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!
Date: December 6
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.
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
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.
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!
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.
Date: December 15
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.
Date: Every Saturday & Sunday until December 23
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
General (16-64) $11.00
Senior (65+) $8.85
Happy Christmas shopping Calgary!