November in Calgary

November in Calgary
November in Calgary
Things to Do

November in Calgary

Things to do this November in Calgary 2021.

Please note: These events and activities are no longer up-to-date. Check back for updated event listings or explore for more great things to see and do in Calgary.

Warm up your calendar this November with safe and fun activities in Calgary. From the return of ZOOLIGHTS at the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo and live music at the King Eddy to the Spruce Meadows International Christmas Market and A Christmas Carol at Theatre Calgary, November is the perfect time to explore Calgary with your friends and family.


Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

Immerse yourself in Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience, a journey into the world of Vincent Van Gogh like you’ve never seen it before. Beyond Van Gogh uses cutting-edge projection technology to create an immersive experience of light, colour, and shapes, set to a symphonic score.

Where: BMO Centre at Stampede Park

When: Extended dates from October 23 - December 31


Calgary Flames Home Games

Get a front row seat to NHL action with Calgary Flames Home Games this month at the Scotiabank Saddledome, as the Flames take on the Predators, Stars, Rangers, Sharks, Blackhawks, Jets, and Penguins.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome

When: November 2, 4, 6, 9, 23, 27, 29


NMC Presents: Bell Live at the King Eddy

Where: King Eddy

When: November 5, 6, 19, 27


East Village Hygge Hut

Where: C-Square in East Village

When: November 12, 2021 - March 2022


Inglewood Night Market

Where: 9th Avenue SE – South Bank Building

When: November 12, 19, 26 and December 3


Murder in the Studio

Vertigo Theatre welcomes you back to the theatre with a special presentation of Murder in the Studio by Agatha Christie to launch their 45th season.

Where: Vertigo Theatre

When: November 13 – December 19



Celebrate the start of winter with FrostFest, a FREE family-friendly outdoor community festival that takes place in two different parks over two weekends.

Where: Valleyview Park & Sacramento Park

When: November 19-21 & 26-28



Take part in a Calgary tradition with ZOOLIGHTS at the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo. Over 2 million lights and 200 displays light up the night with fire pits and activity zones in this winter wonderland.

Where: Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo

When: November 19, 2021 – January 2, 2022


In Wonderland

Where: Proscenium Stage

When: November 23 – December 26


CUFF.Docs Documentary Film Festival

The 9th annual CUFF.Docs Documentary Film Festival features 20+ feature and short films for the biggest festival yet. Take in a screening at the Globe Cinema or stream online.

Where: Globe Cinema

When: November 24-28


Chef's Table Dinner 

Join executive chef Christopher Hyde for the first Chef's Table Dinner at Lina's Italian Market for a meal that will make you feel like you are in Italy.

Where: Lina's Italian Market

When: November 25


Bahamas – Still Sad Tour

Singer, songwriter, and musician Bahamas returns to North American stages with the Still Sad Tour, featuring guest performance by Madison Cunningham.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall

When: November 25


Calgary Roughnecks Preview Party

Kickoff a new season of lacrosse action with the Calgary Roughnecks Preview Party as they take on the Vancouver Warriors in a pre-season matchup.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome

When: November 26


Spruce Meadows International Christmas Market

The Spruce Meadows International Christmas Market returns for two weekends only, for a holiday tradition everyone in the family can enjoy with unique vendors, shopping, food, and entertainment.

Where: Spruce Meadows

When: November 26-28, December 3-5, 2021


The 12 Days of Christmas

Stage West Theatre Restaurants presents The 12 Days of Christmas, a Stage West for Kids production based on the classic carol that will touch the holiday spirit of the whole family.

Where: Stage West Theatre Restaurants

When: November 27 – December 24


A Christmas Carol

Theatre Calgary presents the holiday classic A Christmas Carol as both a three-person cast production live on stage and an extended director’s cut of the online filmed version you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home.

Where: Max Bell Theatre

When: November 30 – December 24

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Past Events

These great events have already taken place.

Feelin’ Groovy – The Best of Folk Rock & Canadian Superstars

Where: Stage West Theatre Restaurants

When: August 27 – November 14


Safari Brunch

Where: Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo

When: Sundays from September 19 to November 14, 2021


Boom YZ

Theatre Calgary presents the world premiere of Rick Miller's electrifying Boom YZ, featuring the people and music that shaped our last quarter century.

Where: Max Bell Theatre

When: October 19 - November 7


bliss (the birthday party play)

One Yellow Rabbit Performance Theatre returns to the stage with bliss (the birthday party play), as Jamie Dunsdon turns back the clock on her own birth and investigates the nature of knowing oneself in this intimate, playful, and authentic performance.

Where: Big Secret Theatre

When: October 28 - November 7


Lobster Soup

The Calgary International Film Festival presents the first film of the 2021/2022 Top Docs season with Lobster Soup at the Globe Cinema and available to stream online.

Where: Globe Cinema and Online

When: November 4


Millarville Christmas Market

The Millarville Christmas Market is a holiday classic with eight days of food trucks, music, reindeer viewing, and seasonal vendors ready for holiday shopping. 

Where: Millarville Racing and Agricultural Society (Millarville)

When: November 4-7, 11-14


Best of Broadway

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall

When: November 5-6


Michael Bernard Fitzgerald: Live From Every Rooftop

Where: Stephen Avenue

When: November 6


Kathleen McGee & Friends at Railyard Brewing

Where: Railyard Brewing

When: November 6


Calgary European Film Festival

Where: Globe Cinema and Online

When: November 6-14


Canadian Online Jazz Festival

Where: Online

When: November 7-14


Remembrance Day Service

Where: The Hangar Flight Museum (Online)

When: November 11


Tasting Festival

Where: City & Country

When: November 12-13


ZOOLIGHTS Enchanted Evening

Make it a romantic date night with ZOOLIGHTS Enchanted Evening, a unique chance to enjoy a magical four course dinner in the ENMAX Conservatory gardens with a special holiday sparkle.

Where: Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo

When: November 16


Spark After Dark (+18)

The popular Spark After Dark (18+) returns with drinks, food, music, and science at TELUS Spark Science Centre. The first event explores the world of robots, including AI, VR, astronaut ice cream and a 20-minute digital immersion experience.

Where: TELUS Spark Science Centre

When: November 18


ZOOLIGHTS Adults Night Out

Leave the kiddos at home for ZOOLIGHTS Adults Night Out, featuring adult beverages, hot food samplings, and fun activities to make your spirits bright.

Where: Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo

When: November 23

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