Well, it’s back to reality for us here in Calgary. The long weekend has come and gone, but the fun is far from over. In fact, some of the most exciting events of the month have yet to begin. There are cocktails to drink, burgers to taste, and a bunch of celebs strolling into town, so don’t sleep on this sunny September work week we have ahead of us. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Calgary this week.
GRAB A BITE AT LE BURGER WEEK
Last (ish) call, Calgary! 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
CHECK OUT CALGARY’S ‘DARK ARTS’
We’re getting down to the wire, Calgary! This week, suit up and check out the city’s one-of-a-kind interim art gallery and lounge. This incredible spot will only be around until September 19th so do not miss it, friends.
When: Open until September 19th
Where: 608-1st Street SW
WANDER THE VAN GOGH IMMERSIVE EXHIBIT
Have you heard the good news? Van Gogh Immersive Exhibit has actually been extended! This week, immerse yourselves into the wonderfully colourful world of a mad genius! Guided by his own dreams, thoughts, and words, experience the world of the troubled artist as if it were the first time.
When: Until Sunday, September 26th
Where: 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary
Time: See times above
HIT THE WEST DISTRICT NIGHT MARKET
And so continues another week of markets! This September, those who have a passion for supporting local… or just shopping, in general – are encouraged to check out the West District Night Market who will be showcasing over 30 incredibly talented local vendors on September 2nd and 9th. Interested? For more information check out their Instagram here!
When: Thursday, September 9th
Where: 816 78th St SW, Calgary
Time: 4 pm to 8 pm
CROSS THE COLUMBIA ICEFIELD SKYWALK
You’ve only got a few more weeks to enjoy it this year, folks! Up above the world so high, the Columbia Icefield Skywalk will soon wrap up its 2021 summer season. Experience a little bit of everything the Rockies have to offer from its wildlife, mountain views, cascading waterfalls and history all from 918-feet in the air.
When: Open until October 17th
Where: Icefields Pkwy, Improvement District No. 12
Cost: $25 +
TAKE IN THE VIEW FROM 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
ENJOY DINNER AND AN HOMAGE TO THE 80S
Who in the heck doesn’t love the music of the 80s? From Cyndi Lauper to Annie Lennox, Calgary’s Jubilations Dinner theatre will pay their respects to all the great women of the neon generation. Check out the link above for tickets and more information!
When: Until October 16th
Where: 1002 – 37th Street SW Calgary, AB
MIX, MINGLE, MEET AND GREET CELEBS AT CALGARY’S BIG COMIC EXPO
Well, friends, the Calgary Comic Expo officially kicks off this Friday! After several cancellations, a rescheduled date or two and much anticipation, the city’s massive pop culture event will return this fall and you will not want to miss it! Check out the link above to see the insane list of celebrity guests taking a booth at this year’s event!
When: Kicks off Friday, September 10th
Where: 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary
SHOP THE INGLEWOOD NIGHT MARKET
The days are getting longer the nights are getting a little warmer, which can only mean one thing! Get ready because the Inglewood Night Market officially kicks off this Friday, September the 10th! As always this annual after-hours event will feature everything from handmade goods, crafts, vintage clothing, collectables and a ton more
When: Friday, September 10th
Where: 10 Avenue & and 10th Street – 11th Avenue & 11th street
Time: 5 pm – 11 pm
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 facility 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
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