Get ready for three great events to ring in the holiday season. Join us this December for Santa Claus Parade and Lights of Christmas, presented by Country 93.3. Come down to the Elves’ Workshop at the Wood Buffalo Regional Library, our community partner.
We’ll be having ourselves a Holly, Jolly Christmas this year.
Presented by the Wood Buffalo Regional Library, kids can become an honorary Santa’s elf by visiting different activity stations. Receive an elf certificate after completing your elf passport and be entered to win a gift basket. Activity stations will include, games, Spin the Elf, Elf Plinko, Elf Match Up, Elf Booger, Reading with Santa, Elf on the Shelf Search, cookie decorating, hot chocolate and crafts. Other elements available are face painting and two performances of Yuletide Yeti presented by Odd-Lot Puppetry Co. at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. (limited space for each show).
Location: Wood Buffalo Public Library (MacDonald Island Park, 1 C.A. Knight Way, Fort McMurray)
Time: Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Find out more about the Elves' Workshop at wbrl.ca/events
Lights of Christmas
This year we’re starting a new holiday tradition as we host Lights of Christmas in Jubilee Plaza.
The Lights of Christmas event officially kicks off the holiday season with a family bonfire, hot chocolate, caroling, ice skating (weather permitting) and a visit from the Mayor and Santa.
This is an opportunity to gather prior to the Santa Claus Parade and celebrate the holiday season.
Location: Jubilee Plaza (9909 Franklin Ave., Fort McMurray)
Time: 5 p.m.
Santa Claus Parade
Watch Santa and his helpers as they float through downtown Fort McMurray for this annual Christmas tradition. The theme of this year’s parade is Holly Jolly Christmas.
Location: Franklin Avenue (from Prairie Loop Boulevard to Riedel Street).
Time: 6:30 p.m.
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For more information please visit www.rmwb.ca/living/Events-and-Festivals/Santa-Claus-Parade-Presented-by-Country-93-3.htm