Christmas in High River

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Welcome to your one-stop-shop for information on festive events and activities in High River this season!

Submit holiday events to [email protected]

Light Up Our High River Contest: Voting open until December 20

Our High River’s dedicated community volunteers are coordinating this year’s community-wide Christmas lights contest – Light Up Our High River!

Voting is now open, check out the full list of Residences, Businesses and Neighbourhoods that you can vote for!

Download the list here

You are encouraged to grab a group of friends and get out into the community, drive or walk and visit all the locations on the list to view the lights.
Vote for your favourite light display in each category at

Additional photos of each location are also available on the Light Up Our High River Facebook Group.

Voting will be open until December 20, and the winner from each category will be announced on December 21.

There will be cash prizes for the first, second and third place winners in each category!

Santa at the Museum

Bring your camera and take a photo with Santa at the Museum of the Highwood!

406 1 Street S.W., High River

Friday, Dec. 7 – after the Santa Claus Parade

Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 8 and 9 – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 15 and 16 – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 22 and 23 – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.


A Night With The Polar Express

Dec. 15 at 5 p.m.


-Come in your comfy jammies and bring your favourite stuffie for night filled with fun.

-There will be cookie decorating, crafts and hot chocolate.

-The doors open at 5:00PM and the movie starts at 6:00PM


-Presented by the Full Gospel Church, 1802 9th Ave, SE.

-For more info visit

High River Carolers

Starting in December, the High River Carolers will be going out singing in town each evening at 6 p.m.

If you’d like to join the group, or request them to carol in your neighbourhood, contact them via their website or social media below.

Dine and shop with the High River Flyers

December 13 from 5:00-9:00 p.m.

The High River Flyers are giving back to the community that supports them! Thursday December 13th the Flyers want to meet you at Mr. Mikes and take you in style via limo to the downtown core. Downtown shops will be open until 9:00 for you to enjoy a festive night of holiday shopping and socializing with the High River Flyers as your elves! Limo rides back and forth from Mr. Mikes to Downtown core from 5:00-8:30. For more info go to the High River Flyers Facebook Page.

For info:

Becky Webster


High River Flyers First annual Teddy Bear Toss!

Dec. 14 at 8 p.m.

at the Bob Snodgrass Recreation Complex

Bring a teddy bear and see the game for free!

Teddy bears will be donated to the High River Salvation Army Christmas Hamper Campaign

Click the images below for details