Ah, Christmas: twinkling lights, cocoa by the fireplace . . . and trying to find the perfect gift. This Christmas season, forget the mall — do you really want to be in a crowd of people? — and do your shopping while supporting local businesses and enjoying 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. 

Be sure to double-check the event before you go, as things can quickly change during COVID.

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Top Picks for Christmas Craft/Market Events in Calgary


Calgary has numerous Christmas craft fairs and markets, and we will highlight a few that really stand out.

Millarville Christmas Market (Family Fun Calgary)

SOLD OUT Millarville Christmas Market

Just 35 min southwest of Calgary, the Millarville Christmas market is a popular country Christmas market with fabulous art, crafts, decorations, artisan food, gifts and more. Happening November 4 – 7 and 11 – 14, 2021, with 250+ vendors, this is a huge market that takes place indoors and out. Plus, you’ll enjoy family fun, depending on restrictions for 2021. Tickets can be purchased in advance. Read more about it here.


Festival of Crafts (Family Fun Calgary)

Festival of Crafts

The Festival of Crafts is one of Canada’s biggest holiday handcrafted shopping events, showcasing the very best that the Canadian handmade community has to offer from November 4 – 7, 2021. For four days, the BMO Centre at Stampede Park transforms into a magical marketplace featuring over 230 of Canada’s most talented artists, artisans, and designers showcasing their beautiful works and interacting with shoppers, making this event a truly unique experience.

Read more about it here.


Leighton Art Centre (Family Fun Calgary)

Christmas in the Country

Enjoy a whole lot of Christmas cheer in Alberta’s beautiful Foothills region! The Leighton Art Centre is featuring fine crafts and artwork by local artists in the galleries of the historic Leighton home from November 6 – December 22, 2021. This annual community-favourite sale comes in perfect time for getting a head start on purchasing seasonal gifts and getting into the Christmas spirit with beautiful decorations, gorgeous art, and the home’s historic ambiance. Read more about it here.


Okotoks Christmas Market (Family Fun Calgary)

Okotoks Christmas Market

The annual Okotoks Christmas Festival marks the beginning of the Christmas season and takes place November 12 – 14, 2021. Kick off your Christmas shopping at this fantastic event with artisans, boutique businesses, and local artists! Read more about it here.


Calgary Christmas Farmers Market (Family Fun Calgary)

Calgary Christmas Market

Calgary Farmers Market is continuing the holiday tradition and will be transforming into the premier destination to find everything for on the table and under the tree this upcoming holiday season from November 18 – December 23, 2021 (Thursdays – Sundays). Dine with friends, enjoy live holiday entertainment, indulge in treats, and create memories with special activities. Find the very best from your favourite vendors, plus seasonal vendors. There will be plenty of activities with Santa, his reindeer, and the Grinch, too. Read more about it here.

 


Spruce Meadows Christmas Market (Family Fun Calgary)

Spruce Meadows Christmas Market

Every year the Spruce Meadows International Christmas Market gives Calgarians a shopping experience filled with entertainment, delicious food, and unique gift buying opportunities. This year there will be 300+ vendors spreading Christmas Spirit in indoor comfort. Joyful and lively entertainment will add to the special atmosphere, so come on out November 26 – 28 and December 3 – 5, 2021. Read more about it here.

 


Granary Road Christmas (Family Fun Calgary)

Granary Road Christmas Market

Come out for Granary Road’s Christmas Market on weekends from November 27 – December 19, 2021. The spectacular permanent vendors will be offering wonderful Christmas merchandise and gifts, perfect for the holiday season. Enjoy Christmas carols playing throughout the Market, beautifully decorated trees, strings upon strings of Christmas lights, and other festive décor. Read more about it here.

 


Saskatoon Farm Christmas Market (Family Fun Calgary)

The Saskatoon Farm

The Saskatoon Farm Christmas Market

The Saskatoon Farm hosts its annual Christmas Market from December 3 – 5 & 10 – 12, 2021, this season. You’ll find over 240 local makers, bakers, and growers, indoors and outdoors. But it’s more than a special place to get some shopping done! Enjoy the twinkling lights and the sounds of Christmas music and warm up by the fire pits. Try delicious treats and come visit this Christmas wonderland! There will be capacity restrictions, be sure to get your tickets in advance. Read more about it here.

 


But There Are Lots More Markets!

 

October

The Fall Market

Don’t miss the Fall and Holiday Market at Deerfoot Inn and Casino. With over 60 vendors selling sweet and savory treats, fashion, crafts, unique items and much more that is guaranteed to please the entire family. Come support local shops and businesses while doing some holiday shopping.

When: October 17, 2021
Time: 11 am – 4 pm
Where: Deerfoot Inn and Casino
Address: 11500 35 St SE # 1000 Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-203-9243
Facebook: www.facebook.com
Website: www.dmeinc.ca

Bearspaw Fall and Christmas Market

Christmas is coming and you’re invited to one of the first markets of the season! Come and visit a full house of vendors selling handmade wares. There is usually a cash concession and an ATM on site. Entry is $3 at the door.

When: October 22 – 24, 2021
Time: Friday: 10 am – 8 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday: 12 – 5 pm
Where: Bearspaw Lifestyle Centre
Address: 253220 Bearspaw Road, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-239-1502
Email: programs@bearspawlc.ca
Website: www.bearspawlc.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com

November

Crossfield Christmas Market

The Crossfield Farmers Market is hosting its annual Christmas Market and it’s the perfect stop to pick up those unique one-of-kind Christmas gifts and holiday supplies for everyone in your life. There are three venues within four minutes of each other, with special attractions and free parking. While there, grab lunch at a food truck. Sponsored by the Crossfield AG Society: crossfieldfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

When: November 5 – 6, 2021
Time: November 5, 4 – 8 pm; November 6, 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Crossfield. AB
Address: Crossfield Community Center, 900 Mountain Ave
Crossfield Baptist Church, 285176 Highway 2A
Collicutt Siding Golf Club, 1025 Western Drive
Phone: 587-284-6850
Website: www.facebook.com/crossfieldfarmersmarket

Heritage Weavers and Spinners Annual Sale

The Heritage Weavers and Spinners Annual Sale features an incredible selection of beautiful handwoven pieces, handspun yarns, and hand-dyed and hand felted gifts. You’ll find the perfect gift as you browse woven shawls, scarves, tea towels, table linens, ornaments, handspun yarn, and much more.

When: November 5 – 6, 2021
Time: Friday, 4 – 8 pm; Saturday, 9 am – 4 pm
Where: Parkdale Nifty 50’s, McGregor Hall
Address: 3512 5 Ave. NW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-630-8175
Website: www.heritageweaversandspinners.org

Alberta Potters’ Association Christmas Show

The Alberta Potters Association presents their annual Christmas Show. Come and join some of Alberta’s top ceramic artists to find that perfect gift for that special Christmas stocking. The potters will have a range of work to see, including tableware, structural art, mugs, teapots, bowls, and other great finds.

When: November 6, 2021
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Bridgeland Riverside Community Centre
Address: 917 Centre Avenue NE, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-862-7247
Website: www.albertapottersassociation.org

Riverbend Community Fall Fair

The Riverbend Community Fall Fair offers a diverse variety of handcrafted items for sale. It includes baking, knitting/crocheting, jewellery, sewing/quilting, pottery, wood/glass crafts, papercrafts, seasonal items, and many others. Come to browse the many products and check out the YYC food trucks for lunch.

When: November 6, 2021
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Riverbend Community Association
Address: 19 Rivervalley Drive SE, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-236-7270
Website: www.riverbendcommunity.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com/riverbendyyc

Cochrane Pop-Up Holiday Market

The Pop-Up Holiday Market is coming to Cochrane and will feature up to twenty vendors from the Cochrane area each weekend. This is a great opportunity to support the local artisan community and measures will be taken to ensure the safety of all shoppers and vendors. Last year, the Pop-Up Holiday Market also featured a Kids Shopping Area, a space designated to help children find a special gift for their parents, grandparents, or siblings, so stay tuned for 2021.

When: Saturdays and Sundays, November 6 – December 19, 2021
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Address: 609 1st Street West, Cochrane, AB
Phone: 403-478-1159
Facebook Event: www.facebook.com
Website: www.thesocialspot.ca

Mount Pleasant Potters’ Guild Fall Pottery Market

Get a head-start on your Christmas shopping and support the Mount Pleasant Potters’ Guild (MPPG) at the Annual Fall Pottery Market! These markets feature a huge selection of unique, hand-made functional and decorative pottery at excellent prices – arguably the largest pottery-only event in Western Canada. Come early for the best selection. The MPPG is a non-profit organization working to build a community where ceramic artists, hobbyists and students of all levels come together to learn more about ceramics, improve technical skills, and enhance our lives through creative expression.

When: Sunday, November 7, 2021
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Triwood Community Hall
Address: 2244 Chicoutimi Dr NW, Calgary, AB
Website: www.calgarypottery.com

Chestermere Christmas Market

You’ll find loads of vendor tables with unique handcrafted items by local crafters at the Chestermere Christmas Market. Make a plan to find some unique gifts.

When: November 12 – 13, 2021
Time: Friday 3 – 8 pm; Saturday 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Chestermere Recreation Centre
Address: 201 West Chestermere Drive, Chestermere, AB
Websitewww.eventbrite.ca

Glamorgan Christmas Fair

Come and shop this popular market; there’s a gift for everyone’s wish list. Find sweets, spices, crafts, artwork, soaps, candles, jewellery, and more! There will be an ATM on-site and a concession. Plus, donations will be accepted for the food bank.

When: November 12 – 13, 2021
Time: Friday, 4 – 8 pm; Saturday, 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Glamorgan Community Association
Address: 4207 – 41 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-246-8218
Website: www.myglamorgan.ca

Acadia Christmas Market

Looking for unique Christmas gift ideas? With over 35 local vendors, you’re bound to find the perfect gift for yourself or someone else at this market! Enjoy free admission and parking and note that the Restrictions Exemption Program is in place at this event.

When: November 13, 2021
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Acadia Recreational Complex
Address: 240-90th Ave SE, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-255-1252
Website: www.acadiarec.com
Instagram: www.instagram.com

Holy Spirit Catholic Women’s League Craft Sale

Come and visit over 40 tables of unique handcrafted items by local vendors. Get your shopping going and relax in a festive atmosphere, while you find the perfect gifts. Admission is $2 (seniors are $1) and kids 12 and under are free. The entry fee includes a door prize ticket. All Alberta Health protocols will be followed. Masks are required.

When: November 13, 2021
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Where: Holy Spirit Catholic Church
Address: 10827 – 24th Street SW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-281-0070
Website: www.holyspiritcalgary.com

Peak to Prairie Holiday Market

The Peak to Prairie Holiday Market got its start in a pandemic, so they know how to do it safely! Starting in 2020 to offer a curated small business shopping experience, the Peak to Prairie Market is located at WinSport. You’ll enjoy free parking, timed tickets for relaxed shopping, large aisles for strollers, one-way traffic, and a variety of vendors. Get unique gifts for the special people on your list from the Calgary small business community and be a part of this year’s raffle, where 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Genome Canada within the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, a learning laboratory program to develop and implement clinical genome wide sequencing for rare genetic diseases in Alberta. Tickets are $8 and kids 12 and under are free.

When: November 13, 2021
Time: 9:30 am – 4 pm
Where: WinSport
Address: 88 Canada Olympic Road SW, Calgary, AB
Websitewww.peaktoprairiemarket.com

Shawnessy Christmas Craft Fair

Come and experience two floors of unique, hand-crafted items, as well as a select number of direct sellers – all assembled for your holiday shopping pleasure! You won’t want to miss finding fantastic items for every style and budget! Admission is free with a donation to the Calgary Food Bank. They will be adhering to AHS guidelines, so masks are mandatory.

When: November 13, 2021
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Shawnessy Barn
Address: 224 Shawmeadows Road SW, Calgary, AB
FacebookEvent Page

Bowness Holiday Craft Fair

Stop by the Bowness Holiday Craft Fair to get a head start on your holiday shopping. Local vendors have a wide selection of unique and hand-crafted items. Support a local business and the BCA with your shopping. This event is free to attend, with no pre-registration required, and there are concessions and raffle tickets available for sale

When: November 13 – 14, 2021
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Bowness Community Association
Address: 7904 43 Ave NW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-288-8300
Website: www.mybowness.com

Kananaskis Christmas Market

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city this holiday shopping season by taking the short drive to Redwood Meadows, just north of Bragg Creek. Tucked in the forest, you’ll find handcrafted gifts that are sure to become family heirlooms. Grab lunch while you’re there, too!

When: November 13 – 14, 2021
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Where: Redwood Meadows
Address: 1 Manyhorses Drive, Redwood Meadows, AB
Email: craftfair@redwoodmeadows.ab.ca
Website: www.facebook.com

Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar

At the Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale, tables will showcase a wide variety of unique and cultural items: homemade baking, handmade & Scandinavian crafts, toys, woodworking, knitting, painting, dolls, cards, jewellery, pottery and much more! Of course, there is also homemade baking from the Scandinavian countries, as well as a variety of other vendors. Get in some early Christmas shopping. (Unfortunately, there will be no Scandinavian lunch this year.) Admission is only $1.

When: November 14, 2021
Time: 10:30 am – 3 pm
Where: Scandinavian Centre
Address: 739 – 20 Ave NW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-284-2610
Website: www.scancentre.ca

Art Market Art & Craft Fair

Over 200 of Canada’s premier artists in one spot. Find that one-of-a-kind gift for everyone on your list! Choose from delicate pottery, vibrant jewellery, timeless home furnishings, seasonal decorations and custom clothing. Over 50 craft categories are represented.

When: November 18 – 21, 2021
Time: Thursday and Friday, 10 am – 9 pm; Saturday, 10 am – 6 pm; Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm
Where: Telus Convention Centre
Address: 20 9 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB
Website: www.artmarketcraftsale.com
Event Page: www.facebook.com

Contextural Christmas Artisan Sale

The Contextural Fibre Artists are coming together for their annual Christmas Artisan Sale. See original textile work and meet the artists; Contextural is a group of like-minded professional artists who meet to support each of the individual fibre practices. These artists work with fibres or textiles in many different ways, from hand-dyed clothing and home decor to woven items, printed and painted fabrics, embroidery stitching and more. The artists will be in attendance to show and describe the processes involved in fibre art.

When: November 19 – 20, 2021
Time: Friday, 4 – 9 pm; Saturday, 10 am – 6 pm
Where: Alexandra Dance Hall
Address:922 – 9 Ave SE, Calgary, AB
Website: www.contextural.ca

Light Up Okotoks Christmas Market

If you’re planning on heading down to the Light Up Okotoks event on November 19, 2021, (and even if you’re not!), make a plan to check out the Light Up Okotoks Christmas Market. The market will run over 2 days in conjunction with Light Up Okotoks, and will host a collection of amazing vendors to help inspire your holiday shopping. Lovely handmade items? Check! Your favourite home-based businesses? Check! No matter who you want to buy for, you’re sure to find something. Don’t forget to pick up a treat for yourself, too!

When: November 19 – 20, 2021
Time: Nov. 19, 4 – 9 pm; Nov. 20, 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Elks Lodge
Address: 58 Elizabeth St, Okotoks, AB
Facebook: www.facebook.com
Facebook Event: www.facebook.com

Thorncliffe Greenview Craft Fair

This fair has loads of tables, with innovative and creative crafts, and fabulous gift ideas. Admission is FREE and usually, the concession will be open.

When: November 19 – 20, 2021
Time: Nov. 19: 5 – 9 pm; Nov. 20: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Thorncliffe Greenview Community Association
Address: 5600 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-274-6840
Website: www.tgcacalgary.com

Bragg Creek Christmas Market

You know it’s a beautiful drive, so come shop for everyone on your Christmas list from local artisans, makers, and foodies.

When: November 19 – 21, 2021
Time: Friday, 5 – 9 pm; Saturday, 10 am – 6 pm; Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm
Where: Bragg Creek Community Association
Address: 23 White Ave, Bragg Creek, AB
Facebook: www.facebook.com

Auburn Bay Christmas Craft & Marketplace

Don’t miss this great opportunity to purchase amazing gifts just in time for the holidays! With a variety of exhibitors selling everything from unique and custom-crafted handmade products to all those products and services you love from popular direct marketing home-based businesses, there is something for everyone at the Christmas Craft and Marketplace.

When: November 20, 2021
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Auburn House
Address: 200 Auburn Bay Blvd SE, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-537-2601
Websitewww.auburnbayra.ca

Balzac Christmas Market

One of the best little markets around, this popular market features something for everyone on your shopping list, from Christmas decor, woodworking, women’s and children’s apparel, baking, knitting, jewellery, accessories, and handmade and handcrafted items. There are Covid-19 protocols in place for safe shopping and face masks mandatory, as per venue requirements. Free admission and free parking!

When: November 20, 2021
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: GYM 4031
Address: 292120 Wagon Wheel Blvd, Rocky View County, AB (Head 1km East from Balzac Costco to Range Road 292. Adjacent to St. Mina Coptic Church.)
Event Page: www.facebook.com

Canyon Meadows Community Association Christmas Craft Fair

It’s time for the annual Canyon Meadows Community Association Christmas Craft Fair and to gather as a community to bring in the holiday seasons and promote local artisans, craftspeople and small business owners. The Lloyd Hand Hall will house the main event that is open for all ages. Mainly Canyon Meadows artists and crafters will be showcased, as well as a few home-based businesses.

When: November 20, 2021
Time: 10 – 4 pm
Where: Lloyd Hand Hall
Address: 844-848 Cantabrian Drive SW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-251-1715
Website: www.cmca.ca

Mahogany Christmas Market

Get into the spirit of the holiday season with the Mahogany Christmas Market!  Featuring two levels of shopping full of local vendors and artisans to help you get a start on your holiday shopping list, you can browse a wide variety of unique items from local artisans, home-based businesses, youth entrepreneurs and crafters. Entry for all shoppers is free, however, guests are asked to bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Calgary Food Bank for those in need.

When: November 20, 2021
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Mahogany Beach Club
Address: 29 Masters Park SE, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-453-1221
Website: www.mahoganyhoa.com
Facebook Event: www.facebook.com

New Brighton’s Annual Christmas Market

Santa may live at the North Pole but he shops in Calgary’s Deep South. Get into the spirit of the holiday season with the New Brighton Annual Christmas Market! Browse a wide variety of unique items from local artisans, home-based businesses, youth entrepreneurs and crafters, to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list and some treats for yourself too! Entry for all shoppers is free, however, guests are asked to bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Calgary Food Bank for those in need.

When: November 20, 2021
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: New Brighton Residents’ Association
Address: 2 New Brighton Drive SE, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-781-6613
Website: www.newbrighton-connect.com

Parkdale Holiday Market

The Parkdale Nifty Fifties is hosting a Holiday Market with over 40 local vendors. Get a jump on your holiday shopping (or treat yourself!). You’ll also enjoy carolling and door prizes and the Girl Guides will be there with cookies. There is free admission, but please consider bringing a donation for the Calgary Food Bank.

When: November 20 – 21, 2021
Time:
10 am – 4 pm
Where
: Parkdale Nifty 50’s, McGregor Hall
Address: 3512 5 Ave. NW, Calgary, AB
Facebook: www.facebook.com

Scenic Acres Christmas Shopping Extravaganza

It’s your turn to be Santa. Find perfect gifts for holiday giving from your favourite home businesses! It’s easy when the best vendors gather together in one place. Past vendors included Norwex, Tupperware, Pampered Chef, Scentsy, Plexus, Thirty-One Gifts, and many more! Admission is free.

When: November 20, 2021
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Scenic Acres Community Association
Address: 8825 Scurfield Drive NW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-547-9589
Website: www.scenicacresca.ca

Silver Springs Christmas Crafter’s Market

Loads of vendor tables (over 40!) with unique handcrafted items by local crafters! You’ll find artwork, woodwork, art cards, photography, jewelry, sewing, knitwear and seasonal home décor.

When: November 20, 2021
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Silver Springs Community Centre
Address: 5720 Silver Ridge Drive NW, Calgary, AB
Websitewww.silverspringcommunity.ca

Westminster Christmas Market

This annual Christmas community market is where you’ll find something for everyone! Past markets have had stuffed animals, artwork, handmade wood products, note cards, children’s kits, candles, pottery, and handmade masks. There will be an online and curbside pickup option, too.

When: November 20, 2021
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Westminster Presbyterian Church
Address: 290 Edgepark Blvd NW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-231-1443
Website: www.wpchurch.net/events

Canmore Christmas Artisans’ Market

Join over 85 artisans and artists from Canmore and surrounding areas for the Bow Valley’s premier market of handcrafted items. Jewellery, photography, pottery, paintings, furniture, body products, clothing, fine foods, and so much more . . . they have the perfect gift for everyone on your holiday list — including you!

Admission is $4 (kids under 12 free) and is in support of the Canmore Preschool Society.

When: November 20 – 21, 2021
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Canmore Seniors Centre
Address: 600 9th St, Canmore, AB
Website: www.canmoreartisansmarket.com

Aspen Crossing Christmas Market

Experience over 55 tables with an amazing shopping atmosphere at the Aspen Crossing Christmas Market! Enjoy quality coffee, delicious breakfast sandwiches and treats, and one-of-a-kind gifts made right here in our beautiful province!

When: November 20 – 21, 2021
Time:  Saturday, 10 am – 3 pm; Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm
Where: Aspen Crossing – 1 KM West of Mossleigh on Hwy 24 (39 miles SE of Calgary)
Websitewww.aspencrossing.com

Lake Bonavista Christmas Craft Fair

The Christmas Craft Fair is the perfect opportunity to discover wonderful gift-giving ideas. You’ll find unique handcrafted items and home-based businesses. Come out and support local artisans as we all begin to count down to Christmas.

When: November 20 – 21, 2021
Time: 11 am – 4 pm
Where: Lake Bonavista Community Association
Address: 1401 Acadia Drive SE, Calgary, AB
Website: www.lakebonavistacommunity.com

Marketspot Winter Market

Marketspot is proud to present the Winter Market, with tons of your favourite vendors spanning thousands of square feet, in a central, accessible seasonal location! Bring the family out to enjoy some free kids’ crafts, live music, and the best local products all in one place (and yes, the whole family – the markets are puppy-friendly!). Entry is $5 and kids are always free. (Guests will require proof of vaccination, medical exemption, or negative test result within 72 hours to enter.)

When: November 20 – 21 and December 18 – 19, 2021
Time: 10 am – 6 pm
Address: 5707 4th St SE, Calgary, AB
Website: www.marketspotyyc.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com

The Holiday Market

Don’t miss the Fall and Holiday Market at Deerfoot Inn and Casino. With over 60 vendors selling sweet and savoury treats, fashion, crafts, unique items and much more that is guaranteed to please the entire family. Come support local shops and businesses while doing some holiday shopping.

When: November 21, 2021
Time: 11 am – 4 pm
Where: Deerfoot Inn and Casino
Address: 11500 35 St SE # 1000 Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-203-9243
Facebook: www.facebook.com
Website: www.dmeinc.ca

Cochrane Artisan Christmas Market

The Annual Cochrane Artisan Christmas Market is a family-friendly market with many artisans showcasing their hand-crafted gifts. It’s an enjoyable shopping experience filled with treasures that make gift-giving thoughtful and from the heart!

When: November 27 & December 4, 2021
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Lions Club Event Centre
Address: 1109 Fifth Avenue, Cochrane, AB
Website: www.eventbrite.ca

Dalhousie Christmas Craft Fair

Come out to the Christmas Craft Fair at the Dalhousie Community Centre. You’ll find over 40 vendors with handmade and homemade goods for all ages. Free entry and parking!

When: November 27, 2021
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Dalhousie Community Centre
Address: 5432 Dalhart Rd. NW Calgary, AB
Website: www.dalhousiecalgary.ca

Marlborough Christmas Market

The Marlborough Community Association invites you to the annual Christmas Market which features 70 tables of handcrafted items showcased by local artists and crafters. There will be free hourly draws for $25 shopping sprees and complimentary coffee and tea.

When: November 27, 2021
Time: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Marlborough Community Association
Address: 636 Marlborough Way NE
Phone: 403-273-5894
Website: www.marlboroughca.com

Ranchlands Community Association Christmas Market

Did you hear? The RCA will be bringing back one of their longest-running events, The Christmas Market! Of course, it won’t be the same as always but will bring the same Christmas Spirit & Joy. There are some amazing NEW vendors and some classics coming back, so make sure to shop local this holiday season. Admission is a cash or food donation to the Calgary Food Bank. Of course, there will be AHS protocols in place.

When: November 27, 2021
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Ranchlands Community Association
Address: 7713 Ranchview Dr NW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-547-9589
Website: www.ranchlandscommunity.com
Facebook Event: www.facebook.com

Rocky Ridge Ranch HOA Annual Holiday Market

If you are looking for unique gifts to give away during the holiday season, be sure to check out the Rocky Ridge Ranch Homeowner’s Association’s Holiday Market. They will have a variety of local vendors selling a wide array of handmade treasures like crafts, baked goods, greeting cards, stained glass sun catchers, knit & crochet items, jewellery, and more.

When: November 27, 2021
Time: 10 am – 2 pm
Where: Rocky Ridge Ranch Homeowner’s Association
Address: 10709 Rocky Ridge Blvd., Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-547-6633
Website: www.rrrha.ca

Scenic Acres Arts and Crafts Sale

Come and shop local artisans and crafters for unique handmade Christmas gifts and decor! There will be free admission.

When: November 27, 2021
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Where: Scenic Acres Community Association
Address: 8825 Scurfield Drive NW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-547-9589
Website: www.scenicacresca.ca

Whole Earth Christmas Market

Shop two floors of local artisans and crafters for unique Christmas gifts, decor and baked goodies. Enter the free raffle and you can donate for CB rescue, a local dog rescue. Santa will also be visiting at select times with treats for children.

When: November 28, 2021
Time: 11 – 4 pm
Where: Shawnessy Barn
Address: 224 Shawmeadows Rd SW
Phone: 403-554-7299
Website: www.wholeearthmarket.ca
Facebook: www.facebook.com

December

Under $100 Art Show

Hoping to buy some art for Christmas gifts or for yourself this year? Come visit the Under $100 Art Show, Calgary’s largest group exhibition! It features 100 artists and 1000s of pieces of art spanning over 15 000 sq feet- all under $100!
This year you can visit over two weekends, with two entirely different groups of artists. Tickets are from $6.32 – $11.62 and are available here: www.eventbrite.ca.

When: December 2 – 5 and 9 – 12, 2021
Time:
11 am – 7 pm (December 2 and 9, 2021, are opening ceremony nights from 5 – 10 pm)
Address: 5707 4 St SE, Calgary, AB
Website: www.under100artshow.com

Crescent Heights Christmas Market

The Crescent Heights Annual Holiday Craft Market is coming up! Join them for live music, local artists, and a visit from Santa Claus from 2 – 4 pm. Pets are welcome and entry is $2 or a canned food item. Please note that masks must be worn, and vaccination records will be required.

When: December 4, 2021
Time: 11 am – 6 pm
Where: Crescent Heights Community Centre
Address: 1101 2nd Street NW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-774-7245
Website: www.crescentheightsyyc.ca

High River Ag Society Cowboy Christmas Market

Come and enjoy a large range of vendors at the High River Ag Society Christmas Market. Last year, there were food trucks, fireplaces and sleigh rides, all while social distancing!

When: December 4, 2021
Time: 10 am – 6 pm
Where: High River Rodeo Grounds
Address: 64137 HWY 543 East High River, Rodeo Grounds
Phone: 403-652-7349
Website: www.highriverag.com

Killarney Glengarry Merry and Bright Christmas Market

CLA Church is hosting its Annual Christmas market for the community. This market has local vendors and free family activities to enjoy, like kids’ crafts, Santa photos, and more!

When: December 4, 2021
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Christian Life Assembly Church
Address: 3214 28th St SW, Calgary, AB
Website: www.clacalgary.com

New Horizon Christmas Market

Just in time for Christmas, you can find the New Horizon Christmas Market, located in the New Horizon Mall. Over 40 vendors, local crafters, and micro-businesses will be showcasing their handcrafted items, home decor, and unique gifts! There will be crafts and activities for the kids, a beautiful Christmas tree set up for photo ops, door prizes, and more.

When: December 4, 2021
Time: 11 am – 4 pm
Where: New Horizon Mall
Address: 260300 Writing Creek Cres, Balzac, AB
Facebook: www.facebook.com

North Haven Christmas Makers Market

Come check out the second Christmas Makers Market in North Haven! It’s filled with special hand-crafted items.

When: December 4, 2021
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: North Haven Community Hall
Address: 5003 North Haven Dr NW, Calgary, AB
Website: www.northhavenyyc.ca

Strathcona Christie Aspen Community Association Holiday Craft Fair

Get in the holiday spirit with the SCA CA by shopping for unique handcrafted items and baked goods from the over 50 vendors at this one-day Christmas market. There will also be a Kids’ Fun Zone while you shop, a concession by Mountain Rose Catering should you get hungry or thirsty, roving carolers, and gift wrapping. Plus, you can meet Santa and there is free admission! Must show valid proof of vaccine / or medical exemption or negative Covid test within 72 hours and wear a mask.

When: December 4, 2021
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Strathcona Christie Aspen Community Association
Address: 277 Strathcona Dr SW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-249-1138
Website: www.scacalgary.ca

Tuscany Resident’s Association Holiday Extravaganza

Over 40 craft and baker vendors under one roof. Free admission to the public. Come and find some unique holiday gifts and yummy baking.

When: December 4, 2021
Time: 10 am – 2 pm
Where: Tuscany Club
Address: 212 Tuscany Way NW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-249-1138
Facebook: www.facebook.com

Azuridge Christmas Market

The Azuridge Christmas Market is a one-of-a-kind magical Christmas experience. Come to the Azuridge Estate for the annual market full of great gifts and gift ideas, samplings of some amazing food and specialty beverages poured just for you. Enjoy touring around the stunningly decorated winter wonderland estate. (There is a parking fee.)

When: December 4 – 5, 2021
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Azuridge Estate Hotel
Address: 178057 272 St W Priddis, AB
Phone: 403-931-0100
Website: www.azuridgehotel.com

Triwood Farmers Market 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.

When: December 4 – 5, 2021
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Triwood Community Association
Address: 2244 Chicoutimi Drive NW
Phone: 403-282-2677 ext30
Website: www.triwoodcommunity.com

Heritage Park Christmas Market

Heritage Park is bringing us a Christmas Market this holiday season! Shop local vendors, enjoy Once Upon A Christmas, and grab a bite to eat.

When: December 4 – 5, 11 – 12, 18 – 23, 2021
Time: 10 am – 4 pm pm
Where: Heritage Park
Address: 1900 Heritage Dr. SW, Calgary, AB
Website: www.heritagepark.ca

Wildflower Art Salon & Sale

Wildflower Arts Centre is very pleased to invite you to the annual Art Salon & Sale. Visitors will get a chance to chat with the talented people who work at the Wildflower Arts Centre and shop for one-of-a-kind artwork directly from artists. You’ll find a variety of artists showing ceramics, paintings, drawings, mixed media, felt, glass, and photography.

When: December 5, 2021
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Wildflower Arts Centre
Address: 3363 Spruce Drive SW, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-249-3773
Facebook Event: www.facebook.com

The Pioneer Holiday Market

The Pioneer on 8th is excited to announce its holiday market is back! Dozens of local vendors will be showcasing their artisan jewellery, art, food, clothing, and much more. Shop the Market and stroll down the Avenue for all your special holiday finds.

When: December 8 – 9, 2021
Time: Dec. 8, 11 am – 4 pm; Dec.9, 3 – 8 pm
Where: The Pioneer Event Venue on Stephen Ave
Address: 117 8 Ave SW, Calgary, AB
Website: www.dmeinc.ca

Market Collective’s Holiday Market

Market Collective’s Holiday Market is held at the BMO Centre with family holiday fun. Visitors to the family-friendly event can anticipate live music, interactive workshops, galleries, food and beverage, over 150 local vendors, and special surprises. Tickets are $6 for the weekend and kids under 12 are free.

When: December 10 – 12 and 17 – 19, 2021
Time: Fridays 4 – 9 pm, Saturdays and Sundays 10 am – 6 pm
Where: BMO Centre
Address: 20 Roundup Way SW, Calgary, AB
Website: www.marketcollective.ca

Authentically Indigenous Holiday Craft Market

Come to visit this annual holiday craft show with a unique twist. The Authentically Indigenous Craft Show ‘Holiday Edition’ features over unique Indigenous artist vendors from the Calgary and Treaty 7 area of Southern Alberta. Here you’ll find handmade crafts, art, jewellery, food, and more. This Craft Show features independent Indigenous artists, entrepreneurs, and everyday people that make great stuff! Tickets are $5 for one day and kids 12 and under are free.

When: December 11 – 12, 2021
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Where: Kerby Centre
Address: 1133 7th Ave SW, Calgary, AB
Website:  www.authenticallyindig.com

Christmas at the Nation

Support Indigenous and local artists and businesses at the first annual Christmas at the Nation. This new holiday market will feature an array of local Calgary and Indigenous vendors who will amaze you with their talents. Find the perfect gift for someone on your list or treat yourself with a wonderful little treasure. Don’t miss out on the warmth and welcome of the people of the Tsuut’ina Nation. Admission is $8 (12 and under are free). Enjoy walk-around holiday characters, a festive atmosphere, and food from the concessions in Seven Chiefs Sportsplex. A drop-in skate outdoors for $5 per person is also available during market hours.

When: December 11 – 12, 2021
Time: 11 am – 6 pm
Where: Seven Chiefs Sportsplex and Chief Jim Starlight Centre
Address: 19 Bullhead Road, Tsuut’ina Nation, AB
Website: www.christmasatthenation.ca

Cochrane Christmas Farmers Market

The Cochrane Farmers Market is hosting their largest market of the year, in partnership with Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre (SLSFSC). There is free admission and you’ll find a variety of family fun activities, plus holiday music and entertainment.

When: December 11 – 12, 2021
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Spray Lakes Sawmills Family Sports Centre
Address: 800 Griffin Rd E, Cochrane, AB
Website: www.cochranefarmersmarket.ca

Heritage Treasures Christmas Market

Plan a day for Christmas in the country and jingle all the way to the Heritage Treasures Market at the Big Red Barn. It’s free, festive, and fun! You can finish your shopping with treasures from more than 65 talented local and regional vendors. There will be a great selection of Christmas crafts, artisan creations, handmade holiday treasures, and plenty of tasty treats. It’s a family fun event and you can even get photos with Mr. & Mrs. Claus! There is free admission and free parking.

When: December 11 – 12, 2021
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: MVE The Heritage Centre (BIG Red Barn)
Address: 4148 – Hwy 580 Cremona, AB
Phone: 403-991-7993
Website: www.facebook.com