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Canada Day 2017

St. Albert Celebrates Canada Day 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 St. Albert Centre. 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 City Hall followed by fireworks at 11:00 pm at Seven Hills. Please bring a donation for the Food Bank.

Canada Day map to come.

Main Festivities

activities At Riel and Rotary park

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

• Inflatable Bouncy Castles, Obstacle Courses, and a Large Slide
• 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, the Military and Public Works
• Live concert entertainment

Day concert At Rotary park

11:00 am - 5:00 pm Day Concert

TBD

Night Concert Presented by Servus credit union at St. albert place

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.   

At Mission Park

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
  • Father Lacombe Chapel
  • St. Albert Grain Elevator Park
  • Little White School House

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. View the linked PDF below for details:

2017 Shuttle Service Schedule and Route Map TBD

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 for Canada Day 2017 is now open!

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!

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Last edited: May 16, 2017

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