Opening Ceremonies
Saturday, November 24, 2018

This year the Opening Ceremonies event will again begin at 4:00 p.m. Plans are underway and will be updated as confirmed. Below are listed events that have been confirmed so far:

4:00 p.m. Princess
Super Hero Figures
Face Painting
5:00 p.m. Local Band led by Dean Holtz
Trolley and Wagon Rides
6:00 p.m. Santa will arrive by Fire Engine
6:15 p.m. Santa will turn the lights on
6:45 p.m. Fireworks

At the Maxwell Street Parking lot there will be vendors (Alfie’s and Bluewater Best) who will be selling food for anyone that is hungry. The Concession Booth at the Agora Centre will be manned by Dave and Alyssa, from Blackwater Coffee and will be selling coffee, hot chocolate and apple cider.

The north parking lot and the lot at the end of Maxwell will be closed off to the public. South parking lot will be open.

The lights in the park will be on from Opening Ceremonies, November 24th until January 1st, 2019 at 5 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. each night. New Years Eve the lights will be on until 2 a.m.

Grab a coffee/hot chocolate at the local Tim Horton’s or MacDonald’s and take a walk through Centennial Park. There is the TransAlta Children Village with new lighting for the children to play in, the music and lights under the SPFFA tree at the south end of the park and the many displays to admire. Remember to notice the wooden green trees by each display that shows what company/person is responsible for the upkeep of this display.

Santa’s Reading

Santa will be in the park to read to the children.  Dress warm and come down to the park to listen to Santa read ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas
Saturday, December 22 – 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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