Downtown Events

Events, experiences and much more!

Downtown is the prime gathering spot for great community events all year long. Always plenty of free parking, amazing entertainment, fun family activities, and cultural experiences at our signature events in the heart of downtown. Join your neighbours and friends and welcome visitors as you experience the best that Fort Saskatchewan has to offer.

Family Festival (June)

Summer is officially baaack with our beloved, turf-trimming sheep! Grab the fam, join us at Legacy Park, and celebrate summer with local food, entertainment, community lead activities and of course, sheep!

Summer is back at the Family Festival


Farmers' Market (June - September)

Celebrate summer, support local, and shop till you drop at the Fort Saskatchewan Farmers' Market! Enjoy shopping hand-crafted arts, jewellery, home decor, live plants, artisan made bath & body products, clothing, fresh produce, home-baked goods, butchered meat, fresh seafood, & of course more mouth watering delights from the weekly food trucks.

The Market is held Thursday evenings from 4-7pm in the CN Station Lot near Legacy Park and runs from June to September.

Check out the Fort Saskatchewan Farmers' Market


Canada Day (July)

Kick off your Canada Day with the annual Pancake Breakfast then make your way over to watch the parade. Take in even more activities featured around the City including the Farmer's Market and some local entertainment! Cap the night off with a fireworks display.

Celebrate Canada Day in the Fort


Movie Under the Stars (September)

Round up your family, snacks, and lawn chairs for an enchanting evening you won't forget. This one is a community favourite, often attracting up to 1,000 people – so come early to pick your spot. Join us at Legacy Park for this unique experience.

Come down to Legacy Park for a Movie Under the Stars


Sheep Leaving Parade (September)

It is that bittersweet time of year – the trees change colour and our beloved turf-trimming sheep prepare for their journey home. And don't worry, they will be baaack next spring!

Join us to bid our woolly friends farewell


Lights Up! (November)

Is your family looking for a fun, safe, and free way to celebrate the holiday season? Join us as we light up City Hall for the holiday season! Activities also include pictures with Santa Claus, a holiday petting zoo, Christmas Carolers, and much more!

Lights Up! with us for the season


Santa Claus Parade (December)

Santa Claus has jumped at the chance to return to the city when he was invited to the Christmas kick-off parade. He will once again ride through the downtown streets of neighborly Fort Saskatchewan aboard his magical sleigh.

Save the date to meet Santa!


Enchanted Forest (November - January)

The Enchanted Forest is a favourite holiday tradition in Fort Saskatchewan. Local organizations and businesses create unique, beautiful, and fun Christmas trees that represent them and reflect the holiday season.

Walk through our Enchanted Forest



Looking for more to do? Check out our Community Calendar to see what our local communities and groups offer.

Discover what else our Downtown has to offer!