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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 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

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“Get ready for a fun-filled Canada Day with the parade, live entertainment and great food,” says Carla Wells, Muskoseepi Park Events and Program Manager. “Muskoseepi Park, including the Grande Prairie Museum, will be bursting with interactive family activities."

 

Canada Day Parade

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


The parade route starts at the corner of 94 St. and 108 Ave., north of Hillside Community School. The parade heads west on 108 Ave, turning south onto 96 St., and finally heading west down 100 Ave. ending in the Grande Prairie Regional College parking lot.

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 at Muskoseepi Park from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., 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, and food vendors.

The Grande Prairie Museum has an array of activities planned. Just talk a stroll across the bridge for more Canada 150 fun.

Parking

There will be no parking available inside Muskoseepi Park during all Canada Day Celebrations. Gates close at 8 a.m. on June 30 and are reopening at 7 p.m. July 1.

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

A free Park n’ Ride service is available from the bus stop in front of GPRC from 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. Please park in parking lot A.


Further Details

Pet owners are urged to leave them at home. The crowds and excessive noise is stressful for furry friends.
Last updated: 6/22/2017 12:20:10 PM