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Blackfalds Set to Host Annual Winterfest on Family Day

posted on Feb 15 2019

Blackfalds, Alberta (February 15, 2019) – Blackfalds is once again ready for its annual Winterfest Activities on February 18. With games, activities, pancake breakfast and the ever-popular Penguin Dip, residents are encouraged to join us for the planned activities.

We encourage you to bundle up, bring your family and join our Community, along with all the ‘dippers,’ and celebrate the spirit of the season together.

What:              Blackfalds Winterfest

When:             Monday, February 18, 2019


Abbey Centre

11:00 am – 2:00 pm      Servus Kidz Zone                                 

11:00 am – 2:00 pm      Li’L Chipper Ice Carving Workshops and Demos                              

11:00 am – 5:00 pm      Ice Slides by Ice on Whyte Artists                                   

11:00 am – 5:00 pm      Abbey Centre Family Day Special

11:00 am – 4:00 pm      Horse Wagon Rides

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm      Blackfalds Fire Department BBQ

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm      Tim Hortons Hot Chocolate


2:30 pm                         12th Annual Penguin Dip                                         

Community Centre

9:00 am – 11:00 am      D.I.D.S. Pancake Breakfast                  

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm        Blackfalds Youth Crew Family Bingo/Dad’s Day Off Family Game Night


3:00 pm- 5:00 pm          Juiced Audio Free Family Skate Party Hosted by D.I.D.S.                 

Winterfest 2019 will take place regardless of weather, so we encourage you to dress for the weather, get out of the house and join us for some winter fun. Spectators are encouraged to bring a donation for the Blackfalds Food Bank.  

For further details visit the Town website at


For more information:

Jill Spiess

Events Programmer

Town of Blackfalds




Dean Turnquist

Communications Officer

Town of Blackfalds