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Spruce Meadows Christmas Market 2020

Get into a holiday mood and do some gift shopping


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Disclaimer: Due to COVID-19 concerns, many events might be canceled, postponed, or changed into limited versions, sometimes at very short notice. Please check with event organizers directly for the latest updates (view the "External Resources" section below).

Every year, the Spruce Meadows Christmas Market offers Calgarians a place to welcome the holiday season and combine shopping experience with entertainment, great food, and unique arts and crafts.

Spruce Meadows is an equestrian center near Calgary in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Every holiday season, it hosts over 300 vendors in the Riding Hall, Equi-Plex, Gallery on the Green, Reindeer Alley, and Candy Cane Lane. Considering cold Calgary winters, an indoor Christmas market is a great idea. Enjoy a variety of shopping—from imported unique items to local hand-crafted gifts. Both adults and children will appreciate holiday entertainment, choir and instrumental performances, and impressive dance displays without the risk of freezing themselves. Over 70 kilometers of Christmas lights add to the festive atmosphere.

The outdoor areas of the Spruce Meadows Christmas Market include Founders Plaza and Twin-Peaks with many individual vendors around the grounds, entertainment, and a giant Christmas Tree.

In 2020, the market is brought to a virtual on-line platform—MARKT. by Spruce Meadows. This is a new initiative that allows you to discover hundreds of beautiful stuff from local businesses just from the coziness of your home.

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