Canada Day Fireworks Finale
River Valley (11 p.m.) Spectacular fireworks display over Edmonton’s river valley parks and the North Saskatchewan River.
Good Viewing Locations: Alberta Legislature Grounds; Victoria ParkViewing Areas Accessible on Foot Only (closed to vehicles): River Valley Road; Walterdale Hill Road & Queen Elizabeth Park Road; 109 St.
Fort Edmonton Park (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) A park-wide celebration of Dominion Day with live music, dancing, and costumed interpreters. Check out the launch of the newly restored Streetcar #33. Free birthday cake. Free shuttle from South Campus LRT. Get your tickets in advance at www.fortedmontonpark.ca.
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Edmonton Valley Zoo (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.) Celebrate Canada Day and the Edmonton Valley Zoo’s 51st birthday. Visit the Canadian animals, eat a slice of birthday cake, and enjoy a wonderful mix of family entertainment including performances by The Smudge Fundaes.
Canada Day at City Hall & Plaza
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Canada Day Ceremony at 12 p.m. in the City Room. Live entertainment, crafts, face painting, petting zoo, City Hall tours and displays.
11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. The Works Art & Design Festival.
1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy lively music, crafts, planting activities, face painting and lots of family fun. Search the pyramids to find plants native to Canada and then learn more from a guest naturalist. Canada Day also marks the beginning of our annual sculpture show.
3rd Annual Canada Day at Borden Park
1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission to Borden Park Outdoor Pool, free BBQ, live entertainment, and family activities.
Alberta Legislature Canada Day
7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free pancake breakfast, Canada Day walk and runs, family entertainment.
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Autograph session with Olympian Shannon Szabados.
Silly Summer Parade
Noon to 3:30 p.m. Starts at Queen Alexandra School, 7730-106 St., heads west on Whyte Ave. to 108 St. and back to Queen Alexandra School for family activities.