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New Year's Eve Festival

New Year's Eve Update

The ice at Broadmoor Lake is currently unsafe to skate on. Join us for shinny hockey at the Sherwood Park Arena at 4 p.m. instead!

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

Ring in 2014 with a night of FREE Western themed family fun and entertainment for the whole family

Ice Playground / Sherwood Park Arena / Sherwood Park Sports Centre / Broadmoor Lake Park / Festival Place / Prairie Walk / Community Centre / Food Court / Sponsors / January 1 the fun continues! /

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

Ice Playground presented by the Sherwood Park Elks
Broadmoor Lake Park

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

  • Ice slide
  • Ice maze
  • Snow building activities
  • Free hot chocolate at the picnic shelter from Investors Group
  • Fire performance at 7:30 p.m.

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

  • Rohit photobooth
  • Face painting
  • Blacklight activities (painting, sensory play, giant light bright, hula hoop demos)
  • Aerial artists 5:15 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m. (30 minute shows)
  • Contortionist 4:45 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 6:45 p.m. (30 minute shows)
  • Western crafts
  • 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.)
  • Fire performer at 5:15 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. (outside front doors)
  • Smore making

G & J Parking Lot Maintenance Winter Walk Prairie Walk (Connects Festival Place and Community Centre)

  • Snow sculptures
  • Snowshoeing
  • Snowplay
  • Roving stilt walkers
  • Ice building blocks
  • Fire dancing at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Enbridge Energy Zone
Community Centre / Agora

  • Inflatables
  • Velcro wall
  • Salto Gymnastics interactive family fun zone
  • Bandana making
  • Marshmallow shootout
  • Gold panning and rope lasso
  • Stick horse making
  • Petting zoo
  • Photobooth
  • Strathcona County Library
  • Education Station
  • Parent Link
  • Facepainting and glitter tattoos
  • Pedal tractors
  • Toddler western town and family chill zone by the gallery@501

**outdoor activities are weather dependent.

Food Court

  • Sherwood Park Arena and Sports Centre (Sherwood Park Kings Club)
  • Festival Place (Family Affair Catering) 
  • Community Centre (Panago Pizza) will be open from 4 p.m. to 7:50 p.m.

Free Park 'N Ride

Strathcona County Transit shuttle service

  • Sherwood Park Transit Centre to Broadmoor Lake Park starts at 3:30 p.m. and runs every 15 minutes.
  • Broadmoor Lake to Sherwood Park Transit Centre 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

On January 1 the FUN continues.
Free stage show, free hot chocolate, family crafts and more !

Presenting sponsors

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


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

Festival partners

Citizens on Patrol
Strathcona County Library

Funding provided by


Additional information

Last updated: Friday, January 03, 2014
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