Check out the beautiful Christmas Village at Centennial Park in Olds. Lots of festivities are held during the holiday season.
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Town Crier Denis Patry and Escort Judy Patry at the Oshawa International Festival July 2010. Photo courtesy of The Oshawa Express.

Olds Fashioned Christmas

Contact - OFC Office, or phone 403-556-6981 and ask for the Olds Fashioned Christmas Coordinator.

Olds Fashioned Christmas started in 1993, is a community, culture and recreation event held in November and December, organized and coordinated by a team of volunteers. It has grown to include a large number of Events, Craft Shows and Children's Activities. There is extensive involvement of hundreds of volunteers, local businesses, schools and service groups. Everyone gets caught up in the spirit and pitches in to help!

Olds Fashioned Christmas celebrations run from November to December.

OFC Calendar of Events 2018

If you wish to have your event listed in the 2019 Calendar of Events, please email to be added to our contact list for next year.

Olds Town Crier - a Great Ambassador for Olds!
Bet you didn't know that Olds has its very own Town Crier! For several years now Denis Patry (Crier) and his wife Judy (Escort) have represented Olds at both local, regional and national events.

Denis and Judy are proud ambassadors and promoters of Olds and add lots of fun and pomp to our Olds Fashioned Christmas celebrations!

Santa Claus Parade of Lights - November 24, 2018

All activities are FREE, and take place in Centennial Park and indoors at the Cow Palace, located near the downtown area at the corner of 50 Ave and 54 St.

Volunteers are always needed! If you would like to help with this event, please contact the Town of Olds OFC Coordinator at 403-556-6981 or e-mail

2018 Registration Form & Parade Route

Sponsorship Opportunities & Donations

Olds Fashioned Christmas relies entirely on donations and sponsorship for its activities. All the activities are organized and coordinated by volunteers. Local businesses are encouraged to participate in Olds Fashioned Christmas activities and events, either through sponsorship, donations in-kind, or by volunteering. There are different sponsorship opportunities available. All donations are gratefully accepted and acknowledged! Contact us and tell us you want to Catch the Spirit!

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