Ladies and Gentlemen, with our friends to the south celebrating their Thanksgiving tomorrow, that means the best time of year is almost here: Christmas!

There’s a whole lot of events happening throughout the city to get you into the holiday spirit (stay tuned for our massive Christmas list article next week!) but a tried and true favorite is at the Calgary Zoo.

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This year’s rendition of the event kicks off on Friday – featuring 1.5 million lights, 200 displays, free visits with Santa, skating and so much more, this certainly won’t be an event to miss.

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Tickets for the event are $12 for kids and $15 for adults.

Check out the Calgary Zoo’s website for more information and to buy tickets.

See you there!