Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Festival 2020

January 11, 2020

January 12, 2020


118 AVE, 90 - 95 Streets, Edmonton


Events Description

Arts on the Ave is proud to present the 13th annual Deep Freeze: A Byzantine Winter Festival featuring Under the Frozen Sea.

The Deep Freeze Byzantine Winter Festival is a free family event that brings together Ukrainian, Franco-Albertan, Franco-African, Indigenous, and Acadian/East Coast communities to revel in the magic and beauty of winter. Come embrace our cold northern climate by melding artistic panache with authentic cultural and heritage winter games!

This year, Saturday will be Ukrainian Cultural Day and Sunday will be Francophone Cultural Day, with Indigenous performances all weekend long. Several festival stages will feature special world music performances on Saturday.


Free Admission, donations gratefully accepted.



Saturday, January 11, 2020 | Noon – 10:00 PM

Sunday, January 12, 2020 | Noon – 6:00 PM

Saturday: Noon – 10:00 pm

Tom Fool’s Ice Kingdom: Noon – 10:00 pm@ 91 St & 118 Ave (located behind the Community League)
Champions of Alberta Avenue (A short Documentary Film) 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Movie: Monsters Inc. 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm (In Alberta Avenue Community League)
Cree Round Dance: 6:30 pm – 12:00 am (In Alberta Avenue Community League)
Northern Lights Family Beer Garden: Noon – 10:00 pm
Carrot Community Arts Coffeehouse: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts Gallery: Sat: Noon – 8:00 pm

Northern Lights Beer Garden & Ice Bar @ North of 118 Ave (Located inside the Giant Igloo)
Sunday: All venues are open from Noon – 6:00 pm

The festival is held at 118 AVE, 90 – 95 Street.

Fireworks: Saturday evening @ Alberta Avenue Park, 92 St & 118 Ave

Horse & Wagon Rides (91 St between 118 & 119 Ave)

Carrot Community Coffeehouse, Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts, Pipon Village


Parking lot at 117 Ave and 95 St
ATB (118 Ave and 88 St)
Street parking is available where permitted

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