Happy Thursday, friends! It may not officially be fall, but the season feels like it’s in full swing and the next few days are full of events that have already embraced leaves, pumpkins and spook. From markets to installations, here are 10 amazing things to do in Calgary this weekend! Enjoy!
The days are getting longer the nights are getting a little warmer, which can only mean one thing! The Inglewood Night Market is back, friends! As always this annual after-hours event will feature everything from handmade goods, crafts, vintage clothing, collectables and a ton more
When: Friday, September 17th
Where: 10 Avenue & and 10th Street – 11th Avenue & 11th street
Time: 5 pm – 11 pm
Hit the green and watch up-and-coming golfers on track to become tomorrow’s PGA TOUR stars compete this week at the ATB Financial Classic! This year’s Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada event will take place at the beautiful Country Hills Golf Course where you can find food trucks, games, giveaways and a 50/50 draw all four days. An un-fore-gettable experience indeed!
When: Thursday, September 16-19th
Where: Country Hills Golf Course
Cost: $15 per day, tickets now available
In addition to hosting some of our fave retailers, Township is also home to some pretty nice art installations and murals. This Saturday, check out their most recent piece – an 80 ft. installation of a Windward Light: a crane whose giant wingspan creates a canopy that reflects the changing colours of Alberta skies, as well as their informal outdoor market! Don’t miss it!
When: Saturday, September 18th
Where: 210 Avenue SE & McLeod Trail, Calgary
Located 20 minutes from Calgary’s city centre, The Saskatoon Farm is an absolute gem of a destination and this year they’re doing things bigger than ever by holding an adorable fall fair! Complete with tractor rides, live music, an animal pen, games face painting, a pie-eating contest and food trucks, their first-ever fall fair will have fun for the entire family
When: Saturday, September 18th – 19th
Where: 80181 338 Ave East, Calgary
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
The sun is out and some of you are looking for somewhere to escape the rays. Luckily, we’ve got just the place – and guess what? It won’t even cost you a dime! Every weekend this month Calgary’s National Music Centre and ATB are actually offering free admission Saturdays and Sundays in celebration of Studio Bell’s 5th anniversary- check out the link above for more information!
Where: 850 4 St SE, Calgary, AB
Looking to do something a little more fast-paced or spooky to end the summer? Adrenaline junkies prepare yourselves because Calaway Park has announced the return of Halloweekend, a series of ‘terrifying’ events for you and the whole family. Mask up and head out for a full day of sun, fun, parades, witchy meet and greets and of course, cheap and delicious carnival food.
When: Weekends until October 11th
Where: 245033 Range Road 33, Calgary
Whether you’re a foodie, love shopping local or are just looking to get some fresh air check out this fall’s Farmers and Makers Market! Support the community in a safe and fun environment and grab some grub at the food trucks. That sounds like a perfect spring afternoon to us!
When: Every Saturday until October 9th
Where: 1729 29 Ave SW, Calgary
Time: 10 am – 2 pm
Big news, Calgary! Van Gogh Immersive Exhibit has actually been extended – but you don’t have much time left! This weekend. immerse yourselves into the wonderfully colourful world of a mad genius! Guided by his own dreams, thoughts, and words, experience the world of the troubled artist as if it were the first time.
When: Until Sunday, September 26th
Where: 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary
Time: See times above
Starting September 17th, guests are encouraged to head to the park for an evening of whimsy and fun as vibrant colours and thousands of lights illuminate the grounds! Every weekend until October 31st, the Calgary Farmyard and all of its attractions will stay open past 9 pm, giving you more time to snuggle with their animals, get lost in their giant corn maze, challenge each other to a game of mini-golf, or make a fool of yourself in their giant rat rollers.
When: Fridays-Sundays starting September 17th
Where: 284022 Township Rd 224, Rocky Mountain Couty
Time: until 9:30 pm
Cost:: $19.95 +
Featuring live performances by local rock band Howlin’ Pete and the Wolves and The President’s Choice SuperDogs, guests will be encouraged to roam, watch, eat and enjoy themselves between 1 pm and 4 pm this Sunday, September 19th. Don’t miss it!
When: Sunday, September 19th
Where: 4410 University Avenue NW
Time: 1 pm – 4 pm | SuperDogs @ 1 pm, 2:15 pm and 3:30 pm
There you have it, 10 things to do in Calgary this weekend! Enjoy yourselves out there and have a ton of fun!