Friends! Happy Monday. As always – we hope that everyone had a wonderful weekend where they got to enjoy the little sun that we may have left. This time around, whether you’re looking to take it easy or get a little wild, there’s a bunch of fun things to get you active, out and about! Not quite sure what we mean? Here are 10 things to do this week in Calgary!
GRAB A DRINK DURING SHAKE, STIR AND STRAINBOW
Until September 3rd, Wild Rose Country’s best taverns and brewhouses, distilleries, cafes and cocktail bars will all be serving an array of unique and colourful offerings in celebration of Calgary’s Pride month – check out the link above for all participating spots!
When: Until September 3rd
Where: See above
SINK YOUR TEETH INTO LE BURGER WEEK
Get ready! Canada’s meatiest festival, Le Burger Week is back. From local bars to cafes Calgary is in for a very special TWO weeks of some wildly tasty creations in celebration of its 10th anniversary and we couldn’t be more excited. For participating restaurants check out the link above and enjoy!
When: Wednesday, September, 1st – 14th
Where: see above
HIT A NEW RESTAURANT
There’s nothing that we love more than checking out a brand new place to grab a bite – except for maybe one thing. Getting to share them with you! From tacos to artsy sips, desserts and street eats, Calgary’s been spoiled over the last few months – so for those of you who may have missed it, we’ve made a list of 12 new restaurants, bars and cafes in Calgary that you have to check out – hit the link above to view it!
TAKE A PHOTO OR TWO AT BANFF’S SUNSET FESTIVAL
Music, sunsets, beer, and BBQ? Until September 9th, you’ll find all of this and more 7,400 ft up the side of Sulphur Mountain during the Banff Gondola Annual Sunset Festival. Do not miss this one, Calgary – it’s going to be something else.
When: Now until September 9th
Where: 513 Banff Ave, Banff, AB T1L 1B4
Time: 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
From humble beginnings to thousands of spectators and supporters, Calgary’s Pride Festival is easily one of the most vibrant occasions of the entire year and 2021 will be no different. From performances to speakers, check out the link above to see everything happening in and around Calgary in celebration of the LGBTQIA2S+ community.
When: Until, September 6th
TREAT YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
Planning a date can be nerve-wracking – but don’t worry, we’ve got you! Check out the link above for 10 exciting first-date ideas that will not only give you room to chat and laugh – as it should – but that will also be memorable in the long run!
BINGE NETFLIX’S SEPTEMBER RELEASES
From documentaries comedies and originals, Netflix will be delivering hours of entertainment to get us through the tail of this summer. This September those who would prefer to stay indoors can binge their way through Calgary’s heatwave with a ton of new releases!
SKIP, WALK OR WANDER THROUGH A LOCAL SUNFLOWER FIELD
There’s a really good chance you’ve seen photos of one of Alberta’s stunning sunflower fields – but goodness, they are something else in person! This week, toss on your cutest outfit and wander the beautiful Sunflower fields of Bowden in celebration of the warmer season! It’s truly magical
GO DOWNHILL GO-KARTING
A little competition never hurt anybody, right? This week, grab your friends, family or special someone and proceed with caution to Calgary’s downhill go-kart facilitty where you’ll be able to go head to head on their 1800 metres track or their mini-putting green! The ‘loser’ buys the other a drink afterwards!
Where: 88 Canada Olympic Rd SW, Calgary
GO FOR A SCENIC RUN
Stretch your legs, friends. This week we’re expecting some seriously jog-friendly weather. Not too hot – not too cold! If you’re like us and need a change of scenery, check out the link above for 10 new and exciting places to go for a run in Calgary!
Whew, there you have it, friends. 10 things to do in Calgary this week. What will you check out first
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