(Fort McMurray, AB, December 29, 2015) – The Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo (RRC) is preparing for thousands of community members to celebrate at the party of the year when The CRAZE presented by Fort McMurray REALTORS® returns on December 31.
An annual free celebration designed to bring together families to enjoy the final day of the year, The CRAZE presented by Fort McMurray REALTORS® begins at noon on December 31 at MacDonald Island Park and culminates in a fireworks display at 6:05 PM.
This year activities at The CRAZE will take place at the Suncor Community Leisure Centre, Shell Place and outdoors at MacDonald Island Park. Highlights include:
- Main Stage Entertainment Zone presented by Mix 103.7 FM at The CRAZE will feature Canadian performing artist and 2014 CMAO Rising Star Award recipient Jordan McIntosh
- Morton the Magician, a character based on a popular children’s book of the same name, will perform an interactive and entertaining magic show in the Main Stage Entertainment Zone presented by Mix 103.7 FM
- WIPEOUT Mac Island presented by Country 93.3 FM and ROCK 97.9 FM at the Syncrude Aquatic Centre
- Grand finale balloon drop presented by Don Scott Law Office
- Fort McMurray Oil Barons Practice, Public Skate and Autograph Session
- Public skate at CNRL Arena 1 presented by KAOS 91.1 FM
- Noralta Skating Club Showcase at CNRL Arena 2
- Hay rides (weather permitting)
- Dog sled rides with Mush McMurray (weather permitting)
- Public skating on the Molson Outdoor Rink at Shell Place (weather permitting)
- Learn to Curl with the Oilsands Curling Club
- Movie Zone with the Wood Buffalo Regional Library in the Grand Ballroom at Shell Place
- Speed Climb and Obstacle Course at the Climbing Wall
- Visual Arts Workshops
- Indoor Playzone at the Indoor Turf Field House at Shell Place
- Children’s activities including face painting, balloon artists and bouncy castles
- Annual New Year’s Eve Fireworks
A full event schedule and details for The CRAZE presented by Fort McMurray REALTORS® can be found at macdonaldisland.ca.
The Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo would like to thank all the partners at The CRAZE including: presenting partner Fort McMurray REALTORS®; Don Scott Law Office; ATCO Gas and ATCO Electric; Mix 103.7 FM; Country 93.3 FM and ROCK 97.9 FM; KAOS 91.1 FM; Fort McMurray Oil Barons; Tridon Communications; Wood Buffalo Regional Library; Fort McMurray Oilsands Curling Club; Noralta Skating Club and Great Plains Security.
To facilitate set-up for The CRAZE the Suncor Community Leisure Centre and Shell Place will open at Noon on December 31. As per policy, 200 parking stalls will be reserved during The CRAZE for ONE Pass members. Members will be able to access this reserved parking by displaying their ‘ONE Pass’ identification card to security personnel.