Happy Sunday, YYC. we hope your weekend was wonderful, fun and that you got a chance to enjoy the sun while it lasted, but it’s almost that time again! Monday is on our heels, but as always, we don’t think this needs to be a bad thing. Why? Well, there are a ton of incredibly fun things to do this time around, so get out that calendar and take a few notes. Here are 10 socially distant things to do in Calgary this week.
This week, look up for spacey spectacle of meteors and madness! As long as the sky is clear, Calgarians will be able to catch the Lyrid shower between now and the 25th. Check out the link above for 6 places where the view will take your breath away.
When: Until Sunday, April 25th (peak on Wednesday, April 21st)
While most would say that Easter or the beginning of spring is their favourite thing about April, we’d have to say Canadian Film Day takes our top spot. Pop some popcorn, get couch cozy, and celebrate northern excellence by watching some canuck-made movies on the 21st!
For the second year in a row, the Calgary Underground film festival is going digital! This week stream a ton of the best of 2021’s independent cinema right from your couch at home. Check the link above for their lineup!
When: Thursday, April 22nd – May 2nd
Where: Online above
Times: See times above
Cost: TBA tickets available April 7th
After lounging our way through the winter months, we think that it’s safe to say that a lot of you are ready to stretch your legs and get back outside. One of the best ways to really make the most of the spring or summer? By taking a leisurely ride on a two-wheeler, of course! Check out the link above for the 10 best places for a bike ride in Calgary!
Fancy a brew? Head to the zoo! This week, check out one of Calgary’s favourite attractions for their ‘Quest for the Golden Giraffe’ event where you’ll booze your way through a one-of-a-kind choose your own adventure game, solve riddles, make dyer decisions and see some animals in hopes of finding your way to the finish line – It’s going to be a hoot.
When: Thursday, April 22nd
Where: 210 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Time: 4 pm – 8 pm
It’s golf season again, so dust off those clubs, gather up some balls, and fasten that visor then check out the link above for some of the golf courses in Calgary that are open right now.
Get your poutine on and do some good during Calgary’s 2021 Poutine with a Purpose! Every year, this event is able to feed local families in need through their partnership with Meal Share, with their buy-one-give-one model – so don’t miss it!
When: Friday, April 23rd
Where: See participating restaurants here
Cost: Prices vary
This week, dine like the kings and queens that you are! Foodies In The Park are back, this time with a Royal-themed dining experience. From now until May 16th, enjoy a romantic meal under the stars in one of Bow Valley’s unique, distance-friendly, backyard garden domes – because you deserve a little royal treatment!
When: Until Sunday, May 16th
Where: 15979 Bow Bottom Trail SE, Calgary
Time: 5 pm, 7:05 pm, and 9:05 pm
We hope you’re hungry, ready to support local, and are optimistic about the weather this spring because Calgary’s pop-up patios are now allowed to extend outwards onto the streets. Check out the link above for more information.