Silver Skate Festival

Feb 9-19, 2024 • Laurier Park

Edmonton's longest running winter festival!

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Fire Sculptures

Since 2009, the Silver Skate Festival has hosted a fire sculpture installation. This spellbinding spectacle of light serves as a grand finale to the Silver Skate Folk Trail story. Although the story for this year’s Folk Trail has yet to be finalized, artists were asked to consider and reflect on the following statement to inspire their builds:

“In our quest through life we all occasionally face a battle with darkness. Sometimes we become lost in the dark. Am I good enough? Can I conquer my fear of failure? This journey from darkness to light asks how we can regain our voice, to sing once again.”

Join us for the BURN at 7:45pm on the day of each build to celebrate renewal and the release of thoughts that make us sad or any fear or regret that chases love from our hearts.

Be sure to check the schedule for some post BURN fun and entertainment.

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2023 Fire Sculpture Build Teams

Feb 11 - Fun Guys (Captain Steven Teeuwsen)
Feb 12 - Mighty Misfits (Captain Ritchie Velthuis)
Feb 18 - Phoenix (Captain Jeremy Teeuwsen)
Feb 19 - Hot Pots (Captain Dina Dumonceaux)

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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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