Celebrate the Holidays with Kids in Calgary
Are you looking for some fun ways to celebrate the holidays with the family this year in Calgary? Consider some of these special events to add to your calendar. Calgary is one of the most family friendly cities in Canada, so it's no surprise that you won't have any shortage of kid-friendly celebrations to check out this year.
And to begin filling up your holiday season calendar, check out these fun ideas.
Candy Cane Kids: A Holiday Musical
Candy Can Kids: A Holiday Musical is perfect for the whole family, with singing, dancing, and comedy that will keep even your smallest family members entertained. Join Cookie, Pep, and Stripe as they measure and analyze the Christmas spirit worldwide and interact with the audience for a performance your kids will never forget.
The performances take place at the end of November at the Brookfield YMCA Seton Theatre.
ZOOLIGHTS at The Calgary Zoo
If you live with kids in Calgary, chances are you already know and love the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo. This holiday season, don't miss out on ZOOLIGHTS, back for the 26th year of holiday fun. This year's celebration will include a new story in Prehistoric Park, a new Polar Wonderland, a multi-sensory experience in the gorilla amphitheatre, the Nutcracker in the ENMAX Conservatory, brand new Snow Globes for rent, and more. You won't want to miss this Calgary holiday tradition!
Grinchmas at Granary Road
Get ready for Christmas with Grinchmas at Granary Road this November. Kids can try Goat Yoga with the Grinch, ride the MAX WAGON, and listen to the story of How the Grinch Stole Christmas (ready by our favorite fuzzy green villain himself!). Don't forget to stop by the mischievous market for some Grinch-themed treats!
Home Alone in Concert with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
What better way to expose your kids to the impressive world of orchestral music than with Home Alone in Concert with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra? Your little ones will love this even more if you make sure they have watched the classic holiday movie before the show. The beloved comedy classic is brought to life through music in the beautiful concert venue, sure to spark a love of the symphony for years to come.
Granary Road Christmas Market
A favorite way to get outside with the family in Calgary this holiday season is at the Granary Road Christmas Market. The stunning venue hosts farmer's markets throughout the year, in addition to all kinds of special events. Step inside and see soaring 40-foot ceilings, in addition to a massive space filled with thousands of lights, beautifully decorated Christmas trees, and holiday decor in every direction.
Take a photo with the alpacas, shop with the wide variety of local vendors, or spending some time in Santa's Workshop. This year the workshop will feature gingerbread cookie decorating, ornament making, reindeer food making, hot chocolate, and tractor rides. Everyone in the family will love spending the day at this classic Calgary holiday celebration!
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