The City of Grande Prairie will be celebrating Canada Day with residents this year with a packed schedule. Mayor Jackie Clayton says the day will allow residents to celebrate the diverse community which is Grande Prairie with several “time-honoured annual events.”
“We encourage everyone in Grande Prairie to come out and join us as we mark our nation’s birthday and move forward to the future at our Canada Day festivities this year,” Clayton says.
The day will kick off with the Canada Day parade, which will start at Hillside School at 2 p.m., travelling down 96 Street and 100 Avenue to end at the Northwestern Polytechnic parking lot.
Several activities will be happening at Muskoseepi Park starting from 3:30 p.m. to midnight including drop-in swimming at the Aquatera Outdoor Pool, and live entertainment at the amphitheatre. The day’s events will wrap up with the Canada Day fireworks display at 11:30 p.m. from the Muskoseepi Park reservoir.