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Free activities for Canada Day 2018

​With Canada Day less than a week away, residents and visitors are reminded of the special activities happening around Lethbridge to celebrate our nation's birthday.

The best way to stay up-to-date with everything happening for Canada Day is to download the free mobile app mobile at: http://my.yapp.us/TKAJ32. More information can also be found online at www.lethbridge.ca/canadaday.

For those traveling to Henderson Lake Park via car, please note there are road closures in place. Motorists are encouraged to park at Lethbridge Exhibition and walk to the lake area.

The Lethbridge Canada Day committee is once again sponsoring a free park and ride shuttle service from various locations around the city. The service Starts at 6 p.m. and runs until 12 p.m., helping people get to and from the fireworks event at Henderson Lake. This schedule is available on the City website and the mobile app.

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

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.
  • 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.

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 game 7:35 p.m. start

 

Media Contacts:

Jennie Sudo
Chair – Canada Day Committee
Recreation and Culture Business Support Coordinator
Jennie.sudo@lethbridge.ca
403-320-3013

 

Eric Sharp
Stage Manager – Canada Day Committee
Recreation and Culture Project Support, City of Lethbridge
Eric.sharp@lethbridge.ca
403-320-4034