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!

Cowgirl Gypsy Lodge NOEL Christmas Market


Date: December 6

Time: 5pm-10pm

Place: 1227 Kensington Close NW

Event: Join Cowgirl Gypsy Lodge as they put on a fabulously fun time with some of Calgary’s best. Enjoy a night of shopping in style, tasty treats and live music as you peruse local and original boutiques, designers and vendors.


Make It! Holiday Market


Date: December 6-9

Time: Thursday: 11am-9pm, Friday: 11am-9pm, Saturday: 10am-6pm, Sunday: 11am-5pm

Place: Deerfoot City – 901 64 Ave NE

Event: Get ready for 130 Canadian makers to congregate right here in Calgary. It’s time to make those Christmas lists and start shopping local for the ones you love with handcrafted goods.

Calgary Night Market Holiday Markets

DateDecember 7December 14

Time: 5pm-11pm

Place: 200 Barclay Mall SW

Event: Skip the online shopping and crowded malls this year. Head to Calgary Night Market for all your holiday needs. And did we mention the complimentary hot chocolate, holiday punch, treats AND admission?!? Don’t miss these 40+ local vendors.


Market Collective 10 Year Anniversary & Holiday Market!


Date: December 7-9, 14-16

Time: Fridays: 4pm-9pm, Saturday & Sunday: 10am-6pm

Place: BMO Centre

Event: Join Market Collective in celebrating their 10-year anniversary with a market to knock their past market’s socks off. Two weekends of live music, mouth-watering eats, performances, interactive workshops and 150+ vendors. You won’t want to miss this one!


Granary Road Christmas Market


Date: Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday until December 23

Time: Friday: 11am-7pm, Saturday & Sunday: 9:30am-5:30pm

Place: Granary Road – 226066 112th St W


Event: Granary Road is more than just a market. Bring the whole family down to enjoy marshmallow roasting over open firepits, wagon rides, skating, snowman building, Christmas carolling and much more. The market features over 50 local vendors with unique, handcrafted goods ready to fulfil your wish list.


Stacey’s Christmas Market at the Marda Loop Communities Association


Date: December 15

Time: 10am-3pm

Place: Marda Loop Communities Association – 3130 16 St SW

Event: This market supports the Calgary Interfaith Foodbank and requires all vendors to include a non-perishable food donation in their vendor fee. Do your part this holiday season and donate to those in need while you shop at this year’s Stacey’s Christmas Market.

Once Upon a Christmas at Heritage Park

Date: Every Saturday & Sunday until December 23

Time: 9:30am-4pm

Place: Heritage Park – 1900 Heritage Dr SW

Event: Experience Christmas in Calgary at Heritage Park’s annual set-up. Immerse yourself in Christmas like they used to with wagon rides, Christmas carols and old yuletide traditions. Admission rates are as follows:


Child (3-6)                   $5.70
Youth(7-15)                $7.00
General (16-64)          $11.00
Senior (65+)                $8.85


Happy Christmas shopping Calgary!