Your Weekend Guide to Family-Friendly Activities in Calgary — December 21 – 23

Do you like to be in the know? Sign up for the monthly Family Fun Calgary e-newsletter. We give you a peek at all of the great, upcoming, family-friendly activities scheduled in Calgary.

Weekend - Christmas Ornaments (Family Fun Calgary)

It’s Christmas weekend (December 21 – 23)! Not many more sleeps until Santa comes now. There are some great Christmas shows happening in Calgary this weekend and don’t forget to check out some light displays! Family Fun Calgary wishes you the very best of the season.

**click each title for more information**

1. Your Ultimate Christmas Event Guide

This is your first stop for Christmas in Calgary! All the events we could find, in one handy guide.

2. Christmas Lights Guide

Take a look at our Christmas Lights Guide for advice on where to enjoy the beautiful Christmas displays.

3. Once Upon a Christmas Heritage Park

It’s an old-fashioned Christmas at Heritage Park. The beloved Once Upon A Christmas is one of my favourite Christmas events and this is the last weekend.


ZOOLIGHTS at the Calgary Zoo is another Christmas favourite! Enjoy a magical winter wonderland and festive activities.

5. Alberta Ballet’s Nutcracker

Tis the season for the Nutcracker! Alberta Ballet is presenting The Nutcracker! If you’ve never been (and even if you have), take a look at our article on why you should go!

6. Banff Gondola Mountaintop Christmas

Celebrate Christmas on a mountaintop this year with Banff Gondola. All activities are included with admission and kids go free before noon! Read about our visit here.

7. The Polar Express

Create the wonder of Christmas for your family with Alberta’s own Polar Express train to the “North Pole.”

8. Zorro: Family Code

Alberta Theatre Projects is presenting Zorro: Family Code. Storybook Theatre has TWO shows this weekend: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Twas the Night Before Christmas.

9. Calgary Nativity Pageant

Come see a live Nativity with the Calgary Nativity Pageant. It runs till Christmas Eve.

10. Horsin’ Around

Enjoy Christmas activities and sleigh rides at Horsin’ Around 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!

But wait . . . there’s more! Want more ideas? Find out what else is going on with our What’s Happening in December Guide. We’ve also put together a great plan for Winter Fun for $5 or Less. Enjoy your family time without spending a ton.

Did you know you can submit your family-friendly event to us? Fill out the form with your event details, and send us a photo, and we’ll do our best to get your event added to our busy events calendar.

Great Giveaways

Congratulations to all our recent contest winners, we hope you enjoy your prizes!

For a complete listing of all the best events around Calgary, click on our events calendar and don’t forget to connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram too!

Here are some more articles we think you'll like!

Although we do our best to provide you with accurate information, all event details are subject to change. Please contact the facility to avoid disappointment.

Sign Up for Email Updates
  1. November 10, 2018
  2. October 4, 2018
    • October 4, 2018

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *