Local communities are celebrating the holiday season with Santa Claus parades, fireworks, and tons of treats. Here’s a look at what’s happening in the central Alberta area this holiday season.
Light Up Lacombe
When: November 24-26
Where: Throughout the downtown area of Lacombe
The Echo Energy Santa Claus Parade will start at 6:00PM on November 24th as well as several other events throughout the weekend. For more information click here.
Light Up Blackfalds
When: November 26, 2022 from 5:30PM
Where: Tayles Park
Join the Town in celebrating the holiday season with hot chocolates and local entertainment.
Red Deer’s four weeks of holiday celebrations
Light displays at City Hall Park, Ross Street Patio, and Capstone
Rare and Remarkable Art Market – November 25 and 26 at the Imperial Block building
North Pole Plaza Party – December 1 at Gary W. Harris Celebration Plaza
Winter Nights event – December 2,3,4 at Canada 150 Square in Capstone
Santa’s Bus Tour – December 9, 10, 16, 17 – On four different December evenings, Santa and his crew will tour city neighborhoods in a Red Deer Transit bus, sharing Christmas joy through the city.
For more information click here.
Sylvan Lake’s Light Up the Lake
When: November 25-26, 2022
Enjoy the Yuletide Festival Holiday Market and Live Music, lighting the winter village, breakfast with Santa, the Santa Claus Parade, and fireworks.
Penhold’s Community Christmas
When: November 25, 2022, 6:00PM- 8:00PM
This year the Town of Penhold will be lighting up the Muliplex lobby at 6:30PM and celebrating with local performances by the Penhold Elementary School Christmas Choir and Penhold Crossing Band.
Town of Bentley - Main Street Park - Outside event
When: December 3, 2022
Visit with Santa, go on a horse drawn wagon ride, and warm up with a hot chocolate by the fire. Don’t forget your letter to Santa.
Village of Clive Turkey Draw
When: December 15, 2022
Enter to win a turkey at several local businesses within Clive.