Where to See Christmas Lights in Calgary 2022

Man and women on a date at Calgary Zoo Lights
Man and women on a date at Calgary Zoo Lights
Christmas Lights in Calgary

Where to See Christmas Lights in Calgary 2022

Light up the holiday season with Christmas lights in and around Calgary.

Tour holiday light displays from the comfort of your car or explore the attractions and neighbourhoods that are lighting up this holiday season. Bundle up and embrace the holiday spirit with Christmas lights in and around Calgary.


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Lighten Up Calgary Map of Residential Light Displays in Calgary

Take a drive through the neighbourhood to see some of the best Christmas light displays in and around Calgary. Lighten Up Calgary creates a helpful map of Calgary neighbourhoods with must-see displays across the city that are free and family friendly.

 

Light Up Okotoks

Location: Downtown Okotoks

Dates: Starts November 18, 2022

Celebrate the holiday season and see downtown Okotoks transformed into a winter wonderland at Light Up Okotoks. Kick off the holiday season with wagon rides, fire pits, photos with Santa, and watch the tree lighting, fireworks, along with holiday shopping at local businesses.

 

ZOOLIGHTS

Location: Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo

Dates: November 18, 2022 – January 8, 2023

Experience over 2 million holiday lights, 200 displays, crackling fire pits, and fun-filled activity zones with a Calgary tradition at the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo, with enchanting new themes and special guests. ZOOLIGHTS is open nightly from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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ZOOLIGHTS at the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo

ZOOLIGHTS at the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo

 

GLOW Calgary Presents: Christmas Around The World

Location: Nutrien Western Event Centre

Dates: November 25 – December 30

Celebrate Christmas in China, India, The Netherlands, Mexico, France, and England all in one night with millions of twinkle lights and over 70,000 square feet of indoor majestic winter wonderland as GLOW Calgary Presents: Christmas Around The World.

 

Airdrie Festival of Lights

Location: Nose Creek Park, Airdrie, AB

Dates: December 1-31, 2022

The Airdrie Festival of Lights is Western Canada’s largest, free, outdoor walk-through Christmas light display that has been a family friendly tradition since 1996.

 

Light Up The Square

Location: 5th Street Square, East Village

Dates: December 3, 2022

East Village invites you to Light Up The Square from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. with hot chocolate, carolers, fire pits, and a special visit from Santa.

 

Rotary Festival of Lights

Location: The Malcom Hotel, Canmore

Dates: December 2-31, 2022

Make a day trip of it and enjoy the Rotary Festival of Lights in Canmore, with tree viewing and magical candy cane lane, and gingerbread house contest, along with special events for everyone in the family.

 

Christmas Lights at Spruce Meadows

Location: Spruce Meadows

Dates: Coming soon

Try counting the quarter of a million lights on a drive through grounds with Christmas Lights at Spruce Meadows.

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Christmas Lights at Spruce Meadows.

Christmas Lights at Spruce Meadows

 

Lions Festival of Lights

Location: 14th Street NW

Dates: Coming soon

Enjoy the largest free drive-by Christmas lights showcase in Calgary with this annual tradition that includes over 500,000 bulbs on 16,000 strings of lights. Stay tuned for more details on the Lions Festival of Lights.

 

Cochrane Light Up

Location: Historic Main Street, Cochrane

Dates: Coming soon

Cochrane Light Up brings residents and visitors together for bright lights and Christmas cheer. Join the community for a special holiday tradition in Cochrane. More details to come!

 

 

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