Happy first weekend of summer, friends! Not only did you make it through another week, but you’ve made it through an entire season and that’s something worth celebrating. This time around we’ve got shows, music festivals and markets – so let’s get into it! Here are 10 things to do in Calgary this weekend.

CHECK OUT THE SLED ISLAND MUSIC FESTIVAL

Back with a solid lineup of artists from a number of genres and backgrounds, Calgary’s Sled Island has officially kicked off for 2022 and will run all weekend long. Get ready – this year is expected to be quite a delight and you won’t want to miss it.

When: Until Sunday, June 26th
Where: Venues around Calgary
Cost: $20+

RE-CENTER WITH AN OUTDOOR YOGA CLASS 

Inhale, exhale, stretch and sweat at an all-ages free Yoga class in Stanley Park – after all, there’s really no better way to spend an afternoon than by winding down and breathing in some fresh air with your toes in the grass.

When: Sunday, June 26th
Where: 1300 12 Street Northeast
Time: 1 pm

STROLL THROUGH THE CALGARY NIGHT MARKET

From live music to local vendors, food trucks, and even live performers, the Night Market will reoccur once a month throughout the summer offering Calgarians an exciting place to wander, get some fresh air and support small businesses.

When: Friday, June 24th
Where: 917 Centre Ave NE – Bridgeland Riverside Community

GO FOR A SWIM 

Summer is finally here and while it hasn’t hit us like a Mack truck yet, we are in for some comfortable weather this weekend. If you find it unbearable, why not check out one of Calgary’s many outdoor pools, spray parks, and wading pools in the area.

SHOP THE FARMERS AND MAKERS MARKET 

Whether you’re a foodie, love shopping local, or are just looking to get some fresh air – this artisan market will be THE place! Support the community in a safe and fun environment and grab some grub at the food trucks!

When: Every Saturday
Where: 1721 29 Avenue SW, Calgary
Time: 10 am – 2 pm

TAKE A HIKE

Summer hiking season is here, Calgary! This weekend, grab a buddy, lace up your shoes, and hit the link above to check out some of our favourites within a few hours of the city and enjoy!

HIT THE GREAT OUTDOORS COMEDY FESTIVAL

Get ready to LOL, because The Great Outdoors Comedy Festival is bringing comedy legends like Bill Burr, David Spade, and Whitney Cummings to Calgary.. Check out the link above for more information!

When: Friday, June 24th – 26th
Where: 698 Eau Claire Ave SW, Calgary
Cost: $79+

VISIT WITH THE ANIMALS AT COBB’S ADVENTURE PARK 

This weekend snuggle a kangaroo or two, go axe throwing and place a bet on a round of minigolf! We can almost guarentee that you and yours will have a have a ton of fun at Cobb’s Adventure Park.

Where: 1500 84th Street NE, Calgary
Time: 11 am – 5 pm
Tickets: $19.75+

HAVE A TRANSFORMATIVE EXPERIENCE

Featuring poets and professors, a paleontologist, a lawyer, creative directors, and community builders – the 2022 TedxYYC event will tackle everything from technological advancements, reconciliation, and social media to communicating in today’s climate and dinosaurs. Hit the link above and enjoy.

When: Saturday, June 25th
Where: 1721 29 Ave SW Suite #125, Calgary | 407 9 Ave SE, Calgary
When: 12 pm – 5 pm
Cost: $73.66 – $208.77

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HEAD DOWN TO WILLOW PARK VILLAGE’S 2ND ANNUAL SIDEWALK SALE

Now’s the time to spruce up your wardrobe! Head down to Willow Park Village this weekend and grab a deal on spring and summer collections, munch on delicious goodies, and get a pampering treatment – all while enjoying live performances by Justine Tyrell and Timothonius, (Friday from 1 pm to 3 pm), as well as Angela Violinist and DJ Sonidef (Saturday from 12 pm to 4 pm).

When: Friday, June 24th – June 25th
Where: Willow Park Village, 10816 Macleod Trail
Cost: FREE