It’s now December and everyone is starting to get into the holiday spirit! It’s always fun do take advantage of the season and events going on in the area. Here are some wonderful Christmas experiences you can share with your family here in Calgary over the month of December!
There are lots of places to view beautiful light displays here in Calgary over the holidays. The best part? These ones are free! You can find out more detailed information on all the best Christmas light locations here, but here is a list of some of my favorites!
This is a must see if you are into the annual tradition of driving around and looking at Christmas Lights. Spruce Meadows has a 2 km drive of lights throughout the grounds.
Lions Festival of Lights
I always loved visiting this one as a kid. They have giant light displays set up in the park. You can walk through the park, or just drive past it if you don’t want to get out of the vehicle!
There are also a number of really fun places you can visit over the Christmas Season that is fun for the entire family! We always make an effort to get the kids out and experience these different events.
Technically, this event could be in the Christmas light heading too, but it’s not free, so it’s down here in Christmas events. Every year, the zoo puts on a beautiful Christmas Light display with millions of lights flooding the zoo. They have a skating rink, you can visit with Santa, and check out a bunch of other activities throughout the zoo! I really love doing this event with my family, and the kids are always captivated by the beautiful lights.
Heritage Park’s Once Upon A Christmas
This is another must see event for my family every year. Heritage Park opens it’s doors on the weekends of December so that you can have some holiday fun at the park! There are lots of activities for the family like cookie decorating, crafts, snow painting and wagon rides! It’s a great way to immerse your kids in the traditions of Christmas from the past.