Silver Skate Festival

Presented by Northgate Industries Ltd.

Feb 9-19, 2024 • Laurier Park

Edmonton's longest running winter festival!


Canadian Birkie Ski Festival

Barnebirkie Family Ski Event

The Barnebirkie Family Ski event during Silver Skate Festival at Hawrelak Park is on Sunday, February 12, 2023. We invite kids and their parents to cross country ski 500 m, 1.5 km or 3 km. This winter fun activity is where Birkie dreams begin!

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Ski, Skate or Snowshoe Virtually! 

Now you can go at your own pace, at your own place. Join thousands of people around the world completing the Canadian Birkie virtually. The Canadian Birkie Ski Festival takes place from February 13 to 27, 2023. Pick your preferred distance and sign up your friends, office or organization for the Most Kilometre Group Award. Tons of fun and thousands of dollars in prizes up for grabs. Sign up now! More info:

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The mission of the Silver Skate Festival Society is to provide a free family-oriented winter celebration blending sport, recreation, arts and culture, showcasing various skating disciplines and promoting outdoor activities in Alberta.

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