It’s almost the weekend and you know what that means. It’s time to start planning that Friday to Sunday agenda. As always, we are here to provide you with 6 things to do in Calgary this weekend. From festive madness to adorable markets, YYC is bringing the fun all weekend long. 

It’s time for a little happy dance. We are approaching the final weekend before the holidays, so the merry vibes are high.

You may have lots of gift shopping left to do, but you have to make time for some fun. Right now is the perfect time to start planning. With only two full days off, you need to make the most of every minute. 

Between the Christmas-themed events and raging parties, you'll be happy to call Calgary home this weekend.

Tons of these events are cheap and some are even free, which means you can attend all six without dipping into your holiday budget.

Time to get on that group chat and start making plans. Cheers to the weekend!

Noel Christmas 

Price: $15.99

When: Multiple days 

Address: Calgary Stampede, 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: Gather your friends and family and enjoy the holiday spirit in all its glory. This interactive light park has photo-ops galore, delicious food, craft beer even an adventure park. It’s perfect for all you kids at heart. 


Calgary Glow Party 

Price: $10

When: Saturday, December 21, 2019

Address: Knoxville's Tavern, 840 9 Avenue Southwest, Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: If you’re in the mood to party, this 18+ event is for you. There will be DJs, glow sticks, drinks, and all the fun you can handle. There will also be a professional photographer on-site, so make sure your neon outfit is on point. 


Ugly Sweater Party

Price: Free before 11 p.m. 

When: Saturday, December 21, 2019

Address: 1424 17 Avenue Southwest, Calgary, AB 

Why You Need To Go: Get on your ugliest holiday sweater and party the night away at the 4th annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Party. If you wear your ugliest sweater and arrive before 11 p.m., you get in for free. Need we say more?


Winterfest 2019 

Price: Free

When: Saturday, December 21, 2019, & Sunday, December 22, 2019

Address: 7555 Falconridge Boulevard NE, Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: This festival has some of the best winter sports and activities you could ask for. You'll get to play carnival games, look at art, and take yoga classes, so you definitely won't be bored. 


Holiday Market Collective 

Price: $6

When: Sunday, December 22, 2019

Address: 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: This event features over 150 local vendors selling unique items. If you haven’t gotten your shopping done, now might be your chance. 


Christmas Bingo

Price: $2 per game

When: Saturday, December 21, 2019

Address: National on 10th, 341 10 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: Put on your ugly Christmas sweater and go play bingo. There is money to be won and laughs to be had, so why not try out your luck?


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