POSTED BY The Editor | Nov, 08, 2022 |

Warm up your calendar this November with holiday activities in Calgary. From seasonal favourites like ZOOLIGHTS at the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo and the Spruce Meadows International Christmas Market to Once Upon a Christmas at Heritage Park, November is the perfect time to explore Calgary with your friends and family.

Once Upon a Christmas at Heritage Park

Experience the magic of Christmas past at Heritage Park’s iconic Once Upon A Christmas event. From a story book Christmas and wagon rides, to carolers and a visit with Santa, it’s a magical way to experience the true spirit of the season. So gather the family and come get your fix of wholesome holiday cheer, weekends November 26 to December 18, 2022.


The Office: A Pop Rock Comedy

Jubilations Dinner Theatre presents The Office: A Pop Rock Comedy a hilarious take on the goings on at a small paper company office with Jim, Pam, Michael, and Dwight.

Where: Jubilations Dinner Theatre

When: October 22, 2022 – January 14, 2023


The Importance of Being Earnest

Theatre Calgary presents The Importance of Being Earnest, a tale of mistaken identities, rapid-fire wit, and cucumber sandwiches.

Where: Max Bell Theatre

When: October 25 – November 19


Pan Continental Curling Championships

The first edition of the latest World Curling event comes to WinSport with the Pan Continental Curling Championships, providing teams a direct route to the World Championships.

Where: WinSport

When: October 31 – November 6


Calgary Flames Home Games

Experience the thrill of NHL action with Calgary Flames Home Games at the Scotiabank Saddledome as the Flames take on the Seattle Kraken, Nashville Predators, New Jersey Devils, Winnipeg Jets, Los Angeles Kings, and Florida Panthers this November.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome

When: November 1, 3, 5, 12, 14, 29


Jesus Christ Superstar

Broadway Across Canada presents Jesus Christ Superstar, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the iconic musical. Jesus Christ Superstar is set against the backdrop of an extraordinary series of events during the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ as seen through the eyes of Judas.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: November 1-6


Bad Axe

The Calgary International Film Festival presents Bad Axe at the Globe Cinema as part of the popular Top Docs series. Showtime at 7:00 p.m.

Where: Globe Cinema

When: November 2


Calgary Hitmen Home Games

Get into the fun and excitement of the WHL with Calgary Hitmen Home Games at the Scotiabank Saddledome as the Hitmen take on the Victoria Royals, Medicine Hat Tigers, Prince Alberta Raiders, and Red Deer Rebels, this November.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome

When: November 2, 4, 25, 27


Festival Hall Unleashed: The Sequel

Celebrate Festival Hall’s 10th anniversary with Festival Hall Unleashed: The Sequel, a night of collaborative jam sessions featuring creative Alberta musicians. Admission is FREE.

Where: Festival Hall

When: November 5


Calgary National Bank Challenger

The Calgary National Bank Challenger is the largest professional men’s and women’s combined indoor tennis tournament in Canada, with some of the best up-and-coming players in the world.

Where: OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre

When: November 5-13


Calgary European Film Festival

The Calgary European Film Festival features viewings 20+ films from across the European countries you can watch at the Globe Cinema or online. All productions include English subtitles.

Where: Globe Cinema and Online

When: November 5-13


Bryan Adams: So Happy It Hurts Tour

Platinum-selling and Grammy Award-winning Canadian musician Bryan Adams returns to Calgary on a headline tour in support of his new album So Happy It Hurts.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome

When: November 9


Goodnight Moon

Get immersed in the classic bedtime story Goodnight Moon at TELUS Spark Science Centre, as it comes to life in the newest digital immersion gallery experience.

Where: TELUS Spark Science Centre

When: Opening November 9, 2022


JazzYYC Canadian Festival

The JazzYYC Canadian Festival returns with four days of live music at unique venues like the Ironwood Stage and Grill, Central Library, and King Eddy, with some of the greatest Canadian jazz musicians playing today. Tickets are available now for select shows.

Where: Various locations

When: November 10-13


Mahler’s Fifth Symphony

The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra presents Mahler’s Fifth Symphony, led by Music Director Rune Bergmann, an emotional odyssey, from dark tragedy to exultant joy.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall

When: November 11-12


Driving Miss Daisy

Stage West Theatre Restaurants presents Driving Miss Daisy, the Pulitzer Prize winning drama of an extraordinary and unexpected friendship, starring Joseph Marcell, best known as ‘Geoffrey Butler’ from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

Where: Stage West Theatre Restaurants

When: Until November 13


Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures

Hit the road with Mickey Mouse and his pals in Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures, featuring Minnie, Goofy, Mary Poppins and Jack, Moana, Simba, Timon, Pumbaa, and more.

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome

When: November 17-20


Spruce Meadows International Christmas Market

The Spruce Meadows International Christmas Market is a local favourite and a holiday tradition everyone in the family can enjoy with unique vendors, shopping, food, and entertainment.

Where: Spruce Meadows

When: November 18-20, 25-27, December 2-4, 2022



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 18, 2022 – January 8, 2023


Billy Joel: The Stranger

Classic Albums Live presents Billy Joel: The Stranger, the album that shot him to the top of the charts and made Billy Joel a household name. World-class musicians recreate each note of this classic album along with more of Joel’s signature songs.

Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall

When: November 19


47th Anniversary Celebrations

Be part of the 47th Anniversary Celebrations with The Hangar Flight Museum, featuring guided tours, family friendly activities, and admission for only $4.70 per person.

Where: The Hangar Flight Museum

When: November 19-20


Calgary Opera: Carmen

Calgary Opera presents Carmen, the ultimate femme fatale doing what she can to survive in a poor town with traffic and shocking consequences.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: November 19-25


CUFF.Docs Documentary Film Festival

The 10th 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 23-27


Once Upon A Christmas

Once Upon A Christmas at Heritage Park is one of Calgary’s most iconic holiday events, with activities, entertainment, and treats that will get you and your family into the holiday cheer.

Where: Heritage Park

When: November 26, 27, December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18


Rupi Kaur: World Tour

Get ready for an all-new spoken word poetry experience with Rupi Kaur World Tour. Rupi will take you on a journey of personal loss, growth, mental health, community, friendship, and strength.

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

When: November 28


The Jungle Book

Escape into the jungles of India with this vibrant reimagining of the legend of the boy raised by wild animals, as Alberta Theatre Projects presents The Jungle Book.

Where: Martha Cohen Theatre

When: November 29 – December 31


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