December in Calgary

Christmas lights downtown Calgary Olympic Plaza
Christmas lights downtown Calgary Olympic Plaza
Things to Do

December in Calgary

20+ Things to Do in December

Get warm, get cozy, and get into the holiday spirit with a festive collection of things to see and do in Calgary this December. From holiday markets and teddy bear tosses to Santa selfies and ZOOLIGHTS, December is a great time to warm up in Calgary.

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Old Time Rock & Roll

Where: Jubilations Dinner Theatre

When: October 19, 2019 – January 11, 2020

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Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out

Where: TELUS Spark Science Centre

When: October 25, 2019 – March 1, 2020

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Sherlock Holmes and the Raven’s Curse

Where: Playhouse Theatre

When: November 9 – December 14

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ZOOLIGHTS

Where: Calgary Zoo

When: November 22, 2019 – January 4, 2020

Check out the complete guide to exploring Christmas Lights in Calgary.

 

Shakespeare Company: The Merchant of Venice

Where: The Reeve Theatre

When: November 28 – December 8

 

Theatre Calgary’s A Christmas Carol

Where: Max Bell Theatre

When: November 28 – December 28

 

The Brick Teddy Bear Toss with the Calgary Hitmen

The Calgary Hitmen play five home games in December, including December 1, 6, 8, 15, and 30.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome

When: December 1

 

Serena Ryder: The Christmas Kisses Tour

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: December 2

 

WordFest presents Neil Pasricha (You Are Awesome)

Where: Patricia A. Whelan Performance Hall

When: December 4

 

The Tenors: Wonder of Christmas Tour

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: December 5

 

New York New York: A Broadway Revue

Where: The GRAND

When: December 5-7

 

Calgary Flames Hockey

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome

When: December 5, 7, 12, 14, 17, 19, 29, 31

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Granary Road Christmas Market south of Calgary

Granary Road Christmas Market

Granary Road Christmas Market

Where: Granary Road

When: December 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22

 

Johnny Reid: My King of Christmas Tour

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: December 7

 

Christmas Concert at the Meadows

Where: Spruce Meadows

When: December 7

 

Winter Fantasia

Where: Bella Concert Hall

When: December 8

 

An Evening with Paul Brandt

Where: Bella Concert Hall

When: December 10

 

Dinner & A Movie: Die Hard

Where: Gasoline Alley Museum

When: December 10

 

Paul Brandt’s Country Christmas

 

Alberta Spotlight: Mariel Buckley with Mark Times

Where: Performance Hall, Studio Bell

When: December 12

 

Spark After Dark

Where: TELUS Spark Science Centre

When: December 12

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Market Collective Holiday Market (Photo credit: Travel Alberta/Chris Amat).

Market Collective Holiday Market (Photo credit: Travel Alberta/Chris Amat).

Market Collective Holiday Market

Where: BMO Centre

When: December 13-15, 20-22

 

Funk the Halls at The Palace Theatre

Where: The Palace Theatre

When: December 14

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The Nutcracker by the Alberta Ballet.

The Nutcracker by the Alberta Ballet.

Alberta Ballet’s The Nutcracker

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: December 14-15, 20-24

 

Dave Kelly Live Christmas Special

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall

When: December 14-15

 

Dinner & A Movie: The Sound of Music

Where: Gasoline Alley Museum

When: December 17

 

Visit Glenbow

Where: Glenbow

When: Open Tuesday – Sunday

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The largest tube park in Western Canada.

The largest tube park in Western Canada.

Tube Park at WinSport

Where: WinSport

When: Opening December 20

 

The Dudes Annual Christmas Special

Where: The Palace Theatre

When: December 20

 

Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome

When: December 21 & 28

 

Honeymoon Suite & Headpins

Where: Grey Eagle Resort & Casino

When: December 27

 

Nightlights Public Sleepover

Where: Calgary Zoo

When: December 28-29

 

New Year’s Eve 2020

Where: Calgary Tower

When: December 31

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