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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.

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Call for volunteers

We could not produce events such as Canada Day without the help of our volunteers. We have a range of roles available to help make the day memorable and fun.

Apply by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 21, 2024.

Call for sponsors

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

Featured events


The Confluence Historic Site & Parkland Main Stage Show

Enjoy live musical performances that will feature a stunning display of lights at The Confluence Historic Site & Parkland (formerly Fort Calgary). Stay tuned for more details.

Fireworks

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


The Confluence Historic Site & Parkland (formerly 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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