Happy Thursday! Whether you’ve had a crazy few days and need to wind down or are hoping to get up and going, we’ve got a ton of exciting things going on in and around the city. Not sure what’s happening? Here are 10 fun things to do in Calgary this weekend!
SIP YOURSELF SILLY AT THE CHATEAU LAKE LOUISE
Drinks and a killer view? This weekend head to the mountains for a day of sipping and skating! From now until mid-April, check out the Chateau Lake Louise’s magically delicious ice bar and grab a cold one!
When: Until mid-April (weather permitting)
Where: 111 Lake Louise Dr, Lake Louise, AB
Time: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
EXPERIENCE SOMETHING OLD/NEW/BORROWED/BLUE
Love art, music and supporting local? This weekend, check out Decidedly Jazz Dance Studio’s 37th annual High-Performance Rodeo performance titled Old/New/Borrowed/Blue. For more information or to purchase your tickets now at the link above and enjoy!
When: Thursday, Jan 19th-29th, 2023
Where: 111 12 Ave SE, Calgary
Time: 7:30 pm
WATCH A FLAMES GAME
Toss on a jersey grab a pocket dog and a beer and cheer the Flames to victory when they take on the Tampa Bay Lightning this Saturday. For tickets head to the link above – we have a feeling that it’ll be a good one!
When: Saturday, January 21st, 2023
Where: 555 Saddledome Rise SE
OR A HITMEN GAME
Can’t get enough of Canada’s greatest game? If you can make it to the Flames game, you can also watch as the Calgary Hitmen take on the Red Deer Rebels. Interested? Check out the link above.
When: Sunday, January 22nd, 2023
Where: 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
ATTEND THE CHINESE NEW YEAR FESTIVAL
Featuring dragon and lion dances, martial arts, demonstrations, singers and so much more – Calgary’s Chinese Cultural Centre is back this weekend with its huge Lunar New Year festival. Check it out and enjoy!
When: Saturday, January 21st-22nd, 2023
Where: 197 1 St SW, Calgary
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
WADDLE WITH PENGUINS AT THE CALGARY ZOO
This weekend, head over to the Calgary Zoo for the annual Penguin Walk! This event is weather permitting, so make sure you check out their website before heading out!
When: Until Mid-March (weather depending)
Where: 210 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Time: 10:30 am
HIT THE BANFF SNOWDAYS FESTIVAL
From Skijoring to ice sculptures, Banff’s SnowDays Festival has returned and it’s going to be bigger and better than ever. For more information and event times, check out the link above! It’s going to be grand!
When: Until January 29th, 2023
Where: Downtown Banff
COZY UP IN THE EAST VILLAGE HYGGE HUT
We could all benefit from a little fresh air! Located just off River Walk Plaza in the East Village, Calgarians looking to wind down after a long week 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 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)
OR CHECK OUT CANYON SKI RESORT’S GLOW NIGHT
If instead, you’d like to get into something more active, check out Canyon Ski Resorts Glow Tube Night held every Thursday and Friday! This is a must-visit if you’re looking to take in an evening of colourful lights and winter excitement.
When: Thursdays and Fridays (weather permitting)
Where: 38433 Range Road 264A, Red Deer Country, AB
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
SKATE OLYMPIC PLAZA
Bundle up, lace your skates and head out! Olympic Plaza, one of the city’s favourite ice rinks, is open to the public – but it won’t stay frozen over forever! Check it out and enjoy, folks!
Where: 228 8 Ave. SE, Calgary
Time: 6 am – 11 pm
Whew, there you have it, friends. 10 things to do in Calgary this weekend. What will you check out first? Let us know and we’ll see you out there!
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