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Spruce Meadows Christmas Market 2019

Get into a holiday mood and do some gift shopping

Spruce Meadows Christmas Market in Calgary 2020 - Best Time
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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 special dance displays without the risk to freeze 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.