What: The First Nations Powwow,a traditional Powwow, is being presented by the Bow Valley College’s Iniikokaan Aboriginal Center. The powwow showcases traditional dancing, drumming and storytelling. Enjoy a proud part of Canadian heritage and engage in cultural sharing with the First Nations, Metis and inuit people.
Where: Prince’s Island Park-698 Eau Claire Ave SW, Calgary
What: Food trucks will be rounded up into one area for everyone to come and enjoy a nice meal or snack while listening to some local DJ’s. There will be Japaneses, Greek, tapas and modern Canadian foods to choose from.
Where: Festival Market- Between YMCA and Eau Claire Market
What: The riverfront festivities kick off at noon and end off with bands playing at the riverfront stage starting at 7p.m. and they are expected to play until 11p.m.. The bands are Dear Rouge, Dan Mangan + Blacksmith, and Stars.
Where: Harry Hays Building (The north lawn facing the Bow River)
What: Commemorate the formation of Canada in 1867 by joining friends and family at Heritage Park. Watch a Dominion Day parade, Calgary Police Service Band, vintage motor vehicles featuring the Foothills Model T Ford Club, Horse-drawn vehicles and costumed townsfolk.
Where: Heritage Park- 1900 Heritage Dr. SW, Calgary
What: Celebrate Canada is an initiative of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at (AMJ) Calgary to get Calgarians of diverse backgrounds together to celebrate our country. The event will have singing of our national anthem, a flag hoisting and more actives.
What: A morning of fun awaits you in Eau Claire Market! There is tons of stuff to do and see including a magic show, jugglers, dancing and children’s activities. What’s the best part? FREE ice cream for the first 1000 guests!
Where: Centre Court and North Plaza, Eau Claire Market, Calgary
What: Best spot to see the Canada Day Fireworks! Guided tours of the Park start at 6 p.m. and the fireworks are expected to start at 10 p.m. from the Harry Hays Federal Building. Come a little bit earlier to get a good viewing spot!