YEG in January


January 3, 2024

Words by: Brandy Belitsky

Unveiling January's cultural kaleidoscope

Borealis Lights
Nov 17 – Jan 7 – St. Albert Kinsmen RV Park

If you missed it over the holiday season, the Borealis Lights Drive-Thru is running until January 7th at the St. Albert Kinsmen RV Park. Immerse yourself in the magic of this extended light display from the warmth of your vehicle. This year’s spectacular display features over 800,000 lights and takes approximately 25-30 minutes to complete.

Deep Freeze – A Byzantine Winter Festival
Jan 20 – Jan 21 – Alberta Avenue (118 Avenue) between 90 and 95 Street

Prepare to be cultured this month at Edmonton’s annual Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Festival! This beloved celebration, held in the heart of the city along 118 Avenue, invites attendees to revel in a captivating blend of arts, culture and winter fun. From intricate ice sculptures to live performances, interactive workshops and mouthwatering local delights, the festival promises an immersive experience that celebrates the city’s diverse heritage and artistic expressions.

Winterruption YEG
Jan 24 – 28 – Various locations around downtown Edmonton

Experience the pulse of the city at Winterruption YEG, an electrifying urban festival that brings together art, music, and culture. Explore downtown Edmonton for this multi-venue festival to discover a dynamic lineup of performances, including live music, drag, comedy, art and more. Winterruption YEG transforms Edmonton’s winter landscape into a playground of creativity and community engagement.

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