5 places to find the perfect ugly Christmas sweater in Calgary

Nov 23 2016, 7:37 pm

Didn’t you hear? Christmas is only a few weeks away. Don’t freak out just yet, but it may be time to start thinking about what ugly Christmas sweater you’ll be wearing this holiday season.

Whether it’s home made or store bought, we have five perfectly ugly sweater ideas that you’ll want to deck the halls in this season.

The Rocket

Image: The Rocket Custom T-Shirts / Facebook

Image: The Rocket Custom T-Shirts / Facebook

The Rocket has a really great selection of ugly Christmas sweaters this holiday season. Forget that they’re vintage… they’re so ugly that you’re almost guaranteed to win whatever ugly Christmas sweater contest or competition you’re about to enter this year.

Address: 624 17th Avenue SW
When: Monday to Saturday from 11am to 7pm,
Sunday 12 to 6pm

Address: 106 10 Street NW
When: Monday to Thursday from 11am-6pm,
Friday and Saturday from 11am to 7pm, Sunday 12 to 6pm

Value Village

All of the ugly Christmas sweater options available to you at Value Village are so unbelievably tacky, that they’re just right. The possibilities just go on and on, and are always retailing at more than a reasonable price.

Address: Centre 58, 104 58th Avenue SE
Address: Midnapore Mall– 240 Midpark Way SE
Address: 5720 Silver Springs Boulevard NW
Address: 3405 34 Street NE
When: Monday to Saturday from 9am to 9pm,
Sunday from 10am to 7pm

Holiday Rejects

Image: HolidayRejects.ca / Facebook

Image: HolidayRejects.ca / Facebook

This smoking snowman sweater from Holiday Rejects is a great choice this season, because it’s the perfect combination of ugly and cute. By getting an ugly Christmas sweater from Holiday Rejects, you have the option to shop online as well as at its Calgary location, so they’re on the nice list this year for sure.

Address: 2015 32nd Avenue NE
When: Closed Monday and Tuesday, Wednesday from 4pm to 8pm,
Thursday and Friday from 2 to 8pm, Saturday from 12 to 8pm,
Sunday from 12 to 6pm


If you’re looking for more of a DIY option for your ugly Christmas sweater this season, look no further than Michael’s. Here, you can get all of the glitter and glue you could possibly ever need to make yourself the ultimate ugly Christmas sweater.

Address: Shawnessy Shopping Centre – 350 Shawville Boulevard SE
Address: Deerfoot Meadows – 8180 11th Street SE
Address: 145 E Hills Boulevard SE
Address: 3160 27th Street NE
Address: 130 Country Village Road NE
Address: Beacon Hill – 11486 Sarcee Trail NW
When: Monday from 9am to 10pm, Tuesday to Friday from 7am to 10pm,
Saturday from 8am to 10pm, Sunday from 10am to 9pm


Fabric Land is another great choice if you’re looking to make your ugly Christmas sweater. After picking up everything you want from Michael’s, head on over to Fabric Land and pick out the fabric. Just remember, the uglier the better.

Address: 10233 Elbow Drive SW
Address: 7130 Fisher Road SE
When: Open Monday to Friday from 9am to 9pm, Saturday from 9am to 6pm,
Sunday 12 to 5pm

Written for Daily Hive by Kylee Williams

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