Happy Sunday, friends, we hope you’ve had a wonderful weekend! Over the next few days, we’ve got a ton of exciting things to do and see in and around the city. Not sure what’s happening? From exhibits and concerts to popups and more here are just 10 events you can hit in Calgary this week.
EAT YOUR WAY THROUGH FILIPINO RESTAURANT MONTH
Hungry? This week, check out one of the many restaurants participating in the first-ever Filipino Restaurant month – a delicious celebration of traditional food and local businesses. Check out the link above for more info and enjoy!
When: Until April 30th
Where: See above
WAGE A ‘WAR ON THE CATWALK’
It’s here! This week, attend Calgary’s fiercest show – War on the Catwalk, a colorful spectacle featuring the queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Hosted by Miz Cracker – this sickening event will have you out of your seat and dancing along with the best of them.
When: Monday, April 11th
Where: 1415 14 Ave NW, Calgary, AB
Time: 8 pm
CHECK OUT MICHELANGELO’S SISTINE CHAPEL: THE EXHIBITION
Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition is a celebration of Renaissance art and architectural perfection, and this week you can check it out for yourself. From Melbourne and Frankfurt to Vancouver and Montreal, this incredible event has already brought the art of a genius closer to audiences all over the world, and now, it’s Calgary’s turn.
When: Until May 15th
Where: 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary
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GET LOST IN THE QUANTUM SANDBOX EXHIBIT
The first of its kind in Canada, Spark’s permanent digital art gallery has opened a brand new exhibit that will take you to a whole new dimension. Check it out and say bon voyage to reality – but beware, you might not want to come back!
When: Now open
Where: 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Cost: Included in general admission ($26)
HAVE YOUR MIND BLOWN AT MASTERS OF ILLUSION
Featuring the best illusionists of our generation, this incredible experience showcases sleight of hand, mind magic, and more. Don’t miss it, Calgary! This one will really be something else. We can almost guarantee it!
When: Wednesday, April 13th
Where: 1415 14 Ave NW, Calgary
Time: 8 pm
HIT HERITAGE PARK FOR DINNER AND A MOVIE
It’s back, Calgary! Heritage Park’s Dinner and movie series will return this month with rom-com classic Crazy Rich Asians. Serving a themed meal and strong leads, this event will have you stuffed full of food and fun!
When: Wednesday, April 13th
Where: 1900 Heritage Dr. SW, Calgary
Time: 5:30 pm
WANDER SPARK AFTER DARK
They say you’re supposed to learn one new thing every day, but we think that on the very first Thursday of every month, you should do it with a drink in your hand! The best place to do that? Telus Spark! This week, check out their many exhibits, then, hang by the bar and vibe to some music, or get interactive with this month’s “adult” display at Spark After dark!
When: Thursday, April 15th
Where: Telus Spark Science Centre – 220 St. George’s Drive NE
Time: 5 PM – 10 PM
GRAB A DRINK AT THE TIPSY PARROT RUM SHACK
The weather may be all over the place this week – but it’s not all bad! No matter what mother nature throws our way, Fairmont’s Tipsy Parrot Pop-up will make you feel like you’re on a tropical vacay with boozy sips, Caribbean snacks, and themed decor!
When: Tuesdays – Saturdays
Where: Boulevard-level Fairmont Palliser – 133 9 Ave SW, Calgary
Time: 5 pm – 10 pm
CATCH THE START OF A DAZZLING METEOR SHOWER
Look up! This Friday, as long as the clouds have parted, Calgarians will be able to catch the Lyrid shower – though, if you want to double your chances, we’d recommend taking a drive out of the city – or just waiting until it peaks on the 22nd.
When: Friday, April 15th – 29th (peak on Wednesday, April 22nd)
ENJOY IMAGINE DRAGONS LIVE
Riding high on popular songs like Believer and Enemy – Rock-pop band Imagine Dragons, will take to Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome for an unforgettable show this week. Tickets are on sale now at Ticketmaster and are selling fast – so don’t hesitate to snag yours!
When: Friday, April 15th
Where: 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Time: 7 pm
There you have it, folks. 10 events happening in Calgary this week. Now get out and enjoy yourselves! You deserve to have some fun!
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