Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

Saturday, December 7, 2019
Blackfalds Christmas Market
Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Hosted by the Blackfalds Market. For more information email blackfaldsmarket@gmail.com or visit www.blackfaldsmarket.com

Admission will be by donation to a deserving local charity. 100+ unique vendors, $2k in prizes, Santa's Workshop (kids guided shopping), photo booth, DIY classes and more!

Sunday, December 8, 2019
Blackfalds Christmas Market
Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Hosted by the Blackfalds Market. For more information email blackfaldsmarket@gmail.com or visit www.blackfaldsmarket.com

Admission will be by donation to a deserving local charity. 100+ unique vendors, $2k in prizes, Santa's Workshop (kids guided shopping), photo booth, DIY classes and more!

Jim Hurley Free Skate
Time: 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena | 5302 Broadway Ave

Presented by the Blackfalds Ag Society.

Lace up your skates and come on out for some free, family fun!

  • Helmets strongly recommended
  • No shoes or strollers permitted on the ice

Every Sunday from Sep 15 - Mar 15

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Intermunicipal Development Plan Public Open House
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Level 2 | Civic Cultural Centre | 5018 Waghorn St

The Town of Blackfalds gave First Reading to Bylaw 1239/19 on November 12, 2019.

The draft IDP proposes a number of changes in order to clarify and update the document but especially to meet the new requirements as per Bill 21, the Modernized Municipal Government Act (MMGA). The overall intent of the plan has not changed.

Please join us for a Public Hearing on December 10, 2019, at 7:00 PM in Council Chambers at the Civic Cultural Centre, 5018 Waghorn St.

See the Draft Intermunicipal Development Plan.

If you are unable to attend the open house or wish to provide comments, please contact:

Terry Topolnitsky
Manager of Planning & Development
403-885-6237 or terry@blackfalds.com

Sunday, December 15, 2019
Jim Hurley Free Skate
Time: 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena | 5302 Broadway Ave

Presented by the Blackfalds Ag Society.

Lace up your skates and come on out for some free, family fun!

  • Helmets strongly recommended
  • No shoes or strollers permitted on the ice

Every Sunday from Sep 15 - Mar 15

Thursday, December 19, 2019
Santa Run
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: East Side of Town

It’s that time of year again. Santa will be doing his annual Santa Run through town collecting food bank items and spreading Christmas cheer.

Santa will start on the East side of town December 19 at 5PM and the West side December 20.

Stay tuned for more updates.

Friday, December 20, 2019
Santa Run
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: West Side of Town

It’s that time of year again. Santa will be doing his annual Santa Run through town collecting food bank items and spreading Christmas cheer.

Santa will start on the East side of town December 19 at 5PM and the West side December 20.

Stay tuned for more updates.

Sunday, December 22, 2019
Jim Hurley Free Skate
Time: 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena | 5302 Broadway Ave

Presented by the Blackfalds Ag Society.

Lace up your skates and come on out for some free, family fun!

  • Helmets strongly recommended
  • No shoes or strollers permitted on the ice

Every Sunday from Sep 15 - Mar 15

Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Town & FCSS Offices Closed
Time: All Day

Abbey Centre Holiday Hours

Dec 24 Christmas Eve 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Dec 25 Christmas Day Closed

Dec 26 Boxing Day 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Please note that there will be no garbage collection on Dec. 25 - Christmas Day. Garbage and recycle collection will be done on Dec. 23 instead.

Wednesday, December 25, 2019
Abbey Centre Closed
Time: All Day
Location: Abbey Centre | 4500 Womacks Rd

Abbey Centre Holiday Hours:

Dec 24 - Christmas Eve - 8:00 am –1:00 pm

Dec 25 - Christmas Day - Closed

Dec 26 - Boxing day - 11:00 am -5:00 pm

Town & FCSS Offices Closed
Time: All Day

Abbey Centre Holiday Hours

Dec 24 Christmas Eve 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Dec 25 Christmas Day Closed

Dec 26 Boxing Day 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Please note that there will be no garbage collection on Dec. 25 - Christmas Day. Garbage and recycle collection will be done on Dec. 23 instead.

Thursday, December 26, 2019
Town & FCSS Offices Closed
Time: All Day

Abbey Centre Holiday Hours

Dec 24 Christmas Eve 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Dec 25 Christmas Day Closed

Dec 26 Boxing Day 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Please note that there will be no garbage collection on Dec. 25 - Christmas Day. Garbage and recycle collection will be done on Dec. 23 instead.

Sunday, December 29, 2019
Jim Hurley Free Skate
Time: 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena | 5302 Broadway Ave

Presented by the Blackfalds Ag Society.

Lace up your skates and come on out for some free, family fun!

  • Helmets strongly recommended
  • No shoes or strollers permitted on the ice

Every Sunday from Sep 15 - Mar 15

Tuesday, December 31, 2019
New Year's Eve Free Family Skate
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena | 5302 Broadway Ave

Bring the family and celebrate with us for a fun evening of free skating!

Plus, free prize draws and complimentary snacks.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Town & FCSS Offices Closed
Time: All Day

Abbey Centre New Year's Hours

Dec 31 New Year’s Eve 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Jan 1 New Year’s Day 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, January 5, 2020
Jim Hurley Free Skate
Time: 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena | 5302 Broadway Ave

Presented by the Blackfalds Ag Society.

Lace up your skates and come on out for some free, family fun!

  • Helmets strongly recommended
  • No shoes or strollers permitted on the ice

Every Sunday from Sep 15 - Mar 15

Sunday, January 12, 2020
Jim Hurley Free Skate
Time: 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena | 5302 Broadway Ave

Presented by the Blackfalds Ag Society.

Lace up your skates and come on out for some free, family fun!

  • Helmets strongly recommended
  • No shoes or strollers permitted on the ice

Every Sunday from Sep 15 - Mar 15

Sunday, January 19, 2020
Jim Hurley Free Skate
Time: 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena | 5302 Broadway Ave

Presented by the Blackfalds Ag Society.

Lace up your skates and come on out for some free, family fun!

  • Helmets strongly recommended
  • No shoes or strollers permitted on the ice

Every Sunday from Sep 15 - Mar 15

Sunday, January 26, 2020
Jim Hurley Free Skate
Time: 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena | 5302 Broadway Ave

Presented by the Blackfalds Ag Society.

Lace up your skates and come on out for some free, family fun!

  • Helmets strongly recommended
  • No shoes or strollers permitted on the ice

Every Sunday from Sep 15 - Mar 15

Sunday, February 2, 2020
Jim Hurley Free Skate
Time: 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena | 5302 Broadway Ave

Presented by the Blackfalds Ag Society.

Lace up your skates and come on out for some free, family fun!

  • Helmets strongly recommended
  • No shoes or strollers permitted on the ice

Every Sunday from Sep 15 - Mar 15

Sunday, February 9, 2020
Jim Hurley Free Skate
Time: 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena | 5302 Broadway Ave

Presented by the Blackfalds Ag Society.

Lace up your skates and come on out for some free, family fun!

  • Helmets strongly recommended
  • No shoes or strollers permitted on the ice

Every Sunday from Sep 15 - Mar 15

Sunday, February 16, 2020
Jim Hurley Free Skate
Time: 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena | 5302 Broadway Ave

Presented by the Blackfalds Ag Society.

Lace up your skates and come on out for some free, family fun!

  • Helmets strongly recommended
  • No shoes or strollers permitted on the ice

Every Sunday from Sep 15 - Mar 15

Monday, February 17, 2020
Town & FCSS Offices Closed
Time: All Day

The Town and FCSS offices are closed February 17 for Family Day

Abbey Centre Holiday Hours

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Winterfest 2020
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, February 23, 2020
Jim Hurley Free Skate
Time: 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena | 5302 Broadway Ave

Presented by the Blackfalds Ag Society.

Lace up your skates and come on out for some free, family fun!

  • Helmets strongly recommended
  • No shoes or strollers permitted on the ice

Every Sunday from Sep 15 - Mar 15

Sunday, March 1, 2020
Jim Hurley Free Skate
Time: 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena | 5302 Broadway Ave

Presented by the Blackfalds Ag Society.

Lace up your skates and come on out for some free, family fun!

  • Helmets strongly recommended
  • No shoes or strollers permitted on the ice

Every Sunday from Sep 15 - Mar 15

Friday, March 6, 2020
Red Deer Home Show
Time: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Westerner Park | 4847A 19 St | Red Deer

Stop by our booth at this year's Home Show this weekend where Council, Town staff and committee members are on hand to answer all your questions and reveal all the exciting new opportunities and plans for the community of Blackfalds.

Saturday, March 7, 2020
Red Deer Home Show
Time: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Westerner Park | 4847A 19 St | Red Deer

Stop by our booth at this year's Home Show this weekend where Council, Town staff and committee members are on hand to answer all your questions and reveal all the exciting new opportunities and plans for the community of Blackfalds.

Sunday, March 8, 2020
Red Deer Home Show
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Westerner Park | 4847A 19 St | Red Deer

Stop by our booth at this year's Home Show this weekend where Council, Town staff and committee members are on hand to answer all your questions and reveal all the exciting new opportunities and plans for the community of Blackfalds.

Jim Hurley Free Skate
Time: 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena | 5302 Broadway Ave

Presented by the Blackfalds Ag Society.

Lace up your skates and come on out for some free, family fun!

  • Helmets strongly recommended
  • No shoes or strollers permitted on the ice

Every Sunday from Sep 15 - Mar 15

Sunday, March 15, 2020
Jim Hurley Free Skate
Time: 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Multi-Plex Arena | 5302 Broadway Ave

Presented by the Blackfalds Ag Society.

Lace up your skates and come on out for some free, family fun!

  • Helmets strongly recommended
  • No shoes or strollers permitted on the ice

Every Sunday from Sep 15 - Mar 15

Thursday, March 26, 2020
Community Gardens Registration
Time: 8:30 am
Location: Level 2 | Civic Cultural Centre | 5018 Waghorn St

Being a part of a community garden program provides great opportunities to grow healthy foods,
beautiful flora, meet new people and enjoy our community through the growing season.

Gardens may be used from mid-May until mid-October.

Aspen Garden offers:

  • Twenty five (25) 5m x 5m plots for $30 each.
  • Ten (10) 2.5m x 5m plots for $20 each.
  • Two (2) 1.5m x 3.35m raised boxes for $20 each.

Pine Crescent Garden includes:

  • Twenty five (25) 5m x 5m plots for $30 each.
  • Ten (10) plots 2.5m x 5m for $20 each.

Register at the Town office at 5018 Waghorn St. starting Thursday, March 27, 2020.

Plots will be assigned in the order registrants submit their registration forms and payment.
Plots will be ready for use the second weekend of May.
More information can be found here.

Saturday, April 4, 2020
Family Easter Event
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Blackfalds Community Centre | 4810 Womacks Rd
Friday, April 10, 2020
Town & FCSS Offices Closed
Time: All Day
Location: Civic Cultural Centre | 5018 Waghorn St

The Town and FCSS offices are closed on April 10 - April 13.

Abbey Centre Holiday Hours

April 10 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

April 13 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Solid WASTE AND Recycling will remain as scheduled .

The Transfer Station will be closed Good Friday.

Happy Easter from all of us!

Sunday, April 12, 2020
Easter Sunday
Time: All Day
Monday, April 13, 2020
Town & FCSS Offices Closed
Time: All Day

The Town and FCSS offices are closed on April 10 - April 13.

Abbey Centre Holiday Hours

April 10 | 11am - 5pm

April 13 | 11am - 5pm

Solid WASTE AND Recycling will remain as scheduled.

Happy Easter from all of us!

Thursday, April 23, 2020
Volunteer Appreciation Event
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Blackfalds Community Centre | Main Hall | 4810 Womacks Rd

The Town of Blackfalds is currently preparing to recognize and celebrate the contributions made by our valued volunteers. Whether they are involved in Town of Blackfalds special events, community programs, community organizations and groups, or as part of our Town boards/committees, volunteers are an integral part of the prosperity of our community.

Come celebrate these dedicated community volunteers nominated for multiple awards. 

Please RSVP by April 13 to volunteer@blackfalds.com

Friday, May 1, 2020
Youth Week May 1 - 7
Time: All Day
Thursday, May 7, 2020
Youth Recognition Night
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Blackfalds Community Centre | Main Hall | 4810 Womacks Rd

This is your moment!

Get dressed in your best and help the Town of Blackfalds celebrate the community's youth volunteers. Youth are an important part of the volunteer community and it is their time to shine as we recognize them for their hard work and contributions to various Town of Blackfalds special events, community programs, organizations and groups.

Join us for this special evening as we spotlight our youth volunteers at Centre Stage.

Please RSVP by April 27 to volunteer@blackfalds.com

Sunday, May 10, 2020
Mother's Day
Time: All Day
Monday, May 11, 2020
Spring Clean Up
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

It's that time of year again! The Town of Blackfalds is holding the annual Spring Clean Up Electronics and Paint Round Up from May 11 - 15.

The Public Works Department picks up & disposes of unwanted furniture and appliances for no charge each spring.

Residents must call the Town Office at 403.885.4677 on or before May 8 to register items and have them out by May 11.

Please place all items for disposal on the edge of your property. Items inside your property can not be picked up.

  • Please sort items into piles of wood, metal, dry rubble, paint, oil, hazardous waste, furniture and appliances (those with Freon require a special permit - contact the Town for more information).
  • Grass, sod and compost must be bagged or put in a manageable container.
  • Clean up is intended for household and yard


Unregistered items left out will not be removed.

Monday, May 18, 2020
Victoria Day - Town and FCSS Office Closed
Time: All Day
Location: Civic Cultural Centre | 5018 Waghorn St

The Town and FCSS offices are closed on May 18 for Victoria Day.

Abbey Centre Victoria Day Hours

May 18 | 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Solid Waste & Recycling will remain as scheduled.

Have a happy and safe long weekend!

Saturday, May 23, 2020
Community Garage Sale
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: See map

Time to start your spring cleaning and sell your treasured at the 20th annual Community Garage Sale.

A link will soon be provided to register your address by 4:30 p.m. Thursday May 21.

Sunday, May 24, 2020
Curbside Give Away
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Various addresses

For those items not sold in the Community Garage Sale, you have the option to give away.

Place items on the edge of your property clearly marked "FREE." Please remove any items left at the end of the day.

Sunday, June 7, 2020
Seniors' Week June 7-13
Time: All Day