The year 2015 marks the 148th celebration of Canada Day, which commemorates the day that Canada became a nation. The July 1 holiday was known as Dominion Day until October 27, 1982, when an act of parliament established the name Canada Day. Canadians all over the country participate in parades and festivals in celebration of Canada’s birthday.

There are many activities Edmontonions can do throughout the city to enjoy and celebrate this joyous day.  From food trucks, to watching Women’s FIFA at commonwealth stadium to fireworks and the lighting of the high level bridge Edmonton has it all so be sure to check out the festivities.

Happy Canada Day!