Happy Thursday, friends! The most exciting time of the week is finally here and it will certainly not disappoint. From outdoor events within the city and beyond, to drive-in shows and more, here are the 10 best things to do in Calgary this weekend. Enjoy!
Looking for love? This weekend, 17th Avenue will be holding several ultra-romantic events, showcasing Calgary’s bachelors and bachelorettes as well as some local and lively businesses! Want more information check out the link above and prepare to meet your match!
When: Until Monday, February 28th
Where: 17th Ave SW, Calgary
Is there anything that brings people together quite like drinks, food, and friends? This weekend, find the answer at the bottom of a glass when you check out TRIBUTE Craft Spirits Celebration, a tasty festival produced by MADE WITH LOVE in participation with Banff and Lake Louise Tourism.
When: January 19th – 30th | Outdoors January 28th-29th
Where: Bear Street, Banff Alberta
This weekend, the folks at the Decidedly Jazz dance studio will debut their 2022 DJD Calgary Drive-in show, an event born out of the guidelines and uncertainty that we faced during the height of the pandemic, revamped for 2022! Check out the link above for more information!
When: Friday to Sunday, January 21st-23rd
Where: 111- 12 Avenue SE, Calgary.
Time: 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm
Pop some corn and layer the butter. This weekend, those who are COVID hesitant or just like to talk their way through the plot can rent out the entire Cochrane movie house for an unreal viewing experience – as long as their group doesn’t exceed 6 people! Check it out and enjoy.
Where: 218 Fifth Ave, Cochrane
Yeah, it’s cold, but it’s nothing we Calgarians can’t handle! This weekend, slip into a pair of boots and bundle up for a relaxing walk around the city. Not sure where to go? Check out the link above for 10 of the best places to go for a stroll in and around YYC.
Brave the chill and enjoy the fresh air! Olympic Plaza, one of the city’s favourite ice skating rinks, is frozen over and open to the public for the season, which is seriously flying by! Don’t miss your chance to check it out, folks!
Where: 228 8 Ave. SE, Calgary
Time: 6 am – 11 pm
Want to check out something truly magical? Bundle up and press play on your road trip playlist. This weekend, check out the enchanting Lake Louise Ice Festival, a dazzling event featuring world-class designers, artists, and master craftsmen!
When: Wednesday, January 19th – 30th
Where: 111 Lake Louise Dr, Lake Louise, AB
Looking to spend the day with the kidlets or the animal lover in your life? While this event may not warm your hands, the Calgary Zoo Penguin Walk is back to warm our hearts for its 10th year in a row. This event is weather permitting, so make sure you check out their website before heading out!
When: Until mid-March (weather depending)
Where: 210 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Time: 10:30 am
After an incredibly successful pilot year, the FEE Calgary community fire pits are back and available to the public in hopes of warming the chillier months. Check out the link above for where and how you can rent one of these bad boys. Have fun!
There it is folks! 10 best things to do in Calgary this weekend. It’s going to be a good one, we can feel it!