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City Celebrations for Heritage Day
Posted Date: 8/2/2017
Canada150Grande Prairie’s summer event season continues next week with Heritage Day activities happening all over the city. On Monday, August 7 the Grande Prairie Museum, Muskoseepi Park and Eastlink Centre are hosting a range of family-friendly activities. These events highlight our nation’s vibrant, multicultural heritage and pay tribute to Canada’s 150 Anniversary of Confederation.

Where & When

August 7

Grande Prairie Museum

Time: Noon – 4 p.m.
The Heritage Village hosts Canadian animals from the Down to Earth Farms Petting Zoo, plus old-fashioned carnival games and historic demonstrations. Find Heritage Interpreters and local storytellers throughout plus a Kermesse, a cultural exchange event that displays booths influenced by a variety of countries and celebrates Canada’s diversity.

Muskoseepi Park

Time: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Muskoseepi Park hosts free cultural performances and displays. Local and international food vendors will be on site with food and merchandise available for purchase.

Eastlink Centre

Time: Noon – 5 p.m.
The Eastlink Centre is offering complimentary cold treats and family activities for all ages. Guests can enter to win a free Flowrider pass by answering the question, ‘What’s your favourite thing about Canada?’

Parking

There will be no parking available in Muskoseepi Park from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 7. Parking is available in designated street areas or in public parking lots within the downtown core

Facility Hours

Some City facilities will remain closed, or have adjusted opening hours for Heritage Day:

 Grande Prairie Museum:  open noon - 4 p.m.
 Heritage Discovery Centre:  open noon – 6 p.m.
 Eastlink Centre:  open noon - 5 p.m.
 Muskoseepi Park Pavilion:  open 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
 Coca-Cola Centre:  closed
 Dave Barr Community Centre:
 closed
 Revolution Place:  closed
 Montrose Cultural Centre:  closed

More information can be found at cityofgp.com/heritageday

Note: Some activities are weather dependent, please check cityofgp.com or our official social media channels for real-time updates.