Happy Sunday and welcome to another 7-days of craziness. From lights, pop-ups and markets, there’s a whole lot to keep you busy and having fun despite having to work your way through it. Not sure where to start? Here are 10 things to do in Calgary this week!
Calgarians looking to lace up and take a lap can finally feel the wind through their hair downtown! This week, Check out Olympic Plaza, one of the city’s favourite ice skating rinks. For more information check out the link above!
Where: 228 8 Ave. SE, Calgary
Time: 6 am – 11 pm
Fill a to-go mug and bundle up because the Legacy community light walk has kicked off in YYC. Until January 16th, this FREE event with light the night with over a million tiny bulbs strung up on everything from the clock tower to the houses. Don’t miss it!
When: Until, January 16th
Where: Legacy Calgary – See directions here
This holiday season, in celebration of the beloved classic Home Alone, Eighty-Eight Brewing co. will take holiday lovers beyond their living room screens for an immersive experience unlike any other. Check it out!
When: All December
Where: 2600 Portland St SE #1070, Calgary
Bundle up, s’more lovers. After an incredibly successful 2020, the free Calgary community fire pits are back and available to the public in hopes of warming the chillier months. Check out the link above for where and how you can rent one of these bad boys!
Held at Calgary Telus Spark Science Centre, Sparkle Sparkle is back for another year of magic, whimsy and light! This season until January 2nd Calgarians can check out an event unlike anything else in the city and maybe score some date-night points in the process.
When: Until January 2nd
Where: 220 Saint George’s Drive Northeast, Calgary
Time: 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Serving Xmas-themed cocktails in a variety of Christmas mugs and glasses, Miracle of 1st Street will return again this year to completely transform Calgary’s Proof cocktail bar with over-the-top decorations from floor to ceiling.
When: Until December 24th
Where: 1302 1 St SW, Calgary, AB
It’s back! This week ogle millions of enchanting lights strung through the trees at the Calgary Zoo, grab a hot cocoa, a snack and take a seat by the fire – it is tradition after all! Heck, while you’re there, maybe go for a lap or two around their skating rink, or pop a squat with the big man himself.
When: Until January 2nd
Where:210 St. George’s Drive NE
Time: 5 pm – 9 pm
From classics to holiday faves and originals, Netflix will be delivering hours of entertainment to get us through the chillier season. This week, those who would prefer to stay indoors can binge their way through fall with a ton of new releases!
With a one-of-a-kind concept, this tropical holiday pop-up will feature classic sips like their Kringle Kolada, Christmas Eve of Destruction and of course their sippin’ Santa, as well as brand new drinks like their white Russian Christmas and Yule Log Grog (just to name a few.) It’s going to be delicious!
When: Until December 31st
Where: 1530 5 St SW, Calgary, AB
This week, support local businesses at the annual Holiday Market Collective! Bring your friends, family, and credit card (of course) and enjoy the many vendors, the endless items, and the spirit of Christmas. Just make sure you save some dough for eating and drinking afterward though – you’ll more than likely work up an appetite.
When: Friday, December 10th
Where: 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary (Hall B and C)
Time: See times above
Cost: $6 for the weekend
And there you have it, friends! 10 things to do in Calgary this week. Now get making this month’s calendar! It’s going to be a busy one!