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New Year's Festival


Wednesday, December 31 from 4 p.m - 8 p.m.
Broadmoor Lake Park, Community Centre and Festival Place

Ring in 2015 with FREE Winter Wonderland family fun and entertainment

Ice Playground / Sherwood Park Arena / Sherwood Park Sports Centre /Festival Place / Prairie Walk / Community Centre / Food Court / Sponsors


Sherwood Park Mall Fireworks
Broadmoor Lake Park at 8 p.m.

Winter Fun

Ice and Snow Playground

Green space directly south of the Prairie Walk and Broadmoor Lake Park toboggan hill

An unforgettable experience for the entire family on a playground made of ice and snow.

  • Ice luge (at Broadmoor Lake Park toboggan hill)
  • Ice slides
  • Snow building activities
  • Outside skating (weather dependent)
  • Fire dancer performance at 5 p.m. & 6 p.m. outside the Community Centre, 7:30 p.m. at Broadmoor Lake Park Plaza
  • Snow and ice play structures
  • Snowshoeing
  • Campfire smores
  • Jam can curling
  • Broom ball
  • Cabane a sucre
  • Horse-drawn sleigh rides ($1/person - tickets are being sold in advance at the Recreation Administration Office , 2025 Oak Street. Any remaining tickets will be available at the event.)

Please note that outdoor activities are weather dependent.

Sherwood Park Arena - Arena ice

  • Community shinny hockey 4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (Remember your sticks! Also, use the skate check so you don't have to carry around your skates all night.)
  • Sherwood Park Figure Skating Club performance 7 p.m.

Sherwood Park Arena - Sports Centre ice

  • Family fun skating from 4 p.m. - 7:50 p.m.

Rohit Hub
Festival Place

  • Be amazed and enthralled by beautiful and flexible Snow Fairies of the Air
  • Learn circus skills like juggling, plate spinning, devil sticks, poi spinning, hula hooping and more from our Winter Wonderland Circus All-Stars
  • Fortune reading by our Snow Flake-y Queenie Upside-Down Fortune Tellers
  • Photo booth
  • Face painting
  • Carnival games & inflatables
  • New Year's hat craft
  • Edible snowman

Enbridge Energy Zone
Community Centre

On January 1 the FUN continues!

Free skating, hot chocolate, family crafts and more !

Food on Dec 31 from 4 - 8 p.m.

  • Community Centre (Panago Pizza
  • Sherwood Park Arena and Sports Centre (Sherwood Park Kings Club)
  • Festival Place (Family Affair Catering)

Free Park 'N Ride on Dec 31

Strathcona County Transit shuttle service

  • First 100 children receive a New Year's mystery bag!
  • Bethel Transit Terminal (650 Bethel Drive) to Broadmoor Lake Park starts at 3:30 p.m. and runs every 15 minutes.
  • Broadmoor Lake to Bethel Transit Terminal (650 Bethel Drive) starts at 3:45 p.m. and departs in front of Festival Place running every half hour. Last shuttle is at 8:45 p.m.
  • The bus stop is directly outside of the Festival Place front doors.
  • Remember, local transit service in Sherwood Park is free after 6 p.m.

What should I bring to the Festival?

  • Warm clothes
  • A helmet, stick and skates for shinny hockey
  • Skates and a helmet for on ice activities
Sherwood Park Elks logoSherwood Park Elks

Presenting sponsors

Coca-Cola Rohit Group
Enbridge Pipelines Sherwood Park Mall
G & J Parking Lot Maintenance


Education StationSobeys Lakeland & Nottingham
Investors GroupSunridge Ski Area
Sherwood Park Figure Skating ClubSherwood Park News
Salto GymnasticsImage Works
Sureway Construction Group of Companies Sherwood Print & Copy
Broadmoor Auto Body Ltd. Beaners Fun Cuts for Kids

Festival friends

  • Sherwood Park Elks
  • Citizens on Patrol
  • RCMP
  • Strathcona County Library
  • Dancefusion Academy of Dance
  • Vicky's Bistro Wine Bar
  • Broadmoor Auto Body
  • Sobeys
  • Pals Geomatics Corp.
  • Sureway Construction Group Ltd.

Funding provided by

Government of Canada

Additional information

Last updated: Thursday, November 20, 2014
Page ID: 43227