It’s that time of the year again – the season of magic, wonder and endless family fun! The holidays are the best time for family bonding and creating new and lasting memories – and in a city so big and vibrant, your options for recreational activities are almost endless. If you’re still making plans for the holiday season, check out a few great options for holiday fun in Calgary.
Calgary Christmas Market
Christmas shopping is a huge part of prepping for and enjoying the holiday season. If you’re still scurrying for last minute gifts for your loved ones, the Calgary Christmas Market may be the perfect option. Enjoy live festive entertainment, scrumptious treats, a visit from Santa and so much more as you tour your favourite seasonal vendors in search of the perfect gifts. Come out to the Calgary Farmer’s Market from now till December 23rd and take part in this favourite Calgary Christmas tradition.
Calgary Flames home games
Cheer on our beloved Calgary Flames as they continue their NHL season in a series of home games against the Vancouver Canucks, Winnipeg Jets and many more! Check out the Flames’ game schedule and get your tickets here.
One of Calgary’s biggest and brightest holiday events is back to light up the city for another year. Frolic about the Calgary zoo until January 5th and experience the magic of 2 million holiday lights, 200 displays and endless family-friendly activities! What are you waiting for? Get in on all the fun at Calgary’s luminous winter wonderland.
A night at the theatre
Theatre Calgary is back with a yearly holiday tradition for all theatre lovers in Calgary. The organization is ready to fill your hearts with kindness and good vibes with their annual production of “A Christmas Carol”. Up until December 23rd, you can join the Spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they take Ebenezer Scrooge on a wondrous Christmas journey. Check out all the details, and reserve your seats.
Calgary’s New Year’s Eve outdoor celebration
The City of Calgary, in collaboration with the newly opened Central Library, is hosting a free family-friendly celebration to ring in the new year. Join us on December 31st at the Calgary Central Library, Olympic Plaza and the Municipal Atrium at City Hall. With an ice-skating party, food trucks, a kid’s Central Library dance party and more – there’s truly something for everyone. The fun doesn’t end there, round up the year by watching the remarkable ENMAX fireworks display on the roof of the Calgary Tower and ring in an amazing 2019!
Join TELUS Spark as they countdown till noon. This event is perfect for families with little ones who can’t stay up till midnight. Dance the afternoon away with tons of hydrogen balloons and a huge bubble wrap dance floor. Everyone is welcome on December 31st to this excitement filled dance party!
In a diverse city like Calgary, there’s always something for everyone! Stay safe as you indulge in your favourite seasonal festivities. Happy holidays from our Qualico family to yours!