2018 Canada Day Planning Underway
The planning for Canada's 2018 birthday celebration has begun, please bookmark this page for updates on all the FREE family fun on Sunday, July 1, 2018!
Canada Day in Lethbridge is celebrated annually with festivities at Henderson Lake Park, Galt Gardens, and throughout town at a variety of venues. It is the biggest annual celebration in Lethbridge with something for everyone!
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Any questions/concerns regarding Canada Day events can be emailed to email@example.com
Interested in volunteering or sponsoring in 2018? Contact Jennie at 403.320.3013
2017 Canada 150 Recap - What a Party!
July 1, 2017
The 2017 Canada Day event was extra special as we marked Canada 150 in epic style. From a long list of activities and entertainers to an amazing fireworks display, a huge thanks goes out to everyone who joined the party. It was a great community event. See you next year!
|Lethbridge Community Band - Small Brass Quintet||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-007.jpg||Lethbridge Community Band - Small Brass Quintet|
|Show and Shine @ Galt Gardens||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-013.jpg||Show and Shine @ Galt Gardens|
|Serving up Fruit @ Galt Gardens Pancake Breakfast||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-022.jpg||Serving up Fruit @ Galt Gardens Pancake Breakfast|
|Canadian Spirit||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-028.jpg||Canadian Spirit|
|Lethbridge Medieval Club / Windy Castle Medieval Fair||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-033.jpg||Lethbridge Medieval Club / Windy Castle Medieval Fair|
|Family Fun||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-037.jpg||Family Fun|
|Face Painting||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-040.jpg||Face Painting|
|Community Colouring||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-043.jpg||Community Colouring|
|A Canadian Family Affair||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-045.jpg||A Canadian Family Affair|
|Monster Truck Rides||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-051.jpg||Monster Truck Rides|
|Munya Mataruse Drummer on the Henderson Mainstage||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-058.jpg||Munya Mataruse Drummer on the Henderson Mainstage|
|Feel the Beat||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-060.jpg||Feel the Beat|
|Bubbles and Babies||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-061.jpg||Bubbles and Babies|
|Checkers Anyone?||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-062.jpg||Checkers Anyone?|
|Hydration Station||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-066.jpg||Hydration Station|
|Puppy Love||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-069.jpg||Puppy Love|
|Proud Canadian||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-074.jpg||Proud Canadian|
|Water Sports||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-079.jpg||Water Sports|
|Universal Fallout @ Henderson Youth Stage||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-085.jpg||Universal Fallout @ Henderson Youth Stage|
|Sizzling Summer Crowds||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-096.jpg||Sizzling Summer Crowds|
|Gymfinity Gymnastics and Aerial||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-122.jpg||Gymfinity Gymnastics and Aerial|
|“Alice in Wonderland” Gymfinity Gymnastics and Aerial @ Henderson Mainstage||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-139.jpg||“Alice in Wonderland” Gymfinity Gymnastics and Aerial @ Henderson Mainstage|
|Gymfinity Gymnastics and Aerial||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-149.jpg||Gymfinity Gymnastics and Aerial|
|Sunset Groove||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-176.jpg||Sunset Groove|
|Five Alarm Funk Rocks!||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-187.jpg||Five Alarm Funk Rocks!|
|Canada 150 Selfie||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-197.jpg||Canada 150 Selfie|
|Lethbridge Fire Spinners||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-211.jpg||Lethbridge Fire Spinners|
|Dan Davidson – Henderson Mainstage||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-217.jpg||Dan Davidson – Henderson Mainstage|
|Henderson Fireworks||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-228.jpg||Henderson Fireworks|
|Lakeshore at Night||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/canada-day-254.jpg||Lakeshore at Night|
|Henderson Fireworks||https://www.lethbridge.ca/Things-To-Do/Canada-Day-Events/CanadaDay2017/Henderson Fireworks.jpg||Henderson Fireworks|
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Galt Gardens - Parking is available anywhere downtown and is free on Canada Day
- Take the free shuttle from Galt Gardens to Henderson Lake and back! A temporary bus stop will be located by Bank of Montreal downtown. The full schedule and route will be available here closer to the event date.
- Henderson Lake - parking is available at Exhibition Park with a shuttle running between the east end of Henderson Lake on Parkside Dr S, down Parkside Dr with stops at the halfway point and by Henderson Pool
- Handicapped Parking at Henderson Lake - with a placard, vehicles can drop off at the Lake and then park at Exhibition Park.
Canada Day Fireworks Transit Service - Shuttles run from each side of town to Henderson Lake. Full schedule and pick up/drop off locations will be available here closer to the event.
Please note that Parkside Drive will be closed from Mayor Magrath Drive to Exhibition Park.
The fireworks show is scheduled for 11 pm but this is weather dependent. Any weather that puts the public at risk or creates an undesirable situation for firing fireworks may delay or cancel the show.
Alcohol is not permitted at any of the Canada Day events. There is no beer garden available at either event and as such, normal rules around alcohol consumption apply - meaning that it is not allowed in public spaces such as the parks where these activities will be taking place. Anyone witnessing this, or any other concerning activity, should report to the security or police on site.
All events are considered family friendly and appropriate. The younger children's events mainly take place at Henderson Lake Park but children and families are welcome to attend and participate in Galt Gardens events as well.
There will be an ATM on site at Henderson Lake. There is no ATM available at Galt Gardens however there are numerous bank machines available across from the park and within a few blocks.
We couldn't do this without our many many volunteers! If you'd like to help out for a few hours, or the whole event, we are always in need of people for the committee (meets year-round but infrequently) and for the day of to be roving ambassadors, help with passing out flags, ensuring parking rules are being followed, providing help in the kids' area, and more! Please contact Jennie Sudo at firstname.lastname@example.org or 403.320.3013.
Sponsors and Supporters
Thank you to our many sponsors and supporters! In 2017, these include:
- Jim Pattison Broadcasting Group (B93, Country 105)
- Joanne Feist – Re/Max Real Estate Lethbridge
- Best Western Plus Inn & Suites
- Prime Rentals
- 98.1 the Bridge
- Two Guys Pizza
- Avail CPA
- Pixel Boom Media
- Exhibition Park
- Galko Homes
- Lethbridge Motors RV
- United Rentals
- Slice Bar and Grill
- Home Depot
- Total Impact Signs
- Shaw Cable
- SLP Industries Ltd
- Western One
- Sutton Real Estate
- Lethbridge Exhibition
- Canadian Heritage
- Recreation & Culture Department – City of Lethbridge
- Lethbridge Regional Police Service
- Fire Prevention - City of Lethbridge
- McLellan Fencing
- Save-On Foods