Celebrate Canada Day 2016 at Fort Calgary

Jun 29 2016, 6:12 am

Canada Day is nearly upon us, and what better way to celebrate our nation’s birthday than where Calgary began: at Fort Calgary.

Fort Calgary will host a variety of free family-friendly activities from live music to food trucks, and even a petting zoo.

Mayor Naheed Nenshi will even make a little appearance.

Here’s the full schedule:

  • 9 am: Free pancake breakfast for visitors in the big tent. All other programming, including the petting zoo and kids’ crafts, will begin.
  • 10 am: Opening ceremonies with Mayor Nenshi in the big tent.
  • 10:45 am: Lion Dance presentation, followed by live music in the big tent.
  • Noon: Living flag activity and Canadian Mosaic Photographs

Keep your eyes peeled for indigenous artisans as well.

Canada Day at Fort Calgary 2016

Where: Fort Calgary – 750 9th Avenue SE

When: Friday, July 1 from 9 am to noon

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