We made it, YYC. If’s finally Friday eve, which means you’ve got three days to rest up, party hard (safely distanced, of course) and hang out! Not sure what’s happening in and around the city this weekend? Well, you’re in luck, because we do. From tasty adventures to views that will take your breath away, here are 10 of the best things to do this weekend in Calgary! Enjoy!
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!
This weekend, look up for a 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 this Sunday, April 25th. Check out the link above for 6 places where the view will take your breath away.
When: Until Sunday, April 25th
Pop some popcorn Calgary! 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: Until Sunday, May 2nd
Where: Online above
Times: See times above
Cost: TBA tickets available April 7th
We hope you’re hungry YYC! This weekend, 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 – May 1st
Where: See participating restaurants here
Cost: Prices vary
This weekend, 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
Cancel your weekend lunch plans, cross your fingers for some good weather and get, ready to support local. because Calgary’s pop-up patios are now allowed to extend outwards onto the streets. Check out the link above for more information.
Anyone who has lived in Calgary for a while has likely seen Banff in every light, in every season, from every angle and at every time of day. This weekend, unless you’re a time traveller, see the Rockies like never before when you take an Open-Top Tour of Alberta’s favourite mountain town in a vintage-style coach. Hit the link above to book yours!
It’s finally here! This weekend, check out the Little Modern Market, a two-day celebration of local vendors, entrepreneurs, and artists, as well as the sunnier days ahead. The best part? This event is totally free to attend, so check it out!
When: Saturday, April 24th and 25th
Where: 11500 35 St SE #1000, Calgary
Time: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Grab some snacks and hit shuffle on that ‘road tunes’ playlist of yours! We live in a beautiful province and one of the easiest ways to really experience its beauty is from behind the wheel! Start your engines YYC– because we’ve put together a list of the 10 most scenic drives in Alberta. Click the link above for more information!
Warmer weather is well on its way which means so are late-night walks, flip-flops, and sunny day activities! One of our favourites? The Kensington Market! If you’re a big fan like we are, hold on to your bags, because they’ve already set a date for the first one of the season!
When: Saturday, April 24th
Where: Parking lot next to the Tim Horton’s, Kensington Road NW, Calgary, AB
Time: 11 am – 4 pm
Whew, there you have it. 10 things to do in Calgary this weekend. What did we say, folks? Pretty great stuff, hey?! What will you check out first? Let us know and remember to stay safe, wash your hands and have fun. We’ll see you out there!
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