Festivals & events

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered the festival and event landscape for 2020.  Follow The City of Airdrie COVID-19 response page for updates related to City hosted events.


There are a variety of festivals and events in Airdrie that take place throughout the year, showcasing arts, culture, heritage, recreation and sport. For more information on what's happening in and around Airdrie, check out the links below.


Airdrie Pro Rodeo

The Airdrie Pro Rodeo is one of the largest rodeos in Canada, and is the longest standing athletic event in Airdrie. The 2020 Pro Rodeo has been cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic, the next pro Rodeo will be in 2021.


Canada Day Parade and Fireworks

The 2020 Parade and Fireworks have been cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.  We will resume events when it is safe to do so.

The Canada Day Parade will take place on July 1, 2021.

In previous years the parade starts at 10 a.m. on Main Street in Airdrie, and the fireworks take place at Chinook Winds Park starting at dusk. Main Street will be closed beginning at 9 a.m. until approximately noon to accommodate the parade. Click here for an interactive map of parade road closures.

Access to Urgent Care

Starting at 9 a.m., two access points to Urgent Care (at Allen Street and Main Street, and First Avenue north and Main Street) will be manned by Emergency Responders who can provide a preliminary patient assessment and/or escort to the Urgent Care Centre.

The curb lane closest to the Urgent Care Centre, between First Avenue north and Allen Street, will be blocked off to ensure access to Urgent Care. Residents are encouraged to walk or car pool as there will be limited parking in the area throughout the day; the Urgent Care parking lot is strictly for Urgent Care patients and staff members.

WHEN: Wednesday, July 1, 2021

WHERE: Two ACCESS POINTS to Urgent Care Centre (by Emergency Escort)

1. Allen St. and Main St.

2. First Ave N and Main St.

TIME: 9 a.m. to noon 

If you have an emergency, please call 911.


Music in the Park

Summer of 2019 we partnered with the Airdrie Music Festival Association to bring you Music in the Park, a summer music series in Nose Creek Park. Due to COVID-19, summer events in the park have been cancelled, please watch for future events at Nose Creek Park in 2021.



airdrieFEST celebrates all that's Airdrie!  airdrieFEST for 2020 has been postponed until further notice.


Airdrie Festival of Lights

The Airdrie Festival of Lights glows nightly from Dec. 1 - 31 from 6 to 9 p.m. in Nose Creek Park.


Santa Claus Parade

The Santa Claus Parade will take place on Saturday, Dec.5, 2020 at 4:30 on Main Street in Airdrie.


New Year's Eve Fireworks

The New Year's Eve fireworks will take place on December 31 at Ed Eggerer Athletic Park at 6:30 p.m. Learn more by visiting Airdrie Parades and Fireworks.

Click here for an interactive map of the viewing area.

Please see the Documents section below for road closure and parking maps.


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