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!

Where to Find Christmas Break Fun
Where to Beat the Boredom this Christmas Break

The kids are officially done school and it is time to relax and have some Christmas break fun! Since kids aren’t always the best at simply relaxing, we have come up with a list of great family activities to get out and enjoy when the kids (or you!) start to
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Explore Kananaskis Boundary Ranch
Plan a Winter Escape with Explore Kananaskis

The beautifully snow capped Rocky mountains are calling! You don’t need to travel far from home to experience some of Canada’s most breathtaking scenery this holiday season. Kananaskis Valley, just west of Calgary, is only a four-hour drive from Edmonton and boasts a multitude of fun winter activities and spectacular
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Coca-Cola Canada Holiday Truck Tour
Coca-Cola Delivers the Magic with a Nationwide Holiday Truck Tour

Coca-Cola knows Christmas – after all they are the ones that created our current image of Santa Claus! In November and December, Santa is trading in his sleigh and will be spreading cheer in communities across Canada during the Coca-Cola Holiday Truck Tour. This first-ever coast to coast tour aims
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Toys R Us Festive Family Fun
Festive Family Fun in Store at Toys R Us

If there was ever a place that could guarantee fun, it would have to be a toy store! The folks at Toys R Us know this, and are always putting together fantastic events to showcase the latest and greatest toys and give customers have a little extra fun in store.
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Family Fun Free Printable Letter to Santa
Letter to Santa {Free Printable}

Writing a letter to Santa is a part many household’s holiday traditions. It is a fun and exciting activity for the kids, and can play a key role in helping “Santa” determine what to put on the shopping list – especially this year when they are warning of shipping delays
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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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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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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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