The City of Calgary has announced plans for this year’s Canada Day celebrations.
"We are so excited to get together again on Canada Day," said Jennifer Thompson, manager of arts and culture for The City of Calgary, in a release.
"We’ve missed this important community celebration for the last two years. Now, we can’t wait to see crowds of Calgarians gathering together downtown and celebrating Indigenous culture, live music, food trucks, face painting, spectacular fireworks and more."
There will be three main downtown locations for Canada Day events on July 1, including:
Events include:
There will be a Canada Day fireworks display from the Municipal Building (800 Macleod Trail S.E.) at 11 p.m., synced to music that can be heard on CJSW (90.9 FM).
The fireworks will include a blessing from Stoney Nakoda Elder Cindy Daniels and a message from Mayor Jyoti Gondek and be available on livestream on the City of Calgary’s website.
"Canada’s strength draws upon the diversity of our many cultures,” said Gondek in a release.
"As we reflect on our past, we remember the people whose achievements are etched in the history books. At the same time, we also must look at the perspectives that have been excluded from history to further our truth and reconciliation commitment.
For more information on Canada Day events in Calgary you can visit the City of Calgary’s website.
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