What’s Up This Weekend In YYC


This weekend things are lookin’ – very merry, extra tipsy, and most importantly date night packed. From where to snag unique stocking stuffers, to where you should get LIT with your besties. Hint: There’s a new Christmas-themed bar in town!

Poppy Innovations Festive Jam & Jellies Workshop

Saturday, Dec 8th  9AM-12:00PM

@ YW Calgary Hub Facility

A perfect date for mom and daughter, or anyone looking to connect over a festive outing while the day is still young! Learn from the experts on how to craft up delicious spreads fit for the Holidays, your guests will fave about this Christmas.

Noel Festival 

All Weekends Starting from Nov 28th- Dec 31st 

@ Nutrien Centre on The Stampede Grounds

Tickets for the Noel Indoor Light Park and Christmas Market are selling fast! Join us from November 28th to December 31st. The awe-inspiring light displays from around the world, festive food and drink, artisan gifts, are sure to become your newest holiday tradition.

Market Collective Christmas Market

Dec 7-8th Friday, 4-9PM Saturday-Sunday 10-6PM

@ BMO Centre Hall 

Market Collective’s Holiday Market Series will take place December 6-8, 13-15 and 20-22. The event series will be held at the BMO Centre and visitors to the family-friendly event can anticipate 3 weekends of live music, interactive workshops, galleries, food and beverage, over 150 local vendors, and special surprises.

Nightmare on 1st Street

Now until Dec 30th after 5PM

@ Shelter Cocktail Lounge 

A Christmas-themed pop-up cocktail bar playing on Shelter’s own darker decor. Paying homage to one of the greatest Christmas films ever made, the Nightmare Before Christmas, Shelter is transforming itself into a ‘Christmasized’ version of itself for the month of December. With over the top holiday decor, we are excited to present a ’12 days of Christmas’ style selection of holiday cocktails in a reimagined festive setting.

A Christmas Carol By Theatre Calgary 

Now till Dec 28th 

@ Max Bell Theatre 

Located at Max Bell Theatre (downtown) in the heart of YYC. These tickets are selling out quick and, if you’re one of the smart ones you’ll be sure to book before December 12th to take advantage of their discounted show rates.


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