Winter Fest is a month long of activities for the whole family to enjoy. Kick off the festive season with Light up on December 1, join in on the 24 day online countdown calendar and ring in the New Year at Family Fest. Check 2023 event details below and check back in July for 2024 for updates. 

Winter Light Up

Join us on Friday, December 1 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM on Main Street for the lighting of our Town tree, take a photo with Santa and participate in our business treat / treasure hunt all while listening to festive tunes from our live DJ. The holiday magic isn't over yet! Follow along with the online 24 day countdown calendar for festive fun throughout the month.

Participating Businesses for Light Up
Check back in December for a list of participating businesses for 2024


Advent Calendar

Beginning December 1, click each day to check out daily activities, crafts and recipes to keep you celebrating all month long. Make sure when you post pictures to tag #WinterLightUp

Letters to Santa

Youth Coloring Contest 

Adult Coloring Contest







Family Fest

Family Fest is the community's annual New Year's Eve celebration. Activities take place at Heritage Park (5100 - 41 Avenue) from 6 PM to 9 PM on December 31.

Activities include:

  • Live DJ and dance 
  • BBQ Dinner
  • Popcorn
  • Photo booth
  • Outdoor skating
  • Horse-drawn wagon rides (end at 8:45 PM)
  • Bonfires
  • Fireworks (start at 9 PM)
  • Face painting

Please dress for the weather and don't forget to bring a donation for Parkland Foodbank! Keep in mind horse-drawn wagon rides are subject to cancellation in the event of extreme cold.