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Calgary Flames Grade 6 Activities.
Everyday from Aug 1, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The YMCA is excited to offer Calgary Flames Grade 6 activities live and in person in a safe and fun outdoor environment and a virtual at-home experience! This free membership supported by the Calgary Flames Foundation is still available and will be extended to expire December 31, 2021 for any children that began their membership after August 1, 2020. Grade 6 Memberships for 2021/2022 school year will be available as of August 1, 2021. Programming will return to in-person in the coming weeks and months with some virtual resources also being offered. For more information, visit the website.
Category:Free Events, Youth Activities
Link:ymcacalgary.org/faqs
Legacy's 7th Annual Christmas Lights Parade.
Everyday from Nov 17, 2021 - Jan 10, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Now until January 10. The 7th Annual Legacy Christmas Lights Parade is back for another year! Experience the magic of the holidays with your family in Legacy’s winter wonderland. With more than a million Christmas lights, it is one of Calgary's largest free light displays. Drive or walk through the community and explore various colorfully-lit streets, parks, homes and more, or enjoy skating at one of Legacy’s two skating rinks opening in early December, located at 412 Legacy View SE. Plus, tour around the many decorated show homes from WestCreek Homes, Look Master Builder, Morrison Homes, and more!
Location:The Community of Legacy in South Calgary
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out, Youth Activities
Link:mylegacyliving.ca
Banff & Lake Louise Tourism Presents, In Search of Christmas Spirit.
Everyday from Nov 24, 2021 - Jan 1, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Takes place November 24 to January 1. Check website for dates and times available to book. Discover the wonder of Christmas in Banff National Park this holiday season. Banff & Lake Louise Tourism is proud to present, In Search of Christmas Spirit - a live Christmas story told by the wildlife of Banff National Park and delivered by a sensory extravaganza of light and sound. This is a free outdoor event hosted on select nights of the holiday season. The experience is ticketed for your comfort and enjoyment. You must reserve tickets for all members of your party, other than children 2 years old and under. There is no group ticket option. For full details, visit the website.
Location:Banff Park Museum, 91 Banff Avenue, T1L 1K2
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:banfflakelouise.com/christmas/christmas-spirit
Bear Street Holiday Market.
Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Nov 26, 2021 - Dec 12, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays until December 12. Fridays: 4 to 9pm. Saturdays & Sundays: 10 am to 6pm. Then daily, December 17 to 24 & 26 to 31, 10am 6pm. Bundle up, grab a hot chocolate, and enjoy a stroll through the all-new Bear Street Holiday Market! Located in the heart of downtown Banff, the Bear Street Holiday Market features local artisans, retailers, and food stalls. Embrace the holiday spirit as you browse the market stalls for holiday gifts and delights and round off your experience with a bite to eat at one of Bear Street's many cozy restaurants.
Location:Downtown Banff
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:banfflakelouise.com/christmas/bear-street-holiday-market
35th Annual Lions' Festival of Lights.
Everyday from Nov 27, 2021 - Jan 9, 2022 at 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
The Lions Festival of Lights take place November 27 to January 9. Enjoy an evening out with friends and/or family as you meander your way through beautiful twinkling holiday lights!
Location:Confederation Park: Along 14 Street NW, North of 24 Avenue.
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:lionsfestivaloflights.ca
A Christmas to Remember at Granary Road.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Nov 27, 2021 - Dec 19, 2021 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Takes place Saturdays & Sundays, November 27 to December 19. Granary Road's Christmas Market is an enchanting celebration of the holidays with stunning Christmas carols playing throughout the market, beautifully decorated trees, strings upon strings of Christmas lights, and other festive decor. The Granary Road is a destination for Christmas shoppers, foodies, and families alike! Free admission.
Location:Granary Road
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Free Events, Holiday Fun
Link:granaryroad.com
Community Education Service - Free Online Presentations: Child and Youth Health and Mental Health Topics.
Everyday from Dec 2, 2021 - Dec 31, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Expert speakers will deliver timely, credible information and best-practice strategies to support the development and mental health of a child or youth in your life. Previously recorded presentations are also available for viewing: https://youtu.be/tLbDa8Vlutk
Location:Online via WebEx or Zoom
Category:Free Events, Talks, Workshops & Seminars
Link:community.hmhc.ca/sessions/?p=webex
Kids' Christmas Party at New Horizon Mall.
> Saturday Dec 11, 2021 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Join for this free family fun event in celebration of the holidays! There will be self-serve pictures with Santa, craft stations, glitter tattoos, Lego table, and more!
Location:New Horizon Mall
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:newhorizonmall.com/events
Bear Street Holiday Market.
Everyday from Dec 17, 2021 - Dec 24, 2021 at 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Takes place Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays until December 12. Fridays: 4 to 9pm. Saturdays & Sundays: 10 am to 6pm. Then daily, December 17 to 24 & 26 to 31, 10am 6pm. Bundle up, grab a hot chocolate, and enjoy a stroll through the all-new Bear Street Holiday Market! Located in the heart of downtown Banff, the Bear Street Holiday Market features local artisans, retailers, and food stalls. Embrace the holiday spirit as you browse the market stalls for holiday gifts and delights and round off your experience with a bite to eat at one of Bear Street's many cozy restaurants.
Location:Downtown Banff
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:banfflakelouise.com/christmas/bear-street-holiday-market
Grinchmas at Calgary Farmers' Market.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Dec 18, 2021 - Dec 19, 2021 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Takes place December 18 & 19. Do you hate Christmas? The whole Christmas season? Are your shoes too tight? Or is it just that your heart is two sizes too small? Visit the Market and join the Grinch to release some festive frustration and get your photo with a wonderful, awful Grinch! He'll be slithering and slunking, with a smile most unpleasant, playing Grinchy tricks all over the Market. (And maybe, just maybe, your heart will grow three sizes that day!)
Location:Calgary Christmas Market: 510, 77 Avenue SE
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:calgaryfarmersmarket.ca/events/details/grinchmas
The City of Calgary’s Mobile Adventure Playground.
> Saturday Dec 18, 2021 at 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
An adventure playground where kids can explore, create, imagine, and learn in their own way using a variety of loose parts materials!
Location:Beacham Close Playground: 15 Beacham Close NW
Category:Free Events, Fun for Kids
Link:calgary.ca/free

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