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Canada Day celebration and fireworks

July 1, 2024
Various locations across Airdrie

On July 1, Airdrie will be celebrating Canada Day with events  taking place throughout the city in various locations. 

To make Canada Day an enjoyable experience for all, we encourage you to get to the events on bikes, transit, e-scooters or on foot, and limit the use of parking spaces. Please review the event parking and getting to the event section before visiting.

Canada Day Breakfast

City Hall 
8 - 10 a.m.

Hosted by Kin Club of Airdrie

Canada Day will kick off with a FREE breakfast stacked full of pancakes for the community to enjoy. There will be a 50/50 raffle and donations are welcomed as this is a fundraiser for community non-profits. The breakfast is available for the first 1,500 parade goers. The early bird gets the worm!

Canada Day Parade

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Downtown Airdrie

Hosted by Airdrie Parades

The first Canada Day parade was organized by the Airdrie Pro Rodeo committee in 1967 and currently organized by non-profit organization Airdrie Parades. Watch up to 100 floats gliding throughout the streets joined by 30,000 parade goers. Grab your blankets, lawn chairs and refreshments to enjoy the variety of unique displays. Don't forget to wear red and white! register your float with Airdrie Parades.

View the 2024 Canada day parade route

Canada Day - Downtown

12 p.m.
Downtown Airdrie

Hosted by Downtown Businesses

Don’t rush off after the parade! Take a leisurely stroll through Downtown and discover the exciting offerings and celebrations at our local businesses. If you’re a downtown business looking to register, see how you can participate!

View the participating businesses for Canada Day Downtown

Airdrie CultureFest - A Multicultural Celebration

1 - 8 p.m.
Nose Creek Regional Park

Hosted by the Airdrie CultureFest Committee

Airdrie CultureFest is the city’s first multicultural community festival showcasing and celebrating Airdronians from all walks of life. Enjoy live music and performances, beer gardens, delicious food, cultural activities, and experience Airdrie’s vibrantly diverse communities. Visit continents across the world throughout the park, including Europe, Africa, Asia, North America and South America.

St. Lucia born soca artist, producer, and songwriter, Motto, will be the headliner performance for the main stage starting at 6 p.m. 

Bring your flag and celebrate what makes Airdrie an amazing place to live - you! For more information on all the activities and performances, visit Airdrie CultureFest

Airdrie Pro Rodeo

June 28 - July 1, 2024
2:30 - 10 p.m.
Airdrie Rodeo Grounds

Hosted by Airdrie Rodeo Ranch Association

Enjoy the Airdrie Pro Rodeo! Immerse yourself in cowboy culture with an action-packed schedule of events. Visit Airdrie Pro Rodeo for more information

This annual event is organized by the Airdrie Rodeo Ranch Association, a not-for-profit, 100 per cent volunteer driven group of passionate community members who are committed to preserving our rural roots and promoting our great community.

Canada Day Fireworks

10:45 - 11:05 p.m.
Chinook Winds Regional Park

Hosted by City of Airdrie

As part of a tradition, Canada Day will end with a fireworks display lighting up the sky. A 20-minute brilliant and dazzling artistic light performance to be enjoyed by all. Grab blankets, lawn chairs and snacks to watch the show. 

Parking is limited. Available parking lots near the site are:

  • Rocky View Schools
  • W.H. Croxford High School 
  • Chinook Winds Regional Park
Vantage point locations are:
  • Windsong School
  • Coopers Crossing School
  • Living Springs Church
  • Daybreak Church
The fireworks show is visible from multiple locations. The fireworks radius maps includes the radius from the fireworks show is visible.

Getting to the event

To enjoy your experience at the Canada Day events, please plan ahead with how you will get to the event. Parking is limited at event locations. 

Car pool or ride share

Plan to get dropped off and picked up or share a ride with family and friends.

Active transportation

Walking and rolling is always enjoyed using the City’s excellent pathways and sidewalks.

Visitors that are 16+ years old can use available e-scooters to access Chinook Winds Regional Park. We encourage riders to always wear a helmet and please follow local regulations including be respectful of other pathway/sidewalk users and park in appropriate places.