Things to do on Canada Day in Edmonton & Area | 2018

Canada Day Celebrations in Edmonton

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 from 11 am to 3 pm 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.
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Millwoods Canada Day Pancake Breakfast
Canada Day is fast approaching. This will be the 28th Annual event and promises to be a great celebration. The year, Canada Day falls on a SUNDAY. The children’s activities will begin about 1:00 PM in the middle of Mill Woods Park (23 Ave & 66 St) and run till about 6:00 PM. The stage entertainment will run from about 3:30 PM until the fireworks at 11:00 PM. This year’s headliner is The Hip Show.
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Canada Day at Elk Island Park
Celebrate Canada Day in nature at Elk Island National Park! Imagine early explorers who navigated Canada’s rivers to map this expansive country as you explore the many islands of Astotin Lake in a canoe. Later spread a blanket and share a picnic with your family and friends as lively music fills the air. Lift your voice alongside fellow Canadians in singing the Canadian national anthem to celebrate the legacy of this beloved country.
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North Point Community Church Celebration
Celebrate Canada Day at North Pointe with your family. Everyone welcome. Gathering at 10:30am in north and south auditoriums – post-service BBQ, bouncy castles,Pastors dunk tank, games, nine square
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Canada Day at the Zoo
Oh Canada! “Get Closer” as we celebrate Canada’s 151st birthday and the 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!
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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! Join us anytime from 10am – 5pm to sit back and relax to some of the best bands Edmonton has to offer. 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!
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Canada Day in the Northeast
We are looking forward to partnering with our local community leagues for this event. There is a big playground and splash park for lots of family fun! Free BBQ, activities and more.
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Canada Day at Millwoods
This is a free, family oriented event and generally packs in early. There is no public parking in Mill Woods Park but handicapped people can be dropped off at the various parking lots. There is limited parking available at Mill Woods Town Centre or you can take public transit.
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Canada Day Fireworks 
Enjoy the magnificent fireworks display over Edmonton’s river valley parks and the North Saskatchewan River. Wondering where the best viewing points are? Downtown at the legislature grounds, Enzio Ferone Park, RE/MAX Field and Government house park.
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Family Street Festival at Rogers Place
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Canada Day Celebrations in St. Albert

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!
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Canada Day at the Grain Elevator
Happy Birthday Canada! Partake in Canada’s birthday celebrations at St. Albert Grain Elevator Park, Little White School And Father Lacombe Chapel from 12-4pm, eh?
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Canada Day Pancake Breakfast
For the past 28 years, Edmonton’s Ismaili Muslim community has had the honor and privilege of hosting the Canada Day Breakfast at the Alberta Legislature Grounds. Thousands of Edmontonians come out to enjoy free pancakes, watermelon, tea and coffee and celebrate Canada Day. With live music, games and activities for children, a citizenship ceremony, and the famous pancake breakfast, it is the perfect family event.
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Canada Day Celebrations in Sherwood Park

Canada Day at Festival Place
Headliner Julian Austin on the Imperial Stage at 9:30 p.m.
Pancake breakfast supported by the Canadian Progress Club from 9 a.m. – 12 noon
Farmers market, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
FREE interactive activities and crafts
Sports Zone with football toss and backyard games
Commemorative celebration with the Military
Spectacular fireworks show at 11 p.m.
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Sherwood Park Canada Day Parade
The Sherwood Park & District Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the Canada Day Parade on Sunday, July 1, 2018 starting at 10 a.m. Thousands of smiling faces will line the 2 km parade route through the heart of Sherwood Park
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