Art and markets
- Thirty-five local pop culture vendors, artists, designers, and brewers will offer gifts at the Pop Culture Market on Dec. 18.
- The Edmonton Potters' Guild will present a Christmas market on Dec. 19.
- Pro Coro will stream its annual winter performance of David Lang's Pulitzer Prize-winning work The Little Match Girl Passion on Dec. 19.
- The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra's rendition of Hollywood for the Holidays — with music from Star Wars, The Sound of Music, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, and more — will run Dec. 28-30.
New Year's Eve
- House of Hush Burlesque will ring in the New Year with a celebratory speakeasy.
- Strathcona County will host a free New Year's festival with snowshoeing, fire dancer shows, pony rides, princess story times, and more from 4-8pm.
- Travel back to New Year's Eve 1923 and solve the murder mystery of Glitterby's Mansion. Dress the part as a gangster or flapper!
- Midway will kiss 2021 goodbye with a countdown and confetti drop.
Get in the holiday spirit
- Naked Café will present a Cozy Café Christmas on Dec. 17.
- Get that perfect holiday card pet picture courtesy of the Orchards Residents Association on Dec. 17.
- Kid Connect will host the free All Is Bright Christmas Fest on Dec. 18. Attendees are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items for the Hope Mission and a gift for a "give a gift, get a gift" exchange.
- Celebrate the winter solstice, Dec. 18, with a free festival from Innerverse Connect.
- The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra's Holiday Magic show will run Dec. 18-22.
Photo: House of Hush will ring in the New Year with flair. (Aaron Pederson/Violette Coquette)