It might be chilly outside, but another week of fun is upon us and there’s a ton happening in and around the city! From concerts and light displays to pop-ups and markets, here are 10 of the very best things to do in Calgary between November 20th and the 24th!



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Want to stay indoors? You won’t want to miss the Tony Award-winning musical Hadestown when it rolls into Calgary this Tuesday. A retelling of Orpheus and Eurydice, this show is catchy, memorable and iconic.

When: Tuesday, November 21st – 26th, 2023
Where: 1415 14 Ave NW, Calgary

Top Gun: A Maverick Musicals

Love Top Gun? Calgarians can check out Jubilation Dinner Theatre’s new musical based on the beloved movie. For more information or to get your tickets now, check out the link above!

When: Until January 13th, 2024
Where: 1002 – 37th Street SW Calgary
Cost: $75+

Inglewood Night Market

Need to get a few Christmas gifts for friends, family… or yourself? This Friday, wander the Inglewood Night Market! From art and accessories to clothing and food, this event will have it all including live music and food.

When: Friday, November 24th, 25th and December 1st and 2nd, 2023
Where:  Crossroads Farmers Market. 1235 26 Ave SE, Calgary
Time: 5 pm – 10 pm
Cost: $5

Gord Bamford

Known for country hits like Breakfast Beer and Is It Friday Yet, Gord Bamford will take the Grey Eagle in Calgary this Friday. For more information and tickets, check out the link above.

When: Friday, November 24th, 2023
Where: The Grey Eagle – 3777 Grey Eagle Dr, Calgary
Time: 8 pm
Cost: $61+

Banff Hot Chocolate Trail

Sugar, spice and everything nice! This week wander up and down Banff’s Hot Chocolate Trail and wet your whistle with cozy sips from some of your favourite cafes, restaurants, bars, and convenience stores. Each drink is uniquely themed, holiday-centric, and only available for a limited time. You won’t want to miss it!

When: Until December 31st, 2023
Where: Various locations
Cost: Prices vary

Sippin’ Santa

When it comes to pop-ups, we’re spoiled for choice! With tropical decorations and Christmas lights from floor to ceiling, guests can enjoy holly cocktails at Sippin’ Santa, a festive event with music, ugly sweaters, and fun mugs.

When: Until December 31st, 2023
Where: 1530 5 St SW, Calgary, AB
Cost: Prices vary

Banff Christmas Market

Banff’s Christmas Market is back! This week visit the Warner stables for live music, fantastic food, charming gifts, pieces of artwork, and more created and offered by the locals. It’s going to be enchanting!

When: Friday, November 24th-26th and December 1st-3nd, 2023
Where: Warner Stables, 100 Sundance Rd
Cost: $15+

Miracle on 1st Street

Serving Xmas-themed cocktails in a variety of Christmas mugs and glasses, Miracle of 1st Street has returned and will completely transform Calgary’s Proof cocktail bar with over-the-top decorations from floor to ceiling Don’t miss out!

When: On now
Where: 1302 1 St SW, Calgary, AB
Cost: Prices vary


Banff is one of the most magical places on Earth and the best way to see it is from above. This week, let Banff’s gondola take you to new heights and totally change your point of view of the Rocky Mountains!

When: Until March 30th, 2024
Where: 100 Mountain Ave, Banff
Cost: $60+


A beloved date-night tradition! This week admire millions of enchanting lights strung through the trees at the Calgary Zoo, grab a hot cocoa, a snack and take a seat by the fire and enjoy! It’s going to be magical.

When: Until January 7th, 2024
Where: Calgary Zoo, 210 St. George’s Drive NE
Cost: $21.95+

There you have it! The 10 best things to do in Calgary this week. Now get out there and enjoy yourselves, you deserve it.