Silver Skate Festival

Presented by Northgate Industries Ltd.

Feb 7-17, 2025 • Laurier Park

Edmonton's longest running winter festival!

Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park, more commonly known as Laurier Park, is located in Edmonton's west end. Situated on the north bank of the river, the park extends from Whitemud Drive in the west to Buena Vista Drive in the east. The park is named after Canada’s eighth Prime Minister, Sir Wilfrid Laurier. Numerous picnic sites, two natural playgrounds and a boat launch are just a few of the amenities for users to enjoy.

Laurier Park Hours
5 am–11 pm

ETS Edmonton Transit Service

Free Festival Shuttle

The Silver Skate Festival in partnership with ETS is offering a free shuttle service on weekends looping through these stops:

  • South Campus Transit Centre (Bay D)
  • Fort Edmonton Park
  • Laurier Park

The shuttle is subject to weather and traffic conditions.

Limited parking is available onsite at the Valley Zoo. Fort Edmonton Park is for overflow parking. There is NO authorized free parking at South Campus.

Mon 19 Feb

ETS Shuttle times (Sat/Sun)


ETS Shuttle times (holiday Monday)

Holiday Monday

Public Skating


Please leave your pets at home.

For more information about Edmonton parks:

In Edmonton call: 311
Outside of Edmonton call: 780-442-5311

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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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