As the Holiday Season is upon us, it's time to set our sights on some good old fashioned holiday-esque events. Check out the James Home marketing list of Christmas Markets and Christmas Events to attend in Calgary that are sure to put you in the Holly & Jolly state of mind!

Spruce Meadows International Christmas Market

Indoor Christmas shopping in the comfort of the Spruce Meadows Marketplace, Equi-Plex and Horizons Pavillion featuring 200+ vendors selling everything from world-imported items to hand crafted gifts. Ic carving demonstrations, fire pits, and holiday entertainment in the outside courtyard. Jumping demonstrations, pony rides and a petting farm for the kids and so much more!

When: Fridays 10-8, Saturdays 10-7 & Sundays 10-5 until November 29th

Where: Spruce Meadows

General Admission: $10/Online, $12/At the door | Seniors (65+) & Children (12 & Under) – Free

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EauClaire Winter Market

Presented by ArtSpot & Market YYC

When: November 28-29 | 12:00 – 6:00 pm, December 5-6 | 12:00-6:00 pm
Where: EauClaire Market, 200 Barclay Parade SW, Calgary

Admission: Free

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Harvest Hills Alliance Christmas Craft Sale

Annual Christmas Craft Sale and Free Tea Room, including a room dedicated to young entrepreneurs. Over 100 vendors!

When: December 4, 4:00-5:00 pm | December 5, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Where: Harvest Hills Alliance Church, 1099 Harvest Hills Blvd NW, Calgary

Admission: Free

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Kids Christmas Craft Fair

This fair is geared for the child buyer. All items at the fair wil be under $10.00, children will come in and purchase gifts for their families and they will be wrapped right on the spot to send home and put under the tree.

When: December 5, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Where: Lake Bonavista Recreation Centre 1401 Acadia Drive SE, Calgary

Admission: Free

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Marda Loop Christmas Craft Show

It's the annual Christmas Market!

When: December 12, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Where: Marda Loop Communities Association, 3130 16 St SW, Calgary

Admission: Free

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Zoo Lights at the Calgary Zoo

It's the ultimate Christmas light display with over 1.5 million lights on display. Along the way stop and warm up by the fire pits and have some family fun in the kids zone! This should definitely make it onto your ''Must Do'' list this Holiday Season.

When: November 27 – January 2 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Where: The Calgary Zoo

Admission: $16.00 + Tax | Children 3-5: $11.00 + Tax

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Lions Festival of Lights

The Lions Festival of Lights is the largest FREE drive-by Christmas Lights Showcase in Calgary. It's comprised of 105,000 lights along 14th St NW.

When: November 28 – January 8 | 6:00-11:00 pm

Where: The display can be viewed along 14 St NW, South of 24th Avenue

Admission: Free

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Christmas at Spruce Meadows

During Christmas time, Spruce Meadows is adorned with Christmas decorations. It's absolute breathtaking!

When: December 5 – January 4 | 5:00 – 10:00 pm

Where: Spruce Meadows, Calgary

Admission: Free

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Canadian Pacific Holiday Train

The Canadian Holiday Train embarks on its 3 week journey starting in Montreal and finishing in B.C. Each event features a boxcar stage, a line up of great musical talent and a contribution to the local food bank. The entire train is light up like a beautiful Christmas tree.

When: Airdrie: December 9, 5:30-6:15 | Calgary: December 11, 6:45-7:45

Where: Airdrie: Nose Creek Park, Main Street | Calgary: Anderson C-Train Station, South C-Train parking lot

Admission: Food Bank Donations

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