Winter Events on the Avenue Part 1

Don’t be fooled by the climbing temperatures after last week’s freeze – winter is here to stay in Edmonton! If you’re looking to keep warm or even take in the cold, Alberta Avenue will be home to many winter events and experiences over the coming months.

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On Friday evening, November 16th, The Carrot Coffeehouse’s Christmas Arts Bazaar returns with local art, craft, jewelry, and giftware. Bedouin Beats and Bleeding Heart Art Space will be hosting bazaars next door, so stop by for a coffee and find a special gift for yourself or a loved one during this festive community event.

Dates and Times: Friday, November 16th 5:00 - 9:00pm and Saturday, November 17th 9:00am - 4:00pm

The Alberta Avenue Christmas Market returns the following Saturday afternoon at the Alberta Avenue Community Centre. Shop local and meet many great vendors that make it, bake it, or create it.

Date and Time: Saturday, November 24th 1:00 - 4:00pm

Attending the Grey Cup or watching from home? Catch the Grey Cup After Party at the End Zone Pub. Bandana Gold, local rock cover band, will be live on stage and taking the night away.

Date and Time: Sunday, November 25th 7:00 - 11:00pm

Arts on the Ave’s Pub Night Fundraiser returns on Friday, November 30th at The Carrot Coffehouse. Save the date and check back for details.

Date and Time: Friday, November 30th 7:00 - 9:00pm

Join the Deep Freeze team at their Volunteer Dinner on Monday, December 3rd. The event, taking place at the Parkdale/Cromdale Community League, will be a Willy Wonka themed evening of dinner and entertainment and will offer you a chance to meet team leads and register for volunteer shifts at the festival.

Date and Time: Monday, December 3rd 6:00 - 8:00pm

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The twelfth annual Deep Freeze Byzantine Winter Festival takes place on the weekend of January 12th and 13th at various locations across Alberta Avenue (90th Street to 95th Street). Embrace the cold northern climate and enjoy artistic panache and authentic cultural and heritage winter games and fun. You do not want to miss this amazing weekend!

Dates and Times: Saturday, January 12th and Sunday, January 13th Noon - 10:00pm