Canada Day in Calgary

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Canada Day in Calgary

Celebrate all the great things to see and do this Canada Day in Calgary.

How will you celebrate Canada Day this year? From free family fun and fireworks to patios and all-Canadian attractions, there is so much to see and do in Calgary this Canada Day. Oh Canada!

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    Fort Calgary RCMP

    Celebrate Canada Day at Fort Calgary.

    Canada Day Fireworks Calgary

    Watch the fireworks from the best views in Calgary.

    Where to Watch Fireworks

    The Canada Day ENMAX Fireworks at the Centre Street Bridge are a Calgary tradition, with great views along the Bow River corridor, and any of the following locations:

    South Bow River pathway between third street S.W. and first street S.W. (map)

    Riverfront Avenue (map)

    Tom Campbell’s Hill Natural Park (map)

    Nose Hill Park (map)

    Max Bell Centre (map)

    National 8th rooftop patio Calgary

    Hit the patio for a Canada Day celebration at National on 8th. 

    Palomino Smokehouse BBQ Calgary

    Treat yourself to some delicious Barbecue at the Palomino Smokehouse.

    TELUS Spark Family Activities and Learning

    Celebrate great Canadian attractions like TELUS Spark.

    Picnic Park Calgary

    A picnic in the park is a great way to celebrate Canada Day.

    Rafting Bow River Calgary Summer

    Go rafting with your friends down by the Bow River in Calgary.

    Views of Waterton Lakes National Park

    Visit Waterton Lakes National Park and enjoy the beautiful view. Photo Credit: Mac Taliano

    Oh Canada! Day Trips

    Take your Canada Day celebrations on the road with great road trips beyond Calgary.

    Banff Gondola (Banff)

    Banff Hot Springs (Banff)

    Banff National Park (Banff)

    Bar U Ranch National Historic Park (Longview)

    Cave & Basin National Historic Site (Banff)

    Eau Claire Distillery (Turner Valley)

    Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump World Heritage Site (Fort MacLeod)

    Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site (Rocky Mountain House) 

    Royal Tyrrell Museum (Drumheller)

    Sulphur Mountain Cosmic Ray Station Historic Site (Banff)

    Waterton Lakes National Park (Waterton)

    Need Help Making Canada Day Plans?

    Tourism Calgary is available 24/7 to help you explore the city! Click on the message button on the bottom right corner of your screen to start a chat with us, message us on Facebook Messenger, or tweet using #AskMeYYC to ask your Calgary questions!

    Tourism Calgary’s #askmeyyc Roaming Team will be available at the following locations providing information on Canada Day activities, restaurant and dining options, Calgary and area, offering free Wi-Fi hotspot connection and completing tour bookings: 

    1) Olympic Plaza -  11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

    2) Calgary Tower (reduced hours) 

    3) Riverfront (location to be determined) 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.