Ring in 2015 with a night of FREE family fun in a Winter Wonderland!

December 15, 2014

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New Year's Eve Festivities

Broadmoor Lake Park, Festival Place, Prairie Walk and the Community Centre will be transformed into a winter wonderland on Wednesday, December 31 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Beginning at 4 p.m., people of all ages are invited to enjoy a variety of indoor and outdoor activities presented in partnership with the Sherwood Park Elks. The evening will end with the Sherwood Park Mall’s family friendly fireworks at 8 p.m. Remember to dress in layers.

Residents are encouraged to use the FREE Transit Park’N’Ride at the Bethel Transit Terminal beginning at 3:30 p.m. Buses will run every fifteen minutes to Broadmoor Lake Park and back. The last shuttle is at 8:45 p.m. The first 100 children on the shuttles will receive a New Year’s Eve treat bag.

Drivers are reminded that Festival Avenue and Festival Lane roads will be closed from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Further parking information and restrictions is  available online or by calling 780-467-2211.

Activities include:

G&J Parking Lot Maintenance Ice & Snow Playground (Prairie Walk)

  • Horse drawn sleigh rides (Tickets $1 per person and can be purchased in advance at the Recreation Administration Office, 2025 Oak Street. Remaining tickets will be sold at the event.) 
  • Ice slides and luge
  • Skating
  • Broom ball
  • Snowshoeing
  • Fire dancers

Rohit Hub (Festival Place)

  • Acrobats
  • Circus skills
  • Fortune telling
  • Photo booth
  • Crafts

Enbridge Energy Zone (Community Centre)

  • Salto Gymnastics
  • Petting zoo
  • Crafts
  • Inflatables
  • Entertainment

Sherwood Park Arena

  • Shinny hockey
  • Family fun skate
  • Sherwood Park Figure Skating Club performance

The fun continues on New Year’s Day at Festival Place, Sherwood Park Arena and Strathcona Wilderness Centre. Enjoy carnival games, inflatables, public skating, community sledge hockey, cross-country skiing and more. 

Set in the centre of Alberta’s energy and agricultural heartland, Strathcona County is a thriving, successful and vibrant community of more than 92,000 residents. Strathcona County is made up of the urban area of Sherwood Park and a large adjacent rural area of farms, acreages and smaller hamlets. It is home to 75 per cent of refining in Western Canada. With a focus on economic, governance, social, cultural and environmental sustainability, Strathcona County is committed to balancing the unique needs of its diverse community.

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Contact:Strathcona County Communications, 780-410-6595