Things to do this Christmas in Calgary 2020
Events, Festivals & Holiday Theatre
A list of Santa Claus Parades, Ballets, Theatre & other christmas related events happening in & around Calgary.
Christmas/Holiday lights and Concerts are not included in this article.
For Christmas Lights, see Christmas Light Displays in Calgary
For Christmas Carols and Concerts, see Christmas Carols in Calgary
I. Santa Claus Parades in Calgary Area
Santa Claus Parade of Lights
Festive Fun with Santa is a bustling event whose name says it all. Christmas craft making, face painting, balloon twisting, carnival games and photos with Santa himself provide hours of entertainment and memories that last a lifetime. Finally, enjoy the sweet songs of roaming carolers and watch the magic and glow of the Santa Claus Parade of Lights. Details.
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Auburn Bay Parade of Lights
The Auburn Bay Community Association presents the Fifth-annual Parade of Lights. Twenty floats will be participating and local businesses/organizations will be serving delicious complimentary hot chocolate to spectators along the parade route! Details.
Mahogany Parade Of Lights
Come on out to celebrate the holiday season alongside your neighbours with Mahogany’s community parade. The Parade will be approximately 1.3 km long (30-40 mins). Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus will lead the Parade, which will also include local groups and businesses as well as some other special surprise guests. Details.
Airdrie Santa Claus Parade
Take family and friends to the Santa Claus Parade where Santa and numerous floats roll down on Main Street and light up the downtown. This is a festive, fun way to set the mood for your holiday. Details.
High River Santa Claus Parade
Santa Claus had to miss a parade, but that doesn’t mean High River will! Grab your coats and head out the front door to make a whole lot of noise for the mini Santa Porch Parade. Take in one night, two or all three as it winds its way around town! Details.
Friday, December 18: SE and Montrose
Saturday, December 19: SW and downtown
II. Christmas Plays, Holiday Theatre and Events
Christmas Eve/Day Brunch/Lunch/Dinner