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Christmas in Calgary 2021: Dinner, Turkey To Go, Brunch, Restaurants

Looking for ways to celebrate Christmas in Calgary this year? This post covers Christmas Calgary 2021 including where to go for Christmas dinner in Calgary, where to get turkey to go as well as features for brunch, lunch and takeout by local restaurants and businesses.

Christmas in Calgary 2021: Dinner, Turkey To Go, Brunch, Restaurants

Christmas Eve this year is Friday, December 24, 2021. Christmas Day is Saturday, December 25, 2021.

Christmas celebrations can take on different forms from traditional, fusion to modern.

Please use this list as an inspiration for ideas on how to put together your own Christmas celebration.

This list is updated as information becomes available. Please reach out to me [email protected] or @foodgressing on social media for any suggestions.

Christmas in Calgary 2021: Dinner, Turkey To Go, Brunch, Restaurants

Hawthorn at Hotel Fairmont Palliser

Hawthorn at Hotel Fairmont Palliser is offering Christmas offerings:

Holiday-themed tea served November 27 until January 9, $75 per person

Yuletide Lunch from December 1 -23. Monday to Friday. 3-course menu. $45 per person

Christmas Dinner: December 24 & 25. Family-style menu, $95 per guest.

Festive Turkey To-Go ($395, serves 8) or ($595.00, serves 15). Order by December 19, for pick up December 24 or 25.

Hawthorn Baked Loaf of Bread – whipped honey butter

Garden Greens – cucumber, cherry tomatoes and sweet herb dressing

Slow Roasted Alberta Turkey

Traditional Sage and Apple Stuffing

Honey Roasted Root Vegetables

Whipped Potatoes

Orange Cranberry Sauce


Yule Log and Apple Pie

Chandon Brut Classic 750ml (1 or 2 bottles depends on package)

Festive Afternoon Tea to go: Bring home the tradition of Fairmont Tea with homemade scones, finger sandwiches, delicious desserts and Fairmont curated LOT 35 Teas. Pick up dates: Saturday & Sunday. Order by: the previous Thursday.

Hotel Blackfoot

Hotel Blackfoot is offering the following:

Christmas Carve-a-Deal: 13lb Roast Turkey (serves 8-10 ppl) priced at $385 + GST. Available from December 1
st until December 31st, 2021. 72 hrs notice required (subject to availability.) Reserve through Greens Restaurant (403) 259-1705. Pick up times every 30 minutes from 12pm – 7pm.

This includes:

  • Bakers Fresh Dinner Rolls and butter
  • Build your own Caesar Salad
  • Honey Dilled Baby Carrots
  • Roast Brussel Sprouts
  • Glazed Acorn Squash
  • Whipped Potato
  • Traditional Stuffing with Cranberries and Apple
  • Herbed Pan Gravy
  • Orange Cranberry Sauce
  • Apple Crumble
  • Sugar Cookies

Holiday Buffet: Available Friday and Saturday evenings from November 26 – December 18. Adults $32, Seniors $25, Children 6 – 17 $20.

The Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre

The Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre is offering Christmas Dinner Takeout. $295 serves 6 – 8 people with 5 – 7 kg turkey. $395 serves 10 – 12 people with 9 kg turkey.

They are also offering a Traditional Turkey Dinner for 2 people featuring 400 grams of carved turkey (white and dark meat) and choice of one half of dessert pie. Price at $89.

Place order by 5 pm on December 21. Pickup on December 25 from 3 pm – 5 pm.

Delta Hotels by Marriott Calgary South

Delta Hotels by Marriott Calgary South is offering a Christmas Turkey 2 Go which serves 4 people for $195. Order by December 20 12 pm. Pickup on December 25 from 1 pm – 2 pm.

Calgary Zoo

The Calgary Zoo is offering a Festive Feast Curbside Takeaway. Enjoy a chef-created holiday dinner, with all the trimmings, in the comfort of your home without all the hassle in the kitchen! The best part? You’ll spend the day at home with family and friends while supporting the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo’s wildlife conservation initiatives at the same time.

All dinner items will be packed separately and hot to ensure freshness.

The items are available for pick up on:

  • Friday, December 24
  • Saturday, December 25
  • Sunday, December 26

Timed pick-up available every 30 minutes from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Pick up orders from the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo South Security building located at 1300 Zoo Road NE, Calgary.

Dinner for 6 people: $220 + GST (price per person $37) | Add Wine (red or white) $245 + GST
Dinner for 10 people: $330 + GST  (price per person $33) | Add Wine (red or white): $355 +GST

Festive Feast Takeaway Dinner – Served Family Style

  • Artisan Rolls And Butter
  • Kale Salad with Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing, Dried Cranberries, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, Asiago
  • Brown Butter And Chive Mashed Potatos
  • Apple Thyme Stuffing
  • Roasted Whole Turkey (6ppl 10lb Or 10ppl 15lb) with Cranberry Sauce And Gravy
  • Root Vegetables with Sherry Vinegar And Maple Glaze
  • Squash Gratin with Squash Cream, Asiago Cheese
  • Dessert: “After 8” Flourless Chocolate Cake

The Carriage House

The Carriage House is offering the following Christmas Events:

Christmas Dinner to Go: preorder by December 21 at 5 pm for pickup on December 24 and 25 from 2 pm – 5 pm.

  • Golden Roasted Turkey: $240 for 6 – 7 people, $340 for 12 – 13 people
  • AAA Alberta Prime Rib of Beef: $315 for 6 – 7 people, $570 for 12 – 13 people
  • Lemon Thyme Roasted Whole Chicken: $240 for 6 – 7 people

Christmas Eve Dinner at 4 pm. 3 course dinner, $52. Children, $26.

Christmas Day Dinner Buffet with seatings at 4 pm, 4:30 pm and 5 pm. Adults $55, Children 4 – 10 $28.

Simply Elegant

Simply Elegant is offering three catering options for Christmas.

  1. Simply Traditional Turkey Dinner @ $105.00 for 2 persons
  2. Cocktail Gathering Starting for 10 people @ $47 per person
  3. Three Course Dinner @ $90 for 2 persons

Their catering services can include dropping of your food or as complex as setting up tables, chairs, décor, centerpieces and even provide entertainment.

Foreign Concept

Foreign Concept is taking reservations for Christmas Eve and Day.


Shokunin is taking reservations for Christmas Eve.

T&T Supermarket

T&T Supermarket is offering various Christmas combos and sets. Please check your local T&T to see what is being offered. Must pre-order one day ahead.

DIY Christmas Dinner Calgary 2021 Ideas

Sunterra Market

Sunterra Market is offering a variety of holiday feasts, to go items and so forth.

Holiday entertaining tips

Here are some tips on holiday entertaining including charcuterie board tips, how to cook the perfect turkey like a Chef, and virtual holiday party ideas.

Wine Suggestions

Here are some wine suggestions for Christmas dinner 2021:

Christmas Gift Ideas 2021

Check out my post for some Christmas Gift Ideas 2021 for the important people in your life.

If you’re looking to buy some gift cards for foodie loved ones or yourself this holiday season, you might want to take advantage of some restaurant gift card deals.

Captions about Family

Looking for captions about family for your social media post? Check out my post on 105+ creative and original captions for family pictures.

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