Make It Show comes to Calgary for Christmas + Contest!
SPONSORED | Shop local this holiday season at this 4-day market

Last Updated on December 7, 2018 by Irene Seto

Make It Show arts and crafts event

Photo courtesy of Make It Show.

The weather outside might be frightful so it’s time to get inside to the delightful Make It Show! The popular Canadian craft fair is making another stop in Calgary just in time for the Christmas season. From Thursday, December 6 to Sunday, December 9, over 130 local artists and makers will be on hand at the Make It Calgary show. The event will be hosted at the newly renovated Deerfoot City (formerly Deerfoot Mall) which will give you a chance to check out another Calgary attraction while in the area.

What kind of things will you find at Make It Show Calgary? Tons of great gift options from jewelry, clothing, art, food, décor, baby items and other accessories. And if you’re like me while holiday shopping, you end up with a 1:1 gift ratio while buying for others so really it’s just a major win for you, your friends and family and all the local businesses you’re supporting (at least that’s what I tell myself).

Make It Show Event Info

Location: Deerfoot City – 901 64 Ave NE


  • Thursday, Dec. 6, 11am – 9pm
  • Friday, Dec. 7, 11am – 9pm
  • Saturday, Dec. 8, 10am – 6pm
  • Sunday, Dec. 9, 11am – 5pm


$5 at the door, kids 12 and under are free. If you buy your tickets online before the show, you can save $2. Parking is free at Deerfoot City.

In partnership with Make It Show Calgary, I’m also giving away two pairs of free admission tickets so head on over to my Instagram to enter.

What shops to visit

With over 130 booths to visit, here are a few of my favourites you should check out. Happy shopping!

Little Design

Handmade wooden decor for your littles.


Premium bath products that are non-toxic and cruelty-free.

The Lemon Square

Pick up some simply delicious lemon coconut squares.

Lemon square dessert treats

Photo via The Lemon Square.

Spirit Hills Winery

Did you know that you can make wine out of honey? Spirit Hills Winery does just that right here in Alberta.


This post is a sponsored partnership with Make It Show. Thank you for supporting the brands and businesses that support Mint & Heritage! 


1 Comment

  1. Dawn Dejaegher - November 27, 2019

    My daughter-in-law has a newborn and does not get the chance to get out very often lately. I would love to win passes for this event so I may take her. I am currently out of work so winning some passes would allow me to take her “out on the town.”

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