5 Calgary communities doing holiday shopping and cheer right


With the countdown to Christmas on, holiday shopping is likely on your to-do list. If you want to support local businesses and enjoy some holiday community spirit, there’s five Calgary neighbourhoods you should check out this month.

  • Inglewood: Christmas in Inglewood is happening every Saturday in December up until the 17th. Shop in this historic community at the many unique retailers, browse holiday window displays (and vote for your favourite) & more holiday cheer. Information here
  • Kensington: Christmas in Kensington features free Christmas movies every Saturday through December. Plus, a variety of free and family-friendly activities. Information here
  • Mission: Late Night Shopping on 4th Street is happening this Thursday, December 8th. Participating Mission businesses along 4th Street SW will be open until 8pm, participating stores here.
  • Downtown: to promote shopping in Downtown, the community is hosting a number of holiday events in the core: santa visits, family-friendly skates, Christmas carols, etc. You can get all your shopping done down there, and take in holiday cheer too. Information here
  • 17th Avenue SW: shop along the great businesses along 17th Avenue SW and take in some holiday-themed events at the local spots there, plus, free parking! The Christmas parking elves are offering free parking this Saturday December 10th, information here.

Be sure to keep us posted on more community holiday shopping events you find!

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