Silver Skate Festival

Presented by Northgate Industries Ltd.

Feb 9-19, 2024 • Laurier Park

Edmonton's longest running winter festival!


Take a break, warm up, and grab a bite to eat. It’s not a festival without some festival fare! Enjoy some classical favourites on the grounds or in the Hawrelak Lake Pavilion, and get a taste of Edmonton’s best at our signature culinary events in the heated main tent.

The Greenhouse

Hours of operation during Silver Skate Festival:
Daily 11am - 9pm

Cabane à sucre ('Sugar Shack')

By Canada Maple Shack. Take in the French-Canadian tradition of a 'toffee-pull' – drizzle some syrup onto ice to turn it into a sweet and sticky treat.

Located in the Heritage Village from 1-5pm both festival weekends and holiday Monday.

Gypsy Donuts

Mini donuts are always a hit! Look for these delicious little treats in the food area. Open everyday of the festival.

Ávila Arepa

Embark on a delicious arepa journey and fill your taste buds with the most traditional Venezuelan flavours at Ávila Arepa! Be sure to find your way to the food area Fridays and festival weekends from 1pm-8pm for some Venezuelan delicacies.

Joanne's BBQ House Food Truck Cart logo

Joanne's Food Truck

"Our Goal is to provide only great tasting never been frozen smashed on the grill burgers, the best home cut fries, juicy flavorful free range chicken and crunchy, juicy and flavorful pork belly roast, fast service at an affordable price."


Culinary Events

Battle of the Neighbourhoods

Battle of the Neighbourhoods

Who will win the title of BEST Food & Brewery Neighbourhood?

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Spirits on Ice

Spirits on Ice

Celebrate Edmonton's Unique Winter, Foods and Drinks!

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Presented by Northgate Industries Ltd.

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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