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Friday, January 2nd, 1970

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Holiday Fun

ZOOLIGHTS.
Everyday from Nov 18, 2022 - Jan 8, 2023 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Calgary Zoo is full of twinkling lights and the classic holiday activities you’ve come to love! This year’s ZOOLIGHTS will feature activities such as ice skating, fire pits, and much more!
Location:Calgary Zoo
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://calgaryzoo.com
Banff Christmas Market.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Nov 18, 2022 - Dec 4, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
With more than 80 artisanal vendors, live music, an outdoor fire lounge, Santa’s House and Reindeer Stables, Christmas treats and warm drinks, there is something for the whole family at Warner Stables.
Location:Warner Stables
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://banffchristmasmarket.com
Banff Christmas Market.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Nov 18, 2022 - Dec 4, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
With more than 80 artisanal vendors, live music, an outdoor fire lounge, Santa’s House and Reindeer Stables, Christmas treats and warm drinks, there is something for the whole family at Warner Stables.
Location:Warner Stables
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://banffchristmasmarket.com
Banff Mountaintop Christmas.
Everyday from Nov 19, 2022 - Dec 30, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Christmas activities galore can be found atop Sulphur Mountain at the Banff Gondola’s Mountaintop Christmas, featuring a Santa Claus photo-op on top of the world, holiday crafts, a holiday movie screening, and more.
Location:Banff Gondola
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://www.banffjaspercollection.com/attractions/banff-gondola/events/mountaintop-christmas/
In Search of Christmas Spirit.
Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Nov 23, 2022 - Dec 17, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Taking place at the Cascade of Time Gardens, this live Christmas story told by the animals of Banff National Park is a multi-sensory experience for the whole family. Following some enhancements this year, the experience is elevated.
Location:Cascade of Time Gardens
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://www.banfflakelouise.com/christmas/christmas-spirit
Hot Chocolate Trail in Banff.
Everyday from Nov 24, 2022 - Jan 1, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
bundling up isn’t the only way to stay warm while exploring Banff and Lake Louise. The Hot Chocolate Trail is a treasure map of local restaurants and cafés offering 29 limited-time holiday-themes hot chocolates. With alcoholic and non-alcoholic options like the Alpine Cherry boozy hot chocolate from one of Banff’s newest restaurants, Brazen, to the Ferrero Rocher Hot Chocolate at JK Bakery & Café, there’s something for everyone. Dine in or take yours to go, but don’t forget to bring a reusable mug with you to reduce waste.
Location:Various locations in Banff
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://banfflakelouise.com/christmas/hot-chocolate-trail.
Legacy Christmas Lights.
Everyday from Nov 24, 2022 - Jan 15, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Legacy will light up the south end of the city with more than a million Christmas lights in a cheery display throughout the community as one of Calgary’s largest free light displays.
Location:Community of Legacy
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://legacyresidents.ca
The Elves and the Shoemaker.
Everyday from Nov 24, 2022 - Dec 24, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
With only a few days left before Christmas, siblings Ezra and Charlie Wishniski are struggling to make ends meet. With limited supplies and no one stopping by their shop, a good Christmas seems like a faraway dream. But, when two elves are sent by Santa to help, their fortunes begin to turn around. Can the elves help in time to give the Wishniski’s the Christmas they hoped for?
Location:Stagewest DInner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://stagewestcalgary.com/stage-west-for-kids
Christmas in the Country Art Sale.
Everyday from Nov 24, 2022 - Dec 21, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Enjoy a whole lot of Christmas cheer in Alberta’s beautiful Foothills region. The Leighton Art Centre is featuring fine crafts and artwork by local artists in the galleries of the historic Leighton home and on the online shopping site this November and December.
Location:The Leighton Art Centre
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://shop.leightoncentre.org
Calgary Christmas Market.
Everyday from Nov 24, 2022 - Dec 23, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The Calgary Farmers’ Market (south and west locations) have transformed into the Calgary Christmas Market, just in time to get everything you need for ‘on the table and under the tree’ and have fun doing it.
Location:The Calgary Farmers’ Market (south and west locations)
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://calgaryfarmersmarket.ca
Elf The Musical.
Everyday from Nov 25, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Beddington Theatre Arts Centre presents this title known the world over. This modern-day holiday classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner elf. After all, the best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.
Location:Beddington Theatre Arts Centre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://storybooktheatre.org
Canmore Rotary Festival of Trees.
Everyday from Nov 30, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
a community-based holiday celebration with decorated trees, wreaths, gingerbread houses, and special events and activities for the entire family. It is free to view and walk through the forest of trees and magical Candy Cane Lane.
Location:The Malcolm Hotel in Canmore
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://rotaryclubofcanmore.ca/page/festival-of-trees
Sparkle Sparkle at TELUS Spark.
Everyday from Nov 30, 2022 - Jan 2, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The science centre is open late every night, and full of holiday surprises! Starting at 5pm, guests will experience the magic of Goodnight Moon, holiday carollers, quirky characters on stilts, a robot dog, crack open a geode, and so much more! Guests can enjoy the whole science centre - with a holiday twist. Learn more at .
Location:TELUS Spark
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://sparkscience.ca
Christmas Sleigh Rides.
Everyday from Nov 30, 2022 - Dec 24, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
roundup the whole family for horse-drawn sleigh rides this holiday season at Horsin Around. Go dashing through the snow on a two-horse open sleigh with breath taking views of the Calgary Skyline. and warm up to the camp fire with a cup of hot chocolate.
Location:Horsin' Around
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://horsinaround.ca
Granary Road’s Christmas Market.
Everyday from Nov 30, 2022 - Dec 18, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
An enchanting celebration of the holidays that starts with our stunning Market with 40-foot vaulted ceilings, exposed trusses and lighting reminiscent of days gone by.
Location:Granary Road
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://granaryroad.com
Christmas at the Hive.
Everyday from Nov 30, 2022 - Dec 10, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
This annual event at Chinook Honey Company in Okotoks offers family fun and fundraising for the Foothills Country Hospice Society. Visit the animals, taste mead and learn all about bees and honey. You can partake in beeswax snow candle making, s’mores by the fire, honey taffy making, hot chocolate and enjoying mulled mead.
Location:Chinook Honey Company
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://albertaopenfarmdays.ca/events/christmas-at-the-hive
European Christmas Village Market and Fireworks.
Everyday from Nov 30, 2022 - Dec 11, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
the European Christmas Village Market will provide you with an amazing, fun-filled family event at Bearspaw Lifestyle Centre. You will enjoy shopping from the Edelweiss booth to a variety of vendors each weekend. There will be story time, Santa’s workshop, skating and sleigh rides.
Location:Bearspaw Lifestyle Centre
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://bearspawlc.org
Airdrie Festival of Lights.
Everyday from Dec 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Located in Airdrie’s Nose Creek Park, the Airdrie Festival of Lights is a beautiful, outdoor walk-through lights experience, with about a million dollars’ worth of displays and other special features.
Location:Nose Creek Park in Airdrie
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://airdrielights.com
Christmas Lights in Legacy 2022.
Everyday from Dec 1, 2022 - Jan 15, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
What was once a one-off way to dazzle local residents, has now turned into an annual family-friendly event that brings everyone from Calgary and area. Join us for a drive through the Legacy Community in the southeast of Calgary, to enjoy a wondrous Christmas lights display of more than one million lights.
Location:Legacy Community in the southeast of Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Spruce Meadows Christmas Market.
Everyday from Dec 2, 2022 - Dec 4, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The market boasts an enviable line-up of exquisite gifts and treats for the whole family. With over 300+ independent local businesses, hand-picked by our team, the market prides itself on a unique shopping experience. Begin the festive season by enjoying a day out with family and friends, shop for exquisite gift ideas, purchase artisan food, and stroll through the winter wonderland of Spruce Meadows.
Location:Spruce Meadows
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://sprucemeadows.com/christmasmarket
Candy Cane Kids Holiday Musical.
Everyday from Dec 2, 2022 - Dec 4, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Cookie, Stripe and Pep are the Quality Control Inspectors for McJingles Incorporated. Their job? To monitor, measure and analyze Christmas spirit worldwide. This year, however, the cheery trio discover Canadian spirit is dangerously low, and pull out all the stops to raise it. Using their social media platform Jinglegram, they decide to broadcast live! They sing, dance, bake and cheer-on Canada in this 75-minute extravaganza at Shane Homes YMCA!
Location:Shane Homes YMCA
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://occasionalnotes.net/candycanekids

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