Well, the big day is nearly here. This week all COVID restrictions will be lifted in the province of Alberta. Not sure how to celebrate that? We’ve got you. Here are 10 things to do in Calgary this week, many of which will also help you beat the blistering heatwave that has rolled into YYC. Stay safe, stay hydrated and enjoy!
This week, dine like the kings and queens that you are! Foodies In The Park are back, this time with a Bridgerton themed dining experience and what’s more stereotypically romantic than that?! Until July 4th, enjoy an incredible meal under the stars in one of Bow Valley’s unique, distance-friendly, backyard garden domes – because you deserve a little royal treatment!
When: Until July 4th
Where: 15979 Bow Bottom Trail SE, Calgary
Time: 5 PM, 7:05 PM and 9:10 PM for dinner
From beautifully landscaped gardens for lounging in to open fields where you can work up a sweat, YYC has got you covered when it comes to outdoor activities. One of the most popular ways to get out and about in the city? Running! So – if you’re like us and feel like you’ve taken too many laps around the block check out the link above for 10 of the best places to go for a run in Calgary!
Not ready to hit the Stampede grounds, but are still looking to do something a little more fast-paced this summer? Adrenaline junkies prepare yourselves because Calaway Park is officially open for the season. Mask up and head out for a full day of sun, fun, and of course, cheap and delicious carnival food in a more controlled environment.
Where: 245033 Range Road 33, Calgary
Who said that change had to be a bad thing? We love this city update! This summer until September 7th, Calgarians will FINALLY be able to book out picnic tables and enjoy a European-style drink or two at various parks around the city as part of a new pilot program encouraging people to get out and stay safe this season.
It’s going to be a long hot summer, Calgary! The best way to cool off? Well by floating the Bow, of course! This week, grab your pals, a dingy, and some snacks then hit Calgary’s winding river. Kick back and enjoy the warmth on your face and the water on your toes on an obligatory YYC adventure.
We hope you’re ready to indulge, YYC because a new community-positive event meant to showcase local businesses and celebrate seasonal grub, clothing, and more is hitting Calgary! From the folks who put on Calgary’s massive Hot Chocolate Fest comes another amazing way to raise money for Meals on Wheels – don’t miss it!
When: Thursday, July 1st – Tuesday, August 31st
From documentaries comedies and originals, Netflix will be delivering hours of entertainment to get us through a long summer that might almost be too hot. This July those who would prefer to stay indoors can binge their way through Calgary’s heatwave with a ton of new releases!
Canada Day is hot on our heels and with restrictions having been lifted just in time to celebrate, many are wondering what public events the city has planned. This year, Calgarians can check out the fireworks (in a different location), and are encouraged to pick up one of 10,000 FREE at-home kits. For more information check out the link above!
When: Thursday, July 1st
Where: Tom Campbell Hill – 25 St Georges Dr. NE, Calgary, AB
Time: 11 pm
Looking for a way to enjoy the sun and indulge in a bite? It’s picnic season, Calgary, and for your convenience, we’ve put together a list of the city’s best gardens! Pack up a picnic basket full of goodies, hit the link above and have a bite to eat in one of Calgary’s most beautiful gardens.
With temperatures well into the 30s, city-slickers are going to need somewhere to cool off and we just don’t think we’re all going to fit comfortably into the Bow. This week, why not consider checking out one of the many spray parks, outdoor or wading outdoor pools throughout Calgary!
Well, there you have, it friends – 10 things to do in Calgary this week. Please remember to be kind, be safe and drink water. Have fun out there!