Celebrate Canada Day in the heart of Strathcona County

June 21, 2019

Celebrate Canada Day in the heart of Strathcona County

Celebrate Canada’s birthday at Strathcona County’s biggest annual festival. Canada Day in Broadmoor Lake Park (Oak Street, Sherwood Park) features indoor and outdoor activities for all ages and live entertainment.

The festival kicks off at 9 a.m. with a pancake breakfast and stage show in the Community Centre Agora (located at 401 Festival Lane, Sherwood Park). At 10 a.m. activities begin in Broadmoor Lake Park as the Chamber of Commerce Parade winds its way around the community. The celebration wraps up with the Sobeys Lakeland & Nottingham fireworks display at 11 p.m. Tune in to 106.7 FM to watch the fireworks with music.

Most activities are free, but some require tickets or an Unlimited Access Wristband. Wristbands are on sale now for $5 at the Sherwood Park Mall (cash only) and most Strathcona County recreation facilities. On July 1, activity tickets can be purchased on-site for $1 per activity.

This year’s festival is full of fun and exciting activities, including:

  • Beloved performer, songwriter, and member of the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame, Michelle Wright on the Imperial Stage at 9:45 p.m.
  • Mammoet Just Play area, featuring different play zones
  • TD FunZone, which includes hair fun, face painting, cabane à sucre and more
  • RE/MAX Elite field activities, including carnival games and a circus workshop
  • A human foosball game and igloo activity with Coca-Cola floats
  • Meet and greet with Rubble from Paw Patrol
  • Stage performances by Bob the Builder and The Melisizwe Brothers
  • Canoe rides and more!

Guests are encouraged to use the FREE Transit express shuttle that runs every 15 minutes from the Bethel Transit Terminal (650 Bethel Drive, Sherwood Park) to the front of Festival Place, in Broadmoor Lake Park.

This is a family focused event. RCMP and Enforcement Services will have staff on site to promote a safe and fun event. There will be zero tolerance for public consumption of liquor and illegal drugs. Police will have a presence in and around the event including check stops and foot and bike patrols.

Festival attendees are encouraged to share thoughts about the Canada Day event by using the hashtag #mycanadafest on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Be sure to download the free Strathcona County Recreation App for a complete listing of all the events, maps and schedules, available at strathcona.ca/canadaday.

 

Set in the centre of Alberta’s energy and agricultural heartland, Strathcona County is a thriving, successful and vibrant community of over 98,000 residents. Strathcona County is made up of the urban area of Sherwood Park and a large adjacent rural area of farms, acreages and smaller hamlets. It is home to 75 per cent of hydrocarbon processing in Western Canada. Strathcona County is a leader in environmental conservation, and 55 per cent of its land is within the UNESCO Beaver Hills Biosphere. With a focus on economic, governance, social, cultural and environmental sustainability, Strathcona County is committed to balancing the unique needs of its diverse community.

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Contact: Strathcona County Communications, 780-410-6595