Top Canada Day Activities in Calgary for Students and Families

Canada Day in Calgary is a spectacular celebration filled with activities for all ages. Whether you’re a long-time local or a new student in the city, these top events are sure to make your Canada Day memorable.

1. Festivities at Confluence Historic Site & Parkland (Formerly Fort Calgary)

Festivities at Confluence Historic Site & Parkland

Immerse yourself in history at Confluence Historic Site & Parkland. This iconic site offers family-friendly activities, live Indigenous performances, and a special Canada Day ceremony. Explore interactive exhibits and enjoy the festive atmosphere.

2. Central Library Celebrations

Central Library Celebrations

The Central Library is hosting a variety of activities, including storytelling, crafts, cultural performances and a citizenship ceremony for new Canadians. It’s a perfect spot for families and newcomers to enjoy a day of learning and fun. Don’t miss the outdoor entertainment and food trucks!

3. St. Patrick’s Island Festivities

Head to St. Patrick’s Island for a day full of entertainment. Enjoy live music, dance performances, and theatrical displays. The island will be buzzing with activities for kids and adults alike, making it a must-visit spot.

4. Riverfront Avenue Fireworks

No Canada Day is complete without fireworks, and Riverfront Avenue is the place to be. Find a good spot early to enjoy the stunning display over the Bow River. The fireworks show is synchronized with music, creating a magical end to the celebrations.

5. Studio Bell Open House

Studio Bell Open House

Visit Studio Bell for a free open house and explore Canada’s music history. Participate in interactive exhibits, enjoy live performances, and take part in special Canada Day activities. It’s a fantastic way to celebrate the nation’s rich musical heritage.

6. East Village Street Fair

Students will love the vibrant East Village Street Fair, featuring local vendors, food trucks, and live music. It’s a great opportunity to enjoy the local culture, shop for unique items, and sample delicious food while soaking in the festive atmosphere.

7. Canada Day at Olympic Plaza

Canada Day at Olympic Plaza

Head to Olympic Plaza for a full day of fun activities, including live performances, art installations, and interactive exhibits. This event is perfect for anyone looking to celebrate with friends while enjoying the diverse entertainment options and lively environment.

Celebrate Canada Day with ABES

As you enjoy the festivities this Canada Day, take a moment to think about your future. ABES offers a range of vocational training programs designed to help you build a rewarding career in healthcare.

Whether you’re a student considering your next steps or an adult looking to upgrade your skills, ABES has something for you. This Canada Day, celebrate your potential and start your journey with ABES. Contact us to learn more and enroll today.