Canada 151 won’t be getting the same kind of play as last year’s sesquicentennial birthday bash, but there’s still a lot going on.
Of course for many, the Alberta legislature is where to celebrate Canada Day and this year there is tons to do inside and out from pancakes, to concerts and fireworks.
Mill Woods once again hosting its festivities for Canada complete with a petting zoo, live entertainment and fireworks in Mill Woods Park.
The Chinese Benevolent Association is hosting a Chinatown Night Market along 96th Street between 102nd and 103rd avenues to celebrate July 1.
You can commune with the wilderness while celebrating Canada Day at Elk Island National Park or stay in the city with the Art Gallery of Alberta, Muttart Conservatory, Fort Edmonton Park and Valley Zoo all offering events Sunday.
Speaking of birthdays, Edmonton International Raceway in Wetaskiwin is turning 50. It’s offering special tours of the raceway Sunday with a chance to meet the racers and enjoy some free food.
Alberta Dance Alliance offers Feats Festival of Dance which showcases some serious Canadian talent at various venues until July 7.
The Works Art and Design Festival continues with more than 300 performances at 30 or so Edmonton venues until Tuesday.
You still have time to catch some groovy tunes as part of the Edmonton International Jazz Festival on until July 1.
Hawrelak Park is the spot to catch the Freewill Shakespeare Festival featuring Comedy of Errors and Hamlet from now until July 15.
And finally, if you’re looking to cool off and cruise the North Saskatchewan River, the newly named Edmonton Riverboat has relaunched and is offering tours daily until September.