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Canada Day 2016

St. Albert Celebrates Canada Day presented by Christenson Developments will see another city-wide event for residents and visitors. 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 149th 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

Main Festivities

At École La Mission

9:00am - 11:00am Heritage Lakes Pancake Breakfast

At Rotary park

11:00am - 5:00pm

• Inflatable Bouncy Castles, Obstacle Courses, and a Large Slide
• Coca-Cola Kids' Zone
• Flight Centre Adventure Zone
• Lexus of Edmonton Family Zone
• Food Handouts and Vendors
• Realty Executives Petting Zoo
• Games, crafts, face painting and other activities
• Displays by the RCMP, Emergency Services, the Military and Public Works
• Live concert entertainment

Day concert schedule At Rotary park

11:00am - 5:00pm 11:00 – 11:40 am – Orchard Duo
11:50 – 12:30 pm – Formal Speaking (Bilingual O Canada)
12:30 – 1:10 pm – Celeigh Cardinal
1:20 – 2:00 pm – Marie-Josée Ouimet
2:00 – 2:30 pm – Special Secret Performance
2:40 – 3:20 pm – The Skips
3:30 – 4:10 pm – Apocalypse Kow
4:20 – 5:00 pm – Thursdays

At City Hall

7:00 - 10:30 pm Night Concert 
7:00 – 7:45 – Scenic Route to Alaska
8:00 – 9:00 – The Dungarees
9:15 – 10:30 – Odds

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.

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 case of rain), hat and comfortable walking shoes.


Volunteer Registration for Canada Day 2017 will open on April 18, 2017.

Preparations for Canada Day 2016 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:

  • Parking and Traffic Direction
  • Public Ambassadors (actively distributing SWAG)
  • Public Hosting (information Booth)
  • Program Assistants (inflatables, crafts, game, cookies, face painting)
  • Concert Security (evening)
  • Stage Hands (daytime and evening)

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 Canada Day Sponsors!

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Last edited: January 26, 2017

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