With the holiday season upon us, there are many wonderful holiday events to enjoy in and around the city of St. Albert. Here is a list of six great holiday events, which will get you and your family into the holiday spirit!
The Magic of Lights is a great way to take in beautiful holiday light displays without having to leave the comfort of your car! This drive-through light display will delight your whole family, while staying warm and dry from the elements.
When: November 22, 2019 – January 4, 2020
Where: Highway 19 & Highway 2, Nisku
Cost: $25 + GST per car
The Enjoy Light Festival (or ELF), will transform St. Albert’s own Enjoy Center into an enchanted winter wonderland with whimsical lighting displays that will create an interactive and unforgettable experience for guests of all ages!
When: November 21, 2019 – January 5, 2020
Where: The Enjoy Centre
Cost: $9.95 - $19.95 (Children 3 and under free!)
This year’s Glow theme is “Glow Around the World.” Experience a magical family-friendly indoor wonderland. Enjoy interactive light gardens, illuminated structures, delicious food, festive drinks and daily live entertainment, all under the twinkle of a million lights.
When: November 28, 2019 – January 2, 2020
Where: Edmonton Expo Centre
Cost: $16.99 - $22.99
4. St. Albert Snowflake Festival
Let the holidays begin in Downtown St. Albert! Perron District will light up with the warm glow of Christmas lights. There are festivities for guests of all ages, including a live ice sculpture display, horse drawn wagons and a petting zoo. Santa and his elves will be waiting in Santa’s village to greet children and spread Christmas cheer.
When: Friday, November 22, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Where: Perron Street, St. Albert.
The Old Strathcona Business Association is turning McIntyre Park into a winter wonderland with a whole host of activities! There will be extended hours at the Old Strathcona Farmer’s Market, Free Santa Photos at the Strathcona Public Library, an 18+ Speakeasy at the ATB Financial Arts Barns, Firepits and S’mores and more!
When: November 20, 2019 from 4 – 7 PM
Where: Dr. Wilbert McIntyre Park
Zoominescence will stage a spectacular exhibition of artistic light installations within the unique setting of the Edmonton Valley Zoo. The festival aims to celebrate light, artistry, imagination and the strong spirit of our community in the winter. There will be beautiful light displays, animals, skating, hot chocolate and fun for the whole family.
When: Every December Weekend, plus December 26
Where: Edmonton Valley Zoo
Cost: $8.50 per adult, $6 per child
With so many holiday events to enjoy in and around St. Albert, there will be no shortage of holiday cheer to go around. What’s your favourite holiday event to attend? Comment below!