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Family Day at the Legislature

February

Family Day was introduced as a way to underline family values and encourage Albertans to take time for their families. Former Premier Don Getty established this annual statutory holiday which came into force on February 19, 1990, and was the first holiday of its kind in Canada.

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Seniors’ Tour & Tea

The Legislative Assembly of Alberta welcomes seniors from across the province to take part in a special tour of the Legislature Building and a complimentary fancy tea in the pavilion of the Edmonton Federal Building. Reminisce with stories of the men and women who founded our province, gain insight into provincial politics and admire the architecture of one of Alberta’s most cherished landmarks.

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Canada Day

July 1st

In celebration of Canada's birthday, the Alberta Legislature hosts a variety of activities for the whole family. Visitors will enjoy the annual open house and touring the historic Legislature Building at their leisure. They will also have the rare opportunity to walk on the Chamber floor, an honour usually reserved for Members of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta. Throughout the afternoon, over 30,000 individuals normally gather on the grounds for the free family entertainment, including musical and dance performance and games for children.

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Fridays @ the Legislature

EVERY FRIDAY DURING THE SUMMER ON Capital Plaza at Noon

This summer discover Fridays @ the Legislature, an outdoor concert series held during the lunch hour. Set against the stunning backdrop of the Alberta Legislature, this event features a diverse mix of Alberta-based musicians.


Celebrate the Season

Music

For over 30 years the Alberta Legislature has celebrated the holiday season with musical performances throughout December. Nearly 70 musical ensembles from throughout the province will grace the Legislature rotunda's grand staircase with daily performances during Celebrate the Season.

Lights

Thousands of bright lights provide the perfect backdrop for a holiday stroll on the beautiful Legislature Grounds. The centrepiece tree is a 60-foot spruce originating from the Edson area and is lit with over 5,000 lights of its own

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