Canada 150in150 Celebration

Canada 150 in 150 all-day celebrations come to Rogers Place on Saturday, July 1 2017 starting at 12:00 PM with a free family-friendly festival with live performances and giveaways taking place in FORD Hall. Starting at 5:30 PM for the Military and Indigenous Honouring Ceremony followed by the Grand Procession into Rogers Place for the Awards and Concert at 7:00 PM with Canada’s own Grammy and Juno award-winner Sarah McLachlan.


Cultural Performances 

During this free event the diversity of Alberta’s communities will be celebrated with live cultural performances throughout the day.

When: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: FORD Hall, Rogers Place

Some Activities include:
  • Ice your own Canada150 Cookies
  • Giveaways
  • Food Market
  • Live cultural performances throughout the day


Our People, Our Places, Our Ways

During this event, the Award Recipients will be celebrated with a presentation of the Legacy Canada150in150 Medallions, and honoured with an Indigenous Ceremony.

When: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Where: FORD Hall, Rogers Place

Some Festivities include:
  • Military March Entry with Canada150in150 Recipients
  • Greetings from Honorary Chair Kevin Lowe
  • Indigenous Honouring Ceremony at Alex Janvier’s Iron Foot Place
  • Ceremonial Drum Dance by Running Thunder


 Celebrate with Sarah live at Rogers Place

During the Finale event the prize winners will be celebrated. Following, ticket holders will enjoy a truly Canadian performance by superstar Sarah McLachlan and guests.

When: 7:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Where: Rogers Place

Some festivities include:
  • Grand Procession Entry into Arena Military, Indigenous Chief, Elder, Running Thunder, Award Recipients
  • FireFly Aerial Theatre Performances
  • Oh Canada and Performances by Sarah McLachlan Schools of Music
  • Top 10 and Top Story of Alberta Prize Awards and Early Bird Draw Prize announcements
  • Martin Kerr, local music sensation
  • Sarah McLachlan, our own Canadian Superstar live at Rogers Place