Weekend Guide - Dec 10-12


Glowing Homes

Candy Cane Lane
What: More than 10 city blocks of decorated homes and holiday music playing in the winter air.
Why: Beautiful sights and sleigh rides are available during the evenings.

Where: Along 148th Street, starting at 100th Avenue.
When: Opening night is Friday, Dec 10 at 7pm.

Christmas Reflections
Fort Edmonton Park
What: Celebrate the holidays of decades past with charming Christmas displays, twinkling lights, horse-drawn wagon rides and cups of cider.
Why: Carol singing, Christmas crafts, and baking from the wood stove.
Where: Fort Edmonton Park - $16 per person. Purchase tickets online.
When: Dec 12 & 19 from 4-8pm, Dec 10, 11, 16-18 & 20-23 from 6-10pm.

Winter Wonderland Craft Market
Handmade Mafia 
What: Over 40 local crafters, designer and makers of pretty things gather to celebrate the holidays with the art of handmade
Why: Toss aside any preconceived notions of handmade goods - this mafia takes it to the next step. Perfectly unique gifts for those on your list!
Where: Orange Hall (10335 84 Ave.) and Strathcona Baptist Church (8318 - 104th St)
When: Saturday, December 11 from 10am-4pm

To Market, To Market
Winter Market on the Square
What: Do some holiday shopping with over 40 vendors from the Edmonton Downtown Farmers Market. Take home delectable baking, farm fresh produce, and handcrafted gifts – all under heated tents!
Why: Enjoy a hay ride or join the marshmallow roast at the bonfire.
Where: City Hall & Sir Winston Churchill Square
When: Saturday, Dec 11 from from 11am-3pm

Crystal Christmas Sundays
Muttart Conservatory
What: Holiday festivities include Ice Crystal Concerts and the Snowflake Room.
Why: A merry wonderland of games, crafts and music for the kids. Take home a beautiful poinsettia.
Where: Muttart Conservatory
When: Sunday, Dec 12 & Sunday, Dec 19 from 1-4pm.

Winter Wonderland
Art Gallery of Alberta
What: Join local artists to create snowflake ornaments, make holiday cards and help decorate the AGA holiday trees.
Where: Art Gallery of Alberta (2 Sir Winston Churchill Square). Holiday activities free with admission.
When: Sunday, December 12 from 12-4pm.

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