Time is flying, but we certainly wouldn’t want it to pass you by. We also wouldn’t want you to overspend trying to keep up, so we’ve put together a wallet-conscious guide to getting out and about this month! Here are 12 things to do in Calgary for under $10 this March! Enjoy, friends!
GET SIPPIN’ AT SHELTERS JELLYFISH COFFEE POPUP
This month, hit Shelter YYC for the cities most energizing pop-up featuring hand-brewed coffee and tea from all over Japan! Hungry? From cookies to cheesecake, they’ve also got a ton of goodies made with dietary restrictions and preferences in mind!
When: Thursday, March 4th-6th
Where: 1210 1 St SW, Calgary
Time: 9 am – 1 pm
Cost: Prices Vary
HANG OUT IN THE EAST VILLAGE HYGGE HUT
Located just off River Walk Plaza in the East Village, Calgarians looking to hang out after a day of in-city cross-country skiing are encouraged to check out the Hygge Hut! This Scandinavian-style spot is fitted with a cozy fireplace, a warm atmosphere and is perfect for winding down under a blanket with a cup of Joe or hot cocoa. Oh, and while your there, don’t forget to snap a pic in front of their winter wonderland photo wall! These guys really went all out for us this year.
When: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
Where: See location here
Time: Fridays (3 pm -7 pm) Saturday and Sunday (1 pm – 7 pm)
EAT YOUR WAY THROUGH THE MENU AT THE MAN VS.FRIES POPUP
This month, check out Man vs Fries, an UNREAL popup serving everything from deep-fried cookies to fry stuffed burritos. These guys won’t be here forever, so check the link above for more information or place an order on your favourite delivery app!
HIT THE EAST VILLAGE CROSS COUNTRY SKI LOOP
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! It won’t be long until we move our way into flip-flop weather so make the most of it!
Where: See all entrance points here
Time: 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
RENT ONE OF CALGARY’S FREE-TO-USE FIREPITS
In an effort to promote safe socialization, some public parks in Calgary have been fitted with temporary fire pits and, as if that wasn’t cool enough, they’re also offering free wood! This month, call up your social bubble and book a spot to cozy in and catch up!
When: Every day
Where: See locations in the link above
Time: 9 am – 9 pm
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SKATE OLYMPIC PLAZA
The Calgary Olympic Plaza skating rink is freaking magical, thanks to all the love that the city has put into making it an experience. Here you can glide underneath stars and fairy lights surrounded by a “city-alive” downtown atmosphere and take in the last little bit of the season right.
When: Currently open
Where: Olympic Plaza, 228 8 Ave SE
Time: 6 AM – 11 PM
CELEBRATE PI DAY AT BLAZE PIZZA
Eleven inches of crispy crust and fresh toppings for under $5? This month, in celebration of everyone’s favourite non-holiday holiday, Blaze is offering customers $3.14 Pizzas! Check the link above to see how you can get one for yourself!
When: Sunday, March 14th – April 12th
Where: Locations across Canada
SHOP AROUND AT THE RELOVE CONSIGNMENT MARKET
Who in the heck doesn’t love consignment shopping? From designer gems to unique vintage pieces, browsing second-hand is the best way to find something fun, one-of-a-kind, and under budget. For this reason, we’d highly recommend checking out The Pioneer on Stephen Ave where they’ll be holding Relove Market, a huge vintage pop-up celebrating sustainability and fashion.
When: Saturday, March 6th
Where: The Pioneer 117 8th Ave SW
Time: 12 pm – 5 pm
TAKE A SCENIC ALBERTA DRIVE
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. Bundle up and start your engines – because we’ve put together a list of the 10 most scenic drives in Alberta. Click the link above for more information!
DANCE LIKE NO ONE’S WATCHING
This St.Paddy’s day, drink, dance, and vibe like no one’s watching! This community event will feature two different DJs, hours of fun, and will put a little bit of a skip back into your step. Times have been tough, why not let loose this month?
When: Wednesday, March 17th
Time: 8 pm – 1 am
Sure you could look, decorate and dress the way everyone else does, but where’s the fun in that? We love individuality, in fact, we think the world could use a little bit more of it, that’s why whether you’re in need of a little attention or are looking for a unique gift for someone else, you have to check out Airdrie’s Where on Earth Antique market
Where: 325 Edmonton Trail SE, Airdrie
CHALLENGE YOURSELF TO A WINTER SCAVENGER HUNT
All month long, 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
Bam. There you have it. 10 things to do in Calgary for under $10 this March! Enjoy yourselves out there, and as always, please be safe, be kind, and stay warm!
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