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Burnsland Cemetery

Due to Covid-19​, the followed events are cancelled for 2020:


Location: Cemetery Rd & Spiller Rd. S.E.
Date Established: ​1923 - view history
Physical Area: ​13 hectares
Hours: ​Grounds are open daily from sunrise to sunset
Number of Burials: ​22,100 including many of Calgary's World War I Veterans
Space Availability: ​Call 403-221-3660 for available space
Cemetery Map: Burnsland Cemetery Map
Cemetery Tours: ​Burnsland, St. Mary's and Union Cemeteries have FREE historical walking tours in the summer.
Special Events: ​Due to Covid-19​, the followed events are cancelled for 2020: Mother's Day and Father's Day
Other City Cemeteries: Queen's Park, St. Mary's, Union and Chinese


  • Military field of honour
  • In-ground burial plots
  • Cremation burial plots
  • Historical cemetery walking tours


Burnsland cemetery dates back to 1923 and includes many of Calgary’s World War I Veterans. The Calgary Heritage Authority has deemed the cemetery to be a historically significant cultural landscape that played an important part in the settlement and establishment of Calgary as a city. For more information on Burnsland Cemetery history or about some of the people buried there, please join one of our historical summer tours.

Special events

The City of Calgary helps citizens honour loved ones buried at Burnsland Cemetery through several annual special events including Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.

How can we help you?

In addition to providing the final resting place for your loved one, Calgary Cemeteries can provide you with a large selection of affordable products and services including:

Our knowledgeable staff  have over 100 years of cemetery experience and can help you choose the best options to suit your needs. Please contact us for more information.  

Locating a gravesite

To find the location of a loved one's gravesite, please call 403-221-3660 or email Calgary Cemeteries.

For more information:

Call: 403-221-3660


Visit: Cemetery Administration Office
Queen's Park Cemetery3219 4 St. N.W.
Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


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