Festive Holiday Fun in Edmonton this Winter

Get into the Holiday Spirit with Laurent this winter in our cozy corner of Garneau, Edmonton, and beyond!
From festive Holiday markets to heartwarming musicals and delightful winter celebrations, our city is alive with seasonal cheer catered to all of your local festive fancies. Keep reading to discover some of the upcoming enchanting events that will make your holiday season in Edmonton a magical one to remember.


Edmonton Valley Zoo’s Zoominescence

Experience the magic of Zoominescence 2023 at the Edmonton Valley Zoo!

From now until January 3rd 2024, you can visit the Zoo for dazzling light displays, hot cocoa, live performances, animal talks, and a taste of northern winter wonder! 


Tickets : HERE

Date: December 1st – December 17th + December 18th – January 3rd

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Candy Cane Lane

Candy Cane Lane is going to be a blast this year, so get ready!

Sleigh rides, fire pits, and delicious food truck fare are all part of the holiday festivities. For more than 50 years, this unique tour of Edmonton’s beautifully decorated homes has brought joy to our city’s holiday season goers! 


Tickets for the sleigh ride: HERE

December 8 – January 1, 2024

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White Christmas Play at Fort Edmonton Park

Experience the enchantment of White Christmas at the Capitol Theatre at Fort Edmonton Park!

This heartwarming musical filled with holiday cheer follows two veterans on a journey to a Vermont lodge, where romance blossoms amid song and dance. This uplifting show boasts a dazzling score with beloved classics like “Blue Skies” and “White Christmas.” It’s a wholesome delight for all audiences and a unique way to spend some of your Holiday time with friends or family. Plus, Fort Edmonton Park has many photo ops for those Holiday Instagram photo dumps.



Tickets HERE

December 21st – December 30th 

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Silver Skate Festival

Edmonton’s beloved winter fest, the Silver Skate Festival, is back, offering 10 days of snowy fun for all ages! Glide on the city’s largest skating pond to Edmonton tunes, admire stunning snow sculptures, and savor tasty treats at Spirits on Ice. Join in the enchantment with roving performers and the nightly Fire Sculpture ceremony to renew and reflect. Explore the Indigenous Pavilion for rich stories and traditions. Challenge yourself in icy duathlons and triathlons, open to all skill levels. Winter is pure magic—come experience it outdoors! 



Tickets:  FREE

February 9th – February 19th 

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