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Holiday Fun

A Mighty Shrek Christmas.
Every Saturday, Nov 5, 2022 - Jan 15, 2023 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Jubilations Junior presents A Mighty Shrek Christmas – a production written for kids, and a meal designed with kids in mind.
Location:Jubilations Dinner Theatre
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:http://jubilations.ca
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 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.
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
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
Once Upon A Christmas at Heritage Park.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Nov 24, 2022 - Dec 18, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
One of Calgary's most iconic holiday events, with hands-on activities and entertainment sure to delight guests of all ages. Come get your fix of wholesome holiday cheer!
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://heritagepark.ca
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
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
34th Annual Lions Festival of Lights.
Everyday from Nov 26, 2022 - Jan 8, 2023 at 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
This year’s display will feature Merry Christmas greetings in 15 languages together with the Candy Canes and Shooting Stars along 14 Street!
Location:14 Street and 24 Avenue
Category:Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://lionsfestivaloflights.ca
Christmas at The Castle.
Everyday from Nov 26, 2022 - Dec 26, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Fairmont Banff Springs’ annual ‘Christmas at the Castle’ programming features holiday events, activities, and exclusive dining experiences that are as enchanting as one will ever find. Though primarily offered to hotel guests, visitors who are not staying at the hotel can still experience the grandeur of the castle by joining a Eat the Castle culinary tour of the Fairmont Banff Springs, or by taking in a live performance of A Christmas Carol with the whole family.
Location:Banff Springs Hotel
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:https://www.christmasatthecastle.ca/
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
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
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
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
Once Upon a Christmas at Heritage Park.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Dec 3, 2022 - Dec 18, 2022 at 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Escape to the magic of Christmas past!
Location:Heritage Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://heritagepark.ca
The Greatest Gift.
> Saturday Dec 10, 2022 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
What was the greatest gift that you have given? or received? This holiday season, the Calgary Children's Choir will tell you what has been the great gifts for us with our songs. It's been the resiliency through hardship, the holiday spirit, the cold wind that brings white Christmas, or Mary's lullaby. Come join us at our Christmas concert and celebrate those precious gifts.
Location:St. Giles Presbyterian Church
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Music, Theatre & Performances
Link:https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/calgary-childrens-choir-christmas-concert-the-greatest-gift-tickets-431143691387
Coca-Cola Caravan Tour.
> Saturday Dec 10, 2022 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Coca-Cola is celebrating with its Iconic Coca-Cola Caravan Tour! With hundreds of Canadian stops, the Caravan Tour will spread holiday joy to communities over shared experiences and moments of magic. Since lighting up the small screen in a TV ad that first aired in the mid-1990s, the Coke Caravan has signaled the start of the festive season for nearly three decades, and it is thrilled to be stopping in Calgary this year!
Location:555 Saddledome Rise SE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Christmas Cheer with Santa Claus at Lake Louise.
Everyday from Dec 24, 2022 - Dec 25, 2022 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Santa will be out skiing with his elves and Griff the Grizzly, stopping for pictures and handing out candy to everyone on the Nice List. He will also be making appearances in the Lodge of Ten Peaks so be sure to keep your eyes open and ears listening for the jingle of the reindeer bells.
Location:Lake Louise Ski Resort
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:https://www.skilouise.com/things-to-do/christmas-cheer-with-santa-claus22/
Mt. Norquay’s Torchlight Parade.
> Saturday Dec 31, 2022 at 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Add a little light show magic to your New Year’s traditions with Mt. Norquay’s Torchlight Parade. A select number of brave Norquay instructors and staff will take on the North American run from the Big Chair with torches in hand for a light spectacle you do not want to miss. The best spot to view is from downtown Banff, so, bundle up the family, grab a hot chocolate and enjoy the show.
Location:From town looking towards Mt. Norquay
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:http://banffnorquay.com/event/torchlight-parade-2/

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