What a great country we live in! If you’re here in Calgary there’s many activities to take part in, And most are FREE! I’ve listed them below:
Fireworks will take place on Centre Street bridge at 11 p.m. Friday.
If you tune your radio to Wild 95.3 or 101.5 Kool FM you can watch them to synchronized music.
Best spots to view them from? Check below
Festival Market (between Eau Claire market and the YMCA)
Sien Lok Park
McHugh Bluff Park
Tom Campbell’s Hill Park
Nose Hill Park
Max Bell Centre
Shaganappi Point and 26 St. S.W.
Valleyview Park West Ridge at 26 St SE
List of activities:
Prince’s Island Park
Aboriginal showcase and powwow
Canadian military displays
Living Flag: Wear red or white and join in on a group selfie to participate in a “living” Canadian flag at noon
Entertainment includes a pancake breakfast, live music, a petting zoo and various children’s activities
The Fort is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
12pm: Food trucks will be along the street and the day will finish with live entertainment on the Riverfront Stage at the Harry Hays building.
The plaza will have a market, craft stations and food trucks as well as stage performances.
Eau Claire Market
11am-4pm family activities
Artisan Market will remain open until 9 p.m., along with a beer garden, entertainment and food trucks.
The first 1,000 guests will receive free ice cream.
9 a.m the street fair will host crafts and vendors, children’s activities
Educate yourself and others about Canada’s Chinese settlers all day until 11 p.m. with cultural performances and family friendly activities
East Village Street Fair, Show & Shine and 5th Street Square, see classic cars and imports.
Heritage Park is hosting a parade with live entertainment and a variety of family activities.
Enjoy free parking in the following parkades on Canada Day:
City Centre Parkade
James Short Parkade
Convention Centre Parkade
City Hall Parkade
Street parking is free!!!!! those oh you parking in city-run surface parking can park for a cheaper rate.
Don’t have anything to wear? No problem!
Head over to Chinook Mall and stop by the Freddy Pant Room or order online (if you order online you receive a free tank top! Yay Canada day freebies!)
Photo by Andras Schram
Hair and Makeup by Tara Smith
Wardrobe by Freddy Canada