Chestermere is about to become a lot more festive at the annual Winter Lights Festival on November 24! The event will kick off the Christmas season with the official lighting of John Peake Park.
“More lights and displays have been added this year to make the event extra special,” says Nancie Huneault, Events Planner for the City of Chestermere. “There’s something for everyone to do, so come on out to celebrate!”
Celebrations will begin at 4:00 p.m. in John Peake Park with a wide range of activities and performances including:
- Christmas market & children’s cookie decorating at the Library
- Fire spinner performers
- Fire pits
- Food trucks
- Little toot train rides
- Musical performances from local school bands
- Sleigh rides
- Stilt walkers
- Performance by Ice Princesses at 6:15 p.m. at the Pavilion Stage
At 6 p.m. the Christmas lights display will officially be lit. The evening will end with fireworks on the lake at 8 p.m.
A full schedule of events for the Winter Lights Festival is available at: www.chestermere.ca/winterlights.