Local Events

The Calgary Renovation Show is happening this weekend

Renovating your home can be a gruelling process. Whether it’s your New Year’s resolution to get started on those renovation plans or you’re simply looking for some tips and tricks on where to start, The Calgary Renovation Show will be sure to ignite some ideas and make the renovation process a little less daunting. The show is taking over the BMO Centre this weekend from January 11 – 13, featuring special guests, expert advice, top trends of 2019, a chance to win spectacular prizes and so much more.

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Where to ring in the New Year in Calgary

You’ve done the parties, the club crawls, the drinks, the dinners. You just want to do something different this year. Whether you’re looking for a fun night out or some family-friendly entertainment during the day, there are plenty of New Year’s Eve events happening in and around Calgary this year. Here are our top picks:

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Holiday markets to check out this month

With less than three weeks until Christmas, it’s time to get those wish lists crossed off! With Canada Post on strike and the malls attracting crowds, skip the worrying this year and shop locally. Head down to one of these adorable Christmas markets to finish up any last-minute shopping and support our local entrepreneurs!

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Everything you need to know to check out Airdrie Festival of Lights

The Christmas season brings about delicious cookies, adorable decorations and, of course, gorgeous displays of lights spread across the city as far as the eye in the night sky can see. Using Christmas lights to celebrate the holiday season actually began back when they replaced real candles, as these were the first items ever used to decorate a Christmas tree. Today, you see Christmas lights adorning homes, businesses, handrails, mantels – you name it! These little bulbs come in so many colours for so many uses that we as a society have created a tradition of going to see Christmas lights each year. For a spectacular display, head just out of the city to see what the Airdrie Festival of Lights brings to the holiday season this year.

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Family-friendly Halloween events in Calgary

It’s that time of year again when all the ghosts, goblins, witches and black cats come out of storage and take over the streets. These traditional Halloween costumes often come along with mature content, like blood, guts, the spirit world – all those fun things – and therefore, are not welcomed by everyone. If you’re a family with young children, you’re definitely not seeking out the biggest scare, but you instead may be looking for fun, safe Halloween events. If this is you, listen up! We’ve got you covered, Calgary.

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