This event runs every Friday until March 20. Playdates are fun and a great way to learn! Join us for this ‘loose parts’ interactive session at our program sites throughout the week. This is a great opportunity to meet other parents/caregivers and their children. This unstructured program is designed to help your child develop their creativity, exploration, and social skills while supporting your child’s development through play. Please bring a healthy nut-free snack for your child and we will provide coffee/tea.
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Silver Skate Festival is a 10-day, family-oriented festival running each February 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.
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. 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.
View photos from past years here.