Snowflake Festival in St. Albert: Everything you need to know!

Come and celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season with the annual Snowflake Festival Light Up in St. Albert! This Friday from 6:30pm-9:00pm there will be LOTS to see & do in downtown St. Albert for the entire family. All activities are free, please bring a donation for the Food Bank!

Here’s a list of what’s happening and where:

St. Albert Place (Outside)

  • Reign of Fire Performer & Hot Chocolate

St. Albert Place (Inside)

  • Storytelling around the Christmas Tree (St. Albert Public Library)
  • A sneak peak of the Country Craft Fair
  • Gingerbread Lane, vote on your favourite! (Arden Theatre Lobby)
  • Balloon Art (Arden Theatre Lobby)
  • Craft & Hot Drinks (Musee Heritage Museum)

Community Hall (Outside)

  • Christmas Tree Light Up @6:30
  • Live Ice Carvings all evening
  • Hot Chocolate & Carolling

Community Hall (Inside)

  • Visit with Santa (6:45-8:45pm)
  • Santa’s Gift & Kid’s Craft
  • Photobooth

Along Perron Street

  • Fill-A-Bus Campaign
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Family Craft @ the Art Gallery
  • Mail a Letter to Santa @ The Post Office
  • EMS & Firetruck Displays
  • Hot Apple Cider
  • Some businesses will also be open and providing treats!

Along St. Michael’s Street

  • Shinny Hockey
  • Santa’s Reindeers

Along St. Thomas Street (ATCO Winter Boulevard)

  • Horse & Wagon Rides (start here and travel throughout downtown)
  • Live Local Music @ the ATCO Winter Soundstage
  • Roasted Apples
  • The Winter Workshop: Cookie Decorating, Gold Medal Olympian Marc Kennedy, Sparkle Tattoos and Colouring Activity
Parking will be limited, but there is a Park N Ride from the Village Transit Station to the Downtown Perron District.
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Have a great night! XO,


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