Wednesday, December 15, 2010

City of Edmonton Celebrates Christmas - Upcoming Events

John Walter Museum Candlelight Christmas

This wonderful evening offers Christmas enchantment with Celtic music and live performances by the award-winning McDade Family in a historical setting. Experience two 45 minute musical performances in a pioneer home. During intermission, enjoy hot apple cider or hot chocolate and try some fresh home baking. A complete schedule and information about the children’s program is available on-line.

Dates: December 10 - 26
Time: 2 – 4 pm matinee, 7:30 – 9:30 pm evenings
Cost: $23/general; $14/child (age 2 – 14)
Tickets must be purchased in advance and are available by calling 311 or online at

Crystal Christmas Sundays at the Muttart

Take in the sights and sounds of Muttart Conservatory this Christmas. Enjoy the Feature Pyramid show Polar Bear Express and the Ice Crystal concerts in the Centre Court. Children can play in the Snowflake Room where a festive wonderland of games, crafts and music awaits.

Dates: December 12 & 19
Time: 1 – 4 pm
Cost: regular admission rates apply

Christmas Reflections at Fort Edmonton Park

Fort Edmonton Park is a beautiful Christmas locale – and the Christmas Reflections evening program is a popular way to celebrate the holidays with family and friends!

Dates: December 10 - 23
Time: 6 - 10 pm
Cost: $16/general, children under 2 are free
To check ticket availability and to purchase tickets, visit

The Knight is Young – A Medieval New Year’s at the Muttart

Celebrate the New Year Medieval style! Come out and partake in an evening of music and live performances at this warm, family event. Create a unique New Year’s noise-maker, have your face painted, tour the pyramids and enjoy activities designed for families with children 7 to 12 years old. Space is limited so register early.

Date: December 31
Time: 7 - 10 pm
Cost: $45/family, $16/general, $11/child (2 – 12 years)
Tickets available by calling 311

New Year’s Eve at Churchill Square

Head downtown to ring in the New Year at this free, fun-filled, non-alcoholic event. A variety of indoor and outdoor activities will keep partygoers entertained until midnight when a spectacular fireworks show will bring in 2011.

Date: December 31
Time: 7 pm – the end of the fireworks show

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