New month, new week – more fun! Happy Sunday, friends. March is hot on our heels and from popups to new immersive exhibits, we are in for 5 days of exciting events, family-friendly romps and outdoor activities. Not sure what’s going on? Here are 10 things you can check out in Calgary this week.
This week, Calgarians are encouraged to experience a curious event where colours are a little brighter, directions are up for interpretation and unbirthdays are as merry as can be at the Alice In Wonderland Popup bar. Check it out and enjoy!
When: Until March 31st
Where: #1 – 3300 14th Ave NE, Calgary
Major sale alert! Elements Outfitters knows the outdoors wonders and has everything from apparel to accessories so you can make the most out of nature. Visit their Willow Park Village location in person Saturday, February 26th, for a chance to win a $200 gift card and browse the Winter Sale with discounts up to 40% off on brands such as Patagonia, Filson, and Smartwool.
When: Until March 8th
Where: 10816 Macleod Trail Unit 498, Calgary in Willow Park Village
Cross your fingers for top-notch weather and pack up a basket of goodies. Calgary’s FREE community fire pits are back and available to the public in hopes of warming these chillier months. Check out the link above for where and how you can rent one of these bad boys!
It’s back, Calgary! Heritage Park’s Dinner and movie series will return this week withThe Greatest Showman. Serving a themed meal and strong leads, this even will have you stuffed full of food and fun!
When: Wednesday, March 2nd
Where: 1900 Heritage Dr. SW, Calgary
Time: 5:30 pm
You won’t believe your eyes! This week, if the weather permits Calgarians are encouraged to check out the Zoo for their adorable 10th annual Penguin Walk an event as cute as can be, so check it out!
When: Every day until mid-March (weather depending)
Where: 210 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Time: 10:30 am
Looking for an art attack? This week, Calgary’s Glenbow Museum will finally open its FREE short-term exhibition space which features incredible pieces from all over the world. Check it out and enjoy!
When: March 2022
Where: 150 9th Avenue SW, Calgary
Lace-up and skate out! This week Olympic Plaza, one of the city’s favourite ice skating rinks, will be open and frozen over for the public to enjoy. Check it out while you still can and enjoy folks!
Where: 228 8 Ave. SE, Calgary
Time: 6 am – 11 pm
Skiing is just not our thing, and we’d be willing to bet a lot of you feel the same way! Instead of gripping some poles, Calgarians can check out Winsport where almost anyone can hit the slopes and enjoy the breeze for a day of inner tubing!
When: See dates above
Where: 88 Canada Olympic Road SW, Calgary
Time: See times above
Cost: Prices vary
It’s time! This week, gaze upwards and inwards during Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition a celebration of one of the most famous Renaissance painters in history. From Melbourne and Frankfurt to Vancouver and Montreal, this incredible event has already brought the art of Michelangelo closer to audiences all over the world, and this spring, it’s Calgary’s turn.
When: Thursday, March 3rd – April 15th
Where: 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary
Eat, laugh and enjoy! From now until March 19th, Calgarians can check out Shipp’s Creek just a unique to Calgary parody of the popular beloved TV show starring Canadian royalty. For more information or to get your tickets now, check out the link above!
When: Until March 19th
Where: 1002 – 37th Street SW Calgary
Time: 6:15 pm
Whew, there you have it, friends. 10 things to do in Calgary this week. What will you check out first? Let us know and remember to stay safe, wash your hands and have fun. We’ll see you out there!