Summer is in full swing and the city has come to life! While another weekend has come and gone, the fun doesn’t seem to end with a ton of exciting events happening in and around the city. Not sure what’s going on? Here are 10 of the very best things to do in Calgary this week.
SKATE A RETRO ROLLER RINK
With the sun in the sky, Calgary’s Deerfoot city wants to let the good times roll – in the literal sense! This week, lace into a pair of skates and glide the new retro roller rink at the third annual Block Party in partnership with the art-forward organization, PARK.
Where: 901 64 Ave NE, Calgary
SHOP THE STEPHEN AVENUE MARKET
Showcasing a ton of local vendors, food trucks, and artists, the Stephen Avenue Market will fill your bags (and your hearts) with memories, goodies, and unique pieces made right here in Calgary.
When: Tuesday, July 26th
Where: Stephen Avenue, Calgary
HAVE FUN IN THE SUN ON 17TH
From stilt walkers and aerialists, drag royalty and local musicians – 17th Avenue has officially kicked off its 2022 summer season. Enjoy movies in the park. fitness classes and more all summer long! Check out the link above for their event schedule.
When: Until September 21st
Where: 17 Ave. & 8 St. SW, Calgary
GET GROOVY AT CALGARY’S TELUS SPARK
Featuring 21 illuminated ‘caves’ spread over 11,000 square feet, check out Telus Spark’s new inflatable display, Luminarium. Bursting with colour and expression, this stunning installation is unlike anything that we’ve ever seen.
Where: 220 Saint George’s Drive Northeast
CHASE SOME WATERFALLS
There’s nothing like a waterfall to stop you dead in your tracks. This week, head to the mountains and ogle at some of the most beautiful – not just in the province, but in the entire country! Hit the link above for our favourites.
PRETEND YOUR’E ON VACAY AT THE PLAYA PATRÓN EXPERIENCE
Leave your passport at home – because the beach is coming to us! This week, after much anticipation Calgary will see the grand opening of a pop-up beach club that’ll make you feel like you’re in beautiful Tulum, Mexico. Check it out and don’t forget the sunscreen!
When: Thursday, July 28th – 31st
Where: Waterfront Park – 5225 101 Street NW, Calgary
CHECK OUT THE UNIVERSITY DISTRICT NIGHT MARKET
Get ready and stay ready! This week Calgarians can spend a relaxing evening under the stars filling their bags with goodies and gifts from various artisan vendors at the University District night market.
When: Wednesday, July 27th
Where: Retail Main Street Central Plaza, University District, Calgary
Time: 5 pm – 9 pm
TAKE IN A BREATHTAKING VIEW FROM THE SUNSET FESTIVAL
Music, sunsets, beer and BBQ? This week, 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: Until September 5th
Where: 513 Banff Ave, Banff, AB T1L 1B4
Time: 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
TAKE IN A FILM OR TWO DURING THE FRINGE FESTIVAL
Featuring a series of Indie Films, Calgary’s Fringe Festival returns in support of lesser know creators, and up and coming legends. Check out the link above to get your tickets now!
When: Friday, July 29th – August 6th
Where: Various locations
Time: Various times
OR TAKE A HIKE
Now that the sun is out it’s important that we make the most of it! This week, as long as the weather continues to cooperate, why not treat yourself to a stunning summer hike in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains. Check the link above for our favourites!
And there you have it, 10 things to do in Calgary this week, Enjoy!
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