5 things to do in Calgary today: Thursday, December 27

Dec 26 2018, 6:18 pm

The Christmas chaos may be officially over, but we’ve still got a weekend before us and plenty of fun things to do around the city today!

Check out any or all of these great events around Calgary this December 27.

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Get Together Holiday Massive 2018

What: Headlining the festival will be Diplo and Illenium, while other performers set to take the stage on either December 27 or 28 include Alison Wonderland, Troyboi, Black Tiger Sex Machine, Loud Luxury, Ghastly, Crankdt, Svdden Death, and Phantoms. The festival will be held at Edmonton’s Shaw Conference Centre, a 23,000-sq-ft space with a capacity for 5,000 guests.

When: Thursday, December 27 to Friday, December 28, 2018
Time: Doors open at 8 pm
Where: Shaw Conference Centre — 9797 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton
Tickets: 18+ event. Tickets available online, $119.50+

Nikka Yuko Winter Lights Festival 2018/2019

What: Throughout the months of December, January, and February, Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden comes alight with intricately places bulbs, casting a new glow on the already-astounding sights. Over 115,000 lights have been set up in a display that is sure to delight.

When: Select nights from now to February 2, 2019
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden — Mayor Magrath Dr S, Lethbridge
Tickets: Available online, $8

Holiday Skating Party at Glenbrook Community Association

What: Glenbrook’s annual holiday skating party features free popcorn and hot chocolate while you skate under the lights. The family-friendly event is free to attend and open to anyone.

When: Thursday, December 27, 2018
Time: 6:30 to 8 pm
Where: Glenbrook Community Association – 3524 45 St SW, Calgary
Admission: Free

Remember the Dawn Book Launch

What: Broken City welcomes local author, AM MacDonald as he launches and reads from his new novel, “Remember the Dawn: Book One of the Starsingers.” Copies of the book will be for sale at the event.

When: Thursday, December 27, 2018
Time: 6 to 8 pm
Where: Broken City – 613 11 Avenue SW, Calgary
Admission: Free

Social Circle Thursdays: Holiday Wrap Up

What: The Hifi Club & Social Circle Club Presents Holiday Wrap Up with Just John, Ting B2B Smol & Hontis. All proceeds from the door will be donated to the Calgary Food Bank.

When: Thursday, December 27, 2018
Time: 9:30 pm
Where: The Hifi Club – 219 10th Avenue SW Calgary
Tickets: Online, $10 cover. Bring a donation and save $5 at the door.