Blackfalds Days on weekend

Blackfalds Days has something to offer for the whole family.

Blackfalds Days has something to offer for the whole family.

The two-day celebration on Saturday and Sunday features a parade, fireworks, pancake breakfasts, barbecues, a kids fun zone and much more.

The fun-filled activities will be hosted at the Blackfalds Multiplex, All-Star Park and the Community Hall.

A full lineup of events is available at or by calling 403-885-6241.

The parade starts and finishes at the Iron Ridge Elementary Campus on June 2. The parade travels north on Broadway Avenue, east onto Waghorn Street, south on Highway Avenue and west on to Indiana Street and back to the start. Parade start time is 11 a.m.

The fireworks display start at dusk on Saturday. The best view is from All-Star Park (on the southwest corner of Blackfalds). Parking is limited so residents are encouraged to walk on the paved trails to enjoy the display.

The Farmers’ Market runs from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Blackfalds Multiplex on Saturday.

On Sunday, an interdenominational church service gets under way at the Community Hall from 10 to 11 a.m. A continental breakfast will be served at 9 a.m. before the service.

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