Happy Sunday, everyone! The weekend has nearly come and gone, but don’t fret – because there’s more fun coming your way. This time around we’ve got markets, outdoor fun, and exhibits that will get you out, about, and exploring your city. Not sure where to start? Here are 10 things to do in Calgary this week.
CHECK OUT THE GLENBOW MUSEUM’S TEMPORARY EXHIBIT
Take a leisurely walk and support talented artists. This week, check out Calgary’s FREE Glenbow Museum popup exhibition space at the Edison for Here to Tell: Faces of Holocaust Survivors, a commemorative photography exhibit that you won’t want to miss.
Where: 150 9th Avenue SW, Calgary
HAVE A PICNIC
Food and fresh air? Sounds like a plan to us! This week – pack a basket full of goodies, hit the link above link, and enjoy a bite to eat in one of our picks for Calgary’s best picnic-friendly gardens.
WANDER THE KENSINGTON NIGHT MARKET
The forecast calls for a mixed bag of weather, but our fingers are crossed for sun and minimal wind. This week, support local and check out the Kensignton Night Market on Thursday, June 16th. Shop until you drop under a blanket of stars and enjoy!
When: Thursday, June 16th
Where: 11th street and Kensignton Road NW Calgary
Time: 4 pm – 9 pm
ZIP THROUGH CACTUS COULEE FUN PARK
We love a little healthy competition! This week, proceed with caution to Drumheller’s Cactus Coulee Fun Park and go head to head on their massive go-kart track, Eurobungy trampolines, or their mini-putting green!
Where: Box 388, Drumheller, Alberta
OR 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: Thursday, June 14th
Where: Stephen Avenue, Calgary
CHECK OUT THE DUNVEGAN GARDEN CENTRE
This week get your flower fix at the Dunvegan Garden Centre! Located just southwest of Calgary at Granary Road, this larger-than-life greenhouse carries both indoor and outdoor plants, landscaping supplies, gardening tools, and a ton more.
Where: 226066 112 Street W, Foothills County
Time: 9 am – 5 pm
HIT UP A LATE SPRING HIKE
Spring hiking season is in full swing, Calgary! Grab a buddy, lace up your shoes, and hit the link above to check out some of our favorites within a few hours of the city and enjoy!
PLAY IN THE QUANTUM SANDBOX
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. This week, check it out and say bon voyage to reality.
When: Now open
Where: 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
VISIT WITH THE ANIMALS AT COBB’S ADVENTURE PARK
In need of a little fresh air? This week, snuggle a kangaroo or two, go axe throwing and place a bet on a round of minigolf! There’s never a dull moment at Cobb’s Adventure Park.
Where: 1500 84th Street NE, Calgary
Time: 11 am – 5 pm
OR WALK YOUR WAY THROUGH CONTEMPORARY CALGARY
Already checked out the Glenbow’s new space? This week you can also wander Contemporary Calgary – a modern museum with wide-open spaces and many a tale to tell. The best part? Admission is only $10 – so go ahead and get that extra espresso shot in your coffee on the way there.
When: Open Wednesday to Sunday
Where: 701 11th Street SW
Cost: $10 for GA
And there you have, it friends – 10 things to do in Calgary this week. Now get yourselves out there and enjoy yourselves!
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