Holiday Parades and Events in Edmonton AB
Believe it or not, the holiday season is just around the corner and it’s time to start planning what events you most want to attend. There are so many different activities to choose from, including parades, santa visits, light attractions and more. If you plan ahead, you might even be able to get to every event in the area. To help you plan your holidays, we’re going to take a look at the best holiday parades and events in Edmonton, AB.
Santa’s Parade of Lights 2015 in Edmonton AB
Come celebrate the arrival of holiday season with the Parade of Lights! It will take place on November 21, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. on Jasper Avenue and 99th Street in Edmonton, Alberta. This is a great way to spend time with your family to enjoy the holiday season together. Grab some hot chocolate and get a good spot to see the whole parade. The parade is approximately 1.75 km long and includes over 25 festive entries, which will take about 30-40 minutes from start to finish. Make sure you stick around until the end to see Santa in his glowing sleigh.
The Festival of Trees in Edmonton AB
The University Hospital Festival of Trees has been going on for 30 years now. Attendees can wander down Children’s Christmas Lane where they can meet Santa, visit the North Pole post office, enjoy storytelling and make Christmas crafts. There are hundreds of lights, live music and
shopping to explore. The Festival of Trees will be taking place November 26 – 29, 2015 at the Shaw Conference Center (9797 Jasper Avenue) . The best part is that a portion of the proceeds goes to supporting the Trauma & Complex Surgery at the University of Alberta Hospital.
Cost to Attend:
Infants under 2: Free
Children (2-12:) $2
Youth (13-17): $5
These are just a few of the great events that are happening in Edmonton this holiday season. If you need a way to get to all of these events, consider buying or leasing a vehicle from Wheaton Toyota on the Trail. We have reliable winter ready vehicles that are perfect for those in need of a vehicle upgrade. Call or visit us today!