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Canada Day gets rolling on July 1 with the annual Canada Day Parade at 1:00 p.m. and finishes with a Celebration in Muskoseepi Park from 2:00pm – 6:00pm 

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Canada Day Parade

The Canada Day Parade begins at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 1.

This year the parade will travel down 108 Avenue. The Parade will start at the corner of 94 Street and 108 Avenue, north of Hillside Community School. The parade heads west on 108 Avenue, and ends on 108 Avenue at 105 Street.

.Download the Parade Route Map here. (PDF, 588 KB).

The parade will proceed – rain or shine.
But please be aware that in cases of extreme weather, the parade may be cancelled to ensure the safety of the participants.

Canada Day Celebration

Canada Day celebrations continue in Muskoseepi Park and the Grande Prairie Museum from 2:30pm–6:00pm, immediately following the parade.

Muskoseepi will be humming with activities for the entire family: two live entertainment stages, the legendary Canada Day cake, children’s activities, community displays, food vendors and a FREE Community Carnival at the Grande Prairie Museum.

Parking

There will be no parking available inside Muskoseepi Park during all Canada Day Celebrations. Gates close at 8:00am on June 30 and reopen at 7:00pm on July 1.

Public parking is available in the downtown core. There are also several public parking lots available which includes St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Golden Age Centre, Grande Prairie Regional College, and Elk’s Hall.

FREE Park N' Ride Shuttle Services, sponsored by New Horizon Co-op 2:00pm - 6:00pm


Park N' Ride Downtown:

GPRC to Centre 2000 to Leisure Centre to Muskoseepi Park Entrance (Stop 274)
2:00pm to 6:00pm
½ hour service
Last bus to leave stop #274 shortly after 6:00pm

Park N' Ride Eastlink Centre to Parade:

Eastlink Centre to Parade Route Viewing (Stop #214 on 102 St, south of 107 Ave)
11:30am to 1:00pm
(½ hour service)

Park N Ride Eastlink Centre Bus waits at stop 214 during the parade (Approx. 1hr 1:15pm to 2:15pm)
At 2:15pm, bus will stop at Stop 274 at Muskoseepi Park entrance before returning to Eastlink Centre – shuttling spectators from Parade route to Muskoseepi Park or Eastlink Centre

 

Park N' Ride Eastlink Centre to Muskoseepi Park:

Eastlink Centre to Muskoseepi Park Entrance Stop #274 on 102 St.
2:30pm to 6:30pm
(½ hour service with last bus leaving stop #274 at 6:15pm)

Further Details

Pet owners are urged to leave them at home. The crowds and excessive noise is stressful for furry friends.

Last updated: 6/4/2018 9:31:40 AM