Canada Day Festival
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Rain or shine, bring your family and proudly celebrate Canada's birthday, with a phenomenal day of family fun activities and entertainment! Most activities are free, but some will need a ticket or wristband.
Purchase a wristband for $5 that will get you unlimited access to ticketed activities. Wristbands can be purchased from June 1 - June 30 at the Recreation Administration Office, Kinsmen Leisure Centre, Millennium Place, Glen Allan Recreation Complex and Festival Place. Wristbands will NOT be sold on July 1. Tickets can also be purchased on July 1 for $1 per activity at ticket booths and Kinsmen Leisure Centre. Ticketed activities include climbing wall, rascal racers, pony rides, wagon rides, eurobungee, laser tag, remote control monster trucks, segways, remote control cars, wax hands and canoe rides. Canoe rides require a timed ticket and can be picked-up at the Plaza ticket booth.
*All line-ups will be shutting down half an hour prior to their closing times
Axiom Mortgage Solutions Pancake Breakfast supported by Canadian Progress Club, Sherwood Park
Community Centre (401 Festival Lane)
9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Free pancake breakfast and stage show from Cooper Studios/Pump Records Inc.! Remember your non-perishable food bank donation.
Kinsmen Leisure Centre parking lot
11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Bring the whole family to celebrate a full day of Canadian music and talent. Join us for:
- 11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Lacey and Teila
- 12:15 - 12:45 p.m. - Katelyn Borle
- 1 - 2 p.m. - Yikes
- 2:15 - 3:15 p.m. - Cooper Studios/Pump Records INC.
- 3:30 - 4:15 p.m - North of Here
- 7 – 8 p.m. & 8:15 p.m. – 9:15 p.m. – Bev Facey Creative - Music Rock Bands
- 9:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.
The Stampeders – Celebrate Canada Day with the award winning, Canadian classic rock group, The Stampeders. Sing along to favourites like "Sweet City Woman" and "Hit the Road Jack" with this legendary group that still brings crowds to their feet.
Mammoet’s Play Day zone:
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The PlayDay is a supervised, yet inspirational setting that allows kids to instinctively, creatively and energetically have fun. Mammoet presents an exciting PlayDay that celebrates getting back to the basics. There is something for everyone in each zone including:
- Building birdhouses
- Dirt pile
- Fort building
Tonnes of family activities throughout the day at Broadmoor Lake Park
Activites are inside and outside and include:
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
|10 a.m . - 4 p.m.|
Free swimming at Kinsmen Leisure Centre
12 noon – 1 p.m. lap swimming
1 – 10 p.m. recreational swimming
Sherwood Park Elk’s multicultural Stage and Activities
Salisbury Composite High School Field
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- 10 a.m. - Cooper Studios / Pump Records Entertainment
- 11:30 a.m. - Dancefusion
- 12:15 p.m. - Booming Tree
- 1 p.m. Rhythm Speaks
- 1:30 p.m.- Cooper Studios / Pump Records Entertainment
- 2 p.m. - Booming Tree
- 2:40 p.m - Dancefusion
- 3:10 p.m. - Rhythm Speaks
- 3:40 p.m. - Xiao Hai Ou Dance Group
Sherwood Park Arena parking lot
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Show your pride for our soldiers and veterans.
Festival Place parking lot (100 Festival Way)
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Spectacular family fun continues around Broadmoor Lake Park during the evening
6 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Night time activities include:
- Butterfly house and bug zoo
- Voyaguer canoe rides (until 8 p.m.)
- Red river carts
- Music zone
- Campfire cooking
- Hair fun
- Puppet shows at 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. in Kinsmen Leisure Centre
- Street performers - Safire, Flyin' Bob and Mr. Yu Fire Dancer
Qualico Patio Series
A variety of music for families and adults. A night of relaxation, refreshments and outstanding entertainment.
Family patio series 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Adult patio series 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Chamber of Commerce Parade
Over 10,000 smiling faces will line the parade route through the heart of Sherwood Park.
Broadmoor Lake Park Plaza
10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Sobeys Lakeland and Nottingham Fireworks
Over Broadmoor Lake Park
A spectacular pyro technical display choreographed to Canadian music set over Broadmoor Lake completes the Canada Day celebration.
Free Park and Ride provided by Strathcona County Transit
There will be limited parking available on site - why not try busing it to Broadmoor!
Departures start at 8:30 a.m. from the Sherwood Park Transit Centre off Wye Road, operating every 15 minutes.
Returns start at 8:45 a.m. from in front of Festival Place every 15 minutes. Last bus leaves Festival Place at 11:45 p.m.
*During the parade, from 10 - 11 a.m., bus service will be moved from Festival Place to Oak Street, in front of the Recreation Administration Office*
To ensure you and your family have a safe and fun experience, remember to visit the Sherwood Park Mall S.A.F.E.tent on Broadmoor Lake Plaza to receive your free child wristband, on which you can write your cell phone number. Should you be separated from your child, your child will be escorted directly to the lost child station and you will be contacted. The Sherwood Park Mall S.A.F.E.tent is located on Broadmoor Lake Plaza from 9 a.m. – 11 p.m. and is operated by Citizens on Patrol.
The Kinsmen Leisure Centre lifeguards are on duty from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.. Should you or someone in your group require first aid please go to the nearest information booth or the Kinsmen Leisure Centre or contact any volunteer. Please remember to bring your sunscreen, hat and drink plenty of water on a hot day.
|W.E. Greer||Caron Transportation Systems|
|Canadian Progress Club||Strathcona Ministerial Association|
|Canada West||Imperial Oil - Strathcona Refinery||Sherwood Park Elks|
|Mud, Sweat and Gears|
|Enbridge Inc.||Ramada Sherwood Park|
Alberta Traffic Supply
Broadmoor Auto Body Ltd.
Aecon Industrial Western
Alberta Aviation Museum Edmonton
Army, Navy & Air Force Veterans in Canada
Citizens on Patrol
Cooper Studios / Pump Records Inc.
Information and Volunteer Centre
Good News and the Connection / Together in the Park
Heartland Alliance Church
Northen Alberta Mushers Association
Northern Alberta Garden Railroad Club
Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
Sherwood Park Alliance Church
Sherwood Park & District Chamber of Commerce
Sherwood Park Radio Club
Shin Ji Taekwondo
Society of Alberta Chess Knights
Strathcona County Library
Strathcona in Bloom
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Last updated: Friday, May 17, 2013
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