Winter Freeze Fest celebration

December 11, 2018

Winter Freeze Fest celebration

From December 30 to January 4, residents are invited to celebrate the start of the New Year through Winter Freeze Fest activities that lead up to the Rogers Hometown Hockey weekend in Strathcona County on January 5 to 6, 2019.

The Winter Freeze Fest week features a number of activities, including free indoor skating times, as well as outdoor skating at three pathways located at Emerald Hills (Cowan Skating Pathway), South Cooking Lake and new this year, the Sin Bin Skating Track located in Broadmoor Lake Park. On December 31, join the community in celebrating New Year’s Eve around Broadmoor Lake Park from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Families are also invited to attend the Everybody Gets to Play Winter Play Day at Emerald Hills Regional Park on January 3. On January 4, kids are invited to be amazed at The Hockey Circus Show, featuring PAZ the performer, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Millennium Place. Admission is free to this event, but seating is limited.

Celebrating the lead up to Rogers Hometown Hockey, a licensed tent Igloos & Brews will take place in an outdoor, heated tent on January 2 and 3 from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (all ages access) in Broadmoor Lake Park on the Plaza (beside the Sherwood Park Arena and Sports Centre). On January 2, guests at the Igloos & Brews tent will be able to watch the Edmonton Oilers take on the Arizona Coyotes, beginning at 7:30 p.m. On January 3, the Igloos & Brews tent will have a live band performance, featuring Carling Undercover at 7 p.m.

The big event happens on January 5 and 6, when Strathcona County proudly hosts Rogers Hometown Hockey. This free, family-friendly hockey celebration features two days of live entertainment, NHL alumni, local celebrities and hockey-themed activities for all ages at Broadmoor Lake Park.

Set in the centre of Alberta’s energy and agricultural heartland, Strathcona County is a thriving, successful and vibrant community of over 98,000 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