Well hey, there, friends! Happy Sunday. As always, we hope that you had an exciting weekend. Whether you want to continue your safe ‘open for summer’ celebrations, or are looking for a way to wind down after a long day of work, here are 10 wonderful, socially distant things to do in Calgary this week. Enjoy yourselves out there!
HIT THE NEWLY REOPENED TELUS SPARK!
It’s been a minute, but they’re back Calgary! This week check out Telus Spark who return with far more than just their beloved exhibits! To the excitement of many, they have also finally opened their new eatery, the Rocket Fuel Café!
Where: 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
SHOP ‘TIL YOU DROP AT WILLOW PARK VILLAGE
This week in celebration of being “Open For Summer,” the shops at Willow Park Village are putting on a huge 3-day sidewalk sale from Thursday, June 24th ’till Saturday, June 26th! Hit ‘em up for deals on last season’s fashion, or to grab some new arrivals!
When: Thursday, June 24th – 26th
Where: Willow Park Village, 10816 Macleod Trail, Calgary
Kit & Ace 20% off sale
Boom, Flash, Pop! You can get 20% off sitewide at Kit and Ace this week for two days only. Kick summer off with some much-needed wardrobe replacements and take your warm-weather fits to the next level!
Where: Online and in-store
When: June 21st and June 22nd
WIN PRIZES WITH BIKES, BEERS, AND BURGERS
Thirsty?! In an effort to bring more people to the vibrant neighbourhood, The BLOX has organized a weekly challenge where people can take a ride, grab curbside pickup from one of their participating restaurants, and then get entered to win a weekly draw for prizes! For more information check out the link above!
CELEBRATE YYC BEING ‘OPEN FOR THE SUMMER’ WITH A BEER IN THE PARK
Looking for a way to celebrate restrictions lifting on July 1st? This week, call up a few friends, book out a picnic table and enjoy a European-style drink or two at one of the various parks around the city that now allow alcohol as part of a new pilot program encouraging people to get out and stay safe this summer. Be safe, be responsible and half fun, friends!
GO HEAD TO HEAD AT WINSPORT
Competition is a healthy part of any relationship, whether that be with your friend, family member or significant other. This week, proceed with caution to Winsport Canada and go head to head on their 1800 metres downhill go-kart track or their mini-putting green! The ‘loser’ buys the other a drink afterwards!
TAKE A SELF GUIDED TOUR OF YYC’S BEST ICE CREAM SHOPS
Tis’ the season for frozen treats and waffle cones, but where to go? You could just go to your local convenience or grocery store and just buy a litre of vanilla… or you could go to one of the cities top-notch shops. Really crush that craving, and melt with the spirit of the season by checking out one of the 10 best ice cream shops in Calgary, which you can find in the link above!
TREAT YOURSELF TO WHISKY TASTING AT KENSINGTON’S WINE MARKET
Is whisky your poison of choice? This week, sip, savour and learn a thing or two courtesy of the folks at Kensington’s Wine Market, who will be holding an incredibly delicious new product tasting event where participants will be among the first people in all of Canada to sample a variety of newbies from the Retro Cars and Video Games brands.
When: Friday, June 25th
HAVE A PICNIC LUNCH IN THE PARK
We’ve all had a pretty crazy year and now that it’s nearly behind us, everyone could probably use a little colour therapy. The best place to do that? Well, a garden of course! Pack up a picnic basket full of goodies, hit the link above and have a bite to eat in one of Calgary’s most beautiful gardens.
WIN A YEAR OF BOOZE IN A SCAVENGER HUNT
Last chance, Calgary! This week until Friday, June 25th, Calgarians who are interested in free swag, free booze and fresh air will be encouraged to follow a series of clues posted by YYC’s Burwood Distillery – all of which will lead them to a mystery destination marked with a neon pineapple decal. This neon fruit will be your ticket to winning a summer’s worth of amazing prizes, so keep your eyes peeled! For more information check out the link above!
When: Until Friday, June 25th
There you have it, 10 things to do in Calgary this week! Looks like it’s going to be a good one, folks! Have an amazing time out there and be safe, be smart and have a great time!
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