FREE Christmas events to check out in Calgary


Calgary Farmers Market, 510 77th Avenue Southeast, Calgary

Running until December 22


We’re continuing our holiday tradition and transforming into the premiere destination to find everything for on the table and under the tree this upcoming holiday season


Lions Festival of Lights
14 St NW & 24 Ave NW, Calgary

November 30, 2019 To January 8, 2020

The Festival of Lights is the largest FREE drive-by Christmas Lights showcase in Calgary. It’s comprised of over 500,000 bulbs on 16,000 strings along 14 th St NW.


Christmas Lights at Spruce Meadows

Spruce Meadows, 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW, Calgary

December 8, 2019 To January 5, 2020


Running throughout the Holiday Season, Spruce Meadows invites your entire family – together with your Christmas guests – to enjoy the Christmas Lights @ Spruce Meadows



Calgary Night Market Holiday Markets

Eau Claire Market, 200 Barclay Parade Southwest, Calgary

November 22, 2019 To December 20, 2019

Holiday Night Markets are happening once again at Eau Claire Market every friday nights in November. Shop to over 40+ handmade vendors and local businesses


Airdrie Festival of Lights

Nose Creek Park, 1701 Main Street South, Airdrie

December 1, 2019 To December 31, 2019

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


Ice Skating at Olympic Plaza

Olympic Plaza, 228 8 Ave SE, Calgary

November 21, 2019 To March 15, 2020

Enjoy ice skating at Olympic Plaza. Bring your own equipment or rent skates and helmets from the Skate Hut. Skating is free of charge


Christmas in Kensington

Kensington, Calgary

November 30, 2019 To December 22, 2019

Join Kensington in celebrating this magical time of year for a variety of free, family-fun activities in the neighbourhood. 


Fireside Movie Series

Deerfoot City - The Food Lodge, 901 64 Ave NE, Calgary

November 28, 2019 To December 19, 2019

Cozy up and gather around the fireplace inside the Food Lodge every Thursdays from 6:30pm-8:30pm, Nov 28-Dec 19, for a Holiday Movie Series with complimentary treats provided