Whyte Avenue and Gateway Blvd

Cost: By donation

Canada Day at Elk Island Park

After a morning of wildlife watching take in a flag raising and cake at the Astotin Lake Recreation area and join park staff for summer programs; kids are out of school and we’re ready for a summer of fun with programs for all ages!

When: 1030am-5pm

Where: 54401 Range Rd 203, Fort Saskatchewan, AB

Cost: Free!!


Enjoy the magnificent fireworks display over Edmonton’s river valley parks and the North Saskatchewan River.

There are several locations that provide a terrific view of the light show, including:

  • Alberta Legislature Grounds
  • Victoria Park
  • Government House Park
  • Ezio Faraone Park
  • RE/MAX Field for those attending the Edmonton Prospects game

When: 11pm

Where: River Valley

Cost: Free!!


Canada Day In St.Albert

Join the City of St. Albert on July 1 for an exciting day filled with family-friendly activities and exciting entertainment! City parks, facilities, and historical sites will see a fun variety of events, allowing for residents of all ages and interests to celebrate this historic anniversary!

When: 11am-1030pm

Where: Riel Park

Cost: Free!

St. Albert Legion Pancake Breakfast

When: 8am-11am

Where: St.Albert Legion

Cost: $5/person

St.Albert Botanic Garden

Come to celebrate our nation’s birthday with us!  Cake, strawberries and ice cream will be served along with coffee, tea or lemonade by our volunteers. Enjoy the music of the Jan Baker Trio in the gazebo!

When: 1pm-4pm

Where: 265 Sturgeon Road

Cost: By donation


Sherwood Park

Festival Place

Family activities, performances and fun for everyone!

When: 1pm-4pm

Where: 100 Festival Way

Cost: most activities are free, however, some require tickets


Canada Day Parade

The Sherwood Park & District Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the Canada Day Parade! Thousands of smiling faces will line the 2 km parade route through the heart of Sherwood Park.


When: Starts at 10am

Where: Through the heart of Sherwood Park!

Cost: Free!


Spruce Grove/Stony Plain


Canada Day Celebration Spruce Grove

Celebrate Canada day with a variety of activities through out the day; there will be a pancake breakfast, live entertainment, family-friendly activities, fireworks and more!

When: 9am-11pm

Where: Jubilee Park

Cost: Pancake breakfast $3/person, fees are charged for face painting and paint-it workshops


Canada Day Celebration Stony Plain

Activities include a Citizenship Ceremony, Art Walk, Kids Zone, live entertainment, Concession, various food trucks, and, of course, cake!

When: 10am-2pm

Where: Heritage Park

Cost: Free!



Canada Day Celebrations

Varies family activities and fireworks over Don Sparrow lake!

When: 2pm-11pm

Where: Four Seasons Park

Cost: Free!


*Feature Photo by Jonathan Denney on Unsplash*

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