Ah, Canada Day, you have finally arrived!
This wonderful day of the year is cherished not only for bringing with it a day off from work and most other professional responsibilities, but also for the valued time spent with friends and family. Whether your Canada Day plans have you lounging lazily in bed, lunching on a patio with loved ones, enjoying a party with food and drink, participating in community activities, or simply watching traditional fireworks, chances are July 1 is one of your favorite days of the year.
This year, communities across Alberta will once again demonstrate fantastic Canadian spirit by offering hometown residents and visitors a variety of indoor and outdoor activities. Strathcona County will be no different, as Broadmoor Lake Park plays host to thousands at its annual Canada Day Festival.
Beginning with a free pancake breakfast at 9:00 am, followed by an eclectic kid-friendly parade at 10:00 am, and ending with spectacular fireworks at 10:30 pm, Sherwood Park’s festival bursts at the seams with literally hundreds of activities to participate in, all in a single, jam-packed location.
Here is just a taste of what you’ll find:
- farmers’ market
- climbing wall
- train rides
- butterfly house and bug zone
- inflatable bouncy castles and slides
- puppet show
- canoe rides
- carnival games
- interactive EMS display and challenge
- face painting
- live music stage
- dog agility demonstration
- traveling zoo
- roaming clowns and entertainers
Sherwood Park’s Canada Day Festival
Where: Broadmoor Lake Park, Sherwood Park
When: Canada Day, 9:00 am – 10:30 pm