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Mums for Mom on Mother's Day

Please note this event has been cancelled due to COVID-19. Please check back for updates about Mother’s Day in 2022. 

Calgary Cemeteries gives a free chrysanthemum to anyone who would like to remember their mom on Mother's day. Flowers can be placed at any Calgary cemetery.

Daisies for Dad on Father's Day

Please note this event has been cancelled due to COVID-19. Please check back for updates about Father’s Day in 2022. 

Calgary Cemeteries gives away free daisies to anyone who would like to remember their dad on Father's Day. Flowers can be placed at any Calgary cemetery.

Flowers can be picked up during the week prior to Father's Day at the Queen's Park Cemetery Administration Office at 3219 4 St. N.W. during office hours (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) or on the Father's Day weekend from a vase in front of the administration office building.

Remembrance Day ceremonies

Calgary Cemeteries provides space for annual Remembrance Day ceremonies in select cemeteries. Information regarding these ceremonies will be posted closer to Remembrance Day.

Holiday remembrance

Every winter holiday, The City of Calgary's Queen's Park Cemetery has three trees on display where family and friends can place a personal ornament or memento in memory of a loved one.

The City understands that for many this can be a very difficult time as we remember those who have passed on. We invite you to gather and reflect upon happy memories, and share warm wishes over the holiday season.

Where are the holiday trees located?

The three holiday remembrance trees are located at the Queen's Park Mausoleum at 3219 4 St. N.W., two on the main floor and one on the second floor.

Trees will be on display starting December 1 and ornaments can be placed between 9 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. daily. Current restrictions are in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19; therefore, a maximum of 10 visitors will be permitted inside the Mausoleum at one time.

Do I get the ornament back?

The remembrance trees will be taken down the first week in January. Anyone wishing to keep their ornament or memento can pick them up prior to the first Monday in January.

Other remembrance items

To adhere to current provincial restrictions, the Cemeteries Administration Office is closed and will not be offering holiday wreaths for the 2020 holiday season. Please check back for updates about holiday wreaths closer to the 2021 holiday season. Families are welcome to visit City cemeteries to place their own wreaths by a loved one’s grave site.

Contact

For more information email calgarycemeteries@calgary.ca or call 403-221-3660. Queens Park Cemetery administration building office hours are Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Prairie Sky Cemetery administration building office hours are by appointment only.

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