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Canada Day in Banff
The Town of Banff is the perfect place to celebrate Canada's birthday on July 1. Fantastic family-friendly events run throughout the day, including our famous parade down Banff Avenue. The full-day celebrations are capped off with a spectacular evening show at Central Park.

Parade registration opens January 8 and closes June 22, 2018. Parade Policy (PDF)

Banff registered not for profit or charity organizations can register a food booth at Central Park. Registration ends May 31.


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2018 Schedule* 

Central Park

 1:30 p.m. Local rock band The Swillbillies 
 2 p.m. Dance along with the Pegram Family Dancers
 2:30 p.m. Performance by Buds 
 3 p.m. The Brent Lee Band hits the stage with some country tunes
 3 p.m. Dance For Joy Studios hits the stage with local dancers
 3:30 p.m. Performance from the Dance for Joy Studio dancers  
 4 p.m. Enjoy the music of the famous Calgary Fiddlers
 4:30 p.m. Music from singer/songwriter Amelie Patterson
 5:30-7 p.m. Intermission
  Evening Performances Presented by the Banff Centre 
 7 p.m.  Charlie Butler
 7:45 p.m. Amelie Patterson
 8 p.m. Charlie Butler
 9 p.m. Elk Run & Riot
 10 p.m. Amelie Patterson
 10:15 p.m. Elk Run & Riot

High School Field - Family Fun Zone
12:30-5:30 p.m. Treffrey Deerfoot – Interpretive Indigenous storytelling and dance
12:30-5:30 p.m. Bouncy castles and inflatable obstacle courses
12:30-5:30 p.m. Old-fashioned games and fun with Isabelle the Wonderful
12:30-5 p.m. Roving circus performers including a hoop dance artist and bubble art
2:30 p.m. Performance by the Mazur Polish Dancers
3:15 p.m. Parks Canada’s Mountain WIT
4 p.m. Steve Harmer Magic Show
5 p.m. Isabelle the Wonderful performs on stage

Other Locations 

8:30-10-30 a.m. Pancake Breakfast, $5 per person 100 Block Bear St.
9-11 a.m.
Children's Sidewalk Art, presented by the Whyte Museum
100 Block Bear St.
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Canada Day Parade on Banff Ave.
Banff Ave., from Fox St. to Buffalo St.
*Schedule subject to change

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