Thousands of Canadians came out on Friday to celebrate the country's 155th birthday.

Many towns throughout the Foothills had events planned throughout the day including fireworks in the evening.

Most events went off without a problem and then the rain hit around 2:30 p.m. or so as many events were winding down.

And some towns were able to set off their fireworks although some had to cut it short due to a thunderstorm that rolled through.

It was the first time since the pandemic that many towns were able to host Canada Day celebrations.