Plunge into the warm atmosphere that Christmas at Spruce Meadows evokes. It’s easy! You only have to visit the International Christmas Market once to discover a magical world of scents, colours and light and feel the energy associated with the anticipation of Christmas.
Enjoy 300+ vendors spreading Christmas Spirit in the indoor comfort of the Spruce Meadows Riding Hall,
Equi-Plex, Horizons, Reindeer Alley, Candy Cane Lane and new this year the ‘Gallery on the Green Congress Hall’. The new venue offers 46 unique vendors each weekend, it is also home to our title sponsor, TELUS. Our outdoor areas include, ‘Founders Plaza’, ‘Twin-Peaks’ and many more individual vendors around the grounds.
From world-imported items to hand-crafted gifts, the appeal of the International Christmas Market is simple: stress-free shopping in a beautiful, festive environment featuring unique gift ideas. Joyful and lively entertainment will add to the special atmosphere at the International Christmas Market. Get into the spirit and listen to a choir or traditionally dressed carolers.
The Christmas Market is the perfect place to unwind with friends and soak up the festive atmosphere, with a perfect place to shop, dine and socialise – just in time for Christmas. Come and enjoy the rich variety of shopping, the fire pits which will warm your toes and holiday entertainment.
Spruce Meadows International Christmas Market Hours
November 16-18, November 23-25 and November 30-December 2, 2018
November 16, 22 & 30 | Friday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
November 17, 22 & December 1 | Saturday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
November 18, 25 & December 2, 2018 | Sunday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Admission / Tickets
$12/person | Purchased at gate
$10/person | Purchased in advance
$72 Multi-Entry Pass | 9 admits
Seniors (65+) and Child (-12) are admitted for free.
How to get tickets?
At the Gate
Spruce Meadows Location & Directions
Spruce Meadows is located on the southern city limits of Calgary, approximately 30-40 minutes from downtown Calgary and 45 minutes from the Calgary International airport.
By Car go south on Macleod Trail, then turn west on Highway 22X /Spruce Meadows Trail/ Marquis of Lorne Trail. Travel approximately 2km. Watch for signs.
Public Parking access will be via Tournament Lane in Lots 7 and 8.
Disability Parking is in Lots 7 & 8, with valid, government-issued parking placard.
Paid Parking in the Gallery on the Green at Congress Hall parking lot – Close and convenient to all the shopping venues, this lot is accessible via Tournament Lane and costs $10/carload.
Transport to Spruce Meadows International Christmas Market
During market days- by public transport,take C-train to Somerset/Bridlewood LRT Station(route 201)and from there Spruce Meadows/Red Arrow bus transports you to the meadows every 20- 30 minutes.
Red Arrow Shuttle Bus schedule during the Christmas market
Friday | 9:00 am – 8:30 pm
Saturday | 9:00 am – 7:30 pm
Sunday | 9:00 am – 5:30 pm