CANADA DAY EVENTS 2019

LACOMBE

8:00AM-11:00AM

FREE PANCAKE BREAKFAST@ English Estates Centre

The Wolf Creek Business group is hosting their annual Canada Day Pancake Breakfast.  Bring your lawn chair to stay & enjoy the morning packed with family friendly activities. Kiddies Kash Sand Pile (9 yrs & under), find Kash or a token to win a bike!! Balloons, face painting, Glitter tatoos, roaming magician, live entertainment & much more.

10:00AM –4:00PM

HORSE DRAWN WAGON RIDES

Free wagon rides from the TD Bank parking lot. Sponsored by Lacombe Regional Tourism & the Government of Canada.

10:00AM- 5:00PM

FLATIRON BUILDING

Enjoy the history of the Flatiron Building. Be sure to stop in and check out their gift shop full of Lacombe souvenirs.

 10:00AM– 4:00PM

LACOMBE BLACKSMITH MUSEUM

Stop in to hear the anvil ring and see what the blacksmiths are making this year for Canada Day! Get your own custom – branded cedar shingle ($5/each). There will be food trucks onsite from 11:00am-2:00pm

10:00AM- 12:00PM

MICHENER HOUSE MUSEUM

Art  In The Garden

Drop-in. All materials and supplies provided.

 11:00AM-12:00PM & 2:00PM-3:00PM

GUIDED HISTORIC WALKING TOURS

Tour starts at Michener House and will go throughout Lacombe’s downtown.

 10:00AM-4:00PM

VINTAGE PHOTO BOOTH

Dress up in old historical costumes and have your photo taken professionally in front of a Ben Cameron Studio Backdrop at the Michener House Museum

12:00PM-4:00PM

PETTING ZOO

At the Michener House Museum grounds

1:00PM-3:00PM

STRAWBERRY SOCIAL

Enjoy an old fashioned strawberry social with homemade whipped cream and fresh strawberries along with treats from Oodles of Chocolates at the Michener House Museum while supplies last.

11:00AM– 5:00PM   

ELLIS BIRD FARM

Canada Day honouring Indigenous history.

11:45AM

COLOUR GUARD MARCH

The City of Lacombe in partnership with the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #79 (Lacombe) invite everyone to Celebrate Canada Day by coming out for the Color Guard March starting at 11:45am at the Lacombe Memorial Centre parking lot (5214-50 Ave) and ending at the Lacombe Legion (5138-49 St). The Colour Guard March led by the Red Deer Pipe Band, will include Legion members and guests from the City Police, Lacombe Fire-fighters, and Local EMS.

 12:00PM

CEREMONY & FLAG RAISING @ LACOMBE LEGION

The Flag Raising Ceremony is scheduled following the Colour March at the Legion Hall, with the Lacombe Lions Band playing O’ Canada.   Everyone is encouraged to join in singing our national anthem and stay for Canada Day Birthday Cake.

 Will Start Following Flag Raising Ceremony and go until 2:00pm

BBQ @ LACOMBE LEGION

Get a  burger/hotdog, chips & pop for $5. Everyone is welcome. The lounge will also be open from 12:30pm-3:00pm serving cool refreshments.

 4:30PM-Dusk

LACOMBE COMMUNITY MARKET@  CRANNA LAKE

The Lacombe Community Market features a wide assortment of retail and food vendors, plus for your convenience an on-site ATM.

 9:00PM-11:00PM

FREE MUSIC @ CRANNA LAKE

Enjoy a live concert featuring The Nova Scotiables.  Sponsored by: the Lacombe Performing Arts Centre Foundation and City of Lacombe.

 DUSK

SINGING OF O CANADA @ CRANNA LAKE

 FIREWORKS DISPLAY@ CRANNA LAKE

Watch a spectacular fireworks display over Cranna Lake in celebration of Canada Day, sponsored in partnership by:

The City of Lacombe & Vesta Energy

 Parking will be available at the Lacombe Arena, City Hall and École Lacombe Junior High School

 

 

TOWN OF ECKVILLE

Celebrations will  take place at:

Eckville Arena Grounds—5312 51 Street

5:00pm   Music DJ—On the Mark Productions. Complimentary hot dogs, watermelon, and birthday cake served by council and staff.

5:00– 8:00pm   Sandpile/money search, entertainment by “The JoeShow”, Face Painting by Mia.

5:30pm-6:30pm   Singing of “Oh Canada”, Reaffirmation Ceremony, Singing of God  Save the Queen”

8:00pm  Eckville Recreation Board Animated Movie TBA

Dusk Fireworks display @Peace Park Outdoor Rink

*Please bring your lawn chairs

TOWN OF BLACKFALDS

1:00-3:00pm       Cupcakes, entertainment & activities at Tayles Water Spray Park

Dusk   Fireworks at All-Star Park

TOWN OF BENTLEY

The following festivities will be held in the Community Park and parking lot adjacent to the Bentley Town Office, 4918 – 50th Avenue:

Everything is FREE and everyone is welcome!

5:00pm     Opening Ceremonies and Singing of O’Canada

5:15pm       Free hotdogs, pop, and cookies, wet slide open for children 12 & under

10:30pm    Fireworks on the southside of town.

*Please bring your lawn chairs & leave your pets at home

 

VILLAGE OF ALIX

Celebrations to take place at:  Rahr Park 4601 47th Street

12:30-2:00pm      Hot Dogs, Smokies, and Cake

2:00-4:00pm       Pictionary, Bingo, Carnival Games, Glitter Tattoos, Face Painting, Finding Nemo Aquatic Adventure

Dusk-  Fireworks from Alix Lake