How to celebrate Thanksgiving weekend in Calgary

Thanksgiving is upon us, Calgary, and there are oh-so-many things to be thankful for this year! Whether you have relatives coming into town or you’re unable to see your family this holiday season, there are plenty of things to do right here in Calgary to keep you entertained and in the holiday spirit. Here are our top five picks for activities happening this weekend:

Thanksgiving Dinner @ Our Daily Brett

Bring the whole family down for an exquisite dinner that feeds 6-8 people. Featuring half a turkey, one litre of gravy and lip-smacking crab apple jelly, this is a dinner you’ll be talking about for years to come. But that’s not all; enjoy a baby kale salad, beet and rhubarb salad, roasted Brussel sprouts, squash gratin, mashed potatoes, stuffing, homemade pies and so much more. Order herebefore 4pm on October 9 to get in on these festivities!

Harvest Pumpkin Hunts @ Butterfield Acres

Enjoy date night at the farm any day this weekend as you and your special someone go on a romantic sunset wagon ride to choose your pumpkin and then carve it with expertise. There will be a campfire, s’mores, hot chocolate and so much more throughout this fun evening at the farm. Tickets to this event go fast, so get yours here!

Seasonal Meals Made Easy @ Sunterra Market

Skip the dishes (and the stress!) this holiday season – let Sunterra Market do all the cooking and you do all the eating. Simply place your order onlineand choose your pick-up or delivery day this weekend. Sunterra will prepare a pumpkin and butternut squash bisque, seven grain salad, herb-rubbed turkey or brown sugar mustard glazed ham, and so much more for you and your loved ones. Is your mouth watering too or is it just ours?!

Thanksgiving Weekend @ Heritage Park

As the park season comes to a close, celebrate one last time in the historic village before winter shuts it down for another year. Turkey lunch will be served in the Wainwright Hotel between 11am-3:30pm with themed activities and pumpkin baking demonstrations happening throughout the day. Don’t miss Thanksgiving at one of Calgary’s most-loved historical attractions – Heritage Park!

Thanksgiving Dinner @ Azuridge

Eat dinner the way royalty do – at the stunning Azuridge Estate Hotel in Priddis this weekend. Family-style dining will be served in their Carnelian Room with seatings at 2pm and 6pm on October 13, plenty of time for you to sit back, relax and indulge in fine foods in an even finer establishment. Secure your spot at this top-notch meal by calling or emailing the Azuridge butlers here.

With that said, we think you’re set up for a pretty fun Thanksgiving weekend, folks! For a full list of everything happening this weekend, visit the Tourism Calgary website. In the spirit of the season, we hope you all take a moment to stop and think about what you’re grateful for this Thanksgiving, whether it’s family, friends, a warm house or a belly full of delicious turkey.

Happy Thanksgiving, Calgary!



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