Christmas Events

Christmas is a special time of year and there are so many different types of events and activities in and around the city to celebrate. Whether you’re into concerts and plays, cutting your own tree, visits with Santa, or sleigh rides, there is something to suite your taste and your families budget!

Celebration of Lights Drive-Thru
Strathcona County Celebration of Lights

A Christmas tradition in Sherwood Park has been saved! Enjoy the Celebration of Lights from your car with this fun drive-thru experience. Wear your favourite holiday sweater or elf hat. This family-friendly event is entirely free and aims to entertain the whole family with an LED tree show, interactive lighting,
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Gift Experiences
Forget the toys, give the gift of experiences!

Over the past several years, I’ve made more of a point to think outside the box when gift giving — especially to my extended family. My nieces and nephew are getting older and don’t really need much. The gifts they ask for I can hardly afford (Sorry, sweet nieces, I
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Luminaria University Botanic Garden
Luminaria at the University Botanic Garden

***Luminaria will proceed, as planned, from Dec. 11-31. Operations were paused for a few days (December 8-10, 2020) to ensure safety measures exceed requirements, and Luminaria will resume starting December 11, 2020. Find peace, quiet, and tranquility this holiday season at Luminaria at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden. Even
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Christmas Light Displays in Edmonton
Merry and Bright! Christmas Light Displays in Edmonton

What do you love about the holidays? One of my favourite things is the abundance of Christmas lights that help cast off the gloom of cold, dark days! Read on for where to find Christmas Light Displays in neighbourhoods around Edmonton. Williams Winter Wonderland – Just outside Gibbons is a
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World Waterpark
West Edmonton Mall Attractions are the Perfect Gift This Holiday

This Christmas, give the gift of experiences at West Edmonton Mall. As a website that promotes events in and around Edmonton, we’re somewhat partial to replacing some of those gifts under the tree with exciting experiences that your family will talk about for years to come. And at West Edmonton
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Leg Lights
Celebrate the Season at the Alberta Legislature

With approximately 200,000 lights on 2,900 strings adorning more than 500 trees, the Alberta Legislature Grounds is a sight to behold this holiday season! The centerpiece tree hails from the Edson area and arrived onsite with the help of Department of Agriculture and Forestry, local arborists, a crane and a
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Holiday Treats and Sweets
Christmas Treats: Where to Find Sugar & Spice & Everything Nice

I’m certain it’s impossible to think of the holiday season without dreaming of delicious Christmas treats. In our family, we have tried and true recipes that are made almost every year: cut-out cookies (with lots of sprinkles!), homemade fudge, chocolate covered pretzels, peanut butter blossoms, peppermint bark…is your mouth watering
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Edmonton Christmas Event Guide 2020
Family Friendly Christmas Events in Edmonton

Presented by the APEGA Holiday Gift Guide We’ve got the inside scoop on all family friendly Christmas events in Edmonton. Fill up on your yearly dose of Christmas magic, lights and decorations, Santa Sightings, Christmas Movies and more! Family Fun Edmonton is your one-stop shop for your holiday plans. New
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Real Christmas Tree Edmonton
Finding the Perfect Real Christmas Tree: A Family Affair

It’s become the unofficial symbol of Christmas in homes around Canada: A Real Christmas Tree. With it’s twinkling lights, sentimental ornaments and perfectly placed tree-topper, you know Christmas has officially begun in our house when the tree is up. The tree has changed over the years — especially since having
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candy cane lane
Take a Festive Drive Down Candy Cane Lane

It’s one of Edmonton’s most popular Christmas traditions and Covid cannot take it away! There will be many adjustments this year, but your family can still get out and see one of the most stunning neighbourhood light displays in all of Edmonton. Due to Covid-19 there will not be  sleigh
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