Another week, another month and a national holiday? These next few days are definitely worth celebrating so get ready, get set and take some notes! This time around we’ve got markets, food festivals and more – none of which you’re going to want to miss. Not sure what’s going on? Here are 10 things to do in Calgary this SHORT week!
From the folks who brought us YYC Hot Chocolate Fest, comes a 9-day event of unique creations, fantastic flavours, and the tastiest toppings in the city. This week pick up a scoop at the 2022 Summer Scoop ice cream festival!
When: Until July 3rd
Where: See locations here
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, June 21st
Where: Stephen Avenue, Calgary
Summer hiking season is here, Calgary! This week, grab a buddy, lace up your shoes, and hit the link above to check out some of our favourites within a few hours of the city and enjoy!
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
Summer 2022 has officially kicked off and we are ready to get out and under the sun. This week, call your friends, pack a swimsuit and head to the outside pool at Hotel Arts in Calgary.
When: Saturday, June 25th
Where: Hotel Arts, 119 12 Ave SW, Calgary
Cost: $20 for non-guests
Get ready and stay ready! This Wednesday 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. Don’t miss it!
When: Wednesday, June 29th
Where: Retail Main Street Central Plaza, University District, Calgary
Time: 5 pm – 9 pm
If you’re like us, then you’re beyond ready to hit one of the many incredible patios in and around the city. This week, call up your friends and enjoy a beer with a stunning view of the city. Check out the link above for 10 of our favourite spots and enjoy!
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
Cost: Included in general admission ($26)
Food and fresh air? Sounds like a plan to us! This week (weather permitting) – 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.
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
Those are our picks for the best things to do this week, Calgary. Now get out there and enjoy yourselves!