Silver Skate Festival

Celebrate culture, recreation and sport!

Celebrating over 30 years, Silver Skate is an extravaganza of arts, culture, recreation, sport and culinary delights! Feel the breeze on your face as you glide along the city's largest skating pond while listening to a compilation of Edmonton-based music. After working up an appetite, indulge in local delicacies!

Head to the Silver Linings tent in Hawrelak Park for Spirits on Ice – a taste of the best local restaurants, breweries, and distilleries. Tasting tickets are sold in strips of 10 for $10. Enjoy your treats in the snow-walled courtyard, where you can warm up by the fire pits. This year, you can also take part in the action at the Battle of the Neighbourhoods, celebrating prairie comfort food. Sample some of the most delicious and locally sourced dishes around in Hawrelak Park's heated outdoor tent.

These culinary experiences are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Silver Skate activities! Marvel at the artistic talent on display in the Snow Sculpture Garden, explore the Folk Trail, listen to local Indigenous elders' oral histories via Night Sky ᐋᒋᒧᐃᐧᐣ âcimowin story telling and more.

View the Silver Skate Event Schedule here.

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