With more than a million square feet of retail and entertainment space, CrossIron Mills is sure to be one of the city’s most popular destinations this holiday season. But with our schedules busier than ever, we thought we’d help you make the most of your trip to CrossIron Mills with this handy survival guide


CrossIron Mills offers ample parking, but if you want to arrive completely worry-free, take a look at Route 900 shuttle, which runs on weekends and statutory holidays between Airdrie, CrossIron Mills and the Mcknight/Westwinds train station in Calgary.  And with hourly service, you can be sure not to miss a single deal!  

Crossiron bus


Remember when we were kids and we’d make a wish list? Well, who says we can’t do that as grown ups too?  The Tree Mail Holiday Gift List is and interactive holiday tree is a beautiful tree, that features three iPad kiosks around its base and create a holiday gift list. With thousands, if not millions of gift ideas from CrossIron Mills, it might hard to narrow your list down. But once you do, you can add your gift wish list to the tree, you can then send the list to friends and family and share on social media for a chance to win a gift list up to $1000! Interactive Tree is located in the The Wind Court, in front of the Disney Outlet

crossiron tree


What would be the holidays without a little merriment and music?  While you’re checking out all the great deals, be sure to check out the new light show, which features eye-catching stars and 65,000 energy efficient LED lights, suspended above a dazzling tree, all synchronized to the music of the holiday season.

The free shows run daily starting on November 15, starting at 4:00pm and continue throughout the holiday season. Look for the Starlight Symphony between La Senza and XXI Forever.


For the “Hard to shop for” person on your list, a CrossIron Mills gift card will always make a great gift. Well, this holiday season, a gift card will mean even more because CrossIron Mills will donate $1 to Make-A-Wish Foundation for every gift card sold. You’ll also have the opportunity to make your own donation to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, because if nothing else, the holidays are about helping out each other, even if they’re complete strangers.

Gift Cards can be purchased at Guest Services in the Ranch Neighbourhood.

gift card

- By Mike Morrison

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