Sunday, June 30 Canada Day Carnival Location: Revolution Place Time: 12:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. Details: Outdoor celebration featuring carnival rides, entertainment, local food trucks and beer gardens.
Canada Day Kick-Off Location: Muskoseepi Park Time: 8:00 p.m.- midnight Details: Two stages of entertainment, children’s activities, local food and community vendors and a traditional fireworks display over the reservoir at midnight.
Monday, July 1 Canada Day Carnival Location: Revolution Place Time: 12:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. Details: Outdoor celebration featuring carnival rides, entertainment, local food trucks and beer gardens.
Canada Day Parade Location: Downtown Time: 1:00 p.m.- 2:30 p.m. Details: Each year 100+ floats march through downtown Grande Prairie to celebrate our national holiday. This year’s theme is “Canadian Pride”. Judging categories include: Best Costumes, Best Homemade, Most Child-friendly, and Most Patriotic. An annual Parade Marshal Award is also given out for the best overall float. This year, the parade returns to its traditional route. It starts westbound on 108 Avenue at 94 Street in Hillside neighbourhood, turns south on 96 Street, west on 100 Avenue, then north onto 106 to disband in the Grande Prairie Regional college parking lot.
Canada Day Celebrations Location: Muskoseepi Park Time: 2:30 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. Details: Official opening ceremonies commence around the amphitheatre stage with introductions and dignitary speeches. Live entertainment on two stages will follow as well as food and community vendors, children’s activities, face painting and the signature Canada Day giant cake. The Grande Prairie Museum and Heritage Village will also be open, featuring carnival games and a kettle corn fundraiser by WINMAR with 100% of proceeds going to support the museum.