Another week has come and gone – but the fun has just begun. From film festivals to outdoor activities, there are a ton of incredible things to see and do in Calgary this weekend. Not sure where to start? Check out our top 10 list below and enjoy!
Celebrating excellence and art, Calgarians are encouraged to check out the Black Film Festival this weekend at the Globe Cinema. Pop some corn and check it out. It’s going to be a good year!
When: Thursday, May 26th – 29th
Where: 617 8 Ave SW, Calgary
Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden is one of the most beautiful places in all of North America and this weekend wander through fields of flowers, trees, and the beautifully cut grass of the iconic location.
Where: Corner of 9th Ave S &, Mayor Magrath Dr. S, Lethbridge
Cocktails, tapas, and art – sounds like a winning combination, no? This weekend, indulge in all of the above at the brand new Artist Lounge in Calgary, a unique space located inside the Ruberto Ostberg Gallery.
When: Thursday, May 26th – 28th
Where: 1840 20th Avenue NW, Calgary
Looking to do something a little more fast-paced this weekend? Adrenaline junkies are encouraged to ride the coaster or eat all the carnival food their stomachs can handle at Calgary’s Calaway Park,
Where: 245033 Range Road 33, Calgary
As of Thursday, it’s 3-1 in the Battle of Alberta series, but there’s still hope! With a little bit of luck, the Flames will pull out a win on the 26th and then again on Saturday. This weekend, whether you plan on staying in or catching the game at the bar – join your fellow Calgarians in cheering our home team to victory.
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. This weekend, check it out and say bon voyage to reality.
When: Now open
Where: 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Cost: Included in general admission ($26)
Spring has sprung, and your garden needs a little RNR. With wholesale prices, 4 locations across the city, and expert staff, the popup glow gardens are back but only until they sell out. Don’t miss out on this one, folks!
Where: See locations above
Don’t waste a ray of sunshine! As long as the weather continues to cooperate this weekend, why not treat yourself to a stunning spring hike in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains – after all, there’s really nothing better than a little fresh air! Check the link above for our favorites!
Known for his backcountry one-liners and legendary mustache, those in need of a deep belly laugh are encouraged to catch comedian Jeff Foxworthy at the Grey Eagle this weekend at 8 pm. Hit the link above for tickets!
When: Saturday, May 28th
Where: 3777 Grey Eagle Dr, Calgary
Time: 8 pm
Couture lovers, this one’s for you! Celebrating the launch of Dior’s newest Forever Foundation, the French maison is setting up a four-week limited-time pop-up with a brand new theme every week. Visit Sephora in Chinook Centre to discover your perfect shade and finish of Forever Foundation, grow a forever rose, and experience a totally chic moment.
There you have it, folks. 10 of the best things to do in Calgary this weekend. Now get out and enjoy yourselves! You deserve to have some fun!