Happy Thursday, friends! In just a matter of hours we’ll be celebrating another great week having come and gone, but where and how will you let loose? If you don’t have plans yet, here are 10 wonderful things to do this weekend in Calgary. There’s no time to waste, so let’s hop to it!
Have you made your reservations for Super Bowl Sunday yet? if the answer is no, you’re in luck because, with so many sports bars around the city offering specials, big screens and prizes, you’ve still got some options! Check our list above and enjoy.
Hungry? Check out La Poutine Week! Between now and the 14th a ton of Calgary restaurants will be whipping up their best and cheesiest creations so don’t miss it!
When: Until February 14th, 2023
Where: Participating Restaurants
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Calling all music lovers! There’s a theatrical show in town that you definitely won’t want to miss. Fans of Canadian legends like the Guess Who, Tragically Hip, The Weeknd, Avril Lavigne, and more, can venture over to Studio Bell for weekend matinee performances of Rock the Nation.
Filled with Canada’s greatest hits, it’ll be a show filled with some national pride and plenty of bops.
When: Saturdays and Sundays 12 pm and 2 pm from now until March 5th
Where: Studio Bell
Price: Included with regular admission
Back for its 3rd year, The Calgary Snow Rodeo is a weeklong festival that will feature world-class snowboarders, trick riders and so much more. Don’t miss it, it’s going to be wild!
When: Until February 12th, 2023
Where: 88 Canada Olympic Rd SW, Calgary
It’s back and sweeter than ever! The annual YYC Hot Chocolate Festival is back and with over 100 restaurants and cafes around the city participating it’s bigger than ever. You can hit one, hit a couple, or hit them all, the city is your oyster.
When: Until February 28th, 2023
Featuring a ton of local and Canadian artists, The Block Heater Folk festival will take over Calgary’s inner city this weekend. Interested in checking it out? Hit the link above for tickets!
When: Until February 12th, 2023
Where: See locations here
My my, how can we resist it? This weekend, Calgarians can check out Jubilation Dinner Theatre’s ABBA-themed musical based on the band’s beloved music. For more information or to get your tickets, check out the link above!
When: Until March 25th, 2023
Where: 1002 – 37th Street SW Calgary
Looking for a cheap pre-Valentine’s idea? Located just off River Walk Plaza in the East Village, Calgarians are encouraged to cozy up in the 2023 Hygge Hut! This Scandinavian-style spot is fitted with a cozy fireplace, a warm atmosphere and is perfect for enjoying a cup of Joe or hot cocoa.
When: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
Where: See location here
Time: Fridays (3 pm – 6 pm) Saturdays and Sundays (12 pm – 6 pm)
Love is in the air, and the kids are tucked away in their beds at home. This weekend, in celebration of Valentine’s Day, the Calgary Zoo will hold a cheeky adults-only date night, featuring fantastic food, scandalous presentations and drinks!
When: Saturday, February 11th – 14th, 2023
Where: 210 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Time: 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Nightrise at the Banff Gondola has returned. An activity that merges multimedia, storytelling and nature, those who attend this stunning event are in for something special! For more information and tickets, check out the link above
When: Until March 13th, 2023
Where: 100 Mountain Ave, Banff, AB
Time: 5 pm
Well, there you have it. 10 things to do in Calgary this weekend. What did we say, folks? Pretty great stuff, hey?