The holiday season begins with Celebration of Lights!

November 7, 2019

The holiday season begins with Celebration of Lights!

On Saturday, November 16, you’re invited to help kick off Strathcona County’s holiday season with the Celebration of Lights winter wonderland festivities at Festival Place.

Festivities take place from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and include an opportunity for a FREE picture with Santa, courtesy of Trina Hodges & Megan Mohr – RE/MAX Elite. This year’s free festival activities include wagon rides, reindeer, writing letters to Santa, campfire cooking, holiday crafts and more.

At 4:30 p.m., the countdown begins, and the magic of the season will come alive with the lighting of the community Christmas lights.

Parking is available at Festival Place, the Community Centre parkade and Centre in the Park parkade.

Volunteers are still needed for crafts, wagon rides, Santa’s workshop, cookie decorating and more. Contact or 780-467-2211 to volunteer.

Please share the holiday spirit by bringing a donation for the Strathcona Food Bank.

Visit or call 780-467-2211 for more information.

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