9 Things to do in Edmonton on Canada Day

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Canada Day Pancake Breakfast

Time: 7am-9pm

Location: Alberta Legislature Building and GroundsEdmonton Federal Building
Admission: Free!
The 28th Annual Canada Day Breakfast hosted by the Edmonton's Ismaili Community features free pancakes, watermelon, music, and fun and games.


Canada Day at the Edmonton Valley Zoo

Time: 11am-4pm

Location: 13315 Buena Vista Road and 87 Avenue
Cost: Regular Admission
Oh Canada! "Get Closer" as we celebrate Canada's 151st birthday and the Edmonton Valley Zoo's birthday as well! At the big birthday bash, take part in our scavenger hunt, enjoy live music and learn about all of our Canadian animal friends! Don't forget to sing Happy Birthday and enjoy a mini cupcake!


Canada Day at the Muttart Conservatory

Time: 11am-3pm

Location: 9626 96A Street
Cost: Regular Admission
Come down to the Muttart Conservatory to celebrate Canada’s birthday in style! There will be music by Peter and Mary, miniature patriotically decorated cupcakes, wood carving demonstrations and wonders to behold when you enter our doors. You'll also be some of our first visitors to check out our new Feature Pyramid, "Lost in Space". Plenty of patriotic family fun awaits those who attend.


Outdoor Pools and Spray Parks

City of Edmonton outdoor pools are offering free admission for the entire 2018 season! Splash away the day at one of the City's outdoor pools or water play sites.


Mill Woods Canada Day Celebration

Time: 1-11pm

Location: 66 Street and 23 Avenue
Admission: Free!
Come join in on the free family activities including hayrides, a petting zoo, carnival games, live music and more! Children’s activities from 1-6pm. Main stage entertainment from 3-11pm, with headliner Major Love. Fireworks display at 11pm. For road closure details, visit the Current Traffic Disruptionsmap.


The Works Art & Design Festival

Time: 11am-9:30pm

Location: 9820 107 Street
Admission: Free!

Check out the free family fun at The Works Art & Design Festival in their new, temporary location on the Capital Plaza at the Alberta Legislature Grounds. Take part in a Canada Day art-making project that will have a special focus on Canadian animals.


Chinatown Night Market

Time: 1-8pm

Location: 96 Street, from 102 avenue - 103 avenue
Admission: Free!

Celebrate Canada Day in front of Wong's Benevolent Association with cultural performances, craft and trinket sales and a barbecue. (Please note that 96 Street will be closed to vehicles between Jasper Avenue and 103A Avenue.)


Canada Day at the Art Gallery of Alberta

Time: 10am-5pm

Location: 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Admission: Free!
Celebrate Canada Day at the Art Gallery of Alberta. Bring the whole family for art activities and a chance to view some exciting exhibitions. Last admission will be at 4:30pm.


Canada Day at the Alberta Legislature

Time: noon-9pm

Location: Alberta Legislature Building and GroundsEdmonton Federal Building
Admission: Free!

Canada Day at the Alberta Legislature is the province's biggest Canada Day party. Visitors will enjoy free family-friendly entertainment and activities, including ceremonial events, live performances and more. The Canada Day event will highlight and honour Alberta’s diversity with many fun festivities throughout the historic Legislature Grounds.