Happy Sunday, friends! We hope you had a wonderful LONG weekend, but now it’s time to get back to business. Luckily, that business is just having more fun. This time around we’ve got festivals, pool parties and more so let’s get into it! Here are 10 things to do in Calgary this week.
This summer, hit Calgary’s ultimate pool party destinations for sun, fun, and on occasion – live music! Re-opening to the public this summer (without its winterized top), Hotel Arts will be THE place to wind down and catch a tan after work.
Where: 119 12 Ave SW Calgary, AB
Pancake breakfasts are the best – and they’re back! This week, get your fill of flapjacks, bacon and eggs at one of the many events happening around the city. Check out the link above for some of the best.
Let the good times roll, Calgary! This week, lace into a pair of skates and glide the new retro roller rink at the third annual Block Party in partnership with the art-forward organization, PARK.
Where: 901 64 Ave NE, Calgary
From stilt walkers and aerialists, drag royalty and local musicians – 17th Avenue has officially kicked off its 2022 summer season. From movies in the park, fitness classes and more there are a ton of fun things to do this week. Check out the link above for their event schedule.
When: Until September 21st
Where: 17 Ave. & 8 St. SW, Calgary
Featuring 21 illuminated ‘caves’ spread over 11,000 square feet, check out Telus Spark’s new inflatable display, Luminarium. Bursting with colour and expression, this stunning installation is unlike anything that we’ve ever seen.
Where: 220 Saint George’s Drive Northeast
If you don’t succeed, try, try, try again. Filled with everything from board games and skin care products, to vehicles and foods – browse and ogle flops from all over the world at the new Museum of Failure.
When: Until August 31st
Where: Southcentre Mall – 100 Anderson Rd SE
Showcasing a ton of local vendors, food trucks, and artists, the Stephen Avenue Market will fill your bags (and your hearts) with memories, goodies, and unique pieces made right here in Calgary.
When: Tuesday, July 5th
Where: Stephen Avenue, Calgary
The days are getting longer the nights are getting a little warmer, which can only mean one thing! The Inglewood Night Market is back for another week of fun, food and friends. As always this annual after-hours event will feature everything from handmade goods, crafts, vintage clothing, collectables and a ton more – so don’t miss it!
When: Friday, July 8th
Where: 10 Avenue & and 10th Street – 11th Avenue & 11th street
Time: 5 pm – 11 pm
What better way to kick off a major event than with a parade! This Friday, in order to celebrate the first day of the Greatest Show On Earth, check out the annual Calgary Stampede Parade – a must-see even featuring floats, performers and crowds of people.
When: Friday, July 8th
Where: See parade route above
Time: 9 am
It’s FINALLY here, Calgary! The midway, the food, the music, and the rodeo are back in action and honestly, after two years of wackiness, we could not be more excited. This week giddy-up and hit the Stampede grounds in commemoration of the city’s resilient spirit – and our love for rides, deep-fried grub and denim.
When: Friday, July 8th – 17th
Where: 1410 Olympic Way SE
And there you have it, 10 things to do in Calgary this week. Enjoy!