Check out the special and one-of-a-kind family opportunities taking place at Calgary’s Attractions this holiday season:
Bow Habitat Station
There’s a Flurry of Fun coming this December!
Dates: December 20-23, 2016 from 10 am to 4 pm.
Bring along the family to discover Alberta”s winter wildlife during a Flurry of Fun at Bow Habitat Station! Learn more about Alberta”s wildlife at hands-on Investigation Stations, including a craft inside our Discovery Centre!
Plus, join us Tuesday, December 20 between 1 pm and 3 pm for an opportunity to tie your very own fly with experts from the Hook ”n” Hackle and Calgary Women Fly Fishers clubs!
Heritage Park Historical Village
Experience the Magic of Christmas Past!
Discover the wonder and charm of an old-fashioned Christmas during Once Upon a Christmas at Heritage Park, Saturdays and Sundays, from 9:30am-4:00pm until December 18. This time honoured tradition is the perfect way to get into the spirit of the holidays! Enjoy a festive horse-drawn wagon ride around the park, wander through the historical homes all decked out for the season, pick up holiday baking and gifts and warm your toes by the crackling fires. Kids can visit with Santa, make crafts, decorate gingerbread men and shop for mom and dad in their very own store!
Noon Year’s Eve at TELUS Spark!
Date: December 31, 2016
Join TELUS Spark for a special Noon Year’s Eve celebration to ring in 2017 early with your little ones. Perfect for Calgarians with early bedtimes; enjoy a day jam-packed with family fun, live science demonstrations and experiences including a special countdown at noon!
HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS
Check out these special rates on season passes at select attractions:
2017 Season Passes On Sale Now!
Dates: Nov 13, 2016 to Jan 1, 2017only!
Purchase your 2017 Calaway Park Season Pass today! Only $39.95 + GST per pass for a whole season of fun! That’s the same cost as a day pass, a savings of 65%! Available until January 1st, 2017 at your local Calgary Co-op or online at www.calawaypark.com. Experience 32 rides, 23 games, 24 food locations, live entertainment, Cinemagic 3D , free parking and so much more! Calaway Park – Your Family Playcation Destination!
NEW THIS WINTER
Check out the new galleries, activities and more making their way to Calgary’s Attractions this winter:
Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame
New Locker Room Gallery Opening December 2016!
We are delighted to announce the opening of the Locker Room gallery that showcases the Class of 2016 inductees and their inspiring stories. The exhibit features Michael “Pinball” Clemons 1991 Grey Cup ring, Stephanie Dixon’s 2000 Paralympic Gold Medal, Colleen Jones’ first curling shoes and Bryan Trottier’s Eagle Feather – the highest honour awarded to First Nations peoples. Visitors will experience and be inspired by Canada’s greatest sport heroes!
Studio Bell – National Music Centre
Showcase: Tom Cochrane ON NOW!
Showcase: Tom Cochrane is a new temporary exhibition at Studio Bell, featuring a wide selection of awards, artifacts, and guitars from Cochrane, and commemorates the 25th anniversary of the icon’s 1991 international smash, Mad Mad World. See important artifacts in Cochrane’s acclaimed career, including the 1963 Gretsch guitar, used by Cochrane in the music video for hit single “Big League,” and seen on the cover of his Victory Day album with Red Rider, along with the outfit worn in the music video for “Life is a Highway.” Showcase: Tom Cochrane is accessible with paid admission to Studio Bell, and runs until April 30, 2017.
Acura Tube Park coming this winter!
WinSport is opening Western Canada’s largest tube park this winter! 10 lanes means more family-friendly fun only minutes from downtown Calgary. Enjoy the great outdoors with an activity everyone will enjoy.
BECOME A STAR!
Check out this unique opportunity coming up:
The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth is looking for you!
The Calgary Stampede”s Western Oasis is looking for artists, photographers, entertainers; and new for 2017, artisans – to participate in the 2017 Stampede! The online application process for all artists will open on November 3, 2016. The Western Oasis provides many different opportunities for artists of all styles to showcase and sell their work that celebrates western heritage and values. If you are interested in applying to participate, or for more information on all the different areas of the show, please visit us at www.westernshowcase.com.