How to Celebrate Canada Day in Central Alberta

Sylvan Lake Canada Day

How we celebrate Canada Day has changed a bit over the years but one thing remains constant — the pride for our country, the awesome festivities, and the fireworks! From the confederation of Canada in 1867 with the bells of the Cathedral Church of St. James ringing in change in Toronto to the changing of Dominion Day to Canada Day in 1982, we love our country. Not sure how to celebrate Canada’s 151st birthday? We have a list of fun activities for you.

Canada Day in Red Deer

  • Bower Ponds
    Time: 11:30 am – 11:00 pm
    Celebrate Canada Day at Bower Ponds! This event is known for its diversity and will feature an array of multicultural performers, face painting, story telling, delicious foods, and last but not least fireworks!
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Canada Day in Blackfalds

  • Tayles Water Spray Park | Ag Society Amphitheater | All Star Park
    1:00 pm – 11:00 pm
    Dress up in you Canadian best and get ready to celebrate Canada Day at a free community party at Tayles Park in the afternoon followed by an evening concert with Cole Malone and fireworks to conclude the celebration!
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Canada Day in Sylvan Lake

  • Lakeshore Drive | Sylvan Lake pier
    10:00 am – 11:00 pm
    Consider yourself invited to celebrate Canada Day in Sylvan Lake! Enjoy the lake experience with a day full of entertainment throughout the morning, afternoon, and evening. There will be a flag raising ceremony, sailing club charity race, bouncy castles, DJ street dance, a giant Canada Day birthday cake and so much more! The day ends with fireworks over the lake at the Sylvan Lake pier.
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Canada Day in Lacombe

  • Ellis Bird Farm
    11:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Join Ellis Bird Farm in honouring the history of Indigenous peoples in Central Alberta with the completion of their Circle Deck. There will be something for everyone in the family with arts and crafts activities!
  • Flying Cross Ranch
    12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Celebrate Canada Day with Flying Cross Ranch! The baby animals have grown and are excited for another visit and the ponies are waiting to take little cowboys and cowgirls for a ride. There will also be horses for the bigger cow pokes. Admission is $10/person and includes the petting zoo, straw bale maze, and barnyard activities. Pony and horse rides are an additional $5/ride. This is a cash only event.
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Delburne Canada Day Market

  • Delburne Park
    Time: 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
    Delburne’s population explodes with people from the surrounding communities on Canada Day and The Market is brimming with fun and excitement. With a great selection of unique vendors, food trucks, and the Talent in the Park showcase providing live music this is a great opportunity for the whole family to have some fun!
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