Things to do With Kids in Calgary for Canada Day

Canada Day Activities in Calgary

Canada Day at Eau Claire

Date: July 1, 2019 – Eau Claire Market Calgary – 11am to 9pm
Cost: Free
Kids crafts, live entertainment, face painting, petting zoo magicians and more!

Canada Day at Fort Calgary

Date: July 1, 2019 – 11am-4pm
Cost: by donation
Kids crafts and games, temporary tattoos, North West Mounted Police brass band, food trucks, museum access, beer gardens.

Canada Day at Heritage Park

Date: July 1st, 2019 – 10am-5pm
Cost: regular admission applies.
Dominion Day Parade, free pancake breakfast for first 2019 guests, live music, entertainment, mini chuckwagon races and games as well as regular attractions.

Canada Day at the Central Library

Date: July 1, 2019, 12 – 5 p.m
Cost: Free
Special storytimes, Indigenous crafts, road hockey, musical performances and more!

Canada Day at Studio Bell

Date: July 1, 2019, 10am – 5 p.m
Cost: Free admission to the museum
Hands on family friendly activities, pop up performances, O Canada sing-along, musical street performers, regular museum activities and more!

East Village Street Fair

Date: July 1, 2019, 10am – 4 p.m
Cost: Free
Over 80 artisians and non-profit organisations, interactive children’s area ( face painters and balloon twisters), performing artists and local musicians.

Prince’s Island Park

Date: July 1, 2019, 11am – 5 p.m
Cost: Free
Three events are happening at Prince’s Island Park this Canada Day – Indigenous Showcase and Powwow, Francophone Entertainment and Turban Eh!

Riverfront Avenue – Tim Horton’s Trail

Date: July 1, 2019, 11am – 5 p.m
Cost: Free
Interactive military displays and educational activities.

Canada Day at Century Downs

Date: July 1, 2019, 12 – 4:30 p.m
Cost: Free
Live horse racing, free pony rides, face painters, glitter tattoos and more!

Canada Day Block Party at Max Bell Centre

Date: July 1, 2019, 1 – 11 p.m
Cost: Free
Music and entertainment, kids zone, beer gardens, Indigenous Village, food trucks and more!

Canada Day Celebration with Southcentre Mall

Date: July 1, 2019, 10 – 6 p.m
Cost: Free
Family friendly activities, with Breathe Parkour, Strike Combat Archery, Cornhole YYC and a special kid’s zone by Trico Centre. You can also watch a 4 on 4 Street Hockey Championships adjacent to the Beer Gardens in the parking lot.

Springs Church Outdoor Carnival

Date: July 1, 2019, 11 – 3 p.m
Cost: $5 wristband or $20 family pack
Inflatable cliff jump and obstacle course, petting zoo, face painting, balloon animals, glitter tattoos, Princess and Jedi Training, carnival games, toddler play area and concession.

Celebrate Canada at Prairie Winds Park

Date: July 1, 2019, 11 – 2 p.m
Hosted by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamā’at(AMJ) Calgary at Prairie Winds Park. Complementary BBQ, recreational and educational activities and games for kids. Guided tours of Baitun Nur, one of the largest mosques in Canada.

Canada Day Fireworks

Date: July 1, 2019, 11 – 11:30 p.m
Cost: Free
Fireworks are set off from Centre Street Bridge. As long as you can see the sky above the bridge you should be able to view them.

Canada Day Activities Near Calgary


Pancake breakfast, performances and entertainment and fireworks!


Parade and fireworks


Pancake breakfast, parade, street party and fireworks!


Parade, family fun zone and fireworks!


Free swim and gym, multi-cultural activities and kids arts & crafts, ending with fireworks!

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