Remembrance Day events taking place in Edmonton on Monday, November 11 2019
Please join us to pay respect to our Canada's fallen soldiers. There are several events taking place in Edmonton with the largest ceremony at the University of Alberta's Butterdome located at 87 Avenue at 114 Street. Please arrive early and be seated by 10:00 a.m. Other Remembrance locations:
City Hall Ceremony
Located at Sir Winston Churchill Square in downtown Edmonton. This service will be led by the Commanding Officer of the Loyal Edmonton Regiment. Following the service, there will be an outdoor procession to the City Hall Cenotaph, where wreaths will be laid.
Beverly Memorial Cenotaph
Mounted troops will lead a ceremony at the Beverly Memorial Cenotaph at the oldest war memorial in Edmonton.
This service begins with a march from 119 Avenue at 47 Street that will proceed to the Cenotaph Grounds for a ceremony at 10:50 a.m.
McDougall United Church
McDougall United Church will host a prayer service and walk for peace Monday evening, making stops to reflect and remember. The walk will be led by members of four different faiths which begins at 7:00 p.m. and Prayer service hosted at McDougall United Church will begin at 6:00 p.m, at 10025 101 Street.
The Loyal Edmonton Regiment Military Museum will also be hosting a special event with tours and activities after the 11:00 ceremony. This event will be free and is open to everyone. The Loyal Edmonton Regiment Military Museum is located at 10440 108 Avenue.
Several Royal Canadian Legion branches will host their own Remembrance Day services, including:
- Jasper Place Branch #255: 10 a.m. to noon at the West Edmonton Mall Mayfield Toyota Ice Palace.
- Kingsway Legion Branch #175, 14339 50th St. NW. The ceremony starts at 10:30 a.m.
- Norwood Legion Branch #178, 11150 82 St. Service begins at 10 a.m.
Light the City
After the ceremonies, please take a tour around our great city and join us at the High-Level Bridge, Walterdale Bridge, Muttary Conservatory, Rossdale Power Plant and City Hall will also be lit in red on remembrance Day. This is some of Edmonton's most beautiful sights to see. Don't miss it!
ETS Remembrance Day Service for our DND Members is free
Edmonton Transit is free for veterans and active members who are in military uniform or legion dress, with a Canadian Forces or RCMP identification card, or with a Veterans' card or National Defence Record card identifying the individual as past or current military personnel. Buses and LRT will stop for a moment of silence at 11 a.m. as long as it's safe to do so.