We are full of Christmas Cheer this year and are so lucky to live in an area with a plethora of Christmas Events, all December long! Here is a list of some exciting Christmas Events in the Edmonton Area. Which ones will you attend?
The Magic of Lights- A 2 KM drive through beautiful light displays. Stay warm in your car! Runs until January 6th, 5-10pm. Castrol Raceway by Nisku $25/car. Details here.
The Enchanted Forest- Walk through a winter wonderland in Fort Saskatchewan! Runs until Jan 7, free, details here.
Luminaria- Candle lit paths, apple cider, bonfires, music and more! Devonian Botanic Garden, Dec 1-3, tickets.
Candy Cane Lane- An Edmonton tradition! Dec 8-31, free (donations appreciated), 148 Street & 100 Ave to 92 Ave.
Country Christmas Lights- An entire acreage is transformed into a magical Christmas display! Some nights Santa makes an appearance and you can enjoy free hot chocolate. Leduc, free (donations appreciated). Details here.
Alberta Legislature- Enjoy the lights, carollers & hot chocolate. Dec 7-23, Free.
Zoominescence- Festival of Lights- Light installations, skating, DJ, fire dancers & more! Edmonton Valley Zoo, Dec 1-31, $7.50 adults $5 child. Details here.
Festival of Trees- Over 100 decorated tress and displays, kids activities and more! Shaw Conference Centre, Nov 30-Dec 3. Pricing can be found here.
A Jann Arden Christmas- December 1-2, Winspear Centre, tickets here.
George Canyon Acoustic Christmas- December 2, Dow Centennial Centre Fort Saskatchewan, tickets here.
Martin Deerline’s Green Christmas- Santa pictures in a tractor, crafts & treats! Free! Information here.
Christmas at Fort Edmonton Park- Celebrate Christmas the old fashioned way! Various dates and prices, details here.
St. Albert Children’s Theatre, It’s a Wonderful Life & Elf production- Nov 23-Dec 3, tickets here.
Festival of Carols- December 9 at The Winspear, in support of the Salvation Army, free tickets here.
Edmonton Singing Christmas Tree- December 14-17 at the Jubilee Auditorium, tickets here.
A Christmas Carol at The Citadel Theatre- December 1-23, tickets here.
Santa Shuffle Fun Run & Elf Walk- December 2 at Hawrelak Park, register here.
Holiday Magic Coral and Handbell performances by Edmonton School Choirs- December 4-8 (10am-2pm), Edmonton City Hall, free.
Whyte Wishes Shop in Old Strathcona and enjoy a sleigh ride & visit with Santa. November 16-December 15.
The Nutcracker Ballet- December 7-10 at the Jubilee Auditorium, tickets here.
A Christmas Past- Music, history, cookies & cider. December 9 (12-4pm) at Rutherford House, regular admission.
Candlelight Christmas- Music, treats and 19th Century history homes. December 7-22 at the John Walter Museum, tickets here.
A Prairie Christmas- Celebrate the season at the farm! December 9-10, Prairie Garden Adventure Farm, details here.
Fiddler on the Roof- December 15-30 at Festival Place Sherwood Park, tickets here.
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