Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Fire & Ice - Family New Year's Celebration at Olympic Plaza

Looking for family friendly fun this New Year's Eve?

Join us for this free event at Olympic Plaza on December 31, 2010 from 5 to 9 p.m.

Celebrate with a special kids fireworks countdown at 9 p.m.so the young 'uns can ring in the New Year with family and still get tucked into bed on time.

Activities and Events:
  • Public skating - Bring your skates, or borrow some! The Skate Shack will provide free skates for use at the event.
  • Music and entertainment - The main stage will be alive with music and entertainment on the giant Colossovision jumbotron screen.
  • Live Performances - Fire spinners, ice skating performances & more. Find out more about the New Year's Eve Performers.
  • Ice sculpture garden - Beautiful, colourfully lit works of art.
  • Crafts - Heated indoor crafts area to make paper lanterns.
  • Fireworks - Kids countown and fireworks display at 9 p.m.
  • Magical lighting - Olympic Plaza will come alive with colourful lighting and projections.
Schedule of Events:

Olympic Plaza:
  • Family skating - 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.
  • FireStorm (Fire Spinning Troupe) - 10 minute performances at 5:30, 6:45, 7:30 and 8:40 p.m.
  • Ice carving by Frozen Memories - 20 minute demos at 6:00, 7:20 and 8:15 p.m.
  • Figure skating performances - 5 minute performances at 6:20 and 7:40
  • Family New Year's Eve Countdown and Fireworks - 9:00 p.m.
Epcor Centre
  • Kids crafts - build your own lantern in the Arts Learning Room from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. (while supplies last)
  • Theatre of the Living Statue (roving performers) - 20 minute performances at 5:45, 6:45, 7:45 and 8:30 p.m.
  • Sheraka Sphere (contact juggler) - 20 minute performances at 6:15, 7:15 and 8:15 p.m.
  • Find out more about the New Year's Eve Performers.
Municipal Building Atrium
  • Warming zone and washrooms open 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.
For more information please visit calgary.ca

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