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2019 Mill Woods Canada Day Celebration

 

29th Mill Woods Canada Day Celebration

In its 29th year, the Mill Woods Canada Day Celebration's mission is to celebrate both our rich Canadian history and the diversity of the community with a FREE and inclusive event featuring multicultural performances, dance, music, fun and fireworks that is open to everyone.

Join us Monday July 1st at Mill Woods Park (23 ave & 66 St) for numerous activities, entertainment and fireworks that the whole family can enjoy.

The event is FREE and open to anyone and everyone.

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STAGE ENTERTAINMENT

9:55 - 10:55 Carter & the Capitals

Carter & the Capitals are a high energy five-piece funk group from Edmonton, Alberta. Known for their signature, hard-driving sound, soulful vocals, and catchy instrumental riffs, the Capitals fuse the most danceable elements of the pop and funk genres. By bottling up deep grooves from their wide range of influences and combining them with tight, snappy arrangements, the band offers its own unique take on Western Canadian funk.

8:55 - 9:40 King of Foxes

Delivered in a voice equal parts fierce and fragile, King of Foxes' evocative lyrics are deftly interwoven with seeing-eye guitar hooks and a cogent understanding of songcraft. Her signature sound is quirky and textural incorporating elements of Brit-pop and melodic indie rock that inform a well-read musical style.


7:55 - 8:40 The Spanish Flies

From the chaotic streets of Peru here come The Spanish Flies, a high energy power pop / psychedelic rock band strongly influenced by electric pop melodies and powerful guitar riffs. Influenced by latin, tropic, ocean vibes and pop melodies, the Spanish Flies try to find answers and escape from the cold climate through an unwavering passion in music.

7:10 - 7:40 The Logan Klaus Band

Winners of the Main Stage competition at The Station, The Logan Klaus Band lay down rock & roll with deep echoes of funk and blues rooted in their unique sound. Using a medley of instruments this up-and-coming teen band is guaranteed to deliver. Also see them at the Big Valley Jamboree this summer.

6:25 - 6:55 Up at 3

Up at 3 is a Canadian folk band drawn together by their love of music, live performance, and rocking out (folk style of course)! Influenced by such diverse, creative forces as Bob Dylan, The Lumineers, and CCR, Up at 3 bring energy and passion to every show. They believe strongly in the sincerity of music, in the magic of a moving melody and the power of a pounding rhythm. For Up at 3, music is their first language; they seek to be messengers for its powerful force and unite us together in harmony with the music.

5:25 - 5:55 Kat Zel

Kat Zel has been delivering music for the masses with groovy beats, hooky songs, relatable lyrics and great musicianship. Her vocals are raw and edgy - perhaps best described as Sass Jordan meets Melissa Etheridge with sprinklings of a young Deborah Harry. She’s one to watch - that’s for sure!” - Rhea March - C.J.S.R. radio

 


ARTISAN BAZAAR

New for 2019 is an artisan bazaar featuring Canadian-based artisans, artists and designers offering their creations for display and sale.

The event hopes to attract both prominent exhibitors and local grown talent of all ages.

For more information email info@seedmonton.ca.

Brought to you by the Mill Woods Presidents' Council.


2019 EVENT SPONSORS

This event wouldn't be possible without the contributions and support from our partners, sponsors and volunteers.

See the sponsorship brochure for details

TITLE SPONSORS

Stage Sponsor: available

Fun Zone Sponsor: availbale

Volunteer Sponsor: available

Petting Zoo Sponsor: Dream Development

Hay Ride Sponsor: availbale

PLATINUM SPONSORS ($4,000)

GOLD SPONSORS ($3,000)

 

SILVER SPONSORS ($2,000)

Woodvale Community League     

BRONZE SPONSORS ($1,000)

     

  

COPPER SPONSORS ($500)

Telus 

Ellerslie Community League

Calvary Community Church

Royal Pizza (Mill Woods)

FRIENDS OF THE EVENT ($50 - $499)

Sunita Kumar

Long & McQuade Musical Instruments (south)

MEDIA SPONSOR

PARTNERS

 

CANADA DAY COMMITTEE

Special thanks to the members of the Canada Day Committee who donate their time, skill and perseverance to make this event possible.

Shane Bergdahl, Debbie Monteith, Dennis Emmerling, Jay Row, Josh Reid, Mitali Benerjee, Natalie Szekely, Pat Whaley, Rose Bossio, Saralynn Reid, SEDCP, Steve Maxim, Sumit Banerjee, Susan Tiege

Interested in being a part of the Canada Day Committee and helping organize the 29th annual Mill Woods Canada Day Celebration for 2019? Email CanadaDay@seedmonton.ca to find out what opportunities are availbale.

2019 CANADA DAY SCHEDULE

  • Children's Activities 1:00 PM till 5:45 PM
  • Main Stage 3:00 PM till 10:55 PM
  • Event Ceremonies 6:00 PM
  • Fireworks 11:00 PM

Check back for details.

SPONSORS NEEDED!

The Mill Woods Presidents' Coiuncil has delivered this event with the support of sponsors and donors since 1990. Financial support ensures the event continues year after year provding free day-long entertainment to 50,000+ people from Southeast Edmonton and beyond.

Starting at $50, sponsorship has never been more affordable for individuals and businesses.

Download our sponsorship brochure , or email sponsor-package@seedmonton.ca, or visit our sponsor page for more information .

VOLUNTERS NEEDED!

Western Canada's largest grassroots volunteer operated Canada day event takes more than 200 volunteers to pull off. There are voluneteer opportunities before, during and after the event, with many only requiring a 3.5 hour commitment.

All volunteers receive an event t-shirt, food and water at the event.

Please email your availability to volunteer@seedmonton.ca.