December

Sylvan Lake Ice Slides
Ice Slides & Winter Fun at Sylvan Lake

Raise your hand if you’re ready for a winter day trip! Pack up the car (don’t forget plenty of extra warm layers) and hit the road to Sylvan Lake to check out the ice slides! The folks from Ice on Whyte have built the slides bigger than ever before to
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Shumka Nutcracker
Bring Home the Magic of Shumka’s Nutcracker

For the first time ever, you can experience the magic of Shumka’s Nutcracker right at home. For just $25 per video download, your entire family can watch the enchanting story of Clara as her Nutcracker Prince comes to life. While this Edmonton classic won’t be performing live this year, we’re
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Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Skating in the Edmonton Area

Winter temperatures means outdoor ice skating in Edmonton and surrounding areas. Our Winter City is full of great locations to skate from neighbourhood rinks to unique experiences like ice trails. You can even venture outside the city to find more rural skating locations. With Covid-19 limiting so many of our
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deck the halls edmonton symphony orchestra
Deck The Halls with Edmonton Symphony Orchestra

Join the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra for Deck the Halls concert. Enjoy holiday classics as they take you on a holiday journey with guest conductor Lucas Waldin. This program is filled with magnificent orchestrations of beloved works such as “Ave Maria,” “Sleigh Ride,” “Deck the Halls,” and much, much more! You’ll
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winter freeze fest
Winter Freeze Fest in Strathcona County

Embrace the chill this year with Strathcona County’s Winter Freeze Fest! From December 19, 2020, to January 3, 2021, enjoy FREE activities for the entire family outdoors and in the comfort of your home.   Visit the Strathcona County Website for a full schedule of events. Winter Freeze Fest: When: Saturday, December 19, 2020 to Sunday,
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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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Edmonton Downtown Lights
Holiday Lights in Downtown Edmonton

When you’re out this holiday season looking at beautiful light displays, be sure downtown Edmonton makes it on your list of stops. You’ll find the traditional giant holiday tree on Churchill Square. If you take a picture in front of the tree and share it on Instagram with the #HolidayLightUp
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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 Carol Citadel
A Christmas Carol at the Citadel Theatre

This year the Citadel Theatre is proud to bring A Christmas Carol from their stage to your home on streaming video. In this brand new re-imagining of David van Belle’s gorgeous adaptation, enjoy the characters, songs, magic, and story you love in an abridged version filmed right in Rice Theatre.
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