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 Feb. 19th and 25th 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 49th and 48th St. including:
o “Live on Little Gaetz” with lunchtime performances from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
o Wood milling demonstrations and woodworking daily from 4 – 5 p.m.
o Chainsaw carving each night at 5 p.m., sponsored by ENMAX
o Heat lamps, tables and fire pits, sponsored by ENMAX
o Elsa character from 11 am. – 1 p.m. on Friday, February 22 and March 1
o Craft Beverage Sampling in The Scott Block featuring Central Alberta products from 4 –7 p.m. on Feb. 16th, 17th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 28th, March 1st and March 2nd
At the 52 ̊ North Music + Cultural Festival from Feb. 16th – March 1st, expect to see:
o Artisan Avenue – Artisan market in partnership with Alberta Craft Council featuring
Alberta artists and makers
o Crokicurl Rink
o Ice Slide
o Ice Maze
o Skating Rink
o Community Stage
o Family Dance with Frannie Klein on Feb. 18th from 5 – 8 p.m.
o Lil’ Chippers Ice Carving Workshop on Feb. 23rd from 2 – 7 p.m.
o Please note the festival site is closed Feb. 19th, 20th, 24th and 25th. 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
-Submitted by the City of Red Deer