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Crystal Carnival

        Welcome to Holyrood’s 2017 Crystal Carnival

Chilly is back for another 9 days of fun filled activities during the annual Holyrood Crystal Carnival. Please take the time to scroll through all the activities listed below. We guarantee there is something for everyone. Make sure you view our Carnival brochure by clicking on the link below. We hope you take the time to come out and celebrate 2017 Crystal Carnival. Don’t forget to check out the Town of Holyrood on Facebook for all Crystal Carnival updates throughout the festival.

2017 Calendar of Events
Friday, February 17 – Sunday, February 26

Crystal Carnival Brochure (Printable)- 2017 Crystal Carnival Printable Brochure
Crystal Carnival Brochure (Readable)- 2017 Crystal Carnival Readable Brochure

NOTE: GONE TO THE DOGS IS POSTPONED- We will be looking at a new date in the near future. 

Friday, February 17

Crystal Carnival Opening Night
Location: Holy Cross Park
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Join us under the lights at Holy Cross Park to officially open the 2017 Crystal Carnival. We have Steve Watson putting off a spectacular Ice Carving Demo and Newfoundland Chocolate Company on site with their truffle dipping station at the canteen. Hot Chocolate service will be provided. Don’t forget our opening fireworks shot from the Marine Institute at 8:30pm.

Location: Shot from the Marine institute
Time: 8:30pm
Please make sure all pets are safely secured inside as animals can be sensitive to fireworks.

Seniors Carnival Dinner & Dance
Location: Holyrood Community Centre
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $10.00 Member $12.00 non-member

Holyrood’s local Marina Golden Age Club welcomes you to their annual Carnival Dinner and Dance. Entertainment provided by Dennis Kendall. Tickets can be purchased by calling Sadie at 229-4094 or Mary at 229-4582.

Carnival Comedy Night
Location: The Beach Cottage
Doors Open: 8:30pm  Showtime: 9:00pm
Cost: $20.00 – Tickets on sale now at The Beach Cottage

The Crystal Carnival is pleased to present the Carnival Comedy Night featuring Newfoundland Comedian Colin Hollett and guests. The Beach Cottage will have a special Crystal Carnival Menu and cash bar service available.

Saturday, February 18

Carnival Sliding Party and Chili Cook-Up
Location: Holy Cross Elementary
Time: 1:00pm

Join us for a Sliding Party at the hill behind Holy Cross Elementary. Dress warm and bring your sled! Free hot chocolate and chili provided.

Merchandise Bingo
Location: Holyrood Community Centre
Time: 2:00pm
Cost: $2.00/card or 3 for $5.00

Carnival Dance Party- Featuring The Generations
Location: The Royal Canadian Legion
Time: Doors open 9:00pm
Cost: $15.00 in advance, $20 at the d00r. 19-plus event
Tickets available now at: Hedderson’s Market, Holyrood Municipal Office and the Royal Canadian Legion. Lots of prizes and giveaways.

 Sunday, February 19

Chilly’s Mini Movers Teddy Bear Picnic
featuring Terry Rielly
Location: Holy Cross Elementary
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Age: 5 and Under
Cost: Free
Join the Teddy Bear Man Terry Rielly for a special Mini Movers Teddy Bear Picnic. Mini Movers starts at 10am. Terry’s performance will begin at 11am.

Tuesday, February 21

Seniors Chair Yoga
Location: Holyrood Community Centre
Time: 10:00am
Cost: Free
Come check out this free installment of our Forever Young Chair Yoga Program with Jenny Temple. If you have been thinking about joining this program then the time is now!

Carnival Zumba
Location: Holyrood Community Centre
Time: 8:00pm
Cost: Free
Join Lynn Randell for a free Crystal Carnival Zumba Session.

Wednesday, February 22

featuring Bricks-4-Kidz
Location: Holyrood Community Centre
Time: 6:00pm
Cost: $5.00
Bricks-4-Kidz is returning to Holyrood for a one time Lego building event at the Holyrood Community Centre. Cost is $5.00 and the session will be an hour in length.

Thursday, February 23

Holyrood Oceans Initiative Open House
Location: Holyrood Oceans Initiative Open House- The Beach Head
Time: 7:00pm
Would you like to know what’s happening in Holyrood’s cold arctic water? Join us at the Beach Head to be informed on all the exciting things happening in the Holyrood Harbour. Presentations to be conducted by the Marine Institute and the Oceans Holyrood Initiative. Lite snacks provided.

Holy Cross Elementary Ski Trip
The Crystal Carnival is pleased to sponsor this great school based event. For more information on the school’s ski day please contact Holy Cross Elementary.

Much Music Video Dance Party
Location: Roncalli High School
Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Roncalli Students only.

Friday, February 24

Zumba Gold
Location: Holyrood Community Centre
Time: 10:00am
Cost: Free
Join Lynn Randell for a free Forever Young Zumba Gold Session.

Cabernet and Canvas
featuring Clay Cafe’s Jamie Lynn McCabe
Location: The Beach Cottage
Cost: $40.00

Come out and enjoy a fun relzxing evening with Clay Cafe’s Jamie Lynn McCave. You will sip wine and get in touch with your inner artist as Jamie shows you how to create a beautiful piece of artwork that you take home at the end of the night. Tickets include: a glass of wine, light hors d’oeuvres, and painting materials. Tickets available now at the Holyrood Town Office.

Saturday, February 25

The Chilly Dash
Location: Pre-RaceMeeting- Royal Canadian Legion
Time: Pre-Race Registration: 9:00am
Race-Time: 10:00am (transportation provided to the route)
Dividions: Run 5K and Walk 5K
Cost: $30.00

The 5K Chilly Dash is returning for 2017. Participants are invited back to the Legion after the run for live entertainment and a soup and sandwich lunch.
To Register- Please contact The Running Room or visit www.runningroom.com to complete your race registration form.

The Crystal Cup- Mixed Dart Tournament
Location: Star of the Sea
Time: Registration: 9:00am – 10:15am
Tournament: 10:30am
Cost: $50.00 per team
Join the Star of the Sea Dart League for their 2nd annual Crystal Carnival Mixed Dart Tournament. Teams will consist of 5 players with either 2 men and 3 women or 3 men and 2 women. This tournament is open to the public. For more information and to register please contact Nick at 728-9209.

Snow Bubble Soccer
Location: Holyrood Festival Grounds
Time: Ages 5-8 1:00pm and Ages 9-15 2:00pm
Cost: $5.00
Frontline Action are coming to Holyrood with their Bubble Soccer Gear for some snow soccer action as a part of the Crystal Carnival.

Fish & Brews
Location: Royal Canadian Legion
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $50.00
The Crystal Carnival and the NL Artisanal Craft Beer Club are pleased to present  the 2nd annual Fish and Brews Seafood and Beer Pairing Night. We’ll be sampling hand crafted beer from Micro-Brasserie Charlevoix and pairing each style with your favourite seafood dishes prepared by Chef Shawn Halley.  Tickets are on sale now by contacting 229-7252 ext. 0. Limited tickets are available.

Sunday, February 26 

The Crystal Dip
Location: Holyrood Boardwalk
Time: 10:00am
If you can handle the freezing Atlantic Ocean in the midst of winter, than the Crystal Dip is for you! It’s time to pick out your wackiest costume and take the plunge into the cold Holyrood Harbour to support the K-Rock Kids Trust Fund. Join us at the Star of the Sea immediately after The Dip for brunch as we reveal the total fund raised.

Please see the following forms needed to take part:
1. 2017 Crystal Dip Information and Registration Form
2. 2017 Crystal Dip Pledge Sheet

If you have any questions please contact Steve Martin at 229-7252 ext. 204 or email Steve.Martin@Holyrood.ca. All participants must be registered by Tuesday, February 21 to participate. 

Carnival Brunch
Location: Star of the Sea
Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm
Cost: $8.00 Adults $4.00 Children

Gone to the Dogs *POSTPONED*
Location: Holy Cross Park
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Cost: Free
We’re turning Holy Cross Park into a giant Dog Park for the afternoon. Bring your furry friend for a play day in the park. Free Hot Chocolate available and of course, treats for your dog. The Town of Holyrood will be on site doing free licensing tags on site.

Crystal Carnival Dinner Theatre
featuring Spirit of Newfoundland’s Where Once They Stood-
A dramatic, musical and comedic tribute to the 100th anniversary of Beaumont Hamel.

Location: The Royal Canadian Legion
Time: 7:00pm
Tickets: $65.00- On sale now at The Holyrood Municipal Office and Royal Canadian Legion.