Canada Day

On Sunday, June 30, head down to MacDonald Island Park for a day of baseball and music, as the Fort McMurray Giants host the Brooks Bombers for a doubleheader at the Shell Place Baseball Stadium and enjoy free music entertainment all evening long at the SMS Equipment Stadium, followed by fireworks.

June 30 activities:

  • 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. - Fort McMurray Giants host Brooks Bombers (Shell Place Baseball Stadium)
  • 5:30 – 7 p.m. - Country 93.3 & 97.9 Rock Community Music Showcase (SMS Equipment Stadium at shell Place)
  • 7 p.m. - DJ QPid, Tradmor, 40 Below, and Soul Speaker (SMS Equipment Stadium at Shell Place)
  • 11:59 p.m. – Syncrude Grand Finale Fireworks (SMS Equipment Stadium at Shell Place)

On Monday, July 1, enjoy Canada Day activities across Fort McMurray. From a Bannock and Pancake breakfast to bouncy castles and face painters, there is something for everyone and continued family fun as we celebrate Canada’s 152nd birthday.

July 1 activities:

  • 8 – 10 a.m. - Bannock & Pancake Breakfast presented by the Multicultural Association of Wood Buffalo, in partnership with McMurray Metis and Fort McMurray Heritage Society (Fort McMurray Heritage Village)
  • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. - Free Museums Day (Heritage Village & Heritage Shipyard)
  • 10 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. - Money Saver Swim (Syncrude Aquatic Centre)
  • 10:30 a.m. - Canada Day Parade
  • 12 – 5 p.m. – Children’s activities, bouncy castles, face painters, character experiences* and more (SMS Equipment Stadium at Shell Place)
  • 1 p.m. & 3 p.m. - Thomas & Friends Live Show on Mix 103.7 & 100.5 Cruz FM Family Main Stage (SMS Equipment Stadium at Shell Place)
  • 6 p.m. - Fort McMurray Giants host Brooks Bombers (Shell Place Baseball Stadium)

Character Meet and Greet Experiences!

This year during Canada Day celebrations, Character Meet and Greet Experiences will be ticketed and scheduled exclusively via registration through the box office for a reserved number of guests per time slot. Registration via tickets is free to all and will commence at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 14.

Please note this change: Meet and greets will not be taken on a first come, first serve basis at this event.

Price: Free!
Purchase Limit: 1 ticket per transaction. 1 ticket grants one photo including up to 5 guests
Registration Options: Online, over the phone or in person at Shell Place Box Office 
Other Details: All tickets must be picked up in person by the purchaser at Shell Place Box Office Will Call, please bring photo ID or call ahead to advise if someone is picking up for you. All ticket holders will be provided detailed instructions for attending the meet and greet via email on June 20, 2019

Character Meet and Greet Tickets


Keep up to date with all things Canada Day on our Facebook Page! 

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The RRC wishes to thank the following community partners for their support: Syncrude,
MIX 103.7 & 100.5 CRUZ FM, Country 93.3 & 97.9 ROCK, Canadian Natural, United Rentals and A1 Portables.


Community Partners

Thank you to our Community Partners

  • Syncrude
  • Canadian Natural
  • Country 93.397.9 Rock
  • Mix 103.7 & 100.5 CRUZ FM
  • United Rentals
  • A-1 Portables