Town of Canmore

Canada Day in Canmore

Community spirit shines through like in no other place in the Rockies during Canmore’s Canada Day Celebrations. On July 1, our community celebrates in a big way while retaining the small town feel of togetherness.

Want to join the parade? Registration is free! Register HERE before June 21. 2019 Float Contest theme: CAMP


Lost Children and First Aid 
Let your kids know where to go if you can't find each other.
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. -  artsPlace Parking Lot
1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Main Street and 7 Ave at the First Aid Tent. 

CENTENNIAL PARK - 7th Ave and 5th Street downtown Canmore

FREE Pancake Breakfast
8 a.m. - 11 a.m. 
Hosted by the Rotary Club of Canmore and Calgary Stampede.

Canada Day Fun Run 
9 a.m. 
Support the Canmore Nordic Ski Club. Choose between 3km, 5km and 10km races. Registration and info: here 

Marching Bands Field Show 
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
All marching bands perform at Centennial Park. Such a spectacle!

CIVIC CENTRE - 7th Ave and 9th Street downtown Canmore

Canada Day Mountain Made Market
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Craft and artisan market. Local handmade art, crafts and food.

Live Music 
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m.   Suzie Q Dance Band (with special guests) - Civic Centre Stage
7:30 p.m.   Bow Valley Line Dancers - Civic Centre Stage
8:00 p.m.   The Critters - Civic Centre Stage

Canada Day Parade 

12 noon 
Parade begins at the corner of Fairlhome Drive and 15th Street. Continues down Fairlhome Drive, turns onto Main St. and finishes at the corner of Railway Avenue and Main Street. 


NEW - Canada Day Festivities 
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Festivities are moving from Centennial Park to Main Street. Main Street from 8th Avenue to 6th Avenue will remain closed for the festivities. Family Fun Zone, Performances, Games, Cake Cutting and Sidewalk Sales.

2:30 - 4:00 p.m.  Depayses – French Canadian local band- Main Street
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.   1776 Dixieland Band - Main Street
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.  Brad Bischoff - Main Street

Cake Cutting 
2:30 p.m. 
Cake Cutting on the corner of Main Street and 6th Avenue & Parade Float Winners Ribbon Awards.

MILLENNIUM PARK - Millennium Park is located on 1st Street and 5th Avenue in South Canmore.

Canada Day Fireworks 
10:30 p.m.
Finish off the day with a bang! Only a short walk from Main Street. 


Road closures will be in effect from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Please plan accordingly.
It is highly recommended that you walk, cycle, carpool or use ROAM transit to access downtown Canmore. 

2018 Float Contest Winners 


First Overall - Wild Goose Trading

First Non-profit - St. Michael's Anglican Church

First Commercial - Cowley's Rafter Six
If you are interested in  volunteering or for more info please contact:
Nancy Ruiz
Events Coordinator
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