WHAT’S UP THIS WEEKEND: November 19 to 21

Get ready to kick off the holidays in Calgary!

By Calgary Citizen Staff | November 19, 2021 |12:31 am

Skating at Olympic Plaza

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It’s a big weekend in Calgary. Why? You can find all the city’s festive favourites coming to life as we kick off the holiday season in true Calgary fashion. So bundle up and head outdoors as we celebrate the season of giving. Enjoy!

Shop local at MarketSpot’s first Winter Market

Shop local vendors, enjoy kid’s crafts, live music and more. Tickets are $5, kids are free, and dogs are welcome.

The 8th Annual Calgary Arab Film Festival

Available both online and in-person view feature films, shorts, and documentaries in their largest program scheduled to date. Ticket revenues from the critically acclaimed Lebanese film ‘1982’ will be donated to the Red Cross/Crescent to help support the people in Beirut dealing with the aftermath of the Aug. 4 bombings.

Check out Miracle on First Street

Dig out your ugly Christmas sweater and get ready for some delicious holiday-themed cocktail. This pop-up bar will be taking over Proof Cocktail Bar until Dec. 24.

Hit up the Inglewood Night Market

Tonight is their second of four Holiday Night Markets featuring over 60 local vendors and live music all evening long. Head to our Instagram for a chance to win tickets to next week’s market.

Mountaintop Christmas at the Banff Gondola

There’s nothing more magical than being on top of a snowy serene mountain boasting unmissable views and Sanata’s Workshop awaiting your arrival.

Catch live music on Music Mile

They have an incredible line up of talented acts at many locations along 9th Avenue SE.

Bundle up for the first weekend of Zoolights

This beloved festive tradition is back bigger and bigger than ever for its 25th anniversary.

Catch George Canyon’s Country Christmas Live

He’s got a whole roster of holiday favourites to get you ready for the season. Don’t miss seeing them performed live at the Deerfoot Inn & Casino Saturday evening.

Skate Olympic Plaza on their opening weekend

Grab a pair of skates and hit the ice at Calgary’s most surreal outdoor rink in the heart of the city.

Watch the Stampeders play the Blue Bombers in their 1971 Celebration Game

This is the 50th anniversary of the Stampeders 1971 Grey Cup win. Fans are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the ‘Purolator Tackle Hunger Program.’

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