Well hey there, YYC! It looks like you made it through the weekend! Unfortunately, things are going to look a tad different this time around due to the newly enforced COVID restrictions, but that certainly doesn’t mean we can’t still have some (safe and clean) fun. From virtual events to different ways to explore your city, here are 10 socially distant things to do in Calgary this week.
Alright, Millenials, zillennials, and gen Z-ers the time has come! This Monday, May 10th everyone in Alberta ages 12 and up will be able to book an appointment to receive the COVID vaccine! Can you smell that? That’s the smell of normalcy! Check out the link above for more information or to get on ‘er!
Miss live music? So do we! That’s why this week you need to check out the 2021 TD Jazz YYC Festival. Much like last year, this time around the organization is going digital, featuring Q and A’s and performances online until May 27th. You won’t want to miss this, friends!
When: Until May 27
Where: Online above
Time: Various times
‘Tis the season for flowers, succulents, and green thumbs! Located just southwest of Calgary at Granary Road, Dunvegan Gardens carries both indoor and outdoor plants, landscaping supplies, gardening tools, and a ton more. This week, check them out and breathe a little life back into your home!
When: Thursday – Monday
Where: 226066 112 Street W, Foothills County
Time: 9 am – 5 pm
With over 100 stores and 126,135 products to choose from in Calgary alone, Sokolocal a website comparable to Amazon or Etsy, has everything from art to home decor, fashion sports equipment, food, plants, and musical instruments, This week, why not check them out, cross a few things off of your to-buy list and support local in the process?
Established in 1967, Nikka Yuko was “was built to recognize contributions made by citizens of Japanese ancestry to the multi-cultural community of Lethbridge,” and emulates the many authentic gardens overseas. This place is by far one of the most beautiful spots in all of Alberta, and this week it finally reopens for the season! Check it out, Calgary.
When: Thursday, May 13th
Where: Corner of 9th Ave S &, Mayor Magrath Dr. S, Lethbridge
Time: 9 am – 5 pm
From documentaries comedies and originals, Netflix will be delivering hours of entertainment to get us through another month of craziness. This week, those who would prefer to stay indoors can binge their way through isolation with a ton of new releases! Enjoy!
Though pet-friendly patios are closed there are still a ton of ways you get out, get some exercise, and bond with your furry friend. This week, grab the leash, a coffee and wander one of Calgary’s dog parks! Not sure which one you should check out? Click the link above for our favourites.
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 break a sweat and work those calves? 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 and around Calgary!
Do you ever wonder what happens to all of your e-commerce returns? Well, friends, there’s a pretty good chance that it’s actually being resold at Calgary’s new liquidation pop-up, Krazy Bins. Depending on the day of the week you check them out all items can cost anywhere from $25 – $1! This week, why not check them out? You never know what you’re going to find!
Where: 3351 20 Ave NE Calgary, AB
The sun is out and you should be too! Friends, spring is finally here and the mountains are calling our name so we think it’s about time you lace up your hiking 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 week!
Well, there you go, YYC. 10 things to do in Calgary this week! Just think, it’ll only be a matter of time until we still the inside of concert halls and stadiums again if we do this right! Until then, have as much fun as you can, enjoy the beautiful weather and wash your dang hands!