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Support our talented and local Treaty 7 First Nation and other Alberta artists and makers.

Christmas at the Nation is one of the newest Christmas markets in Calgary hosted indoors at the new and largest sports complex in Western Canada. Tickets are only $8 per person, 12 and under are free.


Click here to purchase your admission tickets online.


Tickets are also available at the door on December 11 and 12.

All shoppers and vendors must be fully vaccinated, and masks are required indoors. Please read our COVID-19 Precautions and information here.

Outdoor Skate with the Grinch

Enjoy our treasured Canadian experience of skating outdoors – under the roof of the 7 Chiefs Sportsplex Outdoor Arena. Drop-in skating is offered for $5 per person on the days of the market – December 11 and 12, from 11 am – 6 pm.

Payment is accepted at the rink – pre-purchase of tickets is not required. Please bring your skates, and helmets for the kids. No hockey sticks or pucks, please.

And – what would Christmas be without the Grinch?

Join “The Mean One” for an outdoor skate. The Grinch will be skating for half-hour time slots on both days starting at the top of each hour at 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm and 4 pm. (Outdoor skating is available from 11 am – 6 pm, with the Grinch joining for the afternoons). Get a great holiday photo with the Grinch – on skates!


The Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Chief Jim Starlight Centre offers market shoppers an abundance of free parking.