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Sunday, November 22nd, 2020

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Calgary Christmas Market.
Everyday from Nov 12, 2020 - Dec 23, 2020 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Find everything for on the table and under the tree. Calgary Farmers' Market is transforming into a Christmas market where you can enjoy a festive and safe holiday experience. Dine in the licenced Food Hall, warm yourself around a crackling fire, indulge your sweet tooth with a fresh BeaverTail, and pick up your fresh Christmas Tree, too! Find thoughtfully crafted goods from your favorite vendors, plus a few seasonal vendors offering Yuletide gifts, food, jewelry, décor, and more. The Market is also offering Christmas Gift Bags with 7 convenient options and easy curbside pick up! Don’t forget to mark your calendars for a Magical Santa Experience*, visit with the jolly old elf’s Reindeer, and see the mean green humbug during Grinchmas! There is no admission fee and free parking! *Pre-Sale Timed Tickets required for a safe visit with Santa including virtual photos.
Location:Calgary Farmers' Market: 510, 77 Avenue SE
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:calgaryfarmersmarket.ca
The Holidays on 17th Ave Market Collective.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Nov 14, 2020 - Dec 6, 2020 at 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
A Holiday Market is coming to #17thavesw! This market runs every Saturday and Sunday from November 14 until December 6! Stop by and support the community and vendors by #shoppinglocal for your gifts this year. Add your wish to the Wishing Tree, enjoy live entertainment while you shop, and drop off your donation for the Calgary Food Bank too! Talk about #supportinglocalyyc! Visit the holiday market at Tomkins Park as well as inside at the stunning indoor location at 1012, 17 Avenue SW. All vendors will have masks, gloves, hand sanitizer, and practicing physical distancing.
Location:Tomkins Park and 1012 17 Ave SW
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Parent's Night Out
Link:facebook.com/events/377189973394419/
Legacy's 6th Annual Light Parade.
Everyday from Nov 16, 2020 - Jan 10, 2021 at 5:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Takes place November 16 to January 10. Legacy’s 6th Annual Christmas Light Parade is back! With over 1 million lights, Legacy will be one of the brightest places in Calgary for you and your family to enjoy this holiday season. It is free for anyone to come and drive through the community or bundle up and take a walk along the many lit-up streets, parks, and through tunnels of lights. This year, there will be over 200,000 lights, new figurines, and twinkling Christmas trees, and many other things to do! Take a glide on the skating rink located at 412 Legacy View SE. Tour decorated show homes from WestCreek Homes and Look Master Builder. Check out Shane Homes Grizwald House inspired decorations - you'll be blinded by the light! Visit Wolf Willow for free hot drinks from food trucks on December 5,12, and 19.
Location:Legacy Clock Tower, Legacy Community: Next to 8 Legacy Circle SE, T2X 0W8
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:bit.ly/2K2qbGZ
ZOOLIGHTS.
Everyday from Nov 20, 2020 - Jan 3, 2021 at 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ZOOLIGHTS, presented by Olympia Trust Company, is back for its 24th year! Calgary's award-winning, magical holiday tradition will be glowing for six weeks of festive family-friendly fun. The Calgary Zoo is committed to helping you enjoy the magic of ZOOLIGHTS in a safe and physically-distanced way while supporting wildlife conservation. Timed tickets are required and must be purchased online in advance. Tickets will not be sold onsite. Tickets are available in limited quantities each night - first come, first served! Don't delay, get your tickets while you can!
Location:Calgary Zoo: 210 St. George's Drive NE,
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:calgaryzoo.com/zoolights
StoryBook Theatre Presents, Annie the Musical.
Everyday from Nov 27, 2020 - Jan 2, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
November 27 to January 2. StoryBook Theatre Presents, Annie the Musical. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find the parents who abandoned her on the doorstep of an orphanage run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. With the help of other girls in the orphanage, Annie escapes to the wondrous world of NYC! For showtimes and to purchase online streaming to the musical, visit the website.
Location:Online Streaming
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances, Youth Activities
Link:storybooktheatre.org
Lions Festival of Lights.
Everyday from Nov 28, 2020 - Jan 8, 2021 at 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
November 28 to January 8, 6pm to midnight (except December 24 & 25, 5pm to 1am). 34th Annual Lions Festival of Lights. The Lions Festival of Lights will illuminate Confederation Park Golf Course once again this holiday season! Drive by Calgary’s largest free Christmas light showcase nightly.
Location:Confederation Park - Can Be Viewed Along 14 Street NW, North of 24 Avenue
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:lionsfestivaloflights.ca
Spruce Meadows Christmas Lights Drive Through.
Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Dec 4, 2020 - Dec 24, 2020 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Visit Spruce Meadows to enjoy the thousands of twinkling lights, festive displays, and holiday tunes - all from the comfort of your vehicle. Tune your radio to 87.9 FM to listen to the festive music while you enjoy the Christmas Lights Drive Through. Takes place Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays throughout December until January 3. The drive through will not be available on Christmas Day. Visitors must remain in their vehicles at all times. There are no buildings or facilities open and walking is not permitted. Due to the construction of the Southwest Calgary Ring Road, access to Spruce Meadows has changed. To download the route map, visit the website.
Location:Spruce Meadows
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:sprucemeadows.com
Magical Santa Experience.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Dec 4, 2020 - Dec 6, 2020 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Santa is coming to the Market! Visit the Calgary Christmas Market to chat with Santa from a safe distance so he can be in tip-top health for his big journey on Christmas Eve! Don’t forget to drop your letter to Santa in the North Pole mailbox and you’ll receive a letter in return. A professional photographer will snap a festive family photo and with some holiday magic, Santa will appear in the photo! Pre-Sale Timed Tickets Only. Takes place November 27 to 29 and December 4 to 6. The health and well-being of Santa and all families who visit is top priority. Pre-sale Timed Tickets are required to take part in the Santa Experience. No walk-ins permitted. Each ticketed session is 10 minutes to ensure you have a pleasant experience.
Location:Calgary Farmers’ Market: 510, 77 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:calgaryfarmersmarket.ca
Come and See Santa's Reindeer.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Dec 4, 2020 - Dec 6, 2020 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Come and see Santa's Reindeer and Shout with Glee! How would Santa make his way to the market without his trusty flying guides? Kids of all ages (there's a kid in all of us!) can see his reindeer on the south lawn November 27, 28, 29 and December 4, 5, 6. Warm yourself around a crackling fire, indulge your sweet tooth with a fresh Beavertail, and soak up some quality time together. Don't forget to book your Magical Santa Experience and Virtual Photos! *No formal photography with the reindeer will be provided. Check out all of the events happening at the Calgary Farmers' Market!
Location:Calgary Farmers’ Market: 510, 77 Avenue SE
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:calgaryfarmersmarket.ca
Theatre Calgary Presents, A Christmas Carol.
Everyday from Dec 11, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Digital Production takes place December 11 to 31. Theatre Calgary Presents, A Christmas Carol. Not even Scrooge can prevent a joyous holiday tradition from taking place! Gather the family around the tree, and your screen, and enjoy a holiday tradition known worldwide. To purchase digital access, visit the website.
Location:Online Streaming
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:theatrecalgary.com
Once Upon a Christmas at Heritage Park Historical Village.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Dec 12, 2020 - Dec 13, 2020 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Takes place on Weekends, December 12 & 13, 19 & 20, and 21 to 23. Once Upon a Christmas at Heritage Park Historical Village. Once Upon a Christmas returns to the Park for old-fashioned fun! Guests must reserve a time slot for select capacity-limited activities. These activities remain free with Once Upon a Christmas admission/valid annual pass, but a reservation is required for horse-drawn wagon rides, Santa visits, and live play in the Canmore Opera House (Dr. Billard’s Combustible Christmas). Enjoy festive story time, visit the Kids’ Only Store, discover holiday traditions in some of the homes and exhibits, and much more! To purchase timed-entry tickets, visit the website.
Location:Heritage Park Historical Village: 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:heritagepark.ca
Once Upon a Christmas at Heritage Park Historical Village.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Dec 19, 2020 - Dec 20, 2020 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Takes place on Weekends, December 12 & 13, 19 & 20, and 21 to 23. Once Upon a Christmas at Heritage Park Historical Village. Once Upon a Christmas returns to the Park for old-fashioned fun! Guests must reserve a time slot for select capacity-limited activities. These activities remain free with Once Upon a Christmas admission/valid annual pass, but a reservation is required for horse-drawn wagon rides, Santa visits, and live play in the Canmore Opera House (Dr. Billard’s Combustible Christmas). Enjoy festive story time, visit the Kids’ Only Store, discover holiday traditions in some of the homes and exhibits, and much more! To purchase timed-entry tickets, visit the website.
Location:Heritage Park Historical Village: 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:heritagepark.ca
Sparkle Sparkle at TELUS Spark.
Everyday from Dec 26, 2020 - Dec 30, 2020 at 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Takes place until January 3 (TELUS Spark is closed on December 24, 25, 31, and January 1). Spark has transformed into a shimmering wonderland of over 270,000 LED lights! An indoor path experience will lead you through the cosmos, in holiday style. The Calgary science centre warms up the darkest winter nights with an original and delightful holiday light experience. Walk through a massive shimmering northern lights cave, warm up by a towering LED bonfire, and be spellbound by shooting stars in one of Canada's largest dome theatres. Timed tickets available from 5 to 7:30pm daily. Tickets are $18.95 for adults and $12.95 for kids ages 3 to 17. Spark members get 40 percent off ticket prices. The science centre galleries are not open during Sparkle Sparkle. This is a pathway experience through the light exhibition only.
Location:TELUS Spark: 220 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:sparkscience.ca/whats-on/sparkle-sparkle
Spruce Meadows Christmas Lights Drive Through.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Jan 1, 2021 - Jan 3, 2021 at 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Visit Spruce Meadows to enjoy the thousands of twinkling lights, festive displays, and holiday tunes - all from the comfort of your vehicle. Tune your radio to 87.9 FM to listen to the festive music while you enjoy the Christmas Lights Drive Through. Takes place Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays throughout December until January 3. The drive through will not be available on Christmas Day. Visitors must remain in their vehicles at all times. There are no buildings or facilities open and walking is not permitted. Due to the construction of the Southwest Calgary Ring Road, access to Spruce Meadows has changed. To download the route map, visit the website.
Location:Spruce Meadows
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:sprucemeadows.com
Sparkle Sparkle at TELUS Spark.
Everyday from Jan 2, 2021 - Jan 3, 2021 at 5:00 pm - 7:31 pm
Takes place until January 3 (TELUS Spark is closed on December 24, 25, 31, and January 1). Spark has transformed into a shimmering wonderland of over 270,000 LED lights! An indoor path experience will lead you through the cosmos, in holiday style. The Calgary science centre warms up the darkest winter nights with an original and delightful holiday light experience. Walk through a massive shimmering northern lights cave, warm up by a towering LED bonfire, and be spellbound by shooting stars in one of Canada's largest dome theatres. Timed tickets available from 5 to 7:30pm daily. Tickets are $18.95 for adults and $12.95 for kids ages 3 to 17. Spark members get 40 percent off ticket prices. The science centre galleries are not open during Sparkle Sparkle. This is a pathway experience through the light exhibition only.
Location:TELUS Spark: 220 St George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:sparkscience.ca/whats-on/sparkle-sparkle

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