Milestone birthdays deserve a yearlong celebration! Calgary will have you waving the Canadian flag and singing the national anthem all year. Check out all the things to see and do around the city as Canada celebrates 150 years with fireworks, festivals, and entertainment.

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Canada 150 Highlights

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Canada 150 3D Sign at Prince’s Island Park

Show your Canadian spirit by taking a selfie with a giant Canada 150 sign in Calgary’s beautiful Prince’s Island Park. The sign is a first of 18 to be rolled out across the country in iconic tourist destinations to help bring people together to celebrate Canada’s history. Be part of the energy by posting your selfie to social media with the hashtag #3DCanada150.

Calgary Stampeders Home Opener Against the Ottawa Redblacks

The best of the Canadian Football League meets June 29; the Calgary Stampeders host their 2017 home-opener in a rematch of last year’s Grey Cup championship game against the Ottawa Redblacks. Cheer on the Stampeders as the home team sets the record straight as to who is Canada’s best team. Come show-off your spirit in your best red and white as you take in a long standing Canadian tradition.  

Canadian Wilds Adult Evening at the Calgary Zoo

Join the Calgary Zoo on June 15 to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with an adult evening of cocktails, local food, and music while visiting some of Canada’s most well-known and cutest residents. From Beavers to Grizzly Bears, you’ll meet new friends at Canada’s most visited zoo and one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, with this slice of wilderness in the middle of a major city.

Truly Canadian Calgary Attractions

Exploring the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame

Calgary is home to halls of fame and world class attractions that celebrate Canada from coast to coast to coast. You can celebrate Canada 150 at these quintessentially Canadian icons.


 

Bow Habitat Station

Calgary Tower

Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

Canadian Wilds at the Calgary Zoo

Fort Calgary

Glenbow Museum

Heritage Park Historical Village

The Hangar Flight Museum

The Military Museums

Music Mile

Spruce Meadows

Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre

TELUS Spark, Calgary’s Science Centre

WinSport, home to the 1988 Winter Olympics

Celebrate Canada Beyond Calgary

Digging in the Badlands

Make Calgary your basecamp to an all Canadian adventure with these national historic sites and natural wonders all within a short drive of the city. To celebrate Canada 150, the Parks Canada Discovery Pass is free for 2017, giving you access to National Parks and Historic Sites.


 

Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site (Drumheller)

Banff Gondola (Banff)

Bar U Ranch National Historic Site of Canada (Longview)

Canadian Rockies Hot Springs (Banff)

Frank Slide Interpretive Centre (Blairmore)

Glacier Adventure (Jasper)

Glacier Skywalk (Jasper)

Lake Minnewanka Banff Lake Cruise (Banff)

Remington Carriage Museum (Cardston)

Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site (Rocky Mountain House)

Royal Tyrrell Museum (Drumheller)

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Banff National Park (part of Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks)

Dinosaur Provincial Park

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump World Heritage Site

Waterton Glacier International Peace Park

Tour Canada

Alberta Food Tours at Rouge

Explore Calgary with an expert guide and gain a new appreciation for the true north strong and free.


 

Alberta Food Tours

Blue Sky Tours

Calgary Brewery Tours

Canada Rail Vacations

Canadian Scenery Travel

Discover Banff Tours

Hammer Head Scenic Tours

Klein Tours Canada

Legendary Tours

Lifetime Adventures Travel

Rocky Mountain Holidays

Round the Block Tours

Adventure Tours

L R Helicopters

Mountain View Helicopters

Mukwah Rafting Tours

River Valley Adventure

Rockies Heli Canada

Rocky Mountain Sidecar Adventures

Rocky Mountain Wheelchair Tours

Events to Celebrate Canada 150

Spruce Meadows Masters

Make Canada 150 a 365 day celebration with special events and activities that will make you proud to be Canadian. Check back for regularly updated Canada 150 events throughout the year.


 

Performance in the Park 2017 (Banff) – June 9-10

Spruce Meadows National – June 7-11

Celebrate Canada 150 with Jubilations Dinner Theatre - June 29 - July 16

Calgary Tower's Canada 150 Stair Climb - June 30

Shakespeare by the Bow - June 20 – Aug 27

Calgary Stampede – July 7-16

Spruce Meadows North American – July 5-9

Parks Day at Bar U Ranch – July 15

Spruce Meadows Masters – September 6-10

Songs and Spirits of Canada at Cave and Basin National Historic Site – September 30

Hometown Heroes at Cave and Basin National Historic Site – November 8-19

Celebrate Canada Day in Calgary

Canada Day at Heritage Park

Check out the official City of Calgary Canada Day website for complete details about all the festivals, fireworks, and special events going on around the city to celebrate Canada 150.


 

Aboriginal Showcase and Powwow at Prince’s Island Park

Calgary Arts Showcase at Olympic Plaza

Canada Day at Calaway Park

Canada Day at Fort Calgary

Canada Day at Heritage Park

Canada Day at Studio Bell

Canadian Multicultural Celebration, Concert and Fireworks at Riverfront Avenue

Chinatown Multicultural Celebration

Circus Unity at Prince’s Island Park

East Village Celebration

Eau Claire Multicultural Celebration at Festival Market Park

Franco-Albertan Celebration at Prince’s Island Park

Military Showcase at Prince’s Island Park

Turban Eh! at South Bow River Pathway at the Peace Bridge

Celebrate Canada Day Beyond Calgary

Check out the Canada Day celebrations and fireworks happening in the Calgary area.


 

Airdrie Parade and Fireworks

Canada Day at Bar U Ranch National Historic Site

Canada Day at John Peake Park (Chestermere)

Canada Day at Mitford Park (Cochrane)

Canada Day in Banff

Canada Day in Canmore

Canada Day in Okotoks

The Millarville Races (Millarville)

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