Happy Friday-eve, friends! The sun is in the sky and it looks like it might be here to stay so let’s get into how you can make the most of the warmer weather! From spring hikes to YYCs annual garden center pop-up, here are 10 wonderfully exciting things to do in Calgary this weekend!
Color and expression? For the artsy Calgarian, there’s nothing better! This weekend, wander Contemporary Calgary – a modern museum with wide-open spaces and many a tale to tell. The best part? Admission is only $10.
When: Open Wednesday to Sunday
Where: 701 11th Street SW
Another weekend is upon us – which means Fairmont’s popular Mad Hatter Afternoon Tea party is back! Held at one of the city’s most beautiful hotels, this unique event will take over the Hawthorn Dining room this weekend for a morning of fun, food, and some very merry unbithday’s.
When: Saturdays and Sundays, until May 1st
Where: 133 9 Ave SW, Calgary, AB
Time: 11 am–3:30 pm
In need of a little fresh air? As long as the weather continues to cooperate, why not treat yourself to a stunning spring hike in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains. Check the link above for our favorites and enjoy!
A dream is a wish the heart makes! This weekend, Calgarians can enjoy The Alberta Ballet’s Cinderella – a stunning production based on the beloved children’s story. Grab a glass of wine, pop some corn and sink into your seats as this year’s show delights audiences of all ages with familiar music, stunning costumes, and timeless magic.
When: Until May 7th
Where: 1415 14 Ave NW
It’s finally time! 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 don’t let Sunday’s opening day pass you by!
When: Opens Sunday, May 1st
Last call, movie lovers! Calgary’s Underground Film Festival returns for another year of incredible film, impressive writing, and local love. Tickets are still on sale – so check ’em out and enjoy! It’s going to be a good year, we can feel it!
When: Until May 1st
Where: 617 8 Ave SW
Cost: $119 for a season pass
From coast to coast Canada has some incredible eateries – but YYC can seriously hold its own! This weekend, when out one of the many restaurants that OpenTable named among Canada’s best 100 brunch spots. Check out the list above and enjoy!
The weather is looking up – and it won’t be long until it’s too hot to function. This weekend, pack up a bathing suit and check out one of Alberta’s beautiful hot springs while t’s still brisk enough to do so. Hit the link above for our favorites!
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 – but beware, you might not want to come back!
When: Now open
Where: 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Cost: Included in general admission ($26)
There’s nothing like the real deal, but Calgary’s Glenbow Museum’s FREE short-term exhibition space in the Edison comes pretty dang close. Featuring art from all over the world and right here in Calgary, this one-of-a-kind popup is practically dessert for your eyes.
Where: 150 9th Avenue SW, Calgary
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!