Happy Canada Day! If you’re looking to escape the city this Canada day long weekend, why not enjoy a fun filled day of celebration in one of Canada’s Best National parks. Celebrations will begin at noon in Central Park, downtown Banff and go until the spectacular fireworks which will begin at 11:00pm. Also, in the spirit of Canada day entry into Banff National Park will be FREE for the day! The family friendly celebrations will include activities such as face painting, balloon artists and a magic show. For adults there will be an assortment of local food booths as well as live entertainment throughout the day and featuring Suzie Q and the Boneyard. The annual parade will begin at 5:00pm at the corner of Fox and Banff Avenue then head straight down Banff Avenue all the way to the corner of Buffalo street. Also, to help celebrate The Calgary Stampedes 100th Centennial, the Calgary Stamped White Hat Round up will be preforming a white hat ceremony as well as bringing a Centennial Birthday cake for everyone to enjoy. For more details on this year’s Canada day celebrations in Banff please visit www.banff.com. And, while you’re in Banff this weekend don’t forget to come and check out Sunshine Meadows. With daily shuttle service starting this weekend from 9:00am the shuttle will take you right up to the village where your hikes begin for only $26 round trip. Whether you choose a guided day hike or venture out on your own, the trails cater to all ages and everyone will reap the incredible rewards. For more information on the Sunshine Meadows or to reserve your spot today call (403) 762-7889 or visit www.sunshinemeadowsbanff.com. Early bird 2012/2013 Sunshine Village season passes on sale ‘til September 30th “Purchase yours before November 1st and save up to 20% off regular season rates. 7 months of unlimited skiing and riding on Canada’s Best Snow” Visit skibanff.com Sunshine Villages Owners and Staff would like to wish you a Happy and Safe Canada day!