Happy Canada Day

Yesterday was Canada’s 149th Birthday  – July 1, 2016. Every city and town across the nation celebrated with parties, bands, food, drink and of course fireworks. I hopped on my bike and hit the pathways of Calgary to see the show downtown. It was a phenomenal plan!! Parked on the west side of town and cruised all the way to St Patricks Island and back over the course of 4 hours.

There were tons of people down there celebrating, enjoying the weather, watching some of the shows and just walking around. After doing a little people watching and exploring I found a spot along Memorial Drive looking west. The band was right across the river and was rocking a tribute to one of the most cherished icons in the Canadian music scene – Mr. Gord Downey and The Tragically Hip!!! It ended up being a really good spot so I camped out, took some sample shots and really enjoyed the tunes!

The fireworks started right on time and were really cool from our vantage point.

Canada Day Fireworks 6, Canada Day, Fireworks, Calgary, July 1 2016, Downtown, YYC, Dusty Rivers Photography, dustyriversphotography.com

 

 

Canada Day Fireworks 5, Canada Day, Fireworks, Calgary, July 1 2016, Downtown, YYC, Dusty Rivers Photography, dustyriversphotography.com

 

Canada Day Fireworks, Canada Day, Fireworks, Calgary, July 1 2016, Downtown, YYC, Dusty Rivers Photography, dustyriversphotography.com

 

Canada Day Fireworks 4, Canada Day, Fireworks, Calgary, July 1 2016, Downtown, YYC, Dusty Rivers Photography, dustyriversphotography.com

 

Canada Day Fireworks 3, Canada Day, Fireworks, Calgary, July 1 2016, Downtown, YYC, Dusty Rivers Photography, dustyriversphotography.com

 

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