Things to do in YEG for winter 20/21 (Part 2)

by Jan 5, 2024Blog

Things to do in YEG for winter 20/21 (Part 2)

Continued from part one of this article on events in Edmonton this winter.

You’ll want to check out the Citadel Theatre which is presenting a new look at a Canadian classic Mary’s Wedding. This show is running from November 28th to December 20th. This story is about a love like no other from the Alberta prairies to the battlegrounds of World War One . The Citadel Theatre is thrilled to present this unique and outstanding Theatre presentation live. Each show is performed in a 680 seat Theatre which they will be capping to only 100 patrons or as per the current AHS guidelines.


The IIHF world junior hockey championships is coming to Edmonton this December 26 to January 5th. While watching the game in person is impossible this year, the games will be broadcast for you to enjoy from the comfort of your home. Order some game day snacks and cheer in your pajamas as these world class teams go for gold !


Anastasia is an adventure filled new musical coming to Edmonton from January 12th to the 17th at the northern Alberta Jubilee auditorium. This movie is about a journey across America inspired by love romance and adventure!


The Citadel Theatre will be showing a stunning tale of perseverance called Heaven from January 23rd to February 14th. It is the story about the black pioneers that fled the southern United States into Canadian settlements . In one of these settlements called Amber Valley Alberta a sharp witted school teacher arrives from Ontario to make a better life for her and her new students but the memories she’s out running may threaten what she’s found and her friendship with widowed farmer Ezra forever.


The Flying Canoe Volant is one of Edmonton’s great winter festivals. It will be from January 28th to January 34th at the Mill Creek ravine and la cite francophone. The flying canoe volant is a creative, interactive, and cultural event does celebrate local history and everything that is great about along winters night. This story is a combination of French Canadian and First Nations legends.


 The Boardwalk Ice on Whyte will be from January 28th until January February 7th . So get your hat and mitts and come on down to the international ice carving competition. This is one of the hottest shows. On the last night you’ll even get to see fire melt an ice sculpture right back into water!


The Canadian Birkebeiner Ski Festival Is running from February 12th to February 15th at the Ukrainian cultural heritage village to elk island. This is a classic Nordic adventure, Edmonton style! Grab some hot cocoa and cheer on more than 1400 cross-country skiers as they whip around at speeds of over 20 kilometres an hour . This is Canada’s largest classic cross country ski event it takes place on the 2nd Saturday of February every year. There are events for all levels of skiers if you’d like to join in the fun!


Celebrating its 30th year is the Silver Skate Festival . This will run from February 12th to February 21st at Hawrelak park. This festival is a celebration of art, culture, recreation, and sport. It is Edmonton’s oldest winter festival and it is free for the whole family. Activities such as a snow sculpture garden, jam can curling, traditional Dutch long blade skate races and discover the magical silver skate folk trails while enjoying live entertainment under the sun. The fund will continue in the dark during Night Works. Do not miss the lineup of artists and live music performers at the festival.


That takes us right up to the end of February!  We hope you found some events that you will enjoy this winter.   Check their websites to see any changes to the events.