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 Christmas 2019. Watch this page for the 2020 schedule next fall.

There is so much to enjoy in High River throughout the year! Be sure to check out other seasonal events. We invite you to come any time for great natural scenery, parks, trails and recreation facilities, wonderful food, unique shopping and warm hospitality

Signature Events to watch for in 2020:


Santa Claus Parade, Light Up George Lane Park, Winter Craft Markets, Unique holiday shopping, Historic Nativity Scenes and more! 






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.