The fall season has nearly come and gone, but there’s no need to fret! Just around the corner are the holiday season and many, many events that come with it! From light displays to markets, festivals, and concerts here are 26 magical events happening in Calgary this November!
ARTS, CONCERTS, SPORTS & CULTURE
SPONSORED PICK: CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS WITH A CALGARY-MADE MUSICAL
If you love Christmas and you love Calgary then we have a show for you! Grab some kids or just treat yourself to “Candy Cane Kids – A Holiday Musical” written and composed by Calgary musicians, Occasional Notes. While the show might say it’s for kids, you’re sure to enjoy the live singing, dancing, and discreet adult humor.
When: Saturday, November 26th- 27th (Brookfield YMCA Seaton) and Friday, December 2nd-4th, 2022 (Shane Homes YMCA Rocky Ridge)
ATTEND THE REMEMBRANCE DAY CEREMONY AT THE FIELD OF CROSSES
Visit the Night of Lights on the 10th or visit the field of crosses on the 11th during the day to pay your respects. One of Calgary’s most incredible Remembrance Day ceremonies will return this month and is expected to be as moving as ever.
When: Friday, November 11th
Where: 200 Memorial Drive NW, Calgary
Time: See times here
OR THE HANGER FLIGHT MUSEUM
Virtually or in person, attend the annual service held at the Hangar Flight Museum. Tune in to CTV to watch live footage of the moving morning service here, and honour our veterans both the past and present.
When: Friday, November 11th, 2022
Where: 4629 McCall Way NE, Calgary, AB
Time: 10:57am – 11:30am
WATCH A FLAMES GAME
Toss on a jersey and head over to the Saddledome where you’re encouraged to grab a pocket dog and a beer, then cheer the Flames to victory. For their November schedule head to the link above.
When: Various dates
Where: 555 Saddledome Rise SE
ENJOY DISNEY ON ICE
Great news, Disney adults. Your fave characters are finally back on the ice after three years – and they’re coming to Calgary this November! Disney on Ice presents Road Trip Adventures – a show that whisks guests away on an immersive adventure where audience participation is strongly encouraged.
When: Thursday, November 17th – 20th, 2022
Where: 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
CATCH BRYAN ADAMS LIVE
Featuring hits new and old, catch platinum-selling, Grammy Award-winning musician Bryan Adams when he finally returns to Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome this month.
When: Wednesday, November 9th, 2022
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Time: 8 pm
EVENTS, MARKETS, AND FOOD FESTIVALS
FACE YOUR FEARS AT HAUNTED CALGARY
Not quite done with Halloween? Until November 4th you’ll still be able to check out Haunted Calgary – a terrifying event held at the Horizon Mall in Balzac. You never know what might be lurking around the corner…
When: Until November 4th, 2022
Where: 260300 Writing Creek Cres, Balzac
Time: 6 pm – 10 pm
SHOP THE MILLARVILLE CHRISTMAS MARKET
Even if we’ve got to bundle up, there’s really nothing like a good outdoor market stroll. For only a few days this month, browse through everything from organic foods to household products and check a few things off of your Christmas to-do list!
When: Thursday, November 3rd-6th, 10th-13th, 2022
Where: 306097 192 Street West, Millarville, Alberta
Time: 9 am – 4 pm
SINK YOUR TEETH INTO GRANARY ROAD’S CHOCOLATE FEST
Chocolate is unofficially the official food of romance, so what could be better than Granary Road’s Chocolate Fest? From brownies and cupcakes to hot chocolate and more – this delicious event is going to be the sweetest of the season – so check it out!
When: Saturday, November 12th – 13th, 2022
Where: 226066 112 St W, Foothills County, AB
OR VISIT THE MARKET IN INGLEWOOD
This holiday season, shop local – after dark! Set to kick off on November 4th, Calgarians are encouraged to hit the indoor edition of the Inglewood Night Market! Why not check it out and cross a few things off that growing Christmas gift list early?
When: Friday, November 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 25th, 26th, 2022
Where: Quonset at Crossroads Market — 1235 26 Avenue SE
Time: 5 pm – 11 pm
STROLL CALGARY’S ZOOLIGHTS
The holiday season – we love it! This November, ogle millions of enchanting lights strung through the trees at the Calgary Zoo, grab a hot cocoa, a snack and take a seat by the fire – it is tradition after all!
When: Friday, November 18th until January 8th, 2022
Where: Calgary Zoo, 210 St. George’s Drive NE
Cost: $21.95 for adults, $14.95 for children
Two very nostalgic bands just announced a tour across Canada
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EMBRACE YOUR INNER DANCING QUEEN
Bust out your Dynamo-inspired costume and don’t forget to stretch because this fall, Calgarians will be encouraged to dance, jive, and have the best time of their lives at an elaborate Mamma Mia-themed popup on 17th Avenue. Check out the link above for more information!
When: Friday, November 11th – 12th, 2022
Where: 728 17 Ave SW, Calgary
DO YOGA WITH THE GRINCHMAS GOATS
This month check out Calgary’s Granary Road, where they’re putting the ‘baaaah’ in bah humbug! From November 29th to the 20th, celebrate a beloved children’s classic by stretching those arms and legs with the Grinchmas Goats.
When: Saturday, November 19th – 20th, 2022
Where: 226066 112 St W, Foothills County, AB
Time: 9 am – 5 pm
BROWSE THE SPRUCE MEADOWS MARKET
Showcasing vendors, stunning decorations, carolers, and more, The Spruce Meadows International Christmas Market is back and better than ever. From food to their many, many photo ops – guests can get in on the merry fun for three weekends this season so check it out!
When: Friday, November 18th-20th, 25th-27th, and December 2nd-4th, 2022
Where: 18011 Spruce Meadows Way SW
NOGG YOURSELF OUT AT THE MIRACLE POP-UP
Serving Xmas-themed cocktails in a variety of Christmas mugs and glasses, Miracle of 1st Street will return again this year to completely transform Calgary’s Proof cocktail bar with over-the-top decorations from floor to ceiling Don’t miss out!
When: Wednesday, November 16th, 2022
Where: 1302 1 St SW, Calgary, AB
GLOW HOLIDAY FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
Showcasing a million bulbs, this unique display will take light-loving Calgarians across the world in 70,000 square feet – and the best part is that you’ll be able to do so without freezing your butt off! Check out the link above for tickets.
When: Friday, November 25th, 2022
Where: 1800 Stampede Trail SE
SIPPIN’ SANTA CHRISTMAS POP-UP
With tropical decorations and Christmas lights from floor to ceiling, guests can enjoy holly sips at the annual Sippin’ Santa Pop-up, a festive event with music, ugly sweaters, and fun mugs.
When: Monday, November 21st, 2022
Where: 1530 5 St SW, Calgary, AB
OUTDOORS AND IN THE MOUNTAINS
WANDER THE YAMNUSKA DOG SANCTUARY
Have a day to spare? You have to visit the Yamnuska Dog Sanctuary where this November, you can get up close and personal with an actual pack of wolves safely. During this once-in-a-lifetime tour, learn, listen and tour the facility with a guided expert while you totally fall in love with Alberta’s biggest and most beautiful pups – then leave with a new appreciation for wildlife.
Where: 263156 Range Road 53 Cochrane, Alberta
BE TAKEN ABACK BY NIGHTRISE AT THE BANFF GONDOLA
As if a ride on Banff’s gondola wasn’t already one of the most magical experiences you can have in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains this winter, Pursuit, the company behind the high climbing attraction will re-introduce Nightrise – an immersive activity that merges multimedia, storytelling, and nature.
When: Starts Friday, November 19th, 2022
Where: 100 Mountain Ave, Banff, AB
WIND DOWN AT THE NORDIC SPA
After all of that Halloween partying and before the Christmas craziness, why not spend a day at the Nordic Spa where you can totally unwind, disconnect and relax? From facials and massages, this alpine sanctuary has everything you’ll need to revamp before things pick right back up again next month.
Where: 1 Centennial Dr, Kananaskis
Cost: Prices vary
SNOWSHOE UNDER THE STARS
This November, enjoy the great outdoors and up your next date night with this one-of-a-kind experience. On this unique excursion, Calgarians will follow a skilled guide on a fresh, starlit tour through forest and snow, then can sip hot cocoa in a secluded meadow. They’ll bring the drinks, the lamps, and the telescope, and all you have to bring is yourself, and a good jacket!
When: Starting Friday, November 4th, 2022
Where: Kananaskis Village Centre- 1 Mt. Sparrowhawk Crescent
Time: 7 pm – 9 pm
CLIMB ABOARD A JASPER TRAIN TOUR
Fancy a spontaneous trip to the Rockies? This month, see everything that Jasper has to offer from behind the window of a speeding train. From forest views to mountain ranges, this incredible train tour will take you from the Historic Dunster Train Station to Mount Robson, the tallest mountain in the Canadian Rockies. Believe us when we say it’s well worth checking out!
When: See dates above
Where: 414 Connaught Street, Jasper AB
EXPERIENCE HOLIDAY MAGIC IN THE NIKKA YUKO GARDENS
Ah, the Nikka Yuko Japanese Gardens – there’s no other place like it! If you’ve never been, let us assure you that it is one of the most beautiful places in not just Alberta, but all of North America, and this November, though its best known for its flower gardens, guests can wander through their stunning winter display of magic, lanterns, and lights. Don’t miss it!
When: Starts Wednesday, November 30th
Where: Corner of 9th Ave S &, Mayor Magrath Dr. S, Lethbridge
CLIMB ABOARD THE POLAR EXPRESS
On our must-hit list this winter? Alberta Prairie Railway’s Polar Express experience – a magical event taken straight from the pages of a children’s classic. Set to the acclaimed movie soundtrack, nearly everything that you’ll experience aboard this jolly train ride has been tailored with love and an appreciation for the original material. Don’t miss it!
When: Dates throughout November and December 2022
Where: 4611 47 Ave, Stettler, AB
DINE LIKE ROYALTY IN FAIRMONT BANFF’S 360° DOME
This November, indulge outdoors in Fairmont’s 360° Dome dining room – an unbeatable private venue with unreal food and a spectacular view. Located on their Upper Garden Terrace, the dome will feature a gourmet brunch, afternoon charcuterie, and an extravagant 5-course menu. Check out the pricing above!
Where: 405 Spray Avenue Banff, AB
Time: See times above
And that’s it, friends! 26 events happening in Calgary this November! Looks pretty dang good, doesn’t it? Enjoy, have fun and be safe out there, friends!
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