December? Already?! The year’s most festive month is finally here and it all kicks off with a ton of holly jolly events. From light displays to markets, immersive experiences and more, here are the 10 very best things to do in Calgary this week!
WATCH THE FLAMES TAKE ON THE PANTHERS
Toss on a jersey and head over to the Saddledome where you’re encouraged to grab a pocket dog and a beer, then cheer the Flames to victory. Interested in checking it out live? Head to the link above for tickets!
When: Tuesday, November 29th, 2022
Where: 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
WALK OR DRIVE THE LEGACY COMMUNITY LIGHT DISPLAY
From houses to parks, trees and their iconic clock tower, this week Legacy will light the night in partnership with community developer, WestCreek. Whether you drive or walk through, those who hit the area can expect to see tunnels, a larger-than-life Christmas tree and LED presents – which will all photograph beautifully, we’re sure!
When: Until January 15th
Where: Legacy Calgary – See directions here
SPONSORED PICK: TRAVEL BACK IN TIME WITH THIS LIVE 70S DISCO PARTY ROM-COM EXPERIENCE
Have you been looking for a reason to wear those high-rise flares? We’ve just found the perfect occasion! Join the University of Calgary as they take you back to the groovy 70s with their exciting new adaptation of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing.
When: From now until December 3rd, 2022
Where: Reeve Theatre, 210 University Court NW
JINGLE YOUR BELLS AT MIRACLE ON 1ST STREET
Serving a variety of themed cocktails in Insta-worthy mugs and glasses, Miracle of 1st Street will return this week to give Calgary’s Proof Cocktail Bar and floor-to-ceiling transformation. From over-the-top decor to music and more, this event is not one to be missed!
When: Until December 24th
Where: 1302 1 St SW, Calgary, AB
SPONSORED PICK: PREPARE FOR THE HOLIDAY WITH THE BLUE FRAME KITCHEN’S READY-TO-GO DINNERS
The tree is trimmed, the ornaments are up and the lights are lit. All that’s left is to put the turkey dinner and all the fixins’ on the table. With Christmas right on the doorstep, make sure you order our meals from Blue Flame Kitchen to enjoy with your family and friends!
When: Place your order before December 20th, 2022 to be picked up on December 23rd and 24th, 2022
Where: place your order HERE & drop by ATCO Park to collect your order
STROLL THE LIONS PARK FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
Prepare to be dazzled, Calgary! This week, grab a friend, a family member or a hot date, and take in the beautiful lights along 14th street. Dress warm, grab a hot chocolate and enjoy Calgary’s incredible display – for free!
When: Until January 7th, 2023
Where: Confederation Golf Course – 14th Street NW, Calgary
Time: 6 pm – 12 am
OR THE ‘GOODNIGHT MOON’ IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE
Educational and adventurous! This week re-live a childhood classic at TELUS Spark’s Goodnight Moon immersive experience. Never before shown in a digital gallery – each presentation will actually pull Calgarians into the story where they can interact with characters and images from the author’s wholesome universe.
Where: 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
WANDER THE GLOW HOLIDAY FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
Showcasing a million bulbs, this unique display will take light-loving Calgarians across the world in 70,000 square feet – and the best part is that you’ll be able to do so without freezing your butt off! Check out the link above for tickets.
Where: 1800 Stampede Trail SE
CHECK OUT SPARKLE SPARKLE
Grab your loved ones, a friend, or a new flame and experience a super-charged evening of lights, fun and tasty treats. TELUS Spark is back with Sparkle Sparkle, a beautiful event featuring lights, Santa and science.
When: Starts Thursday, December 1st, 2022
Where: 220 Saint George’s Drive Northeast, Calgary
Time: 9 am – 9 pm
SHOP THE BEARSPAW EUROPEAN VILLAGE CHRISTMAS MARKET
Fireworks, vendors, live music and more! This Friday, Calgarians are encouraged to check out the Bearspaw Market, a magical experience with a little something for everyone and anyone! Do NOT miss this one, friends. You’ll regret it.
When: Friday, December 2nd – 4th, 9th – 11th
Where: 253220 Bearspaw Road, AB
There you have it, Calgary – the 10 best things to do this week. Now get out there and enjoy yourselves, you deserve it.
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