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5 Free Winter Events Around Legacy

November 23, 2022

The best things in life are free, and that is no exception for these winter events this holiday season. Here are five great activities you can do with your family in South Calgary that won’t break the bank.

Lights of Legacy Parade – Presented by the Legacy Residents Association

Walk or drive through Legacy, and bask in the 1 million lights the Residents Association has put up throughout the streets, parks, homes, and more. Plus, the community will feature a skating rink sponsored by Westcreek and Jayman Homes, hot chocolate and treats served in showhomes, a large Christmas tree display and much more. Click the link below to learn about all the activities. Sponsored by Crystal Creek Homes and Westcreek Developments. For more details on 12 Days of Legacy visit

When: December 1 , 2022- January 8, 2023

Where: All throughout the community, find our map here.

Township’s Merry & Bright

Get ready for your closeup with Township’s Merry and Bright popup photoshoot space! This storefront takeover will feature 12 holiday inspired vignettes that are perfect for your family photos or instagrammable backdrop. 

When: December 2 – December 23, 2022

Where:  Township Shopping Centre, Unit 570, beside The Mash

Time: Thursdays and Fridays 4-8PM, Saturdays and Sundays 11AM-4PM

Tobogganing at Mackenzie Park

Throw on your toque and grab your fastest sled for an epic tobogganing race with your family on the 300ft Elgin Hill. You can create the rules as you go, but we like to say the first round of hot chocolate is on the last one to the finish line.   

When: After a good snowfall

Where: 180 McKenzie Towne Dr SE  

Time: Open all winter  

Southcentre Cookie Kitchen 

The only thing better than putting out cookies for Santa, is putting out cookies decorated by hand! Visit the colourful Cookie Kitchen at Southcentre Mall to decorate a tasty cookie from Bakeri by Jess, in exchange for a donation to Calgary Meals on Wheels. 

When: November 12 – December 24

Where: Southcentre Mall (next to Santa’s Enchanted Forest on the main level across from RW&Co.)

Time:   Monday to Saturday: 10 AM – 8 PM

Sunday: 11 AM – 6 PM

December 24: 9 AM – 3 PM

Get to Know Nature 

Head to Fish Creek Provincial Park and enjoy a wide variety of interactive, guided and self-directed activities on a variety of themes from winter and snow to beavers and wetlands. Your family can roast marshmallows around a campfire while listening to stories, try snowshoeing, learn about beavers, and more! This is your last time to enjoy an event organized by the Friends of Fish Creek park for the year so click the link to register today.    

When: November 26

Where: 15979 Bow Bottom Trail SE Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm