Happy Thursday, YYC! We hope you’re ready because it is going to be a hot one – we’re talking record-breaking spicy, folks! This time around we’ve got a little something for everyone, whether you’re scrambling for a way to cool off, stay hydrated and really soak up that sun. We hope you guys have got a strong SPF because here are 10 socially distant things to do this weekend in Calgary!
TREAT YOURSELF TO WHISKY TASTING
Is whisky your poison of choice? This Friday, 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
ENJOY A 5-COURSE MEAL UNDER THE STARS
This weekend, dine like the kings and queens that you are! Foodies In The Park are back, this time with a Bridgerton themed dining experience and what’s more stereotypically romantic than that?! Until July 4th, enjoy an incredible 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 July 4th
Where: 15979 Bow Bottom Trail SE, Calgary
Time: 5 PM, 7:05 PM and 9:10 PM for dinner, and 12 PM for afternoon tea on weekends.
CHECK OUT SAUCY BURGER’S SOFT OPENING & GET 50% OFF
This Friday, June 25th, Calgary’s brand new Saucy Burger will be launching a preview menu, offering a number of their tasty-looking bites for 50% off – but here’s the catch! If you’re interested in getting your hands on one of their softly toasted potato rolls or a basket of their waffle fries, you’ve likely got to be there right at 5 pm because they’re open until they sell out! Good luck!
When: Friday, June 25th
Where: 1001 17th Ave SW Calgary AB
Time: 5 pm
GO FOR A RUN
From beautifully landscaped gardens for lounging, picnicking and reading in; to open fields where you can work up a sweat, YYC has got you! One of the most popular ways to get out and about in the city? Running! So – if you’re like us and feel like you’ve taken too many laps around the block check out the link above for 10 of the best places to go for a run in Calgary!
COMPETE IN A CITY-WIDE SCAVENGER HUNT
Organized by Parks Calgary in cooperation with PlayCityYYC will challenge those looking to get out and about to a game of wit, speed, and problem-solving. This Saturday, take part in a city wide-scavenger hunt that will have you racing for clues, exploring the city, and hopefully, winning some killer prizes1
When: Every Saturday
SHOP UNTIL YOU DROP AT THE BLOOM VINTAGE CLOTHING MARKET
This weekend, mask up and check out the BLOOM Vintage Clothing Marker, an after-hours affair celebrating local entrepreneurs and individuality! Featuring collections curated by Calgary vendors, BLOOM will be totally free to attend which is probably for the best considering you may or may not give your entire wardrobe a throwback facelift.
When: Saturday, June 26th
Where: 1131 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary
Time: 5:30 pm – 9 pm
HIT THE LITTLE MODERN MARKET
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, June 26th-27th
Where: 11500 35 St SE #1000, Calgary
Time: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
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 weekend, 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!
Where: 88 Canada Olympic Rd SW, Calgary
COOL OFF IN THE BOW
What better way to cool off this weekend than by renting a dingy and lounging in the Bow? This Saturday or Sunday grab your pals, your family, a paddle and some snacks then hit either of Calgary’s winding rivers. Kick back and enjoy the warmth on your face and the water on your toes on an obligatory YYC adventure.
RE-CENTER WITH AN OUTDOOR YOGA CLASS
Whew, after all that fun you’re going to need to wind down. This Sunday, inhale, exhale, stretch and sweat out your crazy weekend at an incredibly relaxing Yoga class in Stanley Park. After all, there’s really no better way to spend an afternoon than by winding down and breathing in some fresh air with your toes in the grass.
Where: 1300 12 Street Northeast
Time: 1 pm
Wowza! Well, there you have, it friends – 10 things to do in Calgary this weekend. What will you hit up first?
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