Hiya friends and happy Thursday. You made it! You’ve got another work week in the books. Of course, the excitement is just beginning with 3 more days of events, popups, and activities ahead of us. Not sure where to start? Here are 10 things to do in Calgary this weekend.
CHECK OUT THE TIPSY PARROT RUM SHACK
This weekend, take a vacation… or at least pretend that you’re on the beach for a few hours. The Fairmont Palliser’s Tipsy Parrot Popup Bar provides a much-needed break from the hustle and bustle of city life, so grab a boozy sip or snack on Caribbean bites and enjoy a tropical escape all without hopping on a plane.
When: Tuesdays – Saturdays
Where: Boulevard-level Fairmont Palliser – 133 9 Ave SW, Calgary
Time: 5 pm – 10 pm
LAUGH YOUR WAY INTO MONDAY FROM THE DANGER ROOM
Featuring comedians Brett Forte, Sam Walker, and Uncle Hack, The Comedy Cave presents: The Danger Room, a hilarious dinner and improve-type show where the audience will get to participate, laugh and drive the conversation into the evening.
When: Sunday, March 20th
Where: 1020 8th Avenue SW
Time: 7:30 pm
EXPLORE MICHELANGELO’S SISTINE CHAPEL: THE EXHIBITION
Suit up, friends! This weekend you’re encouraged to check out Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition, a newly opened gallery that celebrates one of the most famous Renaissance painters in history. For more information or tickets, check out the link above.
When: Until April 15th
Where: 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary
GO FOR BRUNCH
If there’s one thing that we can all agree on, it’s that Sundays are tough – so waking up before noon should be celebrated! This Sunday, grab your best pals and stumble into one of Calgary’s best brunch spots for a delicious hangover meal! You deserve it!
CHECK OUT THE NATIONAL MUSIC CENTRE
Save a few bucks and rock on. This Saturday and Sunday Calgary’s iconic National Music Centre will be shifting to a pay-what-you-can admission model for weekend guests! Explore five floors of exhibitions and catch also performances – it’s all included with the admission of your choosing! Check out the link above for more information!
Where: 850 4 St SE, Calgary, AB
ENJOY DINNER AND A VIEW
Miss brunch? Don’t fret! This weekend, grab a bite to eat with a side of unforgettable view from one of Alberta’s most beautiful restaurants. From mountain ranges to lakes, check out the link above for the province’s best scenic spots.
WANDER THE NEW QUANTUM SANDBOX EXHIBIT
Described as an infinite space where science and art meet, Spark’s permanent digital art gallery is the first of its kind in Canada and this weekend its new exhibit ‘Quantum Sandbox’ will blow you away. Check it out and escape reality – you might not want to come back.
When: Now open
Where: 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Cost: Included in general admission ($26)
TREAT YOURSELF TO AN ICE CREAM CUP FOR A GOOD CAUSE
Nothing tastes as good as charity feels – but ice cream comes close. This weekend, stop by Luke’s for a potentially life-saving cup of flavored sweet cream. Until the end of the month, 100% of the profits will go to the incredible people of Ukraine currently fighting for their freedoms.
WADDLE WITH THE PENGUINS AT THE CALGARY ZOO
Bundle up! As long as the weather permits, this weekend Calgarians can waddle over to the Zoo for their adorable 10th annual Penguin Walk! This event is truly as cute as can be, so check it out!
When: Every day until mid-March (weather depending)
Where: 210 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Time: 10:30 am
CHECK OUT NORTH AMERICA’S LARGEST INFLATABLE PARK
Are you an adrenaline junkie? This weekend, check out Alberta’s Big Fun Inflatable Park – the largest of its kind not only in the province or Canada but all of North America. You won’t regret it!
And there you have it, friends. 10 things to do in Calgary this weekend. Enjoy!
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