5 Things To Do In Edmonton: December 23 to 27

This week, celebrate Christmas with laughs, light and more!

Courtesy Spotlight Cabaret

Trek the enchanted forest

Throughout December, Fort Saskatchewan’s Enchanted Forest lights up with Christmas colours to celebrate the community’s diverse and vibrant community. From The Dow Centennial Centre and Sherritt Cultural Pavilion, to City Hall and the Public Library, local organizations and businesses display unique Christmas trees that reflect the colours and themes of the holiday season.

Enchanted Forest, Fort Saskatchewan (various locations), fortsask.ca

The need for lit up speed

Take your own vehicle to — and on — 2 kms of the Canadian Tire Magic of Lights track, illuminated with hundreds of thousands of sparkling LED lights and a 200′ light tunnel. Race on until January 4.

Castrol Raceway, AB-19, Leduc County, 780-461-5801, castrolraceway.com

Tune in to the quintessential Christmas play

Grab brunch and enjoy a saucy retelling of a quintessential holiday tale about spirit of kindness, love, and forgiveness, when the Spotlight Cabaret shows It’s A Wonderful Christmas Carol: A Pantomime Radio Play on December 23 (kids eat free!).

Spotlight Cabaret, 8217 104th Street NW, 780-760-0202, spotlightcabaret.ca

Celebrate like it’s ’63

The class of 1963 reunites to celebrate hot rods, rock ‘n’ roll, drive-ins and high school romance in Class of ’63: A Rockin’ Reunion, starting again on Boxing Day at the Mayfield Dinner Theatre.

Mayfield Dinner Theatre, 16615, 109 Avenue NW, 780-483-4051, mayfieldtheatre.ca

Light the way

The Enjoy Light Festival (ELF) brings an interactive light garden, festive market, photos with Santa, local performers and more to St. Albert’s Enjoy Centre (while helping local charities), over the holidays and into the new year.

The Enjoy Centre, Riel Drive, St. Albert, 780-419–6821, enjoylightfestival.com

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