07. January 2018 - 13:00

Swing 'n' Skate | Edmonton City Hall | Sunday, 07. January 2018

Jump and jive at City Hall!

Local bands bring the swing with live jazz and big band music every Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 pm during January and February. The Sugar Swing dancers will be on hand to teach you a new step or two. This free event is fun for all ages!

January 7 - The Emeralds
January 14 - The Seven Deadly Syncopators
January 21 - Cosmopolitan Music Society Jazz Orchestra
January 28 - Swing Manouche
February 4 - Joel Gray and the Dixieland Allstars with Rollanda Lee
February 11 - Them Hot Olives
February 18 - The Rhythm Gunners of the Royal Canadian Artillery Band
February 19 - C Jam Big Band *Family Day special event*
February 25 - The Don Berner Big Band

The live music will be broadcast outdoors for your enjoyment while skating on the plaza. Free skate rentals are available on a first come, first serve basis. The plaza rink is open during favourable weather conditions, please call 311 for updates.

City Hall is a great destination for families. Located in the heart of downtown Edmonton, City Hall is easily accessible by public transit and offers heated underground parking. Public washrooms are available inside and food establishments are close by.
Comments
  • Are there skate rentals for children?
  • The sun is out, the rink is open and Swing Manouche is here! Join us until 4pm today.
  • Itshayashiphotography was at Swing 'n' Skate on January 14 and captured the fun times with The Seven Deadly Syncopators. Thanks for sharing these awesome moments Sugar Swing! Join us this Sunday, January 28, for Ben Sures' Swing Manouche.
  • Valerie, do you have a Sunday afternoon free sometime before the end of January?
  • Is there skating tomorrow? I know it has been warm out and want to make sure the ice is still good!
  • The Cosmopolitan Music Society's Jazz Orchestra ensemble will be performing at Swing 'n' Skate this Sunday!
  • Local photojournalist Codie McLachlan was out for the launch of Swing 'n' Skate on January 7th. Check out the Edmonton Journal to see if you were featured in Social Seen...
  • It’s a beautiful day for Swing ‘n’ Skate! Come out for skating and The Seven Deadly Syncopators.
  • Is underground parking available for 50 cents an hour?
  • Learn a new step with Sugar Swing!
  • 2018 Swing & Skate: January 7 - The Emeralds January 14 - The Seven Deadly Syncopators January 21 - Cosmopolitan Music Society Jazz Orchestra January 28 - Swing Manouche February 4 - Joel Gray and the Dixieland Allstars with Rollanda Lee February 11 - Them Hot Olives February 18 - The Rhythm Gunners of the Royal Canadian Artillery Band February 19 - C Jam Big Band *Family Day special event* February 25 - The Don Berner Big Band
  • Take the kids to City Hall during their winter break! Happenings on the Square staff will be at the City Hall plaza rink providing free skate rentals from noon to 8:00 pm on January 2 to 5. The plaza rink is open during favourable weather conditions, please call 311 for updates.
  • Internationally acclaimed dance band, The Emeralds, are kicking off this year’s Swing ‘n’ Skate at City Hall on Sunday, January 7! And yes, they will be playing the Bird Dance...
  • A special thanks goes to Skye Oleson-Cormack for designing this year's super fun posters for Swing 'n' Skate!