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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.

Parking & Road Closures

Road closures: Festival Avenue and Festival Lane, closed on December 31 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Parking: Above and below ground parking at the Community Centre will be available for free. Parking is also available at Festival Place and at the Sherwood Park Arena and Sports Centre.

Please note that parking on Oak Street, from the Broadmoor Public Golf Course south to Sherwood Drive, will be for residents only during the Festival. Passes will be required for street parking and will be bylaw enforced.

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: Monday, November 24, 2014
Page ID: 43227