Christmas in High River

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Experience the Magic of a Small Town Christmas in High River

The holiday season is a magical time in High River, as the community comes together to create delightful festivities for the whole family. If you are looking to get into the holiday spirit – look no further. The charming and lively streets of High River transform into an enchanting Christmas vision with intoxicating smells wafting from the cafes, trimmed trees and Christmas balls hanging in shop windows and numerous specialty stores offering one-of-kind gifts.

We hope you enjoyed the Santa Claus Parade weekend! Throughout the holiday season there is so much to enjoy in HIgh River! Visit the local shops, head to the Museum of the Highwood, enjoy a delicious meal, skate in George Lane Park, and be sure to walk or drive through the park to enjoy the light displays!

Signature Events

Enjoy the light display throughout the holiday season – walk or drive through the park!


Unique shopping! Local Businesses are open great hours throughout the holiday season!

Winter Market ~ Highwood Memorial Centre (4 Ave SW Downtown)
December 6th: Noon to 9 PM – December 7: 10 AM to 3 PM

Gifts of Hope Christmas Market ~ High River United Church (123 MacLeod Trail SW Downtown)
December 6th: During the Parade – December 7th: Morning

High River Ag Society Christmas Market ~ High River Agricultural Society (64137 Hwy 543 East)
December 14th from 3 PM to 9 PM

Featuring unique handmade items, delicious food, local and regional vendors.


Bring your skates and enjoy this popular, traditional activity!
(weather permitting)



Other Holiday Events

Santa Claus Skate

December 2, 2019

5:00PM – 8:00PM

Christmas Market at the Ag Grounds

December 14, 2019

3:00PM – 9:00PM





New Year’s Evening Concert at Highwood Golf

December 31, 2019

High River Bike Park Christmas Movie Fundraiser

December 7, 2019

2:00PM – 4:00PM

3rd Annual Christmas Comedy Cracker @ Highwood Golf

November 30, 2019

Gifts of Hope Christmas Market

High River United Church

123 MacLeod Trail SW Downtown

December 6th: During parade | December 7th: Morning

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Stay Awhile

Accommodations & Dining

Stay the weekend and experience all of the enchanting holiday stops in High River.

Enjoy an eggnog latte at one of our notable cafés, celebrate your perfect stocking stuffer finds over mulled cider and a plate of comfort food at one of our many reputable restaurants and diners or graze and snack as you explore our charming and lively Town.

Want to stay a little longer? Make yourself comfortable in a luxury room or a quaint Bed & Breakfast and enjoy High River as a destination or as a highlight along the way.