Remembrance Day Events and Activities in Edmonton

Remembrance Day is an important day to commemorate all those who fight and have fought for our country and for our freedom. There are a variety of services and events throughout Edmonton to commemorate the day. Here just a few, be sure to look out for other events in your local area!

Remembrance Day Service at City Hall

A Remembrance Day service will be held at City Hall to remember the service and sacrifices of those who have served, and continue to serve, our country through war and peace.  The service will be held at 10:15 through 10:35am in City Room, City Hall, and will be led by the Commanding Officer of the Loyal Edmonton Regiment.  His Worship, Mayor Don Iveson will also be in attendance.  Following the service there will be an outdoor procession to the City Hall cenotaph, where wreaths will be laid and two minutes of silence will be observed.

Butterdome Remembrance Day Service

A Remembrance Day service will be held indoors at the University of Alberta Van Vliet Centre. Located at 89 Avenue and 112 Street and this event is open to everyone. The service will take place from 10:00am to 12:00pm and will include two minutes of silence to pay respect for all those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for Canada’s freedom.

Light the Bridge

The High Level Bridge will be lit in red and white on Remembrance Day to honour the thousands of men and women who have served and continue to serve in Canada’s military.

Date: All Edmonton & area No Stone Left Alone ceremonies
are on Monday, November 6, 2017 @ 10:30 am

Cemetery: Beechmount (Video Live Broadcast)
Address: 12420 - 104 Street (Parking is very limited)
Participating Schools: Oliver-Nellie McClung, Avonmore-Nellie McClung, St. Basil-Jean Forest Acad., Riverbend School, St. Mary School, St. John Bosco, St. Thomas Moore, Rio Terrace Elem. Choir, Edmonton Military Wives Choir
Military Support: 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group

Cemetery: Christ Church
Address: Junct. 82St/195Ave. Sturgeon County
Participating Schools: Calder Elementary

Cemetery: Clover Bar
Address: 2025 Yellowhead Trail
Participating Schools: JD Bracco School

Cemetery: Edmonton Jewish
Address: 7622 - 101 Avenue
Participating Schools: Talmud Torah
Military Support: 1 Health Services Group

Cemetery: Edmonton Municipal
Address: 11820 - 107 Avenue
Participating Schools: Westmount Junior, St Anne
Military Support: 15 Field Ambulance

Cemetery: Evergreen Memorial
Address: 16102 - Fort Rd
Participating Schools: Horsehill Elem.
Military Support: 3rd Canadian Division Support Group

Cemetery: Holy Cross
Address: 14611 Mark Messier Tr. NW T6V 1H4
Participating Schools: Lorne Akins Jr. High
Military Support: 3rd Canadian Division Support Group

Cemetery: Little Mountain
Address: 16025 - 54 Street NW
Participating Schools: Dr. Donald Massey
Military Support: 3rd Canadian Division Support Group

Cemetery: Mount Pleasant
Address: 5420 - 106 Street
Participating Schools: Dan Knott

Cemetery: Northern Lights
Address: 15203 - Campbell Road
Participating Schools: St. Edmund Jr.
Military Support: 3rd Canadian Division Support Group

Cemetery: Our Lady of Peace
Address: 4814 Meridian St. T6P 1R3
Participating Schools: Mary Hanley
Military Support: 3rd Canadian Division Support Group

Cemetery: Rosehill
Address: 1605 - 141 Street SW
Participating Schools: Mother Mary Margaret

Cemetery: South Haven
Address: 5004 Meridian St.
Participating Schools: Father Michael Troy

Cemetery: St. Anthony
Address: 106 St./53 Ave.
Participating Schools: St. Catherine
Military Support: 3rd Canadian Division Support Group

Cemetery: St. Joachim
Address: 10504 - 117 Street
Participating Schools: St. Mark Junior, St. Pius X

Cemetery: St. Michael's
Address: 13819 - 82 Street
Participating Schools: St. Matthew Elem.

Cemetery: St. Stephen's
Address: 20203 Meridian St. T5Y 6E6
Participating Schools: J.J. Bowlen

Cemetery: Westlawn Memorial
Address: 10132 - 163 St.
Participating Schools: Delwood Elementary

Contact for Edmonton locations: Rhonda Hartman

Proposed Sequence of Events

12420 – 104 Street
Edmonton, Alberta

Parking is limited to residential streets.

Public required to be in place prior to the LIVE BROADCAST.

Start Time: 10:30 am

10:32 am O Canada

10:35 am Ceremony Begins - Opening Remarks

  • Dignitary Speakers to be confirmed.
  • Please revisit this page for updated details.

11:00 am Two Minute Silence will be observed by all

11:02 am Bugler will play the lament

11:03 am Students begin to place the poppies.

Audience and students to pay respects on cemetery grounds.

VIP Reception to follow (invitation only)