Silver Skate Festival

Silver Skate Festival

Starts:

Friday, February 12
9:00 AM

Ends:

Friday, February 12
8:00 PM


The Silver Skate Festival is a 10-day, family-oriented festival running February 12-21, 2016 in Edmonton's scenic river valley. Rooted in Dutch winter traditions, the festival combines sport (especially skating), arts and culture, and recreation. The Silver Skate Festival is the longest running winter festival in Edmonton. Over the years, it has grown in leaps and bounds, from a small skating event to a large-scale, winter extravaganza. Last year, more than 70,000 visitors came out to play.

Each year, the festival transforms Hawrelak Park into a winter wonderland with fun for the entire family. Here, you'll discover breathtaking snow sculpture, winter sports, and horse-drawn sleighs carrying families through the park. Sit in a Cree Winter Camp and cook bannock over an open fire. Compete in the Winter triathlon or speed skating events.Meet a team of sled dogs. Take in live music and theatrical performances with your friends and loved ones. Our festival activities are as diverse as the people who call our Northern community home.

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Event Location

William Hawrelak Park
9330 Groat Road NW
Edmonton, Alberta

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