Festive Events

Fairmont Hotel Macdonald is Edmonton’s essential holiday experience.  Our festive season officially begins on November 15th as we welcome the community to our join us in our lobby for our annual Tree Lighting Ceremony.


The moment ‘holiday magic’ took on a whole new meaning. Our annual Tree Lighting Ceremony is dedicated to the Christmas Bureau of Edmonton and Second Chance Animal Rescue, and is open to the entire Edmonton community. Let’s welcome the festive season together with live performances by Hilwie Hamdon School, festive photos with Smudge, meet and greets with Second Chance Animal Rescue Alumni Dogs, and so much more holiday cheer!

: Friday, November 15th, 2019

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

This festive season, we are teaming up with Second Chance Animal Rescue with a mission to help Smudge’s friends find a home for the holidays. We invite the Edmonton community to join us at our Tree Lighting Ceremony on November 15th for the opportunity to meet the SCARS Team and a few of their furry alumni canine!  

Click on the names below to learn more about Smudge’s friends who are still searching for a home for the holidays:

Ryder & Keira 
Two Face & Patso

Wine and cheese served for a friendly party in a bar or a restaurant.


Toast the year’s success and look forward to powerful new beginnings at Fairmont Hotel Macdonald. With more than a century of experience, our dedicated team of experts will work with you to plan a successful holiday office party or end-of-year corporate gala.

Click here to view our 2019-2020 Festive Banquet Menu.

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