Written for Daily Hive by Aly Khan
Christmas Day in Calgary offers a few destinations for sweet eats and entertainment.
If you’re not staying in and want to spend your holiday outside of the house, check out our list below!
Cineplex Movie Theatres
What: Cineplex Entertainment has their doors open for moviegoers that want to grab some popcorn, hot chocolate, and a comfy cinema seat.
Crowfoot Crossing Cinemas
Sunridge Spectrum Cinemas
Cineplex Odeon Eau
Claire Market Cinemas SilverCity CrossIron Mills and XSCAPE Entertainment Centre
What: Have a seat in the opulent Rimrock Dining Room between 4:30 to 9:30 pm for a five-course meal or you can enjoy a festive dinner buffet in the Crystal Ballroom from 2 to 7 pm.
Price: Rimrock Dining Room; $99 per adult; Crystal Ballroom; $117 per adult
Address: 133 9 Avenue SW
What: This dinner buffet that includes a over 20 bottomless dishes including whipped nutmeg potatoes, tender turkey, and even a shellfish tower of King crab legs, lobster claws, and shrimp. View the entire menu here. Reservations required.
Price: $50 per adult
Address: 5940 Blackfoot Trail SE
What: Featuring a three-course meal with selection of five starters and six different main options including a filet mignon in a cognac cream sauce and a grilled wild Pacific salmon. You can end it all on a sweet note with one of four options for dessert.
Price: $39 for three-course meal, $22.95 for turkey dinner
Address: 2875 Sunridge Way NE
What: Enjoy this elaborate dinner buffet that includes over 10 stations with a full carving, seafood, charcuterie, dim sum, soup, and even a candy and dessert station. View the full menu here.
Price: $84 per person
Address: 700 Centre Street SE
What: From bottomless prime rib to crab legs and plenty of Canadian cheeses, this dinner buffet will leave you jolly as can be. View the full menu here.
Price: $49 per adult
Address: 9030 Macleod Trail S Ski hills
What: Mount Norquay is open on Christmas Day, and the best part is that you get to shred for free if you dress as Santa. Just a hat isn’t going to cut it, though, you’ll need the full red suit.
Where: PO Box 1520, Banff
What: Lake Louise is hosting its Torchlit Dinner and Ski event this December 25, complete with a day on the slopes and a delicious dinner.
Where: 1 Whitehorn Road, Lake Louise
Website: skilouise.com Skating rinks
Outdoor skating rinks are everywhere and if the weather permits they’ll be open to the public.
Thomson Family Park
Where: 1236 16th Avenue SW Carburn Park
Where: 67 Riverview Drive SE Bowness Park Lagoon
Where: 8900 48th Avenue NW Big Marlborough Park
Where: 6033 Madigan Drive NE Light Displays
What: Check out this free drive-by lights display right here in Calgary!
Where: 14 Street NW, Calgary
What: Enjoy a beautiful light display up in Airdrie to top off your Christmas Day.
Where: Nose Creek Park – 1701 Main Street South, Airdrie
Admission: Admission by cash donation Gas stations and convenience stores
Most gas stations are open on Christmas Day, including Esso, Petro Canada and Shell, and convenience stores like 7-Eleven.
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