Christmas Events

Christmas is a special time of year and there are so many different types of events and activities in and around the city to celebrate. Whether you’re into concerts and plays, cutting your own tree, visits with Santa, or sleigh rides, there is something to suite your taste and your families budget!

Spectacle Blue Winter Wonderland (Family Fun Calgary)
Spectacle Blue Will Amaze You With Winter Wonderland

Looking for a family-friendly evening over the holiday season? Spectacle Blue brings winter alive in this ‘Winter Wonderland’ Show. It’s a magical performance of aerial dance and circus with acrobatics, as well. This all-ages event will entertain and awe as the Performance Company brings a Winter Wonderland to life on
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The Nutcracker (Family Fun Calgary)
This Christmas Season, Experience the Joy of Alberta Ballet’s The Nutcracker

Introduce your family to the ballet with Alberta Ballet’s stunning production of this holiday classic, which features everything from Russian princesses to Rat Kings and a stage full of young dancers to inspire your own kids. This sumptuous and beautiful experience will become a Christmas favourite. This gorgeous evening of
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VIVO Play Project Hubs (Family Fun Calgary)
Set Imagination Free With the VIVO Play Project!

Do you remember how to play? Some days there were hours of running around outside, inventing worlds and games by yourself or with friends. Other days, you might have been focused on the little things, creating miniature realms in a corner of the house. Either way, you know how vital
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Calgary Girls Choir (Family Fun Calgary)
Catch the Holiday Spirit with a Calgary Girls Choir Concert: Angels! Ever Bright and Fair

The Calgary Girls Choir is thrilled to return to performing in time for the holiday season. On December 12, 2021, you will be treated to their youth choirs, Dolce, Viva and Brava as well as a debut performance by Espressa, the CGC’s newly formed Women’s Choir, at Angels! Ever Bright and
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Horsin Around Sleigh Ride (Family Fun Calgary)
Jingle All the Way: Horsin’ Around Christmas Sleigh Rides

Horsin’ Around is offering horse-drawn sleigh rides with hot chocolate and a campfire to warm up. Enjoy a 20-minute sleigh ride and a petting farm during your one-hour slot. Start a beautiful Christmas tradition and enjoy the best of the season at Horsin’ Around this December. Book by emailing horsinaroundalberta@yahoo.ca.
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Coca-Cola Holiday Truck Tour (Family Fun Calgary)
Coca-Cola Holiday Truck Tour

Santa is trading in his sleigh for a tour across Canada in an iconic red Coca-Cola Canada Holiday Truck, travelling from coast-to-coast and delivering seasonal joy and optimism! This holiday season, the Holiday Truck Tour is touring the country, safely bringing Canadians together and featuring some holiday magic and the big
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Calgary Jazz Orchestra Frank Christmas (Family Fun Calgary)
Have a Perfectly Frank Christmas with the Calgary Jazz Orchestra

Calgary Jazz Orchestra is thrilled to bring back their tradition of a Perfectly Frank Christmas on December 19, 2021! Enjoy the music of holiday favourites and songs made popular by Frank Sinatra. Join the CJO for their first concert of the season for an exciting, entertaining, and warm holiday experience.
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Calgary Opera Christmas (Family Fun Calgary)
A Heartwarming Family Performance with Calgary Opera This Christmas: The Enchanted Child

From December 10 – 12, 2021, celebrate Christmas with the Calgary Opera, with a heartwarming family opera called The Enchanted Child. The Enchanted Child (L’enfant et les sortilèges in the original French) with music by Maurice Ravel and libretto by French author Colette, tells the fable of a willful and frustrated
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Fiddle Fantasia (Family Fun Calgary)
Toes are Gonna Be Tapping and Spirits Soaring at Fiddle Fantasia

Your whole family will be tapping their toes to the music during an energetic evening of festive fiddling with the Calgary Fiddlers and the Bow Valley Fiddlers. Fiddle Fantasia is an annual Christmas delight for Calgarians of all ages! The Calgary Fiddlers and Bow Valley Fiddlers (ages 7 – 17) will toe-tap
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Christmas Tree Cutting (Family Fun Calgary)
Timber! Where To Cut Your Own Christmas Tree Near Calgary

Are you looking for a REALLY fresh tree? Well, this being windy, dry Calgary, that is hard to find on any of the tree lots! The best way to get a really fresh tree and to have some family fun is to cut your own Christmas tree. If you’re one
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