Thanks to everyone who participated in our holiday events this past season. There was a lot going on throughout November and December and we’re looking forward to a hopefully COVID and restriction free celebration towards the end of 2021! Here’s a bit of a recap of some of the promotions

Bingo card contest

What a fun way to get out and about this holiday season, checking out local businesses, attractions and events. Submit your bingo card by Monday, December 21 with a straight line of five, or complete the N for Nanton and be eligible for an even bigger prize! FACEBOOK ONLY ALLOWS FOR A 2-WEEK EVENT, BUT DEC. 21 IS THE ACTUAL DEADLINE! Get your card at Because I Said So or The Hive or download from the NLTW2020 Facebook page.

REMAX Gingerbread House contest

Calling all gingerbread enthusiasts! Gather up the family, challenge your neighbours and roll up your sleeves. We are excited to host this year’s virtual Gingerbread house contest.

Category one: Family/adult 3 dimensional gingerbread house

Category two: Under 17, no adult help (can be a kit) 3 dimensional Gingerbread house.

Category three: All Ages 1 dimensional gingerbread house cookie. Don’t have time to go all out? We get it! The cookie must be in the shape of a house or building. Be creative with your icing and details.

Category four: Businesses – Submit a gingerbread house that reflects your business.

Submit the pictures of your completed gingerbread house to this event page anytime from now until Dec 23 at 11pm

Include the name of the person entering the contest and which category they are entering.

All entries will be compiled Dec 24 and voting will be from Dec 25-Dec 30

Winners announced Dec 31 at noon

Category 1 prize- Nanton Business basket value $100

Category 2 prize- Nanton Business Basket Value $50

Category 3 prize-Nanton Business Basket Value $25

Category 4 prize- Nanton Business basket value $50

Stay tuned on this page as we build the prize baskets with products around town! Entries are open to residents of Calgary down to Claresholm.


Shop at any of these businesses, spend $15 or more, take your receipt to a participating business and spend $15 there, show them your prior receipt and get a gift from that business!

Nanton Candy
Nanton Liquor Store
TIN STAR Coffee Company
Haywired Coffee House
Sweet Queen Family Restaurant
Nanton Home Hardware Building Centre
Integra Tire Nanton
Georgie’s Cafe
Nanton Golf Club
Because I Said So
Cattlemens Corner
The Hive – Nanton – A Local Hub
GCS Automotive Repairs
Cowboy Country Western Store
Nanton Napa
Alberta Marine & Auto
Baba Kay’s Perogies

euroPRODUCTIONS DJ Services Nanton Virtual Dance Party – Saturday December 19 

Nanton Virtual Dance Party… in your house!! Stay safe and have fun getting down with some fun contests, awesome music and great prizes. Share your photos and video on the Facebook event, but play the sounds anywhere you want – in the kitchen, playroom, basement or backyard! Each virtual dance party is better than the last! You won’t want to miss this celebration of #communityathome!

Online holiday market @

In lieu of our in person holiday market that was cancelled due to COVID, we now have an online alternative. Check out some of the vendors for cool and unique gift ideas on this e-commerce store. Keep checking back for more vendors and products throughout December.

There’s more going on this year in Nanton – check out Nanton Lights the Way 2020 Facebook page or businesses websites or social media platforms for all the specials and events happening. Thanks for supporting local business!