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Tour of Alberta

The Tour of Alberta, Canada’s largest professional cycling race and one of Alberta’s biggest international sporting events, will return to Edmonton on Monday September 7, 2015. 

Stage 6, the final leg of the race, will start and finish in Churchill Square. Winding its way throughout central Edmonton, the excitement will be palpable as 120 competitors race 11 laps over an 11 km circuit. Cheer on the world's best professional cyclists as they race to the finish line.

Date: Monday September 7, 2015
Race start:  12:50pm
Race finish:  3:47pm (estimate)
Start/Finish: Sir Winston Churchill Square

Best places to watch the race

  • Sir Winston Churchill Square - Start/Finish Line
  • Bellamy Hill
  • Alberta Legislature Grounds

Tour of Alberta Edmonton Festival

The Tour of Alberta Edmonton Festival, presented by ATB Financial, will feature local culture, entertainment, food and fun for the entire family. Visit the Subway Zone, the Canadian Brewhouse Beer Gardens and take a walk down Autograph Alley. This is a great opportunity for fans to get close to the action and meet professional cyclists from around the world!

Date: Monday September 7, 2015
Time:  11am to 5pm
Location:  Sir Winston Churchill Square
Admission: FREE!

Road Closures during the Tour of Alberta

The following road closures will be in effect. Motorists are urged to plan ahead to avoid driving delays.

Sunday September 6 at 10am to Tuesday September 8 at 12pm 

  • 99 Street, 102 Avenue to south of 103A Avenue

Sunday September 6 at 10am to Tuesday September 8 at 6am

  • 99 Street, 102 Avenue to south of 102 Avenue
Monday September 7 from 7:30am to 11am
  • 102 Avenue westbound, 97 Street to 103 Street

Monday September 7, from 8am to 6pm 

  • Fortway Drive
  • 102 Avenue, 103 Street to 107 Street
  • 102A Avenue/103 Avenue, 97 Street to 103 Street
  • 100 Street, 102 Avenue to 103A Avenue
  • 103 Street, 102 Avenue to 103 Avenue
  • 107 Street, 96 Avenue to 102 Avenue

Monday September 7, from 9:30am to 6pm 

  • Bellamy Hill, Rossdale Road to Macdonald Drive
  • Grierson Hill
  • Macdonald Drive, 100 Street to 102 Street
  • River Valley Road, 105 Street to Groat Road
  • Rossdale Road, Grierson Hill to Bellamy Hill
  • Victoria Park Road, 116 Street to Groat Road
  • 100 Avenue, 102 Street to 116 Street
  • 101 Avenue, 95 Street to Grierson Hill
  • 102A Avenue, 95 Street to 97 Street
  • 95 Street, 101 Avenue to 102 Avenue
  • 102 Street, 100 Avenue to Macdonald Drive

See the Stage 6 Route Map for details.

NOTE: Once the race has begun, departure from the downtown core for motorists will only be available via the Low Level Bridge, the James MacDonald Bridge or 97 Avenue. Please allow additional time for motor vehicle travel in those areas.

Victoria Golf Course Access

If you're visiting the Victoria Golf Course & Driving Range on Monday September 7, please be aware of access limitations:
  • River Valley Road will be closed to general traffic from 9:30am to 6pm. However, traffic to and from the golf course will be permitted through a single access point. 

  • Access to the golf course will be via northbound Groat Road only, and access from the course will be via southbound Groat Road only.

  • Please leave extra time to arrive at the golf course during these times, as automobile traffic may be temporarily stopped to allow cyclists through.

We wish to thank our patrons for your understanding and patience during the event road closures.

Victoria Park

Access to the Victoria Park parking area will be restricted during the following times:

  • Monday September 7, from 9:30am–6pm
​Please note that access will be restricted the night prior, preventing early morning parking.​

Royal Glenora 

Access to the Royal Glenora Club is via 105 Street on Monday September 7.

Parking Restrictions

Parking will not be available along the race course from 8am to 6pm on race day. A number of meters will be hooded. Please obey all signs, as illegally parked vehicles will be tagged and towed.

Transit Detours & Bus Stop Closures

Some ETS bus detours will take place during the event and some bus stops will be temporarily relocated. The following routes will be affected from 8am to 5:30pm on Monday September 7, which is a statutory holiday and will therefore operate on a Sunday service schedule: 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 15, 57, 86, 100, 130, 140 and 151. Please plan ahead, as major delays can be expected.

LRT service will not be affected.  

Please visit TakeETS.com for details about specific routes that will be impacted. 

ATB Financial Family Ride in support of CASA

Celebrate the Tour of Alberta and help to raise money and awareness for CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health. The Family Ride will depart from Churchill Square at 10am on Monday September 7. Register as an individual, as a family, or as a corporate team at casaservices.org.

Visit 2015 Tour of Alberta for more information.


For more information:

Online Contact 311 Online

In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555
Email 311@edmonton.ca