Celebrate Canada Day The Old Fashioned Way!
June 17, 2016 – Calgary, AB – Take a trip back in time at Heritage Park Historical Village this Canada Day. Old-fashioned Dominion Day activities and regalia, presented by Engineered Air, take centre stage throughout the Park from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday, July 1, 2016.
The first 2,016 guests through the gates before 10:30 a.m. can kick off their morning with a complimentary pancake breakfast. Guests can pick up lunch at a licensed barbeque tent or at one of the many other food outlets throughout the Park.
Dominion Day activities include a parade through the village at 11 a.m. The parade will feature five Model Ts, courtesy of members of the Foothills Model T Ford Club, the Calgary Stampede Show Wagon and outriders, the Calgary Police Service Pipe Band, 18 Steel Scouts, riding on horseback, the 10th Battalion CCEF Colour Guard, plus a variety of vintage Heritage Park vehicles and a colourful cast of characters.
An official Citizenship Ceremony takes place at noon with the Honourable Mr. Justice Joseph Woodard and will welcome 75 new Canadians. The ceremony is followed by free birthday cake.
Mini chuckwagon racing gets underway in the rodeo grounds at 2 p.m. and again at 3:30 p.m., and guests can enjoy old-fashioned family games and crafts, live music and entertainment throughout the Park, all day.
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