Downtown Calgary

Deck the Ave

Dec 03–Dec 18

4:30 pm–8:30 pm

Stephen Ave

Deck the Ave brings holiday cheer to Downtown Calgary with seasonal displays, firepits and live music along Stephen Avenue. It’s a family-friendly event that lets people of all ages take a break and celebrate the season.

This year’s event runs Friday and Saturday from 4:30 pm-8:30 pm over the first three weekends in December:

Dec. 3-4

Dec. 10-11

Dec. 17-18

The fun includes two photo booths managed by SNAP Foto Club in the retail space at the corner of Stephen Ave and 1 St. SW. The space will be converted into a seasonal oasis so you can take some holiday shots in indoor comfort. There will be walk-in spots (subject to availability), but groups and individuals can reserve a spot online:

  • 18+, $5 per person
  • Ages 13-17, free if with an adult
  • Ages 13-17, $5 if not with an adult
  • 12 and under, free but must be accompanied by an adult/guardian

Booking a spot will guarantee great pics you can share online. When you register onsite, you’ll also be entered to win one of three gift cards redeemable at downtown businesses.

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Special Dates

Themed days add to the fun of Deck the Ave. Circle these dates on your calendar then come downtown for more seasonal cheer.

  • Dec 4, Dog Day
  • Dec 10, Santa Day
  • Dec 18, Kids’ Day
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