Join the Canada Day Parade! Float registration extended until June 21
Canada Day is fast approaching and there are many great community events and activities taking place on July 1st for you and your family to enjoy. Everyone is invited to wear red, white and orange on Canada Day!
How can I register a float?
Don’t miss your chance to get involved, show your community spirit and promote your business or group by joining the parade. Float registration is extended until Tuesday, June 21.
Sign up for free today at rmwb.ca/canadaday
The parade begins at 10:30 a.m. at Riedel St., moves north along Franklin Ave. and ends at the corner of Main St. and Clearwater Dr. When watching the parade, remember to stay on the sidewalk and behind temporary security fencing, while keeping a safe distance from moving floats.
Main Street is designated as a sensory-friendly block. This new parry feature is for those who need a quieter and calmer parry experience. Once the floats leave Franklin Avenue to join Main Street, the horns and sirens will stop as the floats move silently to complete the parade at Clearwater Dr.
Temporary lane and road closures on parade day
- All of Franklin Avenue, from Riedel Street to Main Street, will be temporarily closed from 10:15 a.m. to 12 p.m.
- One side of Clearwater Drive, from Main Street to Riedel Street, will be temporarily closed for float mustering from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Two-way traffic will remain available in the other lane.
- All of Riedel Street, from Clearwater Dr. to Franklin Ave., will be temporarily closed from 10:15 a.m. to 12 p.m.
- All of Main Street, from Franklin Ave. at Clearwater Dr., will be temporarily closed from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Intersections will reopen as the parade passes.
Find everything you need to know about the Canada Day Parade, including a map of the route, at rmwb.ca/canadaday
More Canada Day Events to Enjoy
MacDonald Island Park has a fun Canada Day planned with lots of family activities, including a magic show, Bob the Builder Live and the grand finale fireworks at 11 p.m.
heritage village offers free entry for the day and serves cupcakes. Check out these and other local Canada Day events with your friends and family.
Canada Day is an opportunity to learn and reflect on our shared history
As you enjoy the day, take time to reflect and learn more about Canada’s shared history, while thinking about the future we want to build together and the active role you are playing.
We gratefully acknowledge that this land is Treaty 8 territory, the traditional and ancestral land of the Cree, Dene and Métis peoples. We recognize that our history began long before the first Canada Day on what is called part of Turtle Island.
You can learn more about Indigenous history and culture and how you can personally help advance reconciliation at rmwb.ca/trc
For questions or additional information, contact Pulse at 780-743-7000 or 1-800-973-9663.