Alberta Day

Overview

Enjoy free family-friendly events in Calgary, Edmonton and other communities across the province September 1 to 3.

Alberta became a province on September 1, 1905. In recognition of this anniversary and in celebration of our province’s unique spirit, culture and heritage, we have designated September 1 as Alberta Day.

Events

To recognize the first official Alberta Day, free public events will be held across the province September 1 to 3. More details will be posted soon.

  • Events at Prince's Island Park in Calgary and the Legislature grounds in Edmonton will feature fun for the whole family:
    • concerts with Alberta talent
    • a made-in-Alberta market place to sample and buy local products
    • kid-friendly entertainment, cultural workshops and hands-on activities
  • Municipalities across the province are also hosting Alberta Day events. Visit the local website for details.
An older woman and young boy play with chickens in a field at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village
A photo of children constructing a teepee at the Head Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

Get involved

Alberta Day is a celebration of everything Alberta, from the past to the present. If you can't get out to an event, celebrate your own way!

Funding for municipalities

Municipalities can apply for up to $10,000 to host Alberta Day events in their communities. Expressions of interest are due August 12.

Apply now

Photo of people walking down a sidewalk lined with shops.

Share your experience

Share your Alberta Day experience by posting a photo of how you celebrated the day on social media with the hashtag #AlbertaDay.