The holidays are just around the corner and events are back! From markets to pop-ups, and twinkling celebrations, this year’s festivities, both in and outdoors, will be bigger, brighter and better than ever! Not sure where to go? Here are 7 light displays you can check out in and around Calgary this Christmas.



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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: Thursday, December 1st, 2022
Where: 220 Saint George’s Drive Northeast, Calgary
Time: 9 am – 9 pm
Cost: $19+


Feeling sentimental? This holiday season, walk under a bed of stars and lights, grab a hot cocoa and take a seat by the fire! Zoolights is back and you won’t want to miss it – it is tradition after all!

When: Friday, November 18th until January 8th, 2022
Where: Calgary Zoo, 210 St. George’s Drive NE
Cost: $21.95 for adults, $14.95 for children

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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.

When: Friday, November 25th, 2022
Where: 1800 Stampede Trail SE
Cost: $16+


Though its best known for its green grass and gardens, Nikka Yuko is an incredible spot in the wintertime. Don’t believe us? Check it out and enjoy a magical evening of lanterns, and lights.

When: Starts Wednesday, November 30th
Where: Corner of 9th Ave S &, Mayor Magrath Dr. S, Lethbridge
Cost: $12.50



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it’s back! Western Canada’s largest outdoor walk-through display will return to light the night this December and it’ll be just as beautiful as ever. Drink hot chocolate, take a lap around the ice rink, take photos, and cozy up next to their fire. You won’t want to miss it!

When: Thursday, December 1st – 31st, 2022
Where: Nose Creek Regional Park, Airdrie, AB
Time: 6 pm – 9 pm
Cost: Free


Grab a hot beverage, crank up the Michael Buble and take a relaxing drive through the grounds at Spruce Meadows. Enjoy thousands of lights, sights, and a ton of Christmas spirit from the comfort of your own vehicle. What could be better!?

When: Friday, Saturday & Sunday starting December 9th, 2022
Where: Spruce Meadows, 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW, Calgary
Time: 5 pm – 10 pm
Cost: Free



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Prepare to be dazzled, Calgary! This winter, 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! You won’t regret it!

When: Saturday, November 26th – January 7th, 2023
Where: Confederation Golf Course – 14th Street NW, Calgary
Time:  6 pm – 12 am
Cost: Free

There you have it, friends. 7 Christmas light displays you can check out in Calgary this season. Be safe, stay warm, and enjoy!