December in Calgary

Your complete guide to December events in Calgary.

 

Dec 1. Rich the Kid. $45+. thepalacetheatre.ca

Dec 1. Cranston Santa Run and Walk. 5K or 2K run or walk. Cranston Century Hall. cranstonsantarunandwalk.com

Dec 1. Winter Magic Festival. Entertainment, carolers, crafts, cookie decorating, ice carving and more. eauclairemarket.com

Dec 1-31. Airdrie Festival of Lights. Train rides, live entertainment, parade, tree lighting and more. airdrielights.com

Dec 2. Christmas in Alberta. Food, drinks and entertainment supporting Heritage Park and Rosebud School of Arts. $165. heritagepark.ca

Dec 2. Serena Ryder. $45+. jubileeauditorium.com

Dec 5. The Tenors. $49+. jubileeauditorium.com

Dec 5-8. Under $100 Art Show. $5. under100artshow.com

Dec 5-8. Santa’s Reindeer. 10am to 4pm. Calgary Food Bank donations accepted. calgaryfarmersmarket.ca

Dec 6. Champagne Festival. Champagne tasting with oysters. $60. willowpark.net

Dec 6-8. A Cowtown Christmas. Seasonal sing-alongs. cSPACE. $30. cowtownoperacompany.com

Dec 6-20. Calgary Night Market. Over 40 local vendors. Fridays. facebook.com/pg/calgarynightmarket

Dec 6-8, 13-15, 20-22. Market Collective. Holiday artisan market. Fridays to Sundays. BMO Centre. $6. marketcollective.ca

Dec 6-Jan 6. Holiday Afternoon Tea. Hawthorn. $70. fairmont.com/palliser-calgary

Dec 7. Cochrane Artisan Christmas Market. Lions Club Event Centre. cochrane-tourism.ca

Dec 7. Holiday Concert at the Meadows. Featuring the Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra. $100+. sprucemeadows.com

Dec 7. Light Up Black Diamond. Wagon rides, bonfires, tree lighting and photos with Santa. town.blackdiamond.ab.ca

Dec 7. Christmas for the Animals. Pet photos with Santa. calgaryhumane.ca

Dec 7. Santa Shuffle. 5K run and 1K elf walk in support of the Salvation Army. Eau Claire Market. santashuffle.ca

Dec 7. Johnny Reid. $116+. jubileeauditorium.com

Dec 7-10. CP Holiday Train. Stopping in Airdrie, Calgary and Okotoks with performances by Terri Clark. cpr.ca/holiday-train

Dec 8. Skate with Santa (Okotoks). Skating, hot chocolate, candy canes and photo ops. Okotoks Recreation Centre. okotoks.ca

Dec 10. An Evening with Paul Brandt. Bella Concert Hall. $100. calgaryphil.com

Dec 11-12. Paul Brandt’s Country Christmas. Jack Singer Concert Hall. $70+. calgaryphil.com

Dec 13. Amble with Angus. 5K run supporting the Calgary Foodbank. The Arches at Eau Claire Market. amblewithangus.com

Dec 13-24. The Nutcracker. Presented by the Alberta Ballet. $47+. jubileeauditorium.com

Dec 14. Run Santa Run. 10K, 5K and 3K walk. Eau Claire Market. runsantarun.ca

Dec 15. Chanukah Family Dance Party. Calgary Jewish Community Centre. calgaryjcc.com

Dec 19. A Classic Christmas. Four-course dinner with dessert buffet, carolers, wagon rides and more. $75. heritagepark.ca

Dec 23. The Eve of Christmas Eve. Music and sketch comedy show. Jack Singer Concert Hall. $15. artscommons.ca

Dec 23. Calgary Community Menorah Lighting. 30th annual menorah lighting begins at 6pm. Calgary City Hall. chabadalberta.org

Dec 24-25. Turkey To Go. Order must be placed by Dec 19. $325+. fairmont.com/palliser-calgary

Dec 25. Santa Shredz for Free. Anyone dressed as Santa gets a free day pass. Mount Norquay Ski Resort. banffnorquay.com

TUNE IN: Dec 26-Jan 5. 2020 World Juniors (Czech Republic). Gold medal game on Jan 5. iihf.com

Dec 27-29. We Will Rock You. The musical. $83+. jubileeauditorium.com

 

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