As the Halloween decorations get taken down on November 1st and the Christmas Carols start to make their way to your ears, it’s a sign that the time has come to gear up for the holiday season! The list of preparations may seem daunting but luckily Calgary has just what you need to make this holiday season a breeze. Get a head start on your holiday to do list with these awesome upcoming Christmas markets and events.
Make It Calgary is a Canada-wide craft fair that aims to spark a “handmade revolution” by showcasing goods crafted by local makers in Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary. The Make It Calgary Market will take place over the weekend of November 29th to December 1st. This is your chance to pick up that one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry for someone special or some beautiful decorations for your holiday party.
Do you own more than one Santa hat? Have you thought of cosplaying as Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer? Then this is the holiday market for you! The Calgary Expo Holiday Market features an array of activities and merchandise that will help you to geek out during this merry time of year. Get dressed up as your favourite comic book, movie or franchise character and get ready to have your portrait drawn by a professional artist! The Expo also offers shopping opportunities aplenty, with gifts and memorabilia geared at fans of gaming, anime and comics.
The Market Collective is an organization that aims to promote local art and culture in Calgary. Their annual holiday event showcases live music, workshops and over 150 local vendors selling their exceptional creations. This is a great place to witness Calgary's artistic spirit in action! The event takes place the first three weekends in December.
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