Canada Day 2017
St. Albert Celebrates Canada Day Presented by Reliance the Furnace Company is a city-wide celebration for residents and visitors to share their love for Canada and show their appreciation for our beautiful country. City parks, facilities, and historical sites will see a myriad of activities and fun, allowing for residents of all ages and interests to celebrate Canada’s milestone 150th birthday!
The day celebration will continue to be at Rotary Park and Riel Recreation Park. There is parking on site or use Park n' Ride from Village Transit Station (see schedule below). The park is located along the Red Willow Trail and there will be a bike check for those who would like to take advantage of our wonderful trail system and bike or walk to the event. The celebration will include live entertainment, games, inflatables, crafts, face painting, and food vendors. In the evening, a free outdoor concert will take place at St. Albert Place followed by fireworks at 11:00 pm at Mission Park. Please bring a donation for the Food Bank. The donation drop-off box will be located at the information booth at Riel/Rotary Parks.
st. albert legion pancake breakfast
|7:00 - 9:30 am||Pancake Breakfast
St. Albert Branch # Legion 271 – 6 Tache St.
activities At Riel and Rotary parks
|11:00 am - 5:00 pm||
• Military flyby at 11:56 am
Due to the day activities, the Rotary Park parking lot will be closed starting at 10:00 pm on Friday, June 30 until 6:00 pm on Saturday, July 1. The Rotary Park boat launch will also be closed to the public from 6:00 am - 6:00 pm on Saturday, July 1.
Day concert At Rotary park
|11:00 am- 5:00 pm||
11:00 am - Hailey Benedict
Night Concert AT ST. ALBERT PLACE Presented by Servus credit union
|7:00 - 10:30 pm||
7:00 pm – Canada 150 Songwriter Challenge – Winner Performance
Fireworks at Mission Park presented by the Kinsmen club of st. albert
|11:00 pm||Fireworks Display|
Around the City
A number of partnering groups will be hosting their own Canada Day celebrations around St. Albert, including:
- St. Albert Botanic Park
- St. Albert Farmers' Market
- Father Lacombe Chapel
- St. Albert Grain Elevator Park
- Little White School House
- St. Albert Soccer Association
- St. Albert Rugby Football Club
And there’s always room for more people and groups to participate in these festivities! If you would like to explore how your group can participate this year or next, contact Scott Daniels.
StAT will be providing a FREE shuttle service to Canada Day festivities around St. Albert on July 1st from 10:30 am-5:00 pm. View the linked PDF below for details:
What to Bring
To get the most out of your Canada Day, please consider bringing the following: lawn chair, sunscreen, water bottle, blanket (to sit on the grass), umbrella (for shade and in the event of rain), hat, and comfortable walking shoes.
Preparations for Canada Day 2017 are well underway, and we are looking for enthusiastic individuals who would like to lend a hand during the July 1st celebrations at Rotary Park. We need volunteers throughout the day in a number of capacities including:
- Public ambassadors
- Information booth attendants
- Program Assistants (inflatables, crafts, game, cookies, and face painting)
- Evening concert ambassadors
We have mid-morning, afternoon and evening shifts available. You can volunteer as an individual or gather together your friends and family and volunteer as a team. To sign up please fill in our volunteer application form.
Thank you to our Sponsors!
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Last edited: July 4, 2017