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Christmas in Calgary

Many Canadians have a day off work on December 25 and many spend the day with family or friends. It is customary to exchange gifts and enjoy a special festive meal.

In Calgary, there is a long list of fun holiday-inspired activities to participate in, so here are a few ideas.

Each year, the zoo transforms into a winter wonderland filled with thousands of twinkling lights. Plus there are food vendors, shows and special events.

Photos with Santa

Visit with Santa at CF Chinook Centre – November 16 – December 24 (Daily)

Visit with Santa at CF Market Mall – November 16 – December 24 (Daily)

Photos with Santa at Deerfoot City - November 20 - December 24

Free Santa Photos at The CORE Shopping Centre – November 28 – December 22 (Thursday – Sunday)

Saturdays & Sundays, November 23 - December 22, 2019

Experience the magic of Christmas past at Heritage Park in Calgary. Enjoy a festive wagon ride, sing carols or visit with jolly old Saint Nick himself. Immerse yourself in an old-fashioned Christmas as some of the historical family homes and buildings open their doors to share their Yuletide traditions.

The City of Calgary will host a fireworks display at midnight from the Calgary Tower. Wherever you happen to be celebrating throughout Calgary, make sure you look up to see the spectacular show that will ring in 2020.

To find more events, visit Eventbrite.

Get into the holiday spirit by joining the community to celebrate joy.



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