In an effort to be safe and not gathering in larger groups, Frozen Fridays events for Thurs. Dec. 23 and Thurs. Dec 30 are cancelled. Public Skating at Riverwalk is still open to the public.
Dates: Friday, December 3, 10 & 17, 2021 and Thursday, December 23 & 30, 2021
Time: 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Riverwalk Commons (200 Doug Duncan Drive)
Frozen Fridays are the coolest place in town on Friday nights. Join us for live DJ music, outdoor skating on the Tim Hortons Skating and Water Feature, train rides on the Tim Hortons Express Train (weather permitting), hot chocolate provided by Farm Boy and prepared by Hungry Brew Hops (while supplies last), LED/fire busker performances, photo opportunities and more.
New this year - don't miss the exciting light shows on our 18' LED tree every 30 minutes starting at 6:15 p.m.! Please note, this display will have flickering lights and music. Please be cautious if you are known to have any sensitivities or reactions to these types of visual and auditory sensory displays
- 6:15 p.m. LED light tree show
- 6:45 p.m. LED tree light show
- 7:00pm LED/fire busker performance
- 7:15pm LED tree light show
- 7:45pm LED tree light show
- 8:00pm LED/fire busker performance
- 8:15pm LED tree light show
Please note train rides will pause during the LED/fire busker performances (15 minutes in duration) and light tree shows (approximately 2 minutes).
LED/Fire Performer Dates:
- Friday, December 3, 2021 - Lucy Loop from Hoop You
- Friday, December 10, 2021 - Lucy Loop from Hoop You
- Friday, December 17, 2021 - Scarlett Black
- Thursday, December 23, 2021 - Bex in Motion CANCELLED
- Thursday, December 30, 2021 - Bex in Motion CANCELLED
- Attendees should try to maintain 6 feet physical distancing from others outside of their household whenever possible. When physical distancing is not possible, wearing a face mask is mandatory.
- A face mask will be mandatory during certain activities such as train rides on the Tim Hortons Express Train and during performances.
- Attendees should self-assess themselves for any signs of COVID-19 prior to arriving at the event using the
online screening tool. If you do not pass the screening tool, please do not come to the event.
For up-to-date weather and/or cancellation information for Town-run events, please call the PLAY Hotline 1-877-PLAY936, on the date of the event, two hours prior to the start time.
Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Photo & Video Release
Media and Town of Newmarket staff will be taking photos and video footage at Town of Newmarket Special Events. These images may be used, re-used and published in news stories, social media and on websites, in addition to distributed to our event partners.
Winter Wonderland and Frozen Fridays 2019
Photos taken prior to Covid-19 pandemic.