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New Year's Eve Festival

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

Ring in 2015 with a night of 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

Fireworks

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

Activities

Ice and Snow Playground
Broadmoor Lake Park

(Green space directly south of the Prairie Walk and toboggan hill)

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

  • Ice slides
  • Ice luge (at Broadmoor Lake Park toboggan hill)
  • Snow building activities
  • Outside Skating (weather dependent)
  • Fire dancer performance at 7:30 p.m.

G & J Parking Lot Maintenance 
Winter Walk Prairie Walk

(Connects Festival Place and Community Centre)

  • Snow and ice play structures
  • Snowshoeing
  • Campfire cooking
  • Jam can curling
  • Broom ball
  • Cabane a sucre
  • Fire dancing at 5:15 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.

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

  • Photobooth
  • Face painting
  • Carnival land
  • New Year's Hat Crafts
  • Inflatables
  • Edible snowman
  • 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.)

Enbridge Energy Zone
Community Centre / Agora

  • Free hot chocolate from Investors Group
  • Free coffee from Vicky's Bistro and Wine Bar
  • Inflatables
  • Snowflake lanterns
  • Wish tree
  • Salto Gymnastics interactive family fun zone
  • Edible inukshuks 
  • Winter wonderland family games
  • Petting zoo
  • Strathcona County Library
  • Parent Link
  • Face painting 
  • Winter playground and family chill zone by Gallery@501
  • Puppet show at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers

Food Court

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

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 skating, hot chocolate, family crafts and more !

Presenting sponsors

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

Sponsors

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 partners

  • Sherwood Park Elks
  • Citizens on Patrol
  • RCMP
  • Strathcona County Library
  • Dancefusion Academy of Dance
  • Vicky's Bistro Wine Bar

Funding provided by

Government of Canada

Additional information
780-467-2211
recreation@strathcona.ca

Last updated: Friday, October 31, 2014
Page ID: 43227