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Last Modified: December 6, 2023
Alberta Holiday Market Roundup

Star in your own personal Hallmark movie by shopping locally at one of these holiday markets in Alberta. Submit your market to us to be added to this list.

By Tsering Asha

‘Tis the season to shop local and across the province, you’ll find holiday and artisan markets featuring local vendors, great gift ideas, live entertainment and more. It would be impossible to capture all of the markets in this list but luckily, we’ve compiled a few running through November to December. Is there a market you know of not listed here? Submit it to to be added to the list. 

Festive Foothills Art Sale

Date: November 7-December 21 (Closed Mondays)

Time: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Admission: Free Online; In-person by donation

Location: 282027 144 Street West, Foothills

Inglewood Holiday Night Market

Date: November 17-18, 24-25; December 1-2

Time: 5 p.m.–10 p.m.

Admission: $5 per person; Free for children 12 and under and people 65+

Location: Quonset at the Crossroads Farmers Market, 1235 26 Ave. S.E., Calgary

Spruce Meadows International Christmas Market

Date: November 17-19, 24-26; December 1-3

Time: Fridays 12–8 p.m.; Saturdays 10 a.m.–8 p.m.; Sundays 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Admission: $15; Children 3-12 years old and people 65+$10

Location: Spruce Meadows, 18011 Spruce Meadows Way S.W., Calgary

Cochrane MADE Artisan Market

Date: November 18-19, 25-26; December 2-3

Time: Saturdays 10 a.m.–4 p.m.; Sundays 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Admission: Free

Location: Cochrane Lions Club Event Centre, 109 Fifth Avenue, Cochrane

St. Paul’s Christmas Market

Date: November 25

Time: 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Admission: Free

Location: St. Paul’s Catholic Church, 1305 Main Street, Airdrie

Let it Snow

Date: November 25 

Time: 6 p.m.–10 p.m.

Admission: Alberta Craft Members $20; $30 General Admission

Location: Alberta Craft Calgary, cSPACE, 280, 1721 29 Ave. S.W., Calgary

Authentically Indigenous Market

Date: November 25-26

Time: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Admission: $6.66-$9.85

Location: Kerby Centre Gymnasium, 1133 7 Ave. S.W. Calgary

A Christmas to Remember at Granary Road

Date: November 25-26; December 2-3, 9-10,16-17

Time: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Admission: Free or Food Bank Donation

Location: 226066 112 Street West, Foothills County

The Holiday Market at Deerfoot Inn and Casino

Date: November 26

Time: 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Admission: Free

Location: Deerfoot Inn & Casino, 1000, 11500 35 Street Southeast, Calgary

2023 European Christmas Village Market

Date: November 30; December 1-3, 8-10

Time: Sneak-a-Peek (Nov. 30) 5–8 p.m.; Fridays 3-8 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays 12–8 p.m.

Admission: $4.53-$17.31

Location: Bearspaw Lifestyle Centre, 253220 Bearspaw Road, Calgary

Saskatoon Farm Christmas Market

Date: December 1-3, 8-10

Time: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Admission: $8 online; $10 at the door

Location: The Saskatoon Farm, 20, 80181 338 Ave. East, Foothills County

Calgary Geeky Gift Holiday Market

Date: December 2-3

Time: Saturday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Admission: By donation

Location: Genesis Centre, 7556 Falconridge Blvd. N.E., Calgary

Magic & Merry Christmas Market

Date: December 2-3

Time: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Admission: Free

Location: 178057 272 St. W., Foothills

Market Collective

Date: December 8-10, 15-17

Time: Fridays 4 p.m.– 9 p.m.; Saturdays 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sundays 10 a.m.–6 p.m

Admission: $7 for the weekend; Free for kids 12 and under.

Location: BMO Centre, Halls B+C, 20 Roundup Way S.E., Calgary

Chestermere Christmas Market

Date: December 8-10, 15-16

Time: Fridays 3:30 p.m.–8 p.m.; Saturdays 10 a.m.–3 p.m.; Sundays 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Admission: Non-perishable food donation or a new children’s toy

Location: Chestermere Regional Community Association, 201 W. Chestermere Dr., Chestermere

Vegan Holiday Market by Lokal

Date: December 10

Time: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Admission: Free

Location: Marda Loop Communities Association, 3130 16 St. S.W., Calgary