Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Festival 2021

February 5, 2021

February 14, 2021


Alberta Avenue District, Edmonton


Events Description


Arts on the Ave is proud to present the 14th annual Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Fête featuring, The Fiddle & Fables. This year, witness a winter wonderland at Borden Park and seven Alberta Avenue district community leagues.

Join us February 5th-February 14th to celebrate the olde new year and embrace the cold northern climate by enjoying artistic panache, cultural stories and virtual workshops.

Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Fête is a free family event uniting Ukrainian, Franco-Albertan, Franco-African, First Nations, Chinese, Latin American, and Acadian/East Coast communities to taste, share and experience the Olde New Year.

“In this global crisis, people are constantly searching for a glimmer of hope,” says Christy Morin, Executive Director of Arts on the Ave. “This year’s winter experience, although quite different, will continue to encompass the beauty and enchantment of winter. Alberta Avenue will once again be transformed into a winter wonderland instilling the magic and joy we have felt the last thirteen years.”


Free Admission, donations gratefully accepted.



February 5th-February 14th, 2021

Fiddle & Skate: February 6, 7 and February 13, 14 | 1pm – 9pm
Come and skate with us while listening to the sounds of traditional French-Canadian music. Local Edmonton fiddlers have arranged and recorded a session special for Deep Freeze this year.

Borden Park Illuminated: A myriad of lights will illuminate walkways and trees to guide you on a magical exploration of a winter wonderland. Multidisciplinary artists with experience in sculpture, light, and lantern have collaborated to bring you a spectacular collection of glowing creatures and more. Watch for the 30-foot whale flying high in the trees while a magnificent rainbow bird lights up the snow as it frolics.


Borden Park and the seven community leagues of the Alberta Avenue District. – Map

  • 1 Borden Park, 7507 Borden Park Rd NW
    2 Parkdale Cromdale Community League, 11335 85 St
    3 Eastwood Community League, 11803 86 St
    4 Alberta Avenue Community League, 9210 118 Ave
    5 Westwood Community League, 12139 105 St
    6 Spruce Avenue Community League, 10240 – 115 Ave
    7 Elmwood Park Community League, 712505 75 St
    8 Delton Community League, 12325 88 St

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