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OPEN FOR YOU TO DISCOVER! The Alberta Legislature is an all-seasons destination. From lively summer festivals to celebrations during the holiday season the grounds are always a hub of activity. The Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre (located in the Edmonton Federal Building) also offers unique programs throughout the year.

All events are open to the public free of charge.

Visitor Centre

Thursdays to Be Discovered

Every Thursday at 6 p.m.

Join us in the Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre. Open for you to discover!

Notice: Eventbrite Ticketing

VISITOR CENTRE CLOSURE

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The Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre will close at 5 p.m. on Thursday, December 6 and will reopen with its regular hours on Friday, December 7.

HOLIDAY MOVIE MAGIC

Elf (2003)

Registration required.

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Buddy was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised among Santa's elves. Unable to shake the feeling that he does not quite fit in, Buddy, now an adult, travels to New York in search of his real father. His father, a cynical businessman named Walter Hobbs, reluctantly attempts to start a relationship with the childlike Buddy with increasingly chaotic results.

Popcorn and juice will be available and you are welcome to bring along your favourite movie snacks!

Space is limited in the Pehonan Theatre, so reserve your spot today. Register through Eventbrite or by contacting Visitor Services at 780.427.7362 or by email at visitorinfo@assembly.ab.ca.

Note: This film will be projected on a single flat screen and not in the round.

HOLIDAY MOVIE MAGIC

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)

Registration required.

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As the holidays approach, Clark Griswold wants to have a perfect family Christmas, so he pesters his family and tries to make sure everything is in line, including the tree and house decorations. However, things go awry quickly. His cousin and his family show up unplanned and start living in their camper on the Griswold property. Even worse, Clark's employers renege on the holiday bonus he needs.

Popcorn and juice will be available and you are welcome to bring your favourite movie snacks!

Space is limited in the Pehonan Theatre, so reserve your spot today. Register through Eventbrite or by contacting Visitor Services at 780.427.7362 or by email at visitorinfo@assembly.ab.ca.

Note: This film will be projected on a single flat screen and not in the round.

FILM SCREENING

Our People Our Province

No registration required.

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Experience the Pehonan Theatre and its 4-D, immersive theatre-in-the-round. Join Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, fourth daughter of Queen Victoria and our province's namesake, on a magical journey through Alberta's history!

This 11-minute film features musical contributions from Alberta artists and follows the story of Alberta's development from our indigenous origins to settlement and the major political shifts of the 20th century.

Visit the Pehonan Theatre page for more information.

Visitor Centre

Celebrate the Season

December 7 to 23

Daily Performances

For more than 30 years the Legislative Assembly has celebrated the holiday season by inviting musical ensembles from all over the province to perform festive music in the beautiful Legislature rotunda. This year more than 40 groups will perform from the grand staircase throughout December to help usher in the spirit of the season.

 2018 Performance Schedule