Who's ready to party? There's tons going on in the area for Canada Day.
 
In Fort Saskatchewan, the day starts off with a pancake breakfast at 8 a.m. in the Legion parking lot.
 
Fort Saskatchewan's Canada day parade attracts over 5,000 spectators every year. This go around it will start at noon as opposed to 11 a.m. This should allow church-goers to attend.
 
Other attractions include fun at Legacy Park, a farmer's market and a show and shine.
 
Evening entertainment starts at 7 p.m. with local county artist Kory Wlos. Christian Hudson takes the stage at 8 p.m. and headliner Scott Helman at 9 p.m. All performances are in Legacy Park.
 
The fireworks start at 10:45 p.m. at the Rotary Amphitheatre (Peter T. Ream Historic Park).
 
Other local celebrations (schedule or poster included in gallery below):
- Bruderheim is celebrating Canada Day and their 110th birthday. They'll have a parade, food, outhouse races, family activities and fireworks.
- Gibbons will have a free pancake breakfast, a flag raising ceremony and a lunch at the Legion.
- Morinville is celebrating Canada's 151st birthday with a free hot dog lunch, games, family karaoke and fireworks.
- Sherwood Park has a pancake breakfast, farmer's market, activities, a sports zone and Juno nominated country singer Julian Austin will highlight the Imperial Stage at 9 p.m. Their fireworks will start a touch later at 11.
- Elk Island National Park will have free entry with canoe tours, cake, pemmican making and a a bison tales campfire.
- Redwater is hosting a Canada Day Pool Party. There will be free swimming, games, prizes and a sundae bar.

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