5 things to do in Calgary today: Saturday, December 2

Dec 2 2017, 5:46 am

It’s the first Saturday of December, and if you’re planning on spending it locked away indoors, we’re here to tell you that just won’t fly!

Get out, se the city, and check out any of these great Calgary events.

Catch a holiday flick

  • What: Put a twist on the traditional go-to “dinner and a movie.” Grab a seasonal, candlelit dinner at one of the many delicious eateries in Calgary’s downtown core and then head to the theatre for some good old-fashioned holiday feels. The classics will never get old!
  • WhereThe Plaza Theatre – 1133 Kensington Road NW
  • When: Saturday, December 2 – Love Actually
  • Time: 3:30 pm
  • Admission: By donation

Lion’s Festival of Lights

  • What: This festival of lights is the largest drive-by Christmas lights event in Calgary (and it’s free!). With over 300,000 lights and opening fireworks to start the celebration, this is a light show you won’t want to miss.
  • When: Saturday, December 2 to Monday, January 8
  • Time: Opening day 5 pm, then 6 pm to midnight daily
  • Where: Confederation Park – 14th Street NW, north of 24th Avenue, Calgary
  • Admission: Free!

Watch the the Calgary Flames Play Edmonton

  • What: Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose! The Oilers don’t have a good record so far this season, so it should be an easy win for our boys, right? #GoFlamesGo
  • When: Saturday, December 2
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
  • TicketsTicketmaster, $67+

Shop Luxury Consignment at Fond Boutique

  • What: Fond Boutique has recently settled into their new home in the always trendy Loft by Amanda Hamilton. Come grab a new look for the holidays and peruse through all of the beautiful items for both your home and life.
  • When: Saturdays
  • Time: Noon to 4 pm
  • Where: The Loft – 1122 3 Street SE (The Guardian Tower North, Tower 1)

Santa Shuffle – Fun Run and Elf Walk 

  • What: Grab the whole family and participate in this fun holiday-themed run/walk to support the Salvation Army in their fight against poverty.
  • When: Saturday, December 2
  • Time: 10 am
  • Where:  Eau Claire Market – 200 Barclay Parade SW
  • RegisterOnline, $70-$225
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