Civic events

Offering free, engaging celebrations and events for the community to enjoy.

The City offers a variety of programming to cultivate civic pride and celebrate our city and its people.

Ascension Harjo, Teen Division Hoop Dance World Champion, National Celebration in Market Square, 2018

Cinema in the City

The series features family-friendly favourites and grown-up classics!

During July and August, we will host two movies on Wilson Street in Market Square for family audiences and two in York Road Park for a more adult crowd.

Bring a blanket or lawn chair and get ready for a drive-in experience minus the car!

John Galt Day festivities

Celebrate the civic holiday long weekend in Market Square!

On the first Saturday of August, the community gathers in front of City Hall for games, crafts, live entertainment and more.

Mayor’s Tree Lighting

Kick off the holiday season with a Christmas tree lighting in Market Square!

Join Mayor Cam Guthrie for live music, community sing-along, complimentary cocoa and more!

National Celebration of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples

Every June 21, the summer solstice, all are welcome to celebrate the rich culture, unique heritage and notable achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples.

Ascension Harjo, Teen Division Hoop Dance World Champion, National Celebration in Market Square, 2018

  • Traditional welcome
  • Drum circle
  • Food and craft vendors
  • Live music and dancing