La Fête du Canada Day 2022

La Fête du Canada Day 2022

This event ended July 01, 2022
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Fete du Canada Day

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Event Category: Family/Children, General Interest
Department: Muskoseepi Park

La Fête du Canada Day 2022

Join us for our annual Canada Day celebrations!

Date: Friday, July 1

Time: Parade from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

            Park activities from 2:30 p.m. to midnight

            Fireworks starting at 11:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

Location: Muskoseepi Park

Canada Day Parade

Celebrations kick-start with the return of the Canada Day parade beginning at 1 p.m.

The parade travels from 108 Avenue in Hillside and ends at the Leisure Centre parking lot at 2:30 p.m. See the Canada Day parade map here.

Local businesses and organizations are encouraged to submit a Parade Entry Application and join the festivities. 

Please note: parade fees have been waived for 2022. Parade entries have closed. 

Muskoseepi Park Activities

Muskoseepi Park will be booming with the following activities starting at 2:30 p.m.:

  • Bouncy castles
  • Food trucks
  • Carnival rides
  • Carnival-themed games
  • Live entertainment at the amphitheater - see lineup below
  • Live on location from 2DayFM

The Grande Prairie Outdoor Pool is open from noon to 10 p.m. for free drop-in swimming.

Live Entertainment Lineup

Performances begin at 3:45 p.m. from the amphitheatre in Muskoseepi Park. This year’s live music will feature a diverse selection of local talent including:

  • The Legendary Life of Tom Petty featuring Clayton Bellamy – 8:45 p.m.
  • JayWalker – 7:30 p.m.
  • Northbloods – 6:15 p.m.
  • Christina Rogers – 5:30 p.m.
  • McKindred – 4:45 p.m.
  • Brent Boivin – 4:15 p.m.
  • Mandee Rae – 3:45 p.m.

Free Outdoor Pool Entry and Transit on Canada Day

The City is providing free access to the Grande Prairie Outdoor Pool and free transit on Friday, July 1 in conjunction with its Canada Day celebrations.

Transit runs on Friday, July 1 on its statutory holiday hours schedule from 8:46 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.

The outdoor pool is open from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Canada Day in the following time slots for public swimming:

  • 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
  • 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The outdoor pool is drop-in only and it is recommended to come to the pool at the beginning of a new time slot as spaces are limited.

Fireworks

To cap off the evening, the City returns to its traditional, in-person main fireworks display setting off at 11:30 p.m. from the reservoir at Muskoseepi Park to finish the celebrations with a bang.

The City of Grande Prairie is thrilled to host another year of Canada Day activities brought to you by the Government of Canada.

Canada Day Tips and Reminders

Here are a few quick reminders to make Canada Day celebrations as enjoyable as possible for everyone:

  • Bring a mat, blanket or other type of parade seating that is comfortable for sitting but not obtrusive for other parade viewers
  • Stay back on the sidewalk and do not run into the street during the parade
  • No public washrooms are available along the parade route
  • There is no parking available in Muskoseepi Park
  • Ernie Radbourne Pavilion washrooms will be available from noon to 5 p.m.
  • Portable toilets are located around the park until the end of the event
  • Small strollers are recommended as sidewalk space will be limited
  • Dress appropriate for weather conditions
  • No alcohol is permitted during any Canada Day celebrations
  • No pets are allowed during the fireworks, parade or celebrations as the loud noise and large crowds may cause stress to the animals
  • Dispose of garbage and recycling in appropriate receptacles and avoid littering to keep the neighbourhood clean
  • Be courteous and respectful in sharing the space with other attendees

La Fête du Canada Day 2022

Joignez-vous à nous pour les célébrations annuelles de la Fête du Canada!

Date: Vendredi 1er juillet

Heure: Défilé de 13h à 14h30.

              Activités dans le parc de 14h30 à minuit

              Feux d'artifice à partir de 23h30.

Prix: gratuit

Emplacement: Parc Muskoseepi

Défilé de la Fête du Canada

Les célébrations débutent avec le retour du défilé de la Fête du Canada à partir de 13h.

Le défilé part de la 108e avenue à Hillside et se termine dans le stationnement du centre Leisure Centre à 14h30.

Nous encourageons les entreprises et les organisations locales à soumettre une demande de participation au défilé et à se joindre aux festivités.

Activités au parc Muskoseepi

Le parc Muskoseepi sera en effervescence avec les activités suivantes dès 14 h 30 :

  • Châteaux gonflables
  • Camions de nourriture
  • Manèges de carnaval

  • Jeux sur le thème du carnaval
  • Spectacle en direct à l'amphithéâtre
  • 2DayFM en direct

La piscine extérieure de Grande Prairie sera ouverte de midi à 22h pour la baignade libre.

Feux d'artifice

Pour terminer les célébrations en beauté, la ville revient à son traditionnel feu d'artifice principal, présenté en personne, qui débutera à 23h30 du réservoir du parc Muskoseepi.

La ville de Grande Prairie est ravie d'accueillir une autre année d'activités de la Fête du Canada offerte par le Gouvernement du Canada.