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What to do on Canada Day in Alberta 2019

By June 25, 2019March 19th, 2021No Comments

Canada Day is almost upon us and there are great activities all over the country for the whole family. As we all know, trying to figure out exactly what to do can be a challenge, especially with how busy life seems to be these days. That is why we have compiled a short list of activities and a few resources to help make sure that you can make the most of this national holiday. We will cover some celebrations and events in Calgary, Banff, Lake Louise, and Jasper. For more information you can follow the links below!

Here in Calgary!

There are some great events down at Prince’s Island Park. These include

– Célébration Franco-Albertaine

Where you can enjoy interactive carnival games, Francophone music, maple taffy and Poutine!

– Powwow and Indigenous Showcase

Where you can find Calgary various dance performances, drumming, as well as ceremonial teachings and history

Outside of Prince’s Island Park there is Free Admission to Studio Bell’s National Music Centre, as well as the East Village Street Fair.

Link for more times and information HERE

In Banff

Experience a day filled with music performances, arts and crafts, as well as the city parade.

– For the kids, there are Magic shows, indigenous storytelling, polish dancing, as well as ‘Old fashioned’ family fun games.

– Free admission to Banff Park Museum

– And of course all the great trails and hikes around the city as well!

Link for more times and information HERE

In Lake Louise

Probably the most unorthodox but in Lake Louise on Canada Day they host their Polar Bear Dip (anyone who has swam in glacier fed waters can tell you why).

– They also have family activities set up at the Lake Louise sport & recreation centre followed by a ticketed live music event.

Link for more times and information HERE & HERE

In Jasper

Accompanying the beautiful area you can take part in arts and crafts in Centennial Park, a pancake breakfast as well as a Historic walk around town!

Link for more times and information HERE

We wish everyone a happy Canada day and as always, Happy Camping!