Well hey there, YYC! Happy Sunday! Despite all of the snow on the ground, we hope that you had a wonderful weekend. Now it’s time to get back to business, of course, as always that business is just more fun stuff. Here are 10 socially-distant things you can do this week in Calgary.
Are you or someone you know a frontline healthcare worker? This Monday and every Monday for the rest of your lives, COVID’s heroes are encouraged to make their way to El Furniture Warehouse on any given Monday for a free burger! All you have to do is bring a valid work ID, take a seat and enjoy! It’s their treat!
When: Every Monday
Where: 107 8 Ave SW, Calgary
Cost: Free with a valid health worker ID
This week, check out Tokyo Chopsticks, a Shelter YYC takeover featuring Japanese food and ramen crafted by the talented Chef Keisuke of Ikemen Calgary. With unreal items like Japanese curry miso ramen, edamame guacamole, Kabocha pumpkin vege ramen we can guarantee that you won’t leave hungry.
When: Tuesday, March 30th
Where: 1210 1 St SW, Calgary, AB
Whether you’re looking to bond with your furry pal, get some exercise, or just to pup watch, there’s really nothing better than grabbing a coffee and wandering one of Calgary’s dog parks! Not sure which one you should check out? Click the link above for our favourites.
Elevate your weekend walk through Fish Creek by stopping into one of Calgary’s many hidden gems, Annie’s Cafe! This underrated ice cream and coffee shop is located in the heart of one of YYC’s best parks and is guaranteed to make your day that much better. Get your steps in and eat your weight in Neopolitan!
Where: 15985 Bow Bottom Trail SE, Calgary (west of the Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant)
Time: 9 am to 6 pm
It’s down to the wire, friends! You’ve only got a few more days left to support local, explore the city, and breathe in some fresh air during the Bridgeland Arctic Adventure! This week check out their ‘adventure circuit’ which includes harder than you think tasks, like group photos in front of hidden city gems, videos proof of you participating in singalongs and fitness challenges, and a ton more.
When: Until Wednesday, March 31st
Where: Community of Bridgeland – See directions here
Miss going to the movie theatre to catch a flick? Well, the folks at Calgary’s Hotel Arts want you to grab some popcorn and enjoy with their dinner and movie staycation package. For less than $300 enjoy a night of luxury and fun in one of their suites.
When: See dates above
Where: 119 12 Ave SW, Calgary
The sun is out and the snow and ice are melting. That can only mean one thing! Spring has nearly sprung and the mountains are calling our name! This week lace up your boots, pack up the car, and head to the Rockies where trails aplenty await. Click the link above for the most beautiful hikes you can do near Calgary this spring!
More often than not these days, we catch ourselves longing for the sun and everything we can do under it – like golf! This week check out Hotel Arts, where you won’t find acres of green, but you will find a high def screen! Here you can play a few rounds of virtual golf poolside, enjoy a drink or two, and even take lessons from a pro. This really is as good as it gets, Calgary! Check it out.
Where: 119 12 Ave SW, Calgary
Escape reality and relive the 90s… kind of. In this quirky virtual experience, game players will be transported not to the decade that we know and love, but to that of a parallel universe where everything is a little topsy turvy. In order to escape you and your crew will have only one hour to solve puzzles and crack codes before you’re stuck in a world where Tamagotchi’s hold a grudge and Monica and Chandler never get together. Terrifying,
Easter is right around the corner, Calgary! This week, celebrate mess-free by checking out one of Calgary’s many restaurants offering easy takeaway or dine-in specials – but don’t hesitate to make reservations or to pre-order, folks. Seating is limited and so are how many meals each restaurant plans on putting together.
There you have it, friends 10 socially distant things to do in Calgary this week. Enjoy yourselves out there and as always, please be kind, be safe and have fun!