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Torchlight Event & Public Skate

Located In Kentville
Where To Find Us
Lower Recreation Centre
348 Main St
Kentville, NS
Canada B4N 1K6
Areas Served Kings County (NS)
Phone 902-679-2539
Contact Ashley Alders, Town Of Kentville; Phone: 9026792539
Description & Services
Every year, to mark the beginning of the shopping season in Downtown Kentville, and to get in the holiday mood, hundreds of Kentville residents come out to take part in the annual Torchlight Event and Skating Party! 
Residents gather at the Recreation Centre at 6:00pm for the annual countdown/tree lighting. There is a visit from Santa along with hot apple cider and candy canes!  
There is a free public skate and hot chocolate at the Kentville Centennial Arena from 7:00-8:30pm 
Come be part of the magic in Downtown Kentville this holiday season! 
Visit the website address above for details for this year's event.
Dates November, annually
Special Information
Tags Annapolis Valley Connect ; Family-friendly ; Festivals/Events ; Figure/Ice Skating ; Recreation Categories ; Social Gatherings ; Tourism ; Winter Programs
Categories - General Ice Skating ; Parades ; Social Gatherings ; Special Events & Festivals