Happy Sunday and welcome to another week and a brand new month. With the sun in the sky, spring feels like it’s finally begun, and the outdoor events? They’re aplenty! Not sure what’s happening in and around the city? Here are 10 exciting things to do in Calgary this week!
We hope you’re hungry, Calgary! La Pizza Week is finally here and until the 14th, foodies will be encouraged to get down and cheesy with fellow Za-fans all over the country. From coast to coast ovens will be hot and toppings will be plenty, with restaurants competing for your votes. Enjoy!
When: Until Saturday, May 14th, 2022
Where: See link above
Cost: Prices vary
Calgary is spoiled for choice when it comes to patios, but some are extra special. This week, have a brew with a view from one of our favorite spots in the city. Check the link above and enjoy!
They’re here, Calgary! With wholesale prices, 4 locations across the city, and expert staff, the popup glow gardens are back! This annual shopping event is familiar to many and beloved by plant enthusiasts and admirers – so we’d advise that you mark May 1st. their opening date, on your calendars!
When: Opens Sunday, May 1st
If of course, the heat is too much for you and you’re, instead, looking to escape it – why not check out Calgary’s FREE Glenbow Museum popup exhibition space at the Edison? Featuring art from all over the world and right here in Alberta, this unique experience is temporary, so don’t miss it!
Where: 150 9th Avenue SW, Calgary
It’s that time again! This week, like every year before it, Alberta International Beer Fest will take liquor-loving guests on a delightful booze cruise across the world. Consider our Ubers ordered and our hangover kits ready. It’s going to be an incredible time.
When: Friday, May 6th – 7th
Where: BMO Centre -20 Roundup Way, Calgary, AB
Up above the world so high, Albertans are once again encouraged to explore the one-of-a-kind Columbia Icefield Skywalk. Experience a little bit of everything the Rockies have to offer from its wildlife, mountain views, cascading waterfalls, and history all from 918-feet in the air.
When: Now open until October
Where: Icefields Pkwy, Improvement District No. 12
Attention music fans, TV series maniacs, and live entertainment aficionados! After ruling the Billboard’s Top TV Songs chart with their song ‘Way Down We Go’, the Icelandic blues-rock band KALEO is back on the roads this year and they have a stop in Calgary this week, with Bones Owens. Hosted at the Event Venue at the Grey Eagle Resort & Casino this Thursday, you can vibe to the perfectly adrenalized ‘Fight or Flight’ Tour.
When: Thursday, May 5th
Where: 3777 Grey Eagle Drive, Calgary
Time: 8 pm
The Alberta Ballet is back, but only for a few more days! This week Calgarians can enjoy a production of Cinderella at the Jubilee Auditorium, a beautiful show that will delight audiences of all ages with familiar music, stunning costumes, and timeless magic. Don’t miss it!
When: Until May 7th
Where: 1415 14 Ave NW
Is there anything more romantic than flowers and food? This week, check out Foodies in the Park, an intimate dome dining experience held in Calgary’s Fish Creek! Check out the link above for reservations and their 2022 spring menu.
When: Until May 22, 2022
Where: 15979 Bow Bottom Trail SE, Calgary
Time: 5:30 pm, and 7:45 pm
Feeling artsy? This week, 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 maybe treat yourself to a coffee and a snack on the way there!
When: Open Wednesday to Sunday
Where: 701 11th Street SW
And there are our picks for the things to do this week in Calgary, folks! Now go out there and have some fun!