Happy Thursday, friends. The weekend is upon us! Do you know what you’re doing to celebrate? From indoor events, outdoor adventures, and at-home activities there are a ton of things to keep you busy over the next few days. Here are just 10 things you can do in and around Calgary this time around.
Ok, Calgary! This one might not take you all the way into the weekend, but tomorrow Friday, March 12th is the last day to engage with #ATBup in support of mental health and taking part is so easy! All you’ve gotta do? Post a picture doing a simple challenge using #ATBup, or like, comment and share any #ATBup posts. Every time you engage with a #ATBup, ATB will donate $1 to the Alberta Mental Health Foundation!
When: Until Friday, March 12th
After months of uncertainty and closures, YYC’s nightlife finally has legs again, folks! This weekend, dress up, chill out and enjoy the ambiance of one of Calgary’s newer bars. Check out the link above for a list of spots that you should definitely check out!
This weekend, Calgarians interested in getting active, supporting local, exploring their city, and breathing in some fresh air are encouraged to check out the first Bridgeland Arctic Adventure! No matter the day 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
Take in the last of the snowy season on the Calgary East Village Nordic Loop, a beautifully groomed 1 km cross country track, where you enjoy a fresh alpine-like experience without filling up your gas tank! Exercise, fresh air and great views? Consider us sold!
Where: See all entrance points here
Time: 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Winter in Alberta is great, but more often than not these days, we catch ourselves longing for the sun and everything we can do under it – like golf! This weekend, 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
Winter is coming to a close, folks! Don’t let it, or any of the incredible things that you can experience in the snow get away from you! This weekend take a day or a weekend and explore the Rockies. Check the link above for 10 incredible things you have to do before the end of March.
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 here
Where: 119 12 Ave SW, Calgary
3.14 is upon us friends and you know what that means! It’s pie day! This month, celebrate the most delicious day of March by supporting one of Calgary’s local bakeries. Whether you order cherry, apple, pumpkin, and lemon meringue you’ll be doing something incredible for the community.
Well, folks, this month will be your last chance to get up close and personal with the Calgary Zoo’s adorable penguins! Until mid-March Calgarians looking for a wholesome winter activity are encouraged to mask up and head the zoo for their annual Penguin Walk! Of course, this event depends on the weather – so before heading out, check their website for updates!
When: Until Mid-March
Where: 210 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Time: 10:00 AM
They say a way to someone’s heart is through their stomach, but if you give them the choice between fries and a pug snuggle, you’ll find out pretty quickly that this is simply untrue. Whether you’re looking to bond with your furry pal, get some exercise, or just to pup watch, why not check out one of Calgary’s dog parks! Hit the link above for our favourites.
There you have it, friends 10 socially distant things to do in Calgary this weekend. Have fun out there, and please be safe, be kind and stay warm!