Canada Day Celebrations

June 17, 2009 
Filed under Events & Entertainment

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July 1st is Canada’s birthday, otherwise known as Canada Day. Entrance to Banff National Park is free and the town of Banff has a whole day of events and celebrations lined up for 2009.
Here’s the schedule of events:

9-11am Parks Canada Pancake Breakfast at Banff Canada Place

10.30am-2pm Sidewalk Art at the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies

12.00-12.30pm Opening Ceremonies of the Central Park Canada Day Activities

  • 12.30-1pm Siska First Nations Dance
  • 1.00-1-30pm Steve Harmer’s Magic Plus
  • 1.30-2.00pm Will White, Banff Taiko Drumming
  • 2.00-2.30pm Calgary Fiddlers
  • 2.30-3.00pm Cheremosh Ukrainian Dancers
  • 3.00-4.00pm Keith Hitchner and Highwood
  • 4.00-4.30pm Peter Bertelsen Jazz

5.00-6.00pm Banff Canada Day Parade on Banff Ave

7.00pm Continuation of Celebrations in Central Park with the following live bands

  • 7.00-8.00pm Cronic
  • 8.00-9.00pm The Heebee Jeebees
  • 9.00-10.00pm Boneyard
  • 10.00-11.00 Suzie Q

11.00pm Annual Banff Canada Day Fireworks can be viewed from Central Park or Bow Ave.

Happy Canada Day!


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