The festivities for the country’s 150th birthday, including the fireworks display, will alter traffic in the downtown core, the East Village, along Memorial Drive and Centre Street N and in neighbourhoods north of the Bow River.

According to the City of Calgary, the following roads will be closed until Sunday morning:

  • Riverfront Avenue (between the Reconciliation Bridge and 1 St SW)
  • 1 Street SE (between Riverfront Ave and 3 Ave)
  • Macleod Trail SE (between Riverfront Ave and 4 Ave)
  • Samis Rd NE
  • Centre Street (between 8 Ave N and 3 Ave S including the Centre Street Bridge)
  • Memorial Drive will remain open with lane restrictions in both directions under the Centre Street Bridge until 6:00 p.m.

The following closures will be in effect as of 6:00 p.m. and remain in place until 3:00 a.m. to accommodate the Canada Day fireworks:

  • Memorial Drive (between 10th Street NW to Edmonton Trail)
  • Various streets in the neighbourhood of Crescent Heights

For additional information regarding road closures and parking bans, visit Canada Day celebrations in Calgary