Well, friends, we hope you’re having the Funday of your dreams, but it’s nearly time to get back to business. As always, we believe that business is all of the exciting stuff you get to do after work though, so don’t let those Sunday scaries get the best of you. Instead, start planning the days ahead! Not sure where to start? Here are 10 things you can do this week in Calgary!
It’s okay to pretend every once in a while! This week, check out the Fairmont Palliser’s Tipsy Parrot Popup Bar for a much-needed “break” from the hustle and bustle of city life. Go ahead, grab a boozy sip or snack on Caribbean bites and enjoy a tropical escape all without hopping on a plane!
When: Tuesdays – Saturdays
Where: Boulevard-level Fairmont Palliser – 133 9 Ave SW, Calgary
Time: 5 pm – 10 pm
Back and bigger than ever, Calgary’s Big Winter Classic returns this Thursday, March 24th. Check out bands, drink local beer and support local artists at various venues throughout the city!
When: Thursday, March 24th | March 31st – April 2nd | April 8th – 9th
Where: See calendar above
Want to exercise those eyes of yours? This week, check out Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition, a stunning popup gallery that celebrates one of the most famous Renaissance painters in history. For more information or tickets, check out the link above.
When: Until April 15th
Where: 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary
Hungry? Grab a bite to eat while you stare off into mountain ranges, valleys, and lakes from Alberta’s most beautiful restaurants. Don’t know where to go? Check out the link above for the province’s best scenic spots.
Nothing tastes as good as truly helping someone feels. This week, stop by Luke’s for a potentially life-saving cup of locally made ice cream. Until the end of the month, 100% of the profits will go to the incredible people of Ukraine currently fighting for their freedoms.
It won’t be long until the warmer weather takes hold of the city, folks. This week, why not check out Calgary’s only outdoor refrigerated ice rink! As of right now, Olympic Plaza remains open and available to the public so lace up and enjoy!
Where: 228 8 Ave. SE, Calgary
Time: 6 am – 11 pm
With the weather on the up and up, it’s high time that you get some fresh air. This week, why not treat yourself to a stunning spring hike in celebration of the first day of the warmer season? Check the link above for our favorites!
If in fact, there is a day or two where the weather permits it, bundle up and head out because you won’t want to miss the zoo’s cutes event. This week, Calgarians can waddle over to the Zoo for their adorable 10th annual Penguin Walk, a frenzy of birds, smiles, and fresh air.
When: Every day until mid-March (weather depending)
Where: 210 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Time: 10:30 am
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. Check it out and say bon voyage to reality – you might not want to come back!
When: Now open
Where: 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Cost: Included in general admission ($26)
We love getting out and about, especially for FREE! This week, get cozy next to one of Calgary’s community fire pits which can be found in and around the city. Check out the link above for where and how you can rent one for you and your closest pals!
Whew, there you have it, friends. 10 things to do in Calgary this week. What will you check out first?