Awesome Things to Do With Your Family In & Around Calgary This Weekend — Dec 15 – 17

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Presented by Century Casino Calgary’s Miniature Golf Course.

If you’re looking for holiday fun with your family, try the family activities at Century Casino Calgary. They have an 18 hole indoor mini golf course! Or if mini golf isn’t your thing, what about bowling or the arcade? Grab the kids and let’s go!

Are you ready for Christmas? Or do you wait until the last minute? This weekend (Dec. 15 – 17) means there’s basically only a week until the big day! We have lots of great activities to get you into the holiday spirit, or just to get you out of the house if you need a break!

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1. Calgary ZOOLIGHTS

Enjoy the best of this sparkling, shining season when you visit Calgary ZOOLIGHTS. The spectacle of lights will lift your spirits and you can enjoy a wide variety of classic winter activities, like playing in the snow, skating, and hot chocolate by the fire. Santa will even be there for a visit!

2. Heritage Park Once Upon A Christmas

One of the most delightful and cherished Christmas traditions in Calgary is Once Upon A Christmas at Heritage Park. This Saturday and Sunday, come join an old-fashioned Christmas, complete with wagon rides, caroling, and a visit with Santa.

3. Enjoy a Visit with Santa!

For those whose kids love to visit Santa as often as possible, we have a list of mall locations to see the big man. You can even see Santa at WinSport.

4. Christmas Concerts

There are all kinds of Christmas concerts happening in Calgary this weekend. Try the Sing-Along Messiah, Christmas with New West, or Frozen! by the Calgary Wind Symphony. You’ll also enjoy Fiddle Fantasia.

5. Head to the North Pole on the Polar Express

This weekend, take a trip to the North Pole on the Polar Express! This charming event takes place at Aspen Crossing.

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6. Family Theatre in Calgary

The theatre season is going strong in Calgary, so check out the link for all the different options coming up. This weekend, the Storybook Theatre is presenting The Wizard of Oz and A Charlie Brown Christmas. Theatre Calgary is presenting the classic, A Christmas Carol. Alberta Theatre Projects is presenting Charlotte’s Web, Stage West for Kids is presenting All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth, and Jubilations Dinner Theatre is presenting Beauty and the Grinch. Phew!

7. Dive In Movie at Southland Leisure Centre 

The Cineplex Family Favourites are on Christmas vacation, but on Sunday night you can come watch Elf at the Southland Leisure Centre on the pool deck!

8. Nutcracker – Alberta Ballet

That wonderful Christmas classic, the Nutcracker, starts this Friday at the Jubilee Auditorium.

9. Banff Gondola Mountaintop Christmas

Take a little drive and enjoy a Christmas experience on a mountaintop this Saturday and Sunday at the Banff Gondola. Lots of fun activities for all ages! Or, on Friday night, you can join astronomers from the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada for stargazing.

10. Lougheed House Christmas

Celebrate a Victorian Christmas at the Lougheed House, beautifully decorated for the season. Enjoy musical performances, crafts, and treats.


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Century Casino, located in southeast Calgary, is now a destination for the whole family! With an 18 hole miniature golf course, an arcade, and a 30-lane bowling alley, it’s the perfect place to play. Plus, it’s indoors for those cold-weather days when you just want to get out of the house. Need a plan for those afternoons that seem to drag on forever? The mini golf course features three distinct themes; see who in your family can sink a hole-in-one and who has the best form. Or come after 4 pm when the black lights get turned on for GLOW mini golf! You can even book a party room for a larger group (say, when family visits over the holidays!). Come to Century Casino: enjoy a snack or a meal, have some fun, and make memories with your kids this weekend!

With all these Awesome Kid-Friendly Activities To Do in Calgary this Weekend, the only way you’ll be bored this weekend is if you want to be bored!

Have a great weekend, everyone!

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