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"Once Upon A Christmas” at Heritage Park in December

“Once Upon A Christmas” at Heritage Park in December  

If you’re looking for a traditional Christmas, check out the Heritage Park’s “Once Upon A Christmas”. It’s one of Calgary’s most iconic holiday events, with hands-on activities and entertainment sure to please visitors of all ages.

This city-wide holiday tradition evokes a strong sense of nostalgia by allowing families to reminisce and participate in enchanting and old-fashioned Christmas customs and traditions. 

This year, the event will take place at the Heritage Park Historical Village at the Gasoline Alley Museum every Saturday and Sunday from November 26 to December 18, 2022.

With hands-on activities and new model displays, Once Upon a Christmas will undoubtedly provide a wholesome winter season for Calgary residents and visitors.

Mark your calendars with the event details below:

ADDRESS1900 Heritage Dr. SW, Calgary, AB
DATESSaturdays and Sundays, November 26 – December 18, 2022
TIME10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
PRICINGChild (3-15) $14.95

General (16+) $19.95


Lose yourself in fascinating model displays or experience old favorites at Heritage Park’s “Once Upon a Christmas,” where there’s so much to do for everyone. 

While the adults enjoy carol singing and a visit from Old Saint Nick, the kids can participate in a reindeer scavenger hunt or craft. A horse-drawn wagon tour of the Historical Village is also an excellent itinerary for the entire family. 

There are also new things to enjoy that were only introduced this year. Check out the incredibly detailed holiday model train display in Gasoline Alley, which is ideal for your little train enthusiasts.

Finally, delight in the Christmas Village Display in the Snooker Parlour, one of the amazing holiday scenes in the park aside from the Historical Village.

Activities You Shouldn’t Miss

  • Once Upon A Shopping – The shops in the Haskayne Mercantile Block, as well as those inside the village, offer one-of-a-kind gifts not found elsewhere. 

Heritage Park’s Christmas Markets, which are located in the Roundhouse and Innovation Crossing, have also returned this year.

  • Once Upon A Timeless Tale – This holiday event features an amazing holiday theater. This winter, the park will host a performance of “Constable’s Christmas Caper: A Christmas Musical Melodrama” at Canmore Opera House.

The play is about Constable William Blake’s arrival in town and his evil eye on Ms. Turner’s large inheritance. Showtimes are available throughout the duration of the Christmas event.

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