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Sleigh Rides

Experience a unique way to get around Old Strathcona on Saturdays leading up to Christmas. From 12:00pm to 4:00pm on Saturdays, December 3, 10 and 17, you and your friends can enjoy a ride through Old Strathcona in one of two horse drawn sleighs.

Get on and off at the multiple stop locations throughout Old Strathcona or stay on and enjoy the ride. Please note, sleighs come by each stop approximately every 30 minutes and the last pick-ups will be at approximately 3:30pm.

Donation to the Red Shoe Society

December 3, 10 and 17 from 12 pm to 4 pm


With dozens of independent businesses carrying the latest in winter fashions and accessories, treasures of all kinds, unreal dining, and bumping night life, you can find unique gifts for everyone on your list and have a little bit of winter fun in the process.

Old Saint Nick

Santa is returning to Old Strathcona! Make to stop and tell him what you’d like to see under the tree, or you may end up with an unwated lump of coal.


The Old Strathcona Ambassadors are ready to welcome you with warm holiday wishes, and maybe even a candy cane treat!