Well, hiya, friends! We hope that you’ve all had a wonderful few days despite the rain, however, in the event that it’s been less than stellar, here are a few fun things to put a skip into your step after work. From festivals to exhibits, here are 10 things to do in Calgary this week.
Throw on those stretchy pants, friends, because Canada’s meatiest festival, Le Burger Week, is back. From local bars to cafes Calgary is in for two more days of some wildly tasty creations in celebration of its 10th anniversary and we couldn’t be more excited. Bon Appetit, friends!
When: Until September 14th
Where: see above
Big news, Calgary! Van Gogh Immersive Exhibit has actually been extended! This week. immerse yourselves into the wonderfully colourful world of a mad genius! Guided by his own dreams, thoughts, and words, experience the world of the troubled artist as if it were the first time.
When: Until Sunday, September 26th
Where: 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary
Time: See times above
Last call, Calgary! This week, suit up and check out the city’s one-of-a-kind interim art gallery and lounge. This incredible spot will only be around until September 19th so do not miss it, friends!
When: Open until September 19th
Where: 608-1st Street SW
Who in the heck doesn’t love the music of the 80s? From Cyndi Lauper to Annie Lennox, Calgary’s Jubilations Dinner theatre will pay its respects to all the great women of the neon generation. Check out the link above for tickets and more information!
When: Until October 16th
Where: 1002 – 37th Street SW Calgary, AB
Every month can be spooky month if really believe in it! This September, despite the calendar reading summer, you can wince, cringe, mix and mingle and visit Banff’s most “active” sights. Family-fun in the day, haunting history by night!
When: Offered until October
Where: 333 Banff Avenue, Banff, AB
Time: 7 pm
There’s nothing sweeter than picking and eating your own strawberries, raspberries or saskatoons. This week, now that raspberries and strawberries are ripe and ready head to one of the many u-pick fields in and around Calgary and come home with a bucket full of fruit and a head full of memories. Need some ideas, just click that link above to find our picks!
Get ready, folks! Canada’s first-ever permanent immersive art gallery is open at Telus Spark and it’s already got some incredible reviews. This week, check it out by purchasing your tickets above and enjoy!
Where: 220 St. George’s Drive NE
Cost: Free with admission ($26)
There’s nothing that we love more than checking out a brand new place to grab a bite – except for maybe one thing. Getting to share them with you! From tacos to artsy sips, desserts and street eats, Calgary’s been spoiled over the last few months – so for those of you who may have missed it, we’ve made a list of 12 new restaurants, bars and cafes in Calgary that you have to check out – hit the link above to view it!
We hope you’re hungry, folks, because YYC Pizza Week, Calgary’s crispy buy one give one event, is back and it’s going to be cheesier than ever. Starting THIS Friday, September 17th, YPW and their many local and participating restaurants will go head to head in a battle of toppings, crust and creativity.
When: Friday, September 17th – 26th
Bundle up, Calgary, because the Inglewood Night Market is back for its very last date this September. As always this annual after-hours event will feature everything from handmade goods, crafts, vintage clothing, collectables and a ton more so don’t miss it!
When: Friday, September 17th
Where: 10 Avenue & and 10th Street – 11th Avenue & 11th street
Time: 5 pm – 11 pm
There you have it, 10 things to do in Calgary this week! Enjoy yourselves out there and have a ton of fun!