Happy Boxing Day, Edmonton! It is officially the last week of the year (SURPRISE FACE EMOJI). It’s been quite the year, so take some time for yourself, and enjoy what the city brings this week and into the new year! Enjoy the week, and check out the best things to do in Edmonton this last week of 2022!
Ready to get lost? Downtown Edmonton’s first snow maze will be in the Fan Park, directly next to Rogers Place! The massive 75’x75’ Oilers themed maze will include multiple photo opportunities, a slide, and a locker room.
When: On now until January 29th, 2023
Where: Ice District, Fan Park, 10128 104 Ave NW
If you’re in the market for a new winter activity, Borealis Lights is a new Christmas Drive-thru Light Display located in the Kinsmen RV Park in St Albert! It features over 800,000 twinkling holiday lights, and it will get you into the spirit of the season!
When: On now until January 8th, 2023
Where: 47 Riel Dr., St. Albert
Cost: $25 per vehicle
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When: Open Monday-Friday 10AM to 6PM, Saturdays 9AM-6PM. Holiday hours may vary. Please call ahead to confirm.
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Get your New Year’s Eve parties started early at this year’s Get Together Festival, featuring multiple electronic music acts including Above & Beyond.
When: December 27th and 28th, 2022
Where: Edmonton EXPO Centre
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Luminaria is still on, transforming the already beautiful U of A Botanic Garden, with an insane array of incredible displays, seasonal treats, and more!
When: On now until December 31st, 2022
Where: 51227 AB-60, Spruce Grove
ACC ICE WALL
Edmonton’s Ice Wall has returned for another season! This unique attraction is the perfect combination between the thrills of ice climbing without all the, you know, inherent danger of it. Whether you’re already into climbing or just wanna try something new, they’ve got options for everyone.
When: Open now for the season
Where: 9613 96 Avenue NW
The Zeidler Dome is lighting up with Grammy Award Winning Artist, Lady Gaga! Head over on Friday, and you can hear her top hits.
When: Friday, December 30th, 2022
Where: Zeidler Dome, Telus World of Science
Get ready to watch a classic tale, as Disney’s Beauty and the Beast hits the stage in Edmonton. Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s classic, which has been produced in 37 countries worldwide.
When: Friday, December 16th until Friday, December 30th
Where: 100 Festival Way, Sherwood Park
Showcasing over a million bulbs and fairytale displays, this unique event will dazzle and delight light-loving Edmontonians of all ages. Get glowing!
When: On now until January 1st, 2023
Where: 7515 118 Avenue NW
Tickets: $22.99+ for GA
Skating season is here, so get your skates and head to the ICE District Plaza! The rink located in the centre of the plaza is now open to the public and you can use of the rink for free!
When: Open daily 10 am to 10 pm
Where: ICE District Plaza
NIKKA YUKO GARDENS WINTER LIGHTS FESTIVAL
Though its best known for its green grass and gardens, Nikka Yuko is an incredible spot in the wintertime. Don’t believe us? Check it out and enjoy a magical evening of lanterns, and lights.
When: On now until February 26th, 2023
Where: Corner of 9th Ave S &, Mayor Magrath Dr. S, Lethbridge
Have a great last week of December!
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