Light up the Night- November 26-29th, 2020

This multi-day event captures all of the tradition, heritage and charm of a good old fashioned Christmas Festival. Each year the festival is growing in size and scope, with fantastic activities. This year there will be several new surprises so be sure to check this website early and often for updates. If you are interested in getting involved or have any questions please contact: Guy Lapointe (403) 782-1263 or email glapointe@lacombe.ca.

Lacombe Community Lights Contest

Are you ready to vote on your favourite home or business in the Community Lights & Display Contest  Click on the picture to access the voting form and map of entries. Deadline for voting is Dec 20th, 2020

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Additional Special Events

-Festival of Wreaths –Nov. 26th
-Christmas Lights Contest
-Virtual Christmas Craft & Gift Marketplace
-Virtual Christmas Craft Fun
-Christmas Light Display Route-Coming soon

December 18th, Fireworks

8:00 p.m.- Cranna Lake. Fireworks

Festival of Wreaths is now online and accepting bids on an assortment of fantastic creations by local businesses and organizations. Click on the wreath to access the site.

Click button to access the Virtual Christmas Craft & Gift Marketplace website.

Take part in the  Festive Lights Tour, November 26 – December 21, 2020.  Participating businesses and homes will be featured in the “Lights Self-Tour” so that you can check out their displays. Click on the image to the right for the map of locations.

Light Up the Night 2020 Schedule

Virtual Christmas Craft and Gift Marketplace

Our popular Christmas Market is moving online. Your favourite vendors will have their unique products available for purchase. Click button above for direct link to Marketplace website.

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Take part in the  Festive Lights Tour, November 26 – December 21, 2020.  Participating businesses and homes will be featured in the “Lights Self-Tour” so that you can check out their displays. Click the image below for a map of locations.

 

Visit With Santa

6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Book your virtual visit with Jolly Ol’ St. Nick via our online schedule click here:

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Hayrides at the Track On 2

6 rides:  5PM, 530PM, 6PM, 630PM, 7PM, 730PM. Tickets available ($5) here https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/light-up-the-night-winter-hayrides-at-the-track-on-2-tickets-128685723463

Celebrate the Annual Light Up the Night Festival with a fun winter activity for the whole family! Enjoy a 20 minute hayride at The Track on 2!  The trip takes you around the one mile horse racing track well lit with wintery snowflakes and the ends with the finale of the light show inside the paddock barn! The ride is on a hayrack pulled by an ATV and festive music plays during the ride! Dress warm and bring blankets as we cannot provide them this year. Maximum 20 guests per ride. PLEASE NOTE: MASKS ARE MANDATORY ON THE RIDES!

 

Moonlight Madness

Lacombe Centre Mall and Downtown Lacombe

Participating businesses have exclusive draw prize forms that can be found in this year’s Light Up the Night guide:

Duchess Flower Company

Nowco Home Hardware

Healthfitters

Timeworn Charm

And Everything Else Antiques

MBK Engraving Plus

Second Glance Books 2.0

Head Hunters

Copper Lane Hair Studio

Virtual Christmas Craft and Gift Marketplace

Our popular Christmas Market is moving online. Your favourite vendors will have their unique products available for purchase. Click button above for direct link to Marketplace website.

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Take part in the  Festive Lights Tour, November 26 – December 21, 2020.  Participating businesses and homes will be featured in the “Lights Self-Tour” so that you can check out their displays. Click the image below for a map of locations.

 

Chocolate Meltables with Edna

12pm Online

Join Edna from Oodles of Chocolates in an online tutorial creating fun Christmas Meltables. Free kits (limited numbers) available at Lacombe Tourism starting November 24 while supplies last. Watch the online tutorial to learn how to make these fun Christmas treats. Click here to view https://youtu.be/tB9iNyRoWIU

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*There will be 3 different online tutorials during Light Up the Night, so a limit of 1 free craft kit per family is offered.

 

Online Storytime with the Library

1– 1:30 p.m.

Tune in, grab a cookie, cozy up and listen to your favourite Christmas stories from the Library staff. Click the link to listen to Ms. Mary read some story time favourites https://youtu.be/f36Tr3bF8r0

 

Moonlight Madness

Lacombe Centre Mall and Downtown Lacombe

Participating businesses have exclusive draw prize forms that can be found in this year’s Light Up the Night guide:

Duchess Flower Company

Nowco Home Hardware

Healthfitters

Timeworn Charm

And Everything Else Antiques

MBK Engraving Plus

Second Glance Books 2.0

Head Hunters

Copper Lane Hair Studio

Virtual Christmas Craft and Gift Marketplace

Our popular Christmas Market is moving online. Your favourite vendors will have their unique products available for purchase. Click button above for direct link to Marketplace website.

Sponsored by:

 

Take part in the  Festive Lights Tour, November 26 – December 21, 2020.  Participating businesses and homes will be featured in the “Lights Self-Tour” so that you can check out their displays. Click the image below for a map of locations.

 

Hot Chocolate Jars with Bumbles Bake Shoppe

1pm- Recipe here Hot Chocolate Jars Recipe and Online tutorial https://youtu.be/If0DBig6nnI

Join Alice and create a festive Hot Chocolate Jar in an online tutorial! Free kits (limited supply) will be available at Lacombe Tourism starting November 24 while supplies last. Limit of 1 free kit per family. Click here to watch the tutorial video on how to make your Festive Hot Chocolate Jar https://youtu.be/If0DBig6nnI

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Create a Christmas Decoration with The Busy Nurse

4pm Online

Denise from the Busy Nurse will be hosting an online tutorial on how to make a fun Gnome Christmas Tree decoration. Free kits (limited supply) will be available at Lacombe Tourism starting November 24 while supplies last. Limit of 1 free kit per family.  Click here to watch the tutorial video on how to make your Gnome’s https://youtu.be/ThZOC0DfgSE

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*There will be 3 different online tutorials during Light Up the Night, so a limit of 1 free craft kit per family is offered.

 

Moonlight Madness

Lacombe Centre Mall and Downtown Lacombe

Participating businesses have exclusive draw prize forms that can be found in this year’s Light Up the Night guide:

Duchess Flower Company

Nowco Home Hardware

Healthfitters

Timeworn Charm

And Everything Else Antiques

MBK Engraving Plus

Second Glance Books 2.0

Head Hunters

Copper Lane Hair Studio

Virtual Christmas Craft and Gift Marketplace

Our popular Christmas Market is moving online. Your favourite vendors will have their unique products available for purchase. Click button above for direct link to Marketplace website.

Sponsored by:

 

Drive-Thru Christmas Brunch

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Moe’s Pizza Co

Back by popular demand!  Take home a great holiday spread for a budget price.  Availability is limited and advance tickets are available via cash purchase at the new Lacombe Marketplace (5014 50 Street).  You can also purchase tickets the day of the event (while quantities last); $5 per person.

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Take part in the  Festive Lights Tour, November 26 – December 21, 2020.  Participating businesses and homes will be featured in the “Lights Self-Tour” so that you can check out their displays. Click the image below for a map of locations.

Fireworks

8:00 p.m.- Cranna Lake

That’s not a typo!  Cranna Lake will be set aglow with a spectacular fireworks display set against a wintery backdrop. This year we are asking everyone to watch from home or their vehicles to ensure physical distancing protocols are maintained.

 

Lacombe Memorial Center Outdoor Rink

Weather permitting, enjoy skating underneath the glow of the lights in the park at the LMC! Magical is the best description for this gorgeous outdoor rink!

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Take part in the  Festive Lights Tour, November 26 – December 21, 2020.  Participating businesses and homes will be featured in the “Lights Self-Tour” so that you can check out their displays. Click the image below for a map of locations.