Well, folks – we made it. Another week is behind us and just ahead are a ton of fun events and activities. From meteor showers to markets, Calgary’s premier comic expo, and popups here are 10 things to do in Calgary this weekend. It’s going to be a busy one!
HIT THE HONKY TONK MARKET
Yeehaw! This Weekend, Whiskey Rose will be hosting their first-ever HONKY TONK Market. There’s no tickets or cover charge – just a good old market full of locally sourced and sustainable vendors! From 11 am-7 pm there will be $10 redneck mimosas, 15 vendors upstairs, and live music all day. Followed by the wicked 8 pm kickoff to their afterparty (which is all open to the public) featuring the WINE SOAKED PREACHERS.
When: Saturday, April 23rd
Where: 1012 17 Ave SW, Calgary
Time: 11 am – 7 pm
POP SOME CORN AT CUFF 2022
It’s back, but you’ve only got a week to enjoy it! Calgary’s Underground Film Festival has officially for another year of incredible cinematography, impressive writing, and local love. Tickets are on sale now – so check ’em out and enjoy.
When: Until Sunday, May 1st
Where: 617 8 Ave SW
Cost: $119 for a season pass
PRETEND YOU’RE AT THE SISTINE CHAPEL
Have you visited Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition yet? If not, there’s still time. This weekend, why not check it out and wander a stunning art installation that has already made a splash all over the world. You won’t’ want to miss it!
When: Until May 15th
Where: 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary
RELAX IN AN ALBERTA HOTSPRING
The weather in Calgary has been wild, but one activity will put us at ease no matter how gloomy it gets. This weekend, pack up a bathing suit and check out one of Alberta’s beautiful hot springs or year-round pools. Hit the link above for our favorites!
CHECK OUT THE NEW GLENBOW EXHIBITION SPACE
After months of anticipation, it’s finally here, friends! While there’s no stand-in for the real thing, Calgary’s Glenbow Museum’s FREE short-term exhibition space at the Edison comes pretty close. Visit it this weekend and enjoy!
Where: 150 9th Avenue SW, Calgary
GET LOST AT TELUS SPARK
This weekend, say bon voyage to reality at Telus Sparks Quantum sandbox exhibit. From bright colors to unusual shapes, almost every projection within this 3,000-square-foot playground will move and change along with guests as they walk, run and step from corner to corner.
When: Now open
Where: 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Cost: Included in general admission ($26)
SHOP THE 5TH ANNUAL SPRING MARKET
It’s that time of year again, Calgary! In celebration of the spring season, the Saskatoon Farm will be holding its 5th annual market featuring food, local vendors, live music, and more. It’s going to be a lovely weekend!
When: Saturday, April 23rd – 24th
Where: 80181 338 Ave E #20, Foothills County, AB
GET POP-CULTURED AT THE CALGARY COMIC EXPO 2022
Featuring celebrity guests, movie reunions, local vendors, and more – the Calgary Comic Expo is back, bigger and better than ever. Tickets are on sale now, so don’t miss it! It’s going to be super.
When: Saturday, April 23rd – 24th
Where: 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary
OR GET CURIOCER AT FAIRMONT’S AFTERNOON TEA
With whimsical treats and delightful finger foods, the Fairmont’s popular Mad Hatter Afternoon Tea party will take over the hotel’s most acclaimed restaurant every Saturday and Sunday between now and May 1st. Check it out and enjoy!
When: Saturdays and Sundays, until May 1st
Where: 133 9 Ave SW, Calgary, AB
Time: 11 am–3:30 pm
WATCH THE PEAK OF THE LYRID METEOR SHOWER
This weekend, look up for another spacey spectacle of meteors and madness! As long as the sky is clear, Calgarians will be able to catch the Lyrid shower which peaks on Saturday, April 22nd.
When: Friday, April 22nd
There you have it, folks. 10 things to do in Calgary this weekend. Now get out and enjoy yourselves! You deserve to have some fun!
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