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Canada Day 2017

Presented by Reliance The Furnace Company

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!

Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday on July 1! We will see you next year for Canada Day 2018!

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.

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Main Festivities

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
• Inflatable Bouncy Castles, Obstacle Courses, and a Large Slide
• Coca-Cola Kids' Zone
• Adventure Zone
• Lexus of Edmonton Family Zone
• Food Handouts and Vendors
• Games, crafts, face painting and other activities
• Displays by the RCMP, Emergency Services, and Public Works
• Live concert entertainment (see schedule below)

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
11:40 am - Canada 150 Songwriter Challenge Winner - Lia Cole
11:45 am - Opening Ceremonies
11:55 am - "Oh Canada" by Karimah Marshall
12:00 pm - Greetings from Mayor Nolan Crouse, MLA Marie Renaud & MP Michael Cooper
12:05 pm - Karimah Marshall
12:30 pm - Darla Daniels
1:15 pm - Post Script
2:15 pm - Alleviate
3:15 pm - Thursdays
4:15 pm - Altameda

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 
7:15 pm – Shred Kelly - This banjo wielding, and energetic folk-rock band hailing from Fernie British Columbia is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Click here for more information.
8:15 pm – Locarno - Created by Juno Award Winning musician, Tom Landa, Locarno is Latin music made up with equal parts Mexican and Canadian.  Click here for more information.
9:15 – 10:30 pm – Current Swell – The headlining artists for St. Albert’s festivities is nonother than hometown heroes and surf folk-rock legends Current Swell, fresh off a European tour and on the heels of releasing their sixth studio album When To Talk and When to Listen. Click here for more information.   

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:

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.

Shuttle Service

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:

2017 Shuttle Service Schedule and Route Map 

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.

Volunteers

Volunteer registration is now closed as all volunteer spots are full. Join us next year for Canada Day 2018!

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)
  • Stage-hands
  • 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!

Reliance The Furnace Company


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Last edited: July 4, 2017

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