5 fantastic activities to do this holiday season in Edmonton

With the snow drifting in and the lights going up the 2017 holiday season is finally upon us and the military families of Edmonton can find plenty of fun and exciting ways to celebrate the holidays in their local community.

Here are just some of the holiday events with a military twist that families in Edmonton can enjoy:

Disney on Ice Edmonton

The magic of Disney songs and characters combined with world-class skating comes to Edmonton this December and military families can receive a 20 percent discount to select shows.
CF One Card and ID Required
Nov 29-Dec. 3
Purchase Tickets Here

Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign Pancake Breakfast

Come out to the CFB Edmonton Garrison Combined Mess with your friends and family this Thursday for a Pancake Breakfast for a good cause. The breakfast will also include a Pancake Eating Contest and the chance to win a signed Oilers2016/2017 Team Jersey.
Tickets: $5
Thursday, Nov. 30 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Heroes Hockey Challenge Game

Once again this year, alumni for the Edmonton Oilers will face off against the Warriors, a team comprised of Canadian Armed Forces members. Players taking part this year include Ryan Smith, Craig MacTavish and special guest include Ty Gretzky and Gord Bamford. Gold medalists Hayley Wickenheiser will be playing with the Warriors.
Sunday, Dec. 3 at 2 p.m.
Servus Place, St Albert in the Go Auto Arena.
Purchase Tickets Here

A Christmas Celebration with the Royal Canadian Artillery Band

The Royal Canadian Artillery Band opens its doors the military community and public for this year’s Christmas concert.
Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Francis Winspear Centre
Free Admission, Tickets at the Door

Christmas Bus Lights Tour

Edmonton Garrison families can enjoy the best of Edmonton’s holiday festivities with the annual Bus Lights Tour hosted by the Edmonton MFRC. The tour will take families through Candy Cane Lane and on to the Alberta Legislature to explore the grounds.
Register by calling the MFRC at 780-973-4011 ext 6300 no later than Wednesday, Dec. 6.
Saturday Dec. 9 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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Mishall Rehman

Originally from Atlanta, GA, Mishall is a freelance journalist pursuing her passion for writing in her new homeland Canada. She currently lives in Trenton, ON with her husband.

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