National Indigenous Peoples Day 2019

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day! We have pulled together a brief list of events by province and territory so you don't miss the opportunity to celebrate and learn more about the cultural diversity of the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples across Canada.

Check back as we get closer and continue to add more dates.

 

Alberta

WHAT:  Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration

WHEN:  9:00 AM, June 21, 2019

WHERE: Enoch Cree First Nation Pow wow grounds, Enoch First Nation

 

WHAT:   National Indigenous Peoples Day Official Commemoration

WHEN:  9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, June 21, 2019

WHERE: Canada Place, 9700 Jasper Ave, Edmonton

 

WHAT:  National Indigenous Peoples Day at SAAG

WHEN:  10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, June 21, 2019

WHERE: Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge

 

WHAT:  First Nation Metis & Inuit (FNMI) Festival

WHEN:  10:30 AM, June 21, 2019

WHERE: McMurray Métis, 441 Sakitawaw Trail, Fort McMurray

 

WHAT:  National Indigenous Peoples Day – Jasper

WHEN:  11:00 AM – 4:00 PM , June 21, 2019

WHERE: Lawn of the Jasper Park Information Centre National Historic Site, 500 Connaught Dr., Jasper

 

WHAT:  Potluck and Blanket Exercise

WHEN:  6:00 PM , June 21, 2019

WHERE: Redwood House, Redwood Meadows

 

WHAT:  Indigenous Day Live

WHEN:   June 22, 2019

WHERE: Fort Calgary, 750 – 9th Avenue SE, Calgary

 

British Columbia

WHAT:   National Indigenous Peoples Day at Trout Lake

WHEN:  9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, June 21, 2019

WHERE: Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society, 1607 East Hastings St., Vancouver

 

WHAT:  National Indigenous Peoples Day

WHEN:  9:30 AM- 3:30 PM, June 21, 2019

WHERE: Rocky Point Park, 2800 Murray St., Port Moody

 

WHAT:   Ooknakane Friendship Center Activities

WHEN:  12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, June 21, 2019

WHERE: Penticton Public Library,785 Main Street, Penticton

 

WHAT:  National Indigenous Peoples Day

WHEN:  3:00 PM, June 21, 2019

WHERE: Holland Park, 13428 Old Yale Road, Surrey

 

WHAT:  2019 K'omoks National Indigenous Peoples Day

WHEN:  4:00 PM, June 21, 2019

WHERE: K'omoks First Nation Band Hall, 3320 Comox Rd., Courtenay 

 

WHAT:   National Indigenous Physical Activity Awareness Week

WHEN:  June 21-25, 2019

WHERE: Vancouver

 

WHAT:  Indigenous Peoples Day

WHEN:  10:00 AM, June 22, 2019

WHERE: Memorial Peace Park, Maple Ridge

  

Manitoba

WHAT:   National Indigenous Peoples Day – Winnipeg

WHEN: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM,June 21, 2019

WHERE: Transcona Museum, 141 Regent Ave W, Winnipeg

 

WHAT:   Indigenous Day Live

WHEN:  June 22, 2019

WHERE: The Forks, 2 Forks Market Rd., Winnipeg

 

Ontario

WHAT:  Niibi Gatherings - Water is Life, Water is Alive

WHEN:  7:00 PM, June 18, 2019

WHERE: Awen' Gathering Place, Harbourview Park, Collingwood

 

WHAT:  I Keep My Heart Wrapped In Leather: The Teachings our Elders Gave

WHEN:  7:00 PM – 9:30 PM, June 20, 2019

WHERE: Gallery 1313, 1313 Queen St. West, Toronto

 

WHAT:  NIPD - Barrie Region

WHEN:  10:00 AM, June 21, 2019

WHERE: Sainte Marie among the Hurons, 16164 Highway 12 East, Midland

 

WHAT:  The Toronto Zoo Celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

WHEN:  10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, June 21, 2019

WHERE: Toronto Zoo, 2000 Meadowvale Road, Scarborough

 

WHAT:  Algonquin Inodewiziwin EarlyON Summer Solstice & Indigenous People's Day Celebration & Feast

WHEN:  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM, June 21, 2019

WHERE: Eagles Nest Park, 33049 Ontario 62, Bancroft

 

WHAT:  Blanket Exercise

WHEN:  6:30 PM – 8:00 PM, June 21, 2019

WHERE: LE Shore Memorial Library,173 Bruce St. South, Towns of the Blue Mountains

 

WHAT:   Indigenous Day Radio

WHEN:  All Day, June 21, 2019

WHERE: Tune into: Radio Western, CHRW 94.9FM, London

 

WHAT:   Summer Solstice PowWow 2019

WHEN:  12:00 PM, June 22, 2019

WHERE: Vincent Massey Park, Heron Rd., Ottawa

 

Quebec

WHAT:  Indigenous Short Films

WHEN:  6:00 PM, June 18, 2019

WHERE: Maison de la culture de Gatineau: Bibliothèque Guy-Sanche, Gatineau

 

WHAT:  Journée nationale des peuples autochtones à Saguenay (website not available in English)

WHEN:  9:00 AM, June 21, 2019

WHERE: Place du Citoyen, Saguenay

 

WHAT:  Free entry to the exhibits at MAC | Rebecca Belmore: Facing the Monumental , Nadia Myre, Chloë Lum & Yannick Desranleau, Ragnar Kjartansson

WHEN:  11:00 AM – 9:00 PM, June 21, 2019

WHERE: Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, 185 Saint-Catherine St., W, Montreal

 

WHAT:  Célébration des langues et cultures autochtones aux Musée Pop

WHEN:  4:00 PM, June 21, 2019

WHERE: Musée Pop, 200 rue laviolette, G9A 6L5, Trois-Rivière

 

Saskatchewan

WHAT:  National Indigenous Peoples Day - Porcupine Plain

WHEN:  9:00 AM – 3:30 PM, June 21, 2019

WHERE: Porcupine Plain Comprehensive School, Porcupine Plain

 

WHAT:  2019 National Indigenous Peoples Day

WHEN:  10:00 AM, June 21, 2019

WHERE: Victoria Park and City Square Plaza, 2190 Victoria Ave, Regina

 

WHAT:  National Indigenous Peoples Day in the Park

WHEN:  10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, June 21, 2019

WHERE: Dixon Park, Indian Head

 

WHAT:  National Indigenous Peoples Day

WHEN:  11:00 A.M., June 21, 2019

WHERE: Kamsack Petro-Canada, 601 Queen Elizabeth Blvd., Kamsack

 

Yukon

WHAT:  Indigenous Day Live

WHEN:  June 22, 2019

WHERE: Shipyards Park, 100 Ogilvie St., White Horse