The Craze presented by Syncrude

Fort McMurray’s family-friendly New Year’s Eve party is back!


Head down to MacDonald Island Park on December 31 for a day of fun and excitement! The Craze presented by Syncrude features a variety of free family events and activities for families of all ages and will run from noon until 6:00 pm on December 31st at MacDonald Island Park, then finish off the day of family fun with the New Year’s Eve Grand Finale & Fireworks presented by SMS Equipment!


This year The Craze presented by Syncrude will feature exciting entertainment at the Main Stage presented by Mix 103.7 & 100.5 CRUZ FM as we welcome everyone’s favorite rock star chipmunk brothers Alvin, Simon and Theodore! Our main entertainment from ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks Live is an interactive, family entertainment experience, who will be sure to entertain The Chipmunks’ four generations of fans.


  • Mix 103.7 & 100.5 CRUZ FM Main Stage headline entertainment with Alvinnn!!! and The Chipmunks Live
  • Meet & Greet with Alvinnn!!! and The Chipmunks Live
  • SMS Equipment Grand Finale and Fireworks
  • United Rentals Face Painters
  • Kid’s Fun Zone at the CNOOC Nexen Activity Field House
  • Nexen Energy Speed Climb at the Climbing Wall
  • Craft Carnival and Stilt Walkers
  • CNRL Family Skate with the Oil Barons
  • Drop-in Badminton at the Don Scott McMurray Law Office Badminton Centre
  • Wipeout MacIsland presented by 97.9 ROCK and Country 93.3 at the Syncrude Aquatic Centre
  • Treasure Hunt and Balloon Toss games at the Syncrude Aquatic Centre
  • Learn to Curl with the Oil Sands Curling Club
  • Fitness Challenge at the High Performance Training Centre in Shell Place
  • Kid’s Play Zone at the Indoor Turf Field House at Shell Place

Cold Weather:

Due to extreme weather conditions the scheduled outdoor activities at The Craze presented by Syncrude will not proceed as planned. These activities include the Outdoor Family Skate, the Hay Rides and the Dog Sled Rides. We apologize for the inconvenience. All indoor activities will proceed as scheduled including the Fireworks, we hope to see you there!

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Craze Schedule

Thank you to our Community Partners




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