T’was the night before Christmas, and all through the CORE, was a festive celebration like never before!

Unless you’re relying on Santa to get all your presents this year, there is only a month to go until the big day. What better way to get your holiday shopping done than at one of the biggest shopping events that Calgary has ever seen. Shoppers can look forward to tons of great surprises including:

Treats and Entertainment:

  • A special holiday performance by Chantal Kreviazuk
  • The lighting of the CORE’s spectacular new 45-foot Christmas Tree: the tallest of its kind in Western Canada.
  • A red carpet entrance and photo wall hosted by international blogger, Lainey Lui from LaineyGossip.com.
  • Culinary sampling turkey roulade stuffed with cornbread stuffing on a mini Yorkshire, accompanied by warm apple cider, chocolate candy cane profiteroles, eggnog mousse chocolate tulips …and more!

The Shopping:

All CORE retailers will be providing one-night only exclusive offers such as:

Harry Rosen: A surprise gift with purchase will be given to shoppers only on this special evening.

Holt Renfrew: Will be giving away an unprecedented $6,500 in door prizes with no purchase necessary including a $1,000 shopping spree.

Brooks Brothers: 15% off storewide plus special in-store swag bags.

Papyrus:  A pink carpet fashion show featuring couture dresses made from PAPYRUS papers and materials as well as offer exclusive limited-edition gift bags and live music by DJ Jody Crowe.

Calgary is Awesome wants you to get in on the festivities and has 2 tickets to give away for the November 30th shopping night.Let us know why you deserve to go and send your answers to irene@calgaryisawesome.com. All responses are due by November 28th.

You can also get your tickets online at coreshopping.ca or at the CORE customer service. Tickets are $15 and will benefit the National Music Centre and the United Way’s ‘BeCause’ initiative.