New tradition or old, it is always a fun family adventure to head out and enjoy some of the Christmas Light Displays around the city. Dress in layers, pack some hot chocolate and away you go! We have a list of some great displays to head out to see this holiday season.
Calgary Zoo Lights:
Join us for Calgary's favorite holiday tradition – ZOOLIGHTS. Head down to the Calgary Zoo with your kids, family and friends to see over 1.5 million lights twisting around trees, tracing animal and dinosaur shapes and flashing to music. Along the way, stop to warm up by the fire pits and have some fun in the Kids Zone. Dress warmly. We’ll make the hot chocolate.
Lions Festival of Lights – Confederation Park
The Festival of Lights is the largest FREE drive-by Christmas Lights showcase in Calgary. It's comprised of over 105,000 lights along 14 th St NW. Designed by Dean McKenzie, Creative Intelligence Agency.
Airdrie Festival of Lights
Miniature train rides: for everyone in the family, just $2 per person. Children 2 and under ride free with the purchase of an adult ticket. Be sure to bring your camera for this highlight of the Festival! Hot Chocolate is available every night of the Festival for only $2/cup! It’s just the thing to sip while standing beside an open bonfire enjoying the lights of the Festival! Bonfires: Speaking of bonfires, we have two of them.
Spruce Meadows Christmas Lights
Take a drive or walk through the 2km of lights set up around the grounds at Spruce Meadows.
Broadview Homes Light Spectacular
Come See the Greatest Lightshow South of the North Pole! Enjoy the spectacle of thousands of lights synchronized to a soundtrack playing on 96.1 FM. The Holiday Celebration of Light can be seen every night in Evanston, Redstone and Ravenswood. And there will be free hot chocolate and candy canes at the showhome all month.
Light up Okotoks
Celebrate the start of the holiday season with a visit from Santa, lighting of the Christmas tree and festive activities all through downtown!
There are many houses that set up amazing light displays and can all be found here.
Please comment on your favorite if we missed it in our list.