Celebration of Lights tree

When and where

  • Date: Saturday, November 19
  • Time: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Location: Festival Place, 100 Festival Way, Sherwood Park

Wear your favourite holiday sweater or elf hat and join us at the Celebration of Lights! This family-friendly event is entirely free and aims to entertain the whole family with an LED tree show, holiday music, holiday activities and games, as well as a special appearance from both Santa and the Grinch!

Dress for the weather as there will be indoor and outdoor activities.

Strathcona Food Bank donations

Donations can be made on-site during the November 19 event. Can't make it to the event? In-person donations can be made at the Strathcona Food Bank location at 255 Kaska Road, Sherwood Park from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, Monday to Friday. Financial donations can be accepted via e-transfer to strathconafoodbanktreasurer@gmail.com

Road closures, directions and map

Expect increased traffic along Festival Lane and Festival Avenue from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Festival Way will be closed from 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Resident and business access only on Brentwood Blvd N (Southbound) from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Please be prepared to indicate to staff you are a resident or accessing a business. There will be no parking along Festival Lane or at Festival Place November 19. Parking will be available at surrounding facilities.

Activity map (505.4 KB)

Visit strathcona.ca/transit to book a ride on Strathcona County Transit to Festival Place.


LED tree and lights

The LED tree will be lit up daily through the holiday season from 6 a.m. - 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. - 11 p.m. Driving by? The soundtrack for the tree light show can be heard at 103.3 FM


  • Campfire cooking
  • Selfies with Santa
  • Cookies & s'mores
  • Holiday crafts
  • Wagon rides
  • Face painting

Holiday show at Festival Place

Stay after the event to catch the holiday performance Big Hank and the Kingpins Tribute to the Blues Songs of Christmas. Purchase your tickets today!

Volunteer opportunities

We are looking for enthusiastic holiday helpers to join our volunteer team at the Celebration of Lights. For more information on available positions, please click here.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Common questions


Last updated: Saturday, November 19, 2022
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