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Crystal Carnival

Welcome to Holyrood’s 2016 Crystal Carnival

Chilly is back for another 40 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 2016 Crystal Carnival. Don’t forget to check out the Town of Holyrood on Facebook for all Crystal Carnival updates throughout the festival.

Crystal Carnival 2016 Brochure
Please find CRYSTAL DIP Information under Sunday, March 20 in our 2016 Schedule Events below.

                                                     2016 Schedule of Events


FIREWORKS POSTPONED: Due to safety concerns with the current high winds we are forced to postpone tonight’s closing Crystal Carnival Fireworks to Monday night at 8:00pm. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and hope to see you tomorrow night!

FEATURED EVENT- Carnival Concert Series
Fortunate Ones Poster

Friday, February 12
Fortunate Ones Live at Holy Cross Church
Tickets on sale Wednesday, January 27 at www.holyhearttheatre.com

Saturday, February 13

Official Carnival Opening
Ice Carving Spectacular with Steve Watson
Holy Cross Park
Join us as we light up Holy Cross Park and turn it into an ice sculpture wonderland for the Carnival. Free Hot Chocolate, Music, and face painting for everyone.

Holy Cross Elementary Skating Schedule

Grades Date
Primary February 3
Elementary February 5
Primary February 10
Elementary February 12
Elementary February 17
Primary February 19


Tuesday, February 16

Carnival Zumba with Lynn
Location: Holyrood Community Centre
Time: 8:00pm
Cost: Non-perishable food item

Friday, February 19

Seniors Carnival Dinner and Dance
Location: Holyrood Community Centre
Time: 7:00pm
Entertainment by Lloyd Snow. Please contact Sadie at 229-4094 or Mary at 229-4582 for tickets.

Saturday, February 20

Chilly’s Mini Movers Bonanza
Location: Holy Cross Elementary
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
Cost: Free
Age: 5 and Under
Featuring live children’s entertainment

Sunday, February 21

Chilly’s Carnival Pancake Breakfast
Location: Star of the Sea
Time: 10:00am-1:00pm
Cost: $4 Children $8 Adults

Loop Skating
Location: Bannerman Park
Time: 3:00pm-4:30pm (bus departs Community Centre at 2:00pm)
Cost: Non-perishable food item
All skaters are required to register with the town by calling 229-7252 or emailing info@holyrood.ca by February 18.

Tuesday, February 23

Crystal Carnival Mug Making with Clay Café
Location: Holyrood Community Centre
Time: 6:30pm
Cost: $10.00 per Mug

Thursday, February 25

Families First LIFE-SIZED Board Game Night
Location: Holy Cross Elementary
Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm
Cost: Free
The only thing better than playing a board game is being in the game itself! A great night of fun for the family.

Friday, February 26

Pub Night
Location: The Beach Cottage
Time: 9:00pm
Cost: $5.00
Live entertainment by Mark Manning and Aaron Collis and a special crystal carnival menu!

Saturday, February 27

The Crystal Market
Location: Holyrood Community Centre
Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Lots of hand-crafted products complete with a soup and bake sale for everyone to enjoy. If you are interested in being a vendor, please contact Bernadette at 229-3539.

Cabernet & Canvas with Keli-Ann Pye-Beshera
Location: The Beach Cottage
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $30.00
Come out and enjoy a fun and relaxing evening at the Beach Cottage with local artist Keli-Ann Pye Beshera. The price includes all painting materials, a glass of wine, and some light appetizers.

Saturday, February 27-28

The Crystal Cup- Mixed Dart Tournament
Location: The Star of the Sea
Time: Registration: 9:00am – 10:15am
Tournament: 10:30am
Cost: $50.00 per team
Tournament is open to the public. Must consist of 2 women and 3 men or 3 women and 2 men.

Sunday, February 28

Merchandise Bingo
Location: Holyrood Community Centre
Time: 2:00pm
Cost: $2 each or 3/$5
In support of the Marina Golden Age.

Friday, March 4

Carnival Trivia Night
Doors open: 8:00pm   Trivia start: 8:30pm
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm
Cost: $30.00 per team
Gather a team of 6 people and test your trivia knowledge at our first Carnival Trivia Night.              Contact 229-7242 ext. 204 to register.

Saturday March 5

John Curran Live at Holy Cross Church
Tickets on sale Wednesday, January 27 at www.holyhearttheatre.com

Carnival Reptile Zoo
Location: Holyrood Community Centre
Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
Cost: Non-perishable food item

Little Ray’s Reptiles are coming for Crystal Carnival 2016! Our reptile zoo will be set up at the Holyrood Community Centre showcasing all their friendly reptiles. Don’t miss this one!

Friday, March 4 – Sunday, March 13
Operation Chilly – You could win $300.00 CASH!
It’s time to paint the Town with Chilly. We want to see our mascot Chilly on your front lawn! Here’s what you do: Construct your very own Chilly and send a picture of your creation to info@holyrood.ca. One Chilly can be entered per household.

Sunday, March 6

Carnival Kids Zumba
Location: Holyrood Community Centre
Time: 2:00pm (ages 4-7)
2:45pm (ages 8-13)
Cost: Non-perishable food item

Tuesday, March 8

Messy Munchkins
With the Conception Bay Family Resource Program
Location: Holyrood Recreation Centre
Time: 1:00pm to 2:30
Admission: FREE
The CBFRP invites all families with children 6 and under for our Crystal Carnival Messy Munchkins Program! Siblings, grandparents, etc. are all welcome. Please call 744-4621 or 888-430-3483 for more information.

Friday, March 11 – Sunday, March 13

Star of the Sea celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Dance (open to public)
Date: Friday, March 11
Location: Star of the Sea
Cost: $2 (proceeds to foodbank)
Entertainment by Brian Finn

St. Patrick’s Come All Ye Dance
Date: Sunday, March 13
Location: Star of the Sea
Time: 3:00pm-7:00pm
Cost: Free Event
Entertainment by Brian Finn/ Soup and roll served.

Saturday, March 12

The Chilly Dash
Time: Pre-Race- 9:00am
Race Time: 10:00am
Cost: $30.00
Pre-Race Meeting at Holyrood Community Centre
The 5Km Chilly Dash returns to the Crystal Carnival. Registration includes: chip time, transportation to race route, medal, lunch, and live entertainment.
Register today at www.runningroom.com

Crystal Carnival Open Mic Night
Location: The Beach Cottage
Cost: $10.00/ticket
Host: Carol-Ann Fowler and Chris Ryan
Interested in performing: Contact info@holyrood.ca to sign up.
Tickets available at The Beach Cottage and Town of Holyrood Tuesday, February 2.

Friday, March 18

Crystal Carnival Dinner Theatre
Location: Royal Canadian Legion
Stay tuned to www.crystalcarnival.ca and the Holyrood Facebook page for more information coming soon.

Saturday, March 19

Fish and Brews
A Night of Craft Beer and Seafood Pairings
Location: Royal Canadian Legion
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: $50.00

Crystal Carnival and the NL Artisanal Craft Beer Club are pleased to present Fish and Brews, a night of pairing 5 different Wolds Top Beer with fresh seafood from the cold Atlantic. All food to be prepared by Tea Garden’s Chef Shawn Halley. Limited space available. Tickets on sale February Tuesday, February 2 at 9:00am by calling Steve Martin at 229-7252 ext. 204. Limited available.

Sunday, March 20

The Crystal Dip
Maloney’s Beach (Marine Institute Parking Lot)
Can you handle the freezing Atlantic Ocean in the middle of Winter? If you have the courage, it’s time to find your wackiest costume and take the plunge to support The Lung Association. Please see the Registration Form and Pledge and Information Sheet below. Please note registration is due Monday, February 29.

Crystal Dip Registration Form

2016 Crystal Dip Pledge & Information Sheet

Crystal Dip Brunch
Location: Star of the Sea
Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm
Cost: $8 Adults $4 Adults
In celebration of all those brave enough to plunge in the cold Atlantic in support of The Lung Association. Join us as we reveal the total raised by all dippers.

Closing Fireworks
Location: Holyrood Harbour
Time: 8:00pm
As animals can be sensitive to fireworks we ask you please secure them inside.