Around Town | January 8th – 10th


School is back in session so why not take the weekend to get out and enjoy some family time!  Check out all of the fun events happening around town | January 8th – 10th.

Ice Castles

Marvel at the acre-seized winter wonderland is crafted by hand, using only icicles and water, that resembles frozen waterfalls, glaciers or ice caves brought to Edmonton ice Castles.

When: December 30th – March 2016 | See website for times
Where: Hawrelak Park, Edmonton
Cost: $9.95 – $15.95 | Under 4: FREE

Servus Free Ski Fridays

Servus is proud to partner with the Edmonton Ski Club and Winter City Edmonton to help more Albertans enjoy Edmonton outdoor activities. Enjoy free skiing (weather conditions permitting) the first Friday of every month this season at the Edmonton Ski Club, courtesy of Servus!

When: January 8th | 5 pm – 9 pm
Where: Edmonton Ski Club, 9613 – 96 Avenue, Edmonton
Cost: FREE | Ski lessons & rentals: $10

Friday Fun Movie Night

Drop the kids off with Crock A Doodle and enjoy a couple hours of free time to kick off your weekend! Your kids can paint and play with friends, and make some new ones! Price includes pottery, snacks and supervision.  Pre-registration required.  This week’s movie: Mighty Ducks.

When: January 8th | 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: Crock A Doodle, Spruce Grove
Cost: $25 + GST per child ages 5+

Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Festival 2016

The ninth-annual Deep Freeze Byzantine Winter Festival features Fairies and Elves and Ogres…Oh My!! Embrace the cold northern climate by enjoying artistic panache and authentic cultural and heritage winter games and fun. Don’t miss out on this amazing weekend and as the saying goes…Deep within the winter forest among the snowdrift wide, you can find a magic place where all the fairies hide….

When: January 9th – 10th | 12 pm – 5 pm
Where: 11813 – 92 Street, Edmonton
Cost: FREE

Winter On The Square

Games including table tennis, ball hockey, giant checkers, giant chess and skating when the rink is open. Free skate rentals on a first-come-first-served basis.  Swing ‘n’ Skate features live swing, jazz and big band music in the City Room at City Hall from 1:00 – 4:00 pm on most Sundays throughout January and February. Each week local bands will be joined by the Sugar Swing Dance Club to help put the boogie- woogie in your step!

When: January 9th – 10th | 11 am – 4 pm
Where: Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton
Cost: FREE

Reel Family Cinema

Metro Cinema offers family friendly movies every weekend; this weekend features: The Iron Giant: Signature Edition.

When: January 9th | 2 pm
Where: Metro Cineima
Cost: FREE for children under 12


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