Birkie Sunday

Family fun ski event for children and their parents

Barnebirkie ski events are where Birkie dreams begin!
We are excited to partner with Silver Skate Festival this year! All Birkie Sunday events will be at their festival site at William Hawrelak Park,  9330 Groat Rd NW in Edmonton, Sunday, February 10, 2019.  Children under eight years old must ski with a registered adult.

Fun fact: Barne means children in Norwegian.

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Ski Events

  • 500 m, 1.5 km or 3 km classic-style Barnebirkie Loppet
  • 50 metre dash (as many trials as you like)
  • Race with the Birkebeiner Giant Skis!

Festival Activities

  • Racer’s Food Station
  • Birkie Photo Booth
  • Viking Costume Contest
  • Awards and prizes

Partnering with:

Registration package pickup

Available at the Nordic Fair or on site at 10 a.m.


10:00 – 10:45 a.m. check-in
10:45 Viking costume contest
11:00 start of 500 m Barnebirkie
11:15 start of 1.5 km Barnebirkie
11:20 start of 3 km Barnebirkie
11:30-12:30 50 metre dash
12:45 awards and prizes

Parent and Spectator Etiquette: Adults accompanying Barne skiers on course must be on skis to retain the integrity of the course.

No pets please

Dress for the weather

Parking available on site.  Overflow parking is by Silver Skate shuttle, see information here.