Holiday Mall Hours, Santa's Schedule, Gift Wrapping and Other Festive Fun at Calgary Malls

See you at the mall this Christmas.



The Core Shopping Centre offers several holiday experiences, including a holiday kick-off event where Christmas trees are decorated.

 

With Christmas fast approaching, chances are good that most of us will be spending some time at the mall in the next month. Calgary malls have tons to offer around the holiday season, including gift wrapping services, visits with Santa and special holiday experiences. Here's everything you need to know if you're going to the mall this holiday season.

 

Chinook Centre

 

Christmas mall hours:

Extended hours from November 25 to December 23, 2017
Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Sundays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

When you can visit Santa:

From November 18 to December 24, 2017 in Bay Court. Click here for hours and more information.

Gift wrapping services:

Services available from December 1 to 24.

6455 Macleod Tr., 403-259-2022, cfshops.com

 

The Core Shopping Centre

Christmas mall hours:

Extended mall hours from December 1 to 24, 2017
Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sundays from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. (except December 24, when hours are noon to 5 p.m.)

When you can visit Santa: 

From November 23 to December 23, 2017 on the second floor (only from Thursday to Sunday). Click here for hours and more information.

Gift wrapping services: 

Available from December 1 to 24, 2017 on the mall's second floor. The service is by donation and in support of the Making Changes Association. Click here for hours and more information.

Holiday experiences at the mall:

On November 23, watch registered teams decorate 150 six-foot-tall Christmas trees on the mall's second floor during The Core's holiday kick-off event. There will also be a tree lighting ceremony, entertainment and country singer Dan Davidson will be performing from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. And if you can't make it out to the event on November 23, don't worry — you'll still be able to check out the decorated trees in the mall until December 20. Click here for more information.

You can also catch holiday performances by local schools choirs, dancers and musical groups between now and Christmas day. There will be performances almost every day  from noon to 1 p.m. by the mall's 45-foot Christmas tree. Click here for the full performance schedule.

324 8 Ave. S.W., 403-441-4940, coreshopping.ca

 

CrossIron Mills

Christmas mall hours:

Extended hours on December 16 to 23 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Extended hours on December 24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

When you can visit Santa: 

Until December 24, 2017 in the Bass Pro Shops store. Click here for hours and more information. 

Holiday experiences at the mall:

If you want to do some holiday shopping at CrossIron Mills but don't have a way of getting there, the mall's holiday shopping shuttle can help. The shuttle is available from November 24 to December 26, which means you can even do you boxing day shopping there. Pick up spots are located at the Red Arrow Downtown Depot, the Brentwood LRT Station and the YYC Calgary International Airport. A round-trip is $10. Click here for more information.

261055 Crossiron Blvd., Rocky View, 403-984-6800, crossironmills.com

 

Deerfoot City

Christmas mall hours:

Normal hours (10 a.m. to 9 p.m.) from Monday to Friday.
December 16 and 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
December 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
December 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

When you can visit Santa: 

From November 24 to December 24, 2017 on the west side. Click here for hours and more information.

Holiday experiences at the mall:

You can take your Christmas shopping beyond the usual retailers by visiting the Curated Holiday Market, which will take place over four weekends at Deerfoot City from November 24 to December 17. There will be 85 different vendors to shop from during each weekend market, and they'll be selling everything from organic skincare products to stained glass home decor. There will also be free children's workshop and photos with Santa at the market. Click here for hours and more information.

901 64 Ave. N.E., 403-274-7024, deerfootcity.com

 

Market Mall

Christmas mall hours:

Extended hours from November 25 to December 23, 2017
Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

When you can visit Santa: 

From November 18 to December 24, 2017 at Centre Court. Click here for hours and more information.

Gift wrapping services: 

Available from December 1 to 24.

Holiday experiences at the mall:

Take your gift wrapping experience to the next level at the kid-friendly Magic Gift Workshop at Market Mall. It's a 10 minute, interactive gift wrapping experience wherein holiday creatures called "Tufties" will wrap up a gift that you bring to the experience, which takes place inside a giant box. The Magic Gift Workshop is open until December 24 and it's free. Click here to register and for more information.

3625 Shaganappi Tr. N.W., 403-288-5466, cfshops.com

 

Marlborough Mall

Christmas mall hours:

Extended hours on Saturdays and Sundays in December.
December 2, 9, 16 and 23 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
December 3, 10 and 17 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
December 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

When you can visit Santa: 

From November 24 to December 24, 2017 (on weekends) at the Family Park. Click here for hours and more information.

Gift wrapping services: 

Available from December 1 to 24 beside Sunrise Records. The service supports Cystic Fibrosis Canada. Click here for hours and more information.

Holiday experiences at the mall:

Children can get in on the holiday festivities as well on Saturdays. Visit the mall's Family Park for holiday activities on December 2, 9, 16 and 23 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Click here for more information.

433 Marlborough Way N.E., 403-273-4000, marlboroughmall.com

 

Southcentre Mall

Christmas mall hours:

Extended hours from December 9 to 24.
December 9 and 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
December 10 and 17 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
December 11 to 15 and 18 to 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
December 23 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
December 24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

When you can visit Santa: 

Until December 24 at Centre Court. Click here for hours and more information.

Gift wrapping services: 

Available from November 24 to December 24 on the lower level. The service supports Cystic Fibrosis Canada. Click here for more information.

Holiday experiences at the mall:

Need a sweet treat while you shop? Take your children to decorate some cookies at the mall's Holiday Cookie Kitchen until December 24. You'll find it beside Santa's Enchanted Forest on the mall's lower floor. Click here for hours and more information.

100 Anderson Rd. S.E., 403-271-7670, southcentremall.ca

 

Sunridge Shopping Centre

Holiday Mall Hours:
From December 1 to 31, the mall is open Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Exceptions include:
December 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed on Christmas Day
December 26 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
December 31 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

When you can visit Santa:
From December 1 to 24.

Gift wrapping services: 
Available from December 1 to 31. The service is by donation in support of the Salvation Army.

2525 36 St. N.E., 403-293-8201, sunridgeshopping.com


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