There are a number of ways to honour the men and women who have fought for Canada this Remembrance Day in Calgary, including the Field of Crosses ceremony.

Since 2009, the field along Memorial Drive west of Centre Street has been filled with white crosses memorializing over 3,000 southern Alberta soldiers who have died in battle since the Boer War in 1899.

WATCH: Young Calgary singers add voices to Remembrance Day ceremony

READ MORE:  Volunteers gather to display 3,200 Field of Crosses along Memorial Drive in Calgary

There were sunrise and sunset ceremonies leading up to Friday, when there will be a family-friendly Remembrance Day ceremony starting at 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

There will be a few road closures to accommodate the ceremony Friday. The lower Centre Street Bridge will be closed northbound and westbound Memorial Drive at 4th Street will also be closed.

WHERE: Field of Crosses, 200 Memorial Drive N.W.

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 11 at 10:30 a.m.

For more information on the Field of Crosses click here.

Watch below: D-Day Veteran Kenneth Sturdy speaks to Global News Thursday about his experiences and why Remembrance Day is so important.

The Hangar Flight Museum (formerly the Aerospace Museum)

Arrive before 10:15 a.m. to ensure you get a seat. Service begins at 10:30 a.m. This year they are hoping to hold the event outside, however the ceremony will move inside if weather is poor.

Following the service the museum will remain open to the public until 4 p.m., admission is free.

WHERE: The Hangar Flight Museum, 4629 McCall Way N.E.

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 11 at 10:30 a.m.

For more information click here.

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Battalion Park

Many people have seen the rocks along Signal Hill that form the numbers 137, 113, 151, and 51. This is now called Battalion Park.

The rocks represent the regimental numbers of the local battalions that trained at that location in preparation for the First World War.

There will be a ceremony on the hill Friday morning hosted by the King’s Own Calgary Regiment.

Parking is limited but there is some space in the Signal Hill Shopping Centre.

WHERE: Battalion Park at Signal Hill, 3001 Signal Hill Drive S.W.

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 11 at 10:30 a.m.

For more information click here.

Canadian Pacific Memorial Square

A ceremony is held at the Canadian Pacific (CP) Memorial Square which was built to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.

Over 33,000 CP employees served in the two world wars last century and the company was put at the disposal of the war effort during the Second World War.

There are a number of military personnel and service organizations participating in the ceremony, which is open to the public.

WHERE: Canadian Pacific Memorial Square, adjacent to the parking lot by the 69 Avenue and Ogden Dale Road S.E. entrance

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 11 at 10:40 a.m.

For more information click here.

Central Memorial Park

There is a military parade and ceremony at Calgary’s oldest park in the heart of the Beltline.

The Calgary Highlanders will host the parade along 4 Street S.W. between 12th and 13th Avenues.  The ceremony is in the Memorial Park area around the cenotaph.

WHERE: Central Memorial Park, 1221-2 Street S.W.

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

WATCH:Thousands pausing to honor the men and women who fought for our freedom. There were many ceremonies around the city that paid respect to those who served and survived. As Jill Croteau reports, there was a very poignant and unique addition to the service in the heart of downtown at central memorial park.

For more information click here.

Fort Calgary

The RCMP Veterans Association facilitates a service at Fort Calgary Friday morning.

Following the service there is an Artisan’s Fair. Admission is free with a non-perishable food donation to the Veterans’ Food Bank.

WHERE: Fort Calgary, 750-9 Avenue S.E.

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For more information on the ceremony or the fair click here.

Jubilee Auditorium

There is a ceremony inside the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, followed by a march along the outside of the building along the west side.

Wreaths will be laid by political, veterans’, military, civic and community organizations. Parking is free to anyone attending the ceremony, and admission to the Jubilee is also free.

WHERE: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415-14 Avenue N.W.

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. (doors open at 9:30 a.m.)

For more information click here.

Kerby Centre

 The Kerby Centre hosts a free Remembrance Day ceremony followed by a musical performance by Johnny Summers. It is open to the public.

WHERE: Kerby Centre gymnasium, 1133-7 Avenue S.W.

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 11 at 10:50 a.m. (doors open at 10:30 a.m.)

For more information click here.

The Military Museums

The Military Museums on Crowchild Trail hosts an outdoor event and organizers recommend people dress accordingly and arrive early.

Parking is limited at the site but spots are also available at the Flames Community Arena south of the museum.

The museum will remain open after the service and admission is free. There will be containers to drop off nonperishable food donations to the Veterans’ Food Bank.

Watch below: Thousands of Calgarians gathered at the Military Museum on Remembrance Day to honour those who served out country.

WHERE: The Military Museums, 4520 Crowchild Trail S.W.

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 11 at 10:30 a.m.

For more information click here.

Burnsland Cemetery

Many heroes representing the Canadian Military and Royal Canadian Mounted Police have been laid to rest here. Join us for a free walking tour at 2 p.m. Explore the history and stories behind some of the non-Canadian units whose members are buried in the Burnsland Field of Honour.

WHERE: 27 Ave. and Spiller Rd. SE

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 11 at 2 p.m.

For more information click here.

Chinook Centre

Live buglers will perform prior to a moment of silence at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11.

WHERE: 6455 Macleod Tr. SW

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.

For more information click here.

Kerby Centre

Doors open at 10:30 a.m. and service begins at 10:50 a.m.

WHERE: 1133 7 Ave. SW

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 11 at 10:50 a.m.

For more information click here.

Poppy Plaza

This park commemorates those who have served to protect our freedom and security and is open from 5 a.m.–11 p.m. daily.

WHERE: Memorial Drive at 10 St. NW

WHEN: 5 a.m.–11 p.m. daily

For more information click here.

Royal Canadian Legions

Legion members across the country organize Remembrance Day ceremonies in over 1,400 communities across Canada, including Calgary.

To find the location of a branch near you click here.

YYC Calgary International Airport

For those people travelling Friday there will be a procession and service in the domestic terminal at the YYC Calgary International Airport.

The Airport Pipe Band and Honour Guard will be joined by members of the Calgary Police Service, RCMP, Calgary Emergency Medical Services, Calgary Fire Department, Royal Air Force, British Army, Canadian Corp of Commissionaires, 604 Royal Canadian Air Cadats, Canada Border Services Agency and the United States Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection.

WHERE: Main terminal, departures level (adjacent to Montana’s Cookhouse), YYC Calgary International Airport, 2000 Airport Road N.E.

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 11 at 10:30 a.m.

For more information click here.

Getting Around

All veterans and accompanying family members will be able to ride transit for free on Friday.

Veterans wearing uniforms or with veteran identification cards are eligible.

For more information from Calgary Transit on this or the amended service schedule click here.

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