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What's Coming Up in YMM

Back to the 80s YMM 2019

Date: October 25, 2019
Location: Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre
Time: 7pm to 2am

Summit GM presents Back To The 80s starring Men Without Hats!

This is Fort McMurray’s BIGGEST 80’s Costume Party! Absolute Journey returns to Fort McMurray to defend their title against Queen Flash

Experience the excitement of: Back To The 80s / Battle Of The Legends! WIN $1,000 CASH for Best 80’s Outfit & Tallest Hair! Be there when 300lbs of confetti falls on the biggest & craziest 80’s costume party!

Tickets start at $59

Available on Eventbrite


Wonderland After Midnight

Date: October 26, 2019
Location: Shell Place Grand Ballroom
Time: 7pm to 1am
Doors open at 6:00pm

Wood Buffalo Humane Society’s 4th Annual Masquerade Ball

This formal event provides essential funding to the Wood Buffalo Humane Society’s (formerly the Fort McMurray SPCA) programs which serve a diverse group of Wood Buffalo residents from the youngest to our seniors – connecting lives and strengthening resiliency for pet-owning households across the region who rely on their non-human family members for important social and mental health supports. While their programs work to improve and enhance well-being and education through the human-animal bond, the physical shelter also provides a safe haven for homeless animals who are provided with medical intervention, enrichment, nutritious food and more as the organization works to rehome companion animals through their comprehensive adoption program. Your sponsorship strengthens a continuum of care and connection across the diverse region we call home.

Tickets are $175 each

Available on Eventbrite


Halloween Thriller 2019

Date: October 26, 2019
Location: Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre
Time: 8pm to 2am

The biggest and craziest Halloween costume party in the history of Fort McMurray! Starring: Love INC’s Simonne Denny, performing her hits: Broken Bones & Superstar. Featuring: RuPaul Drag Race Star: Derrick Barry. WIN over $3,000 CASH in Best Costume prizes. There’ll be aerial acrobats, the BIGGEST and craziest dancefloor, 12 bars, a 50/50 draw in support of the Fort McMurray Mixed Martial Arts Association.

Tickets start at $49,

Available on Eventbrite.


Keyano College Gala 2019 presented by Birch Mountain Enterprises Ltd.

Date: November 2, 2019
Location: Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre
Time: 7pm

The Keyano College Gala is Fort McMurray’s premier black-tie event and the highlight of the social calendar. This event is a chance for guests to come together, support our local college, and celebrate the spirit of education over an evening of philanthropy, friendship, music, food, and fun! Keyano College is excited to welcome George Canyon and Emerson Drive as our feature performers for the evening.

Tickets are $250, available from the Keyano Box Office


Northern Lights Health Foundation’s 30th Anniversary Festival of Trees, presented by Syncrude Canada Ltd.

Date: November 15 -17, 2019
Location: MacDonald Island Park


Ladies Holiday Luncheon presented by CNRL

Date: Friday, November 15

Doors open at 11am, event starts at 11:30am. Guests will enjoy a delicious, chef-inspired buffet lunch among beautifully decorated Christmas trees, fashion show featuring local retailers, swag bags, exciting raffles and silent auction items to bid on! The Wine Tasting is back by popular demand! This year, Sara Frank from Oyster Bay New Zealand will walk our guests through three delicious varieties of Oyster Bay wine. Note: This event is assigned seating. All tickets purchased together will be seated together. Should you have a seating preference with someone who purchased tickets separately, please contact the Health Foundation.

Tickets: $100 each Wine Tasting Wristbands: $15



The Ugly Christmas Sweater Party presented by Pembina

Date: Friday, November 15

Guests are invited to dress festive, enjoy great food and drink, all while dancing the night away to music by crowd-pleasing band, Signal Hill!  Local band Joe Rebel to open, with a DJ closing off the night. Drinks, snacks, silent auction and raffle tickets available for purchase. Must be 18 to attend.

Tickets: $60 each



Santa’s Workshop presented by Enbridge

Dates: Saturday, November 16 & Sunday, November 17th
Time: 9am to 4pm

Santa’s Workshop has tons of Christmas fun for your children this year! Santa’s Workshop Passports $15 each: 7 Activities/Crafts, Stocking or Hat Decorating, and Cookie Decorating. The Teddy Bear Hospital is open to everyone. Bears are available for $5. Kids can visit the supervised Children’s Gift Shop, sponsored by Royal LePage True North Realty to purchase a Christmas gift for family members and friends!  $1=1 ticket (Children’s Gift Shop includes 2, 5 and 10 ticket items) The Heritage Society Gift Shop will be open during Santa’s Workshop hours - the perfect spot to grab Christmas gifts for family and friends! There will also be local entertainment and Christmas tree viewing in Winter Wonderland next to Santa’s Workshop as well from 9-1 p.m. on Saturday and 9- 2:30pm on Sunday.


Christmas Family Fun with Santa presented by Suncor

Date: Sunday, November 17
Time: Noon to 2:30pm

This wonderful event is for everyone! Guests can view the 30+ beautifully decorated Christmas trees in Winter Wonderland, bid on the weekend-long silent auction items, purchase raffle tickets, enjoy local entertainment, and free hot chocolate and cookies during Storytime with Santa, and much more!

Entrance by cash donation

Charitable receipt available for donations over $20