2016 Canada Day Activities in Central Alberta
Red Deer Canada Day Activities
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Activities located at Bower Ponds
Canada Day Festivities are organized by Red Deer Cultural Heritage Societyat Bower Ponds! Do not miss our on a variety of ethnic foods, live music, dancing, sunshine, and more!
Cultural food booths!
-The Sons of Norway
–ACFA Régionale de Red Deer
–Central Alberta Indo-Canadian Association
-Central Alberta Indo-Canadian Association
-German Can. Club
-Red Deer Danish Club
-Red Deer Canadian Ukrainian Dance Club
-And Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society
Starting at 12 p.m.
On the Water:
-Water Balls (Walk on Water)
Grab and Go Treats:
In the Pavillion:
-Chedda’ Heads Grilled Cheese (Inside the Pavillion)
-Taco in a Bag & Hot Dogs
-Fries & Deep Fried Dill Pickles
Our day ends at 11:00pm w/ FIREWORKS
Sylvan Lake Canada Day Activities
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Activities located throughout the town
Family Activities Little ones bounce for joy at no charge. On the south end of the pier the Rotary Club of Sylvan Lake will be hosting a children’s play space with large bouncy toys. Close by there will be the Rotary Club with face painting, small flags and fake tattoos.
11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
BBQ – Smokies on a bun $3 each or 2 for $5 At the Legion, 4916 50 Avenue.
12:00 (noon) to 1:30 p.m
Kids Craft- Hat Painting At the Sylvan Lake Tourist Booth 4719 50 ave Call 403 887 5050 for more details
Official Opening of Lighthouse Park
July 1st is the official opening of Lighthouse Park. Come and get a close-up look of the new lighthouse, the dedication stones and the surrounding ‘pocket park’ in this great lakeside setting. Access to the park is on Lakeshore Drive just east of the Marina.
2PM Colour Party/Raise the Flag
Start your celebrations with a special ceremony at Lion’s Park to celebrate the 50 Year Anniversary of the Canadian Flag. Wear the red and white to show your pride in being Canadian!
March of Canadians (at the Municipal Gov’t Bldg. immediately following the Flag Raising)
Join the parade! Following the Flag Ceremony residents of all ages, led by the Royal Canadian Legion Colour Party and the Innisfail Pipe and Drum Band, march to Sylvan Lake Provincial Park where the fun activities are in full swing.
Canada’s Birthday Cake Celebration
Mayor Sean McIntyre and M.L.A. Don MacIntyre, assisted by R.C.M.P. Officers in red serge, will lead in the singing of ‘Happy Birthday, Canada” and the distribution of a giant Canada Day birthday cake.
2:40PM & 3:40 PM
The Johnny Thorson Banjo Express
What’s a party without music? Jazz at the Lake fans will recognize this Dixieland band. They will be playing down on the Lakeshore on the pier. Bring a lawn chair and join the party.
11AM to 11PM
MaKami College Inc. Massage Event on the Pier
Yes it is FREE! Drop by the tent and book a massage provided by students in the Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy program. With their electronic notification system for appointments you can get the benefits of a relaxing massage without the line ups.
Rotary’s Great Duck Race Take a chance on a rubber duck! Bukwildz on Lakeshore Drive is the location for this event. Your $10 ticket to join the fun could make you the winner of three cash prizes up to $1000. All proceeds will used to provide scholarships to local kids.
Canada Day 9 hole golf tournament At Meadowlands Golf Club
11PM Fireworks and Boat Parade
After dark it’s time to head for the lakeshore. Boaters take to the water forming a. Whether you are watching from the land or are part of the illuminated flotilla of sail boats, kayaks, and speed boats on the water you are going to see spectacular fireworks against the beautiful backdrop of Sylvan Lake.
Blackfalds Canada Day Activities
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Activities located throughout the town
Tayles Water Spray Park and Iron Ridge Intermediate BBQ
Free cupcakes, entertainment & glitter Tattoos, wear your best Canada Day outfit for a chance to win a one month family membership at the Abbey Centre and other prizes.
Parents of Iron Ridge Intermediate Society will be having a BBQ to raise money for the new school, along with the Blackfalds Optimist Club which will be on-site selling raffle tickets for a 2016 Ford Escape and $5000 in cash.
There will also be a DJ playing Canadian music, offering up Canada Day prizes, giving out glitter tattoos and even a best Canada themed costume contest!
Abbey Centre Pool Activities
(Admission Required) Fun activities at McKCay Ranch Aquatic Park and prizes to be won!
Fire Works at Dusk
Penhold Canada Day Activities
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Activities located at the Memorial Hall
11am – 1pm
Bouncy Castle and Snow Cones
Cake, face painting, glitter tattoos & Balloon Artist
Nachos and Cheese for Sale
11am – 3pm
Free BBQ , Open House and Fire Truck Rides for the Kids by the Penhold Fire Department.