Shopping Meets Festive Fun: The Ultimate Guide to Christmas Markets and Craft Fairs In and Around Calgary

Christmas Markets (Family Fun Calgary)

Ah, Christmas: twinkling lights, cocoa by the fireplace . . . and fighting hordes of people at the mall. This Christmas season, forget the mall . . . do your shopping and enjoy a festive holiday experience at the same time! Christmas markets and craft sales are a fun and affordable way to get into the holiday mood and tick some “to do’s” off your list. (If you want to get started early, we’ve included some fall markets, as well.)

Top Picks for Christmas Craft/Market Events in Calgary


Calgary is – happily! – awash in Christmas craft fairs and markets, and we’re working on a few that really stand out.


But, Wait! There Are Lots More Markets!

Triwood Fabulous Fall Market

Fall is in the air and this is the perfect time to do some local shopping. Come out for some mouth-watering food, find the perfect fall scarf and so much more! This FREE event is the perfect way to spend your Sunday.

When: September 29, 2019
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Triwood Community Association
Address: 2244 Chicoutimi Drive NW
Phone: 403-282-2677 ext 30
Website: www.triwoodcommunity.com

Crestmont Christmas Market

This Christmas market, from November 16 – 17, 2019, is held at the Crestmont Hall, and typically draws from the communities of Valley Ridge, Tuscany, Bowness, Silver Springs, Scenic Acres, and of course, Crestmont. The market is well-established, with approximately 30 vendors on site. Get your shopping done early with beautiful handmade gifts!

When: November 16 – 17, 2019
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Crestmont Community Hall
Address: 12400 Crestmont Blvd SW, Calgary, AB
Email: Market@CrestmontCommunity.org
Website: www.crestmontcommunity.org

Edgemont Winter Craft Sale

Bring some cash and enjoy walking around the facility where many different vendors will be showing off their handmade work! Come and check out local, homemade crafty wares. It’s perfect for Christmas gifts and decorations! Fun for the whole family and free entrance, but you are welcome to bring a food donation or a dollar donation at the door. This donation will go directly into community food security. Food and drinks are available to purchase.

When: Saturday, November 16, 2019
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Edgemont Community Association
Address: 33 Edgevalley Circle NW, Calgary, AB
Website: www.edgemont.ab.ca

Triwood Christmas Market

Looking for that perfect gift for your loved ones? Wanting to avoid the chaos of the mall? Come out to the Triwood Christmas Market and help support local handcrafted vendors. Entry is by donation to the Alzheimer’s Society. While you shop enjoy a nice warm drink and some cookies, then stop and get a picture in the winter wonderland.

When: December 7, 2019
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Triwood Community Association
Address: 2244 Chicoutimi Drive NW
Phone: 403-282-2677 ext30
Website: www.triwoodcommunity.com

Granary Road

Come down to Granary Road for the Christmas Market, running from December 6 – 22, 2019. You’ll enjoy fun holiday activities for the whole family including fire pits, marshmallow roasting, hot chocolate, wagon rides, ice skating, snowman building, carolers, & more. (If you want to participate, sign up as soon as possible, as spots go quickly.)

When: December 6 – 22, 2019 (Friday, Saturday and Sunday Only)
Time: 
9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Where:
Granary Road Market
Address: 226066 112th St West MD of Foothills, AB
Phone: 403-453-7623
Website: www.granaryroad.com

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