Canada Day

Join the Communities in Lacombe County as we celebrate the birthday of our Country!  

Lacombe Events

8:00am – Pancake Breakfast

Pancake breakfast served at the ME Global Athletic Park with live entertainment by Shell Fear & Scott Yvonne.

Gluten free pancakes will be available, provided by the Totally Gluten Free Bakery of Lacombe. 

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8:00am – Community Market

South of ME Global Athletic Park

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10:00am – Kids Zone

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10:00am – 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

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10:00am – Imaging Minds – Art Exhibit

Exhibit at the Lacombe Memorial Centre will feature portraits of Canada’s Prime Ministers.

10:00am – Horse Drawn Wagon Rides

Tours will leave from the TD Bank and make a circuit through some quiet residential roads. Zap Theater performers will be along for the ride.

10:00am – 4:00pm Family Fun Day at Michener House

Michener House Museum will be hosting a variety of activities including museum tours, crafts, a petting zoo, wagon rides and performances by Zap Theater performers.

12:00pm – 4:00pm Live Blacksmith Demonstrations

Blacksmith Shop Museum will provide tours and live blacksmithing demonstrations.

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10:00am – 4:00pm Flatiron Museum

The Lacombe Community Memory Project exhibit will be open for touring.

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11:45am – Honor Guard March to Legion

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12:00pm – Flag Raising

Lacombe Legion

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12:00pm – 3:00pm – Children’s Crafts

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12:30pm – Barbecue & Cake

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1:00pm – 10:30pm – Blindman Brewery Beer Gardens

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1:00pm – Live Bands-Bluesaros

Nova Scotiables & a fun house will be at ME Global Athletic Park.

1:00pm – Smudge Ceremony

A ceremonial smudge will open Ellis Bird Farm’s new round deck to recognize and celebrate Aboriginal history and Indigenous culture in Alberta.

1:00-5:00pm Free Public Swim at Kinsmen Aquatic Centre

On Canada Day this year, the City is sponsoring a public swim from 1pm-5pm that is free to the public to celebrate Canada Day!

2:00pm – Grey Jay Presentation

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5:00pm – Legion Ceremony

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6:00pm – Teen Dance

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7:00pm – Live Bands-Sweet Grass, Tap9

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9:30pm – Gord Bamford Concert

ME Global Athletic Park

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11:30pm – Fireworks

ME Global & Cranna Lake

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Special prize draws include a trailer from Frazerway RV and a massive 50/50 draw.  ME Global park will also host a beer garden and concessions.  Watch for Sunny94 who will be live onsite!

Alix Events

All Events are at  Rahr Park 4601 47th Street Alix.

12:00 noon Until 4:00pm Canada Day Celebrations

J.D Carlyle Band Performance. 600sg bouncy house. Dunk tank. Face painting, Clown and a magic show, BBQ.  And much more.

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Dusk: Fireworks

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Bentley Events

Following is the schedule for Bentley’s July 1st celebrations.  All activities, except for the fireworks, will take place in the Main Street Park.  People are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs.  No dogs will be allowed in the vicinity of these activities due to health reasons.

8:00 – 11:00 a.m: Pancake Breakfast

by Sunset Hills Riding Club (small charge for this) – a tent with table and chairs will be available for the Saturday activities.

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1:30 – 3:30 p.m: Farmers’ Market – Curling Rink

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5:00 – 5:30 p.m: Small Ceremony

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5:30 – 7:00 p.m: Hot Dogs and Drinks supplied by Bentley Curling Club – Free

Cupcakes supplied by the Committee – Free

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5:00 – 9:00 pm: Activities

Children’s Games, Demonstration by the Kite Guys, Activity hosted by The Bike Shop, Walking Tour of Historical Buildings, Museum Open

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11:00 p.m: Fireworks

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Blackfalds Events

All Day – Canada Day Events

Celebrate Canada Day 150

Time: All Day

Location: Various locations

Town of Blackfalds, Lacombe County, and various community organizations are teaming up to host the party of the year to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday.

Activities include:

DIDS Fundraiser Adult Ball Hockey Tournament, beer gardens & free youth activities

Free BOLT transit service

Scooter Competition

Wadey Centre Grand Opening

Bark Park Grand Opening

Optimist Club Fundraiser BBQ

Community Market

Abbey Centre: $1.50 admission

Friends of Iron Ridge Elementary School playground fundraiser

Free family party with cupcakes & prizes for best costume

 

Eckville Events

5:00 p.m: Music DJ- On the Mark Productions

Complimentary hot dogs, watermelon, birthday cake served by Council and Staff

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5:00 – 8:00 p.m: Various Activities

Fresh Popcorn, Sand Pile/Money Search, Bouncy Castle, Dunk Tank, Face Painting

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6:30/7:00 p.m: “Oh Canada”

Reaffirmation Ceremony:  Mayor Posti (a formal event where participants repeat the oath of citizenship to express their commitment to Canada) “God Save the Queen”

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8:00 p.m: Eckville Recreation Board Movie

(Please bring your own chair)

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Dusk: Fireworks Display, south side of town.

All those in attendance are requested to bring their own lawn chairs.

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Gull Lake Events

10:00am – 2:00pm Canada Day Family Fun

In Centennial Park there will be fun for the whole family. Come and enjoy horseshoes, bouncy houses, face painting, slo-pitch, tennis, pickleball, and frisbee golf. The Gull Lake Community League will be sponsoring hot dogs and cake!

7:00pm – 9:00pm Street Dance

Half Moon Bay Events

2 pm: “Party on the Beach”

Family orientated with a live band, a huge Canada Day cake, games, activities, dancing, food and refreshments will be provided to residents as they celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary on the Beach.  This event will be free of charge and welcome to everyone.  It will be a great chance to get to know new neighbours and celebrate Canada’s anniversary with the community.

Sunbreaker Cove Events

5 pm: “Old Time” family evening get-together in the park

with a huge Canada Day cake, finger foods, coffee, refreshments, fireworks, a horseshoe event, games, music jams and dancing.  This event will be free of charge and welcome to everyone.  It will be a great chance to get to know new neighbours and celebrate Canada’s anniversary with the community.

 

Tail Creek Events

Tail Creek Mud Fest

Location: Tail Creek Raceway- Alix

Date: June 30th – July 2nd Tail Creek Raceways

Celebrate 150 years with Canada’s biggest off road mud & music festival!

Live entertainment nightly. Hitting the stage for Canada’s 150th birthday is David Lee Murphy, Emerson Drive, Big Sugar, Lee Aaron, Wide Mouth Mason and more! Friday night kickoff party features Charlie Major and Julian Austin and more!

Premier tickets: 1.855.720.8779

Book tickets & Campsites @ Tail Creek Raceway