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Canada Day celebrations in Calgary

Canada Day 2024

On July 1, Calgarians and visitors will gather downtown to celebrate Canada Day. This year’s free and family-friendly celebration features an Indigenous showcase and powwow, live music, and will end with a fireworks show above Stampede Park. Other attractions throughout the day include cultural activities, performances, face painting, turban tying, a street fair and more.

Get involved

Call for cultural groups

Share your culture's heritage and traditions through an activity booth or performance.

Apply by 4 p.m. on Monday, April 29, 2024.

Call for food trucks

We are accepting applications for food trucks to attend our Canada Day celebrations. 

Apply by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 13, 2024. 

Call for sponsors

If you or your company would like to be a sponsor for Canada Day, please email us at to learn more. 

Featured events

Fort Calgary Main Stage Show

Enjoy live musical performances that will feature a stunning display of lights. Stay tuned for more details.


Canada Day will end with a firework show launched from Stampede Park. The display will light up the sky in the downtown core and surrounding areas.

Event locations

Fort Calgary

Home to the Indigenous showcase and powwow and Canada Day main stage show with a lineup of musicians.

  •  Indigenous showcase and powwow
  • Canada Day main stage show
  • Indigenous Artisan Market
  • Cultural activity booths
  • Turban tying
  • Food trucks

St. Patrick's Island

Enjoy family-friendly entertainment and the beautiful park.

  • Three stages with art and music performers
  • Face painting and airbrush tattoos
  • Crafts and activity tents
  • Playground and picnic spots
  • Food trucks

Olympic Plaza & Municipal Building

Get together for a great day of music and cultural performances.

  • Live music
  • Cultural performances in the Municipal Building Plaza
  • Food trucks


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