‘Tis the season! We love the holidays, and we are so excited to check out these holiday festivals that kick-off this month here in the Edmonton Downtown area.


Take a look at our list below that features a few we’re the most excited for.


November 20, 2021 from 4:00pm-8:00pm
124 Street & 108 Avenue, NW


Let it glow along 124th Street!

The 124 Street area invites you to celebrate the coming of the winter season at the annual ‘All is Bright’ winter festival. The main festival site is located on 124th Street between 107th Ave and 109th Ave, with the main stage in Helen Nolan Park.

Lose yourself in the glow of the lights, bask in the warmth of the Beverage Gardens, and cook some delicious treats over a fire. You’ll be swept away while getting to enjoy some of Edmonton’s best local businesses and artisans. Head to Helen Nolan Park from 4:00pm – 8:00pm for an evening of music and celebration, and the dramatic light-up ceremony! This is a scorcher of a street party in one of Edmonton’s coolest neighbourhoods.

Click here for more info! 


November 20, 2021 – January 2, 2022
Sir Winston Churchill Square


Who is ready to light up downtown Edmonton?

Every year, Churchill Square is adorned with a massive tree decorated with hundreds of twinkling lights sure to inspire oohs and ahhs. This year’s Downtown Holiday Light Up festivities will be bigger and better than ever! Head to the heart of the city from November 20 to January 2 to create lasting memories at downtown Edmonton’s must-see holiday destination.

You can visit the tree any day of the week, but you’ll find special programming every other Saturday (November 20, December 4, & December 18) with live entertainment, art, movies, hot drinks, and maple taffy on snow.

Click here for more info!


November 24, 2021 – January 2, 2022
Edmonton EXPO Centre


Experience the magic of the season at Glow! Enjoy over 90,000 square feet of sparkling fun as you stroll through the million twinkly lights in the light garden. Enjoy delicious food, festive drinks, entertainment, an illusion booth, selfie walls, and Christmas shopping at the Glow Merry Maker’s Market.

Click here for more info and to purchase tickets!


November 28, 2021 from 11:00am – 12:30pm
Along Kingsway Avenue


Kick-off the holiday season with a festive parade!

The Kingsway District Association invites you to ring in the holiday season with the 2nd Annual Holiday Parade on Sunday, November 28. The parade will take place outdoors along Kingsway Avenue where you can enjoy countless creative floats and artistic displays!

Click here for more info!