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Canada Day

​​​​​​2021 Canada Day - Celebrate in your own backyard!

​The City of Lethbridge acknowledges that we are gathered on the lands of the Blackfoot people of the Canadian Plains and pays respect to the Blackfoot people past, present and future while recognizing and respecting their cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship to the land.  The City of Lethbridge is also home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

Due to the unprecedented affect the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our community and the world, we will not be able to celebrate Canada Day in the traditional Lethbridge fashion. 

There will be no fireworks or public events at Henderson Park or Galt Gardens this year.

Instead, we've tried to find alternative options to help the citizens of Lethbridge celebrate and show their Canadian pride.  Whether you're celebrating together as a family, or on your own, we hope to provide plenty of activities and resources to help you celebrate.


Decorate Your Sidewalks | Your Home | Your Business
Deadline to enter is July 01
Draws & winners announced July 05
Arts in the Parks
New West Theatre in association with the City of Lethbridge are heating up the summer in Lethbridge with Arts in the Parks, a summer-long outdoor performance series celebrating performing arts in Lethbridge.  Each weekend from July 10, 2021 - September 11, 2021, Arts in the Parks will present convenient, safe, accessible and highly entertaining performances in various public parks throughout Lethbridge.  Enjoy outdoor entertainment for all-ages.
All events are FREE to attend.
Canada Day Food Truck Hubs
Be sure to check out these yummy trucks & enjoy some family time outside in a City of Lethbridge Park
Canada Day Colouring
Colour Nickel the Beaver, Lethbridge's Canada Day mascot
Free Canada Day Activity Bags 
Pick up your Free Canada Day Activity Bags during business hours from June 21, 2021 - June 30, 2021
  • Lethbridge Public Library, Main Branch - Out of Stock
  • Lethbridge Public Library, Crossings Branch - Out of Stock
  • Helen Schuler Nature Centre
  • Yates Memorial Theatre - Out of Stock
  • Galt Museum & Archives
Limited quantities available
2021 Canada Day Activity Booklet
Our 2021 Canada Day booklet is packed with Canadian-themed fun  
Pick up your Free Canada Day Activity Booklet during business hours from June 21, 2021 - June 30, 2021
  • Lethbridge Public Libraries, Main and Crossings Branches
  • Helen Schuler Nature Centre
  • Yates Memorial Theatre
  • Galt Museum & Archives
Limited quantities available
Or watch for your copy in the June 30, 2021 Lethbridge Herald

Government of Canada Celebrates Canada Day
Learn more about Canada Day activities & live streaming entertainment, brought to you by the Department of Canadian Heritage
Canada Day Indigenous Celebration Exhibit
Celebrate our Indigenous Culture at the Yates Memorial Theatre from June 27, 2021 - July 01, 2021, 4:00pm - 10:00pm.  Each day join us at the Yates Memorial Theatre to enjoy videos highlighting our Indigenous Culture, while tuning in through the radio from your vehicle, or viewing outdoors from the Yates Memorial Theatre patio.  A new 15 minute video production will be displayed each day & will be played throughout the late afternoon and evening.  
Canada Day BBQ in a Bag 
Pre-order your BBQ kit by June 25
Limited quantities available
Brought to you by:
Interfaith Food Bank Society of Lethbridge
City of Lethbridge
Mikado Electric
Mocha Local

2021 Sponsors and Supporters

Thank you to our many sponsors and supporters in 2021

  • Recreation & Culture Department – City of Lethbridge
  • Canadian Heritage
  • Helen Schuler Nature Centre
  • New West Theatre
  • Stringam LLP
  • ​Interfaith Food Bank Society of Lethbridge
  • Lethbridge Food Bank Society
  • Jim Pattison Broadcasting Group (B93, Country 95)​
  • Mikado Electric


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Volunteers - For 2022

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 us at or call 403-393-9717. 

Questions? Contact us at:

City Hall - 3rd Floor - Recreation & Culture
910 4 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB  T1J 0P6
Phone:  (403) 393-9717
Fax:       (403) 320-4163