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Downtown events during the 2019 Canada Winter Games

February 6, 2019 4:03 PM
(Red Deer, Alberta)

Residents should check their mailboxes this week for the 2019 Canada Winter Games - Downtown Event Guide, highlighting all the activities taking place in downtown Red Deer from February 16 – March 2, 2019.

Highlights of the downtown activities include:

  • Performances in City Hall Park from 12 – 1 p.m. and 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. on weekdays, and 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. on weekends.
  • Lantern making on February 19 and 25 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at The Hub on Ross followed by a parade walk to City Hall Park with entertainment and free hot chocolate.
  • Little Gaetz Activities between 49 and 48 Street including:
    • “Live on Little Gaetz” with lunchtime performances from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    • Wood milling demonstrations and woodworking daily from 4 – 5 p.m.
    • Chainsaw carving each night at 5 p.m., sponsored by ENMAX
    • Heat lamps, tables and fire pits, sponsored by ENMAX
    • Elsa character from 11 am. – 1 p.m. on Friday, February 22 and March 1
    • Craft Beverage Sampling in The Scott Block featuring Central Alberta products from 4 – 7 p.m. on February 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 28, March 1 and March 2
  • At the 52˚ North Music + Cultural Festival from February 16 – March 1, expect to see:
    • Artisan Avenue – Artisan market in partnership with Alberta Craft Council featuring Alberta artists and makers
    • Crokicurl Rink
    • Ice Slide
    • Ice Maze
    • Skating Rink
    • Community Stage
    • Family Dance with Frannie Klein on February 18 from 5 – 8 p.m.
    • Lil’ Chippers Ice Carving Workshop on February 23 from 2 – 7 p.m.
    • Please note the festival site is closed February 19, 20, 24 and 25. For a full list of headliners, fireworks schedule and other events at the festival, visit: www.canadagames.ca/2019/52north


For more information, visit: reddeer.ca/canadagames 

For more information, contact:

Communications & Strategic Planning
The City of Red Deer
403-342-8147

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