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Canada Day Events, 2023

On July 1, come join us downtown for a full day of Canada Day festivities!

This year’s free and family-friendly celebration features an Indigenous showcase and powwow, live music and will end with a fireworks show to light up the sky above Stampede Park.

Events will take place at Fort Calgary, St. Patrick’s Island, Olympic Plaza, Municipal Building Atrium and several other downtown locations. The main stage evening show at Fort Calgary will include performances by Dear Rouge, William Prince and headliner act The Funk Hunters, with a musical set that includes on-stage special effects.

With so many attractions and activities to choose from, you can plan your day using the full event schedule and interactive Canada Day map at


Important information for planning your trip:


Calgary Transit

On July 1, we are running a Sunday level of service. Our call centre and customer service centres will be closed. More information about Calgary Transit’s service on Canada Day can be found online.


Road closures    

East Village – July 1 at 6 a.m. – 12 a.m.

  • 8th Avenue S.E. from 4th Street S.E. to 6th Street S.E.
  • 6th Street S.E. from 9th Avenue S.E. to 8th Avenue S.E.
  • 5th Street S.E. from 9th Avenue S.E. to 7th Avenue S.E.

Fireworks – July 1 at 11 p.m.   
Canada Day will end with fireworks, launched from Stampede Park.

  • The Stampede grounds will be closed to the public due to the set-up of the 2023 Stampede.
  • Vehicle access into West Ramsay (Scotsman’s Hill) and Crescent Road will also be restricted.
  • Visit for a list of current traffic incidents, road closures and detours.



On July 1, parking is free at on-street ParkPlus zones and all Calgary Parking parkades, except Lot 24 (Arts Commons). Holiday rates will be in effect at Lot 24 and all Calgary Parking surface lots. The Calgary Parking Contact Centre and Impound Lot will also be closed. 


City landfill hours    

Landfill hours and locations are available on Hours for this weekend are as follows:

Facility hours and closures    

The following facilities will be closed on Saturday, July 1:

Glenmore Reservoir Kayak & Canoe Rentals: open 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. 
See their website for the Glenmore Reservoir boat launch status.

All golf courses and driving ranges will be open. 

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