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Getting ready for Canada 150

​​​With Canada Day less than a week away, residents and visitors are reminded of special transportation options for taking in the Canada 150 activities and events.​

The Canada Day Committee is providing a free shuttle service to and from numerous locations across the city. It will operate from 12:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.  To view the shuttle schedule visit

For those traveling to Henderson Lake Park via car, please note that due to water main maintenance on a portion of 6 Ave S, westbound traffic between Dieppe Blvd S and 29th St S will be redirected when travelling further west than 29th St S.  Eastbound traffic on 6 Ave S will remain open allowing for one single lane of traffic. 

Highlights of the Canada Day celebrations include:

Galt Gardens

  • 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Show & Shine hosted by the Le Baron's Car Club
  • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. – pancake breakfast hosted by the Interfaith Food Bank
  • 1 – 3 p.m. - concession as well as additional attractions will be open,
  • All proceeds from these events will be donated to the Interfaith Food Bank

Henderson Lake

  • 10 a.m. - Red Dress Run, a 5 km charity run and walk around Henderson Lake.
  • 11 a.m. –  11 p.m. - Jim Pattison Broadcasting Main Stage hosted by Country 95.5 and B93.3 featuring an eclectic mix of talented musicians, singers, and dancers from Lethbridge and beyond.
  • 12 – 8 p.m. - KidZone sponsored by Joanne Feist of Remax Real Estate Lethbridge:  includes bouncy castles and face painting; an Active Living zone with many community resources.
  • 12 – 8 p.m. – NEW!!  The Two Guys Pizza Youth Stage, hosted by MC's from 98.1 Bridge will be located outside of Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden
  • 4 p.m. – Opening Ceremonies and dignitary speeches
  • 11 p.m. – Fireworks finale
  • Prime Rentals Food Hub will run all day with over 30 local and visiting food vendors.
  • Best Western presents free Rabid Rabbit Monster Truck rides at the east end of the park.

Henderson Area

SLP Skate Park – SLP Canada Day Skate Jam from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Henderson Pool: Open 1 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Spitz Stadium:  Lethbridge Bulls double header 2:05 p.m. and 7:35 p.m.

Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden: Celebrating their 50th anniversary this year, make sure to stop by.

To view a full list of all the Canada 150 activities including the Canada Day festivities, visit For easy, mobile reference to everything happening for the Canada Day celebration, download the Canada Day in Lethbridge app at:

Media Contacts:

Jennie Sudo
Chair – Canada Day Committee
Recreation and Culture Business Support Coordinator

Eric Sharp
Stage Manager – Canada Day Committee
Recreation and Culture Project Support, City of Lethbridge