Well, friends, it’s almost that time again! From pop-ups to fresh opportunities to get some air, work up a sweat and socialize, the city has come back to life for the sunny season! If of course, you’re not sure what’s going on this time around, here are 10 things to do this weekend in Calgary!
GO TO A PROVINCIAL MUSEUM
With the Queens Platinum Jubilee just around the corner, the province wants you to get out and celebrate! This weekend, you and your family will be able to check out historic sites and museums all over Alberta for free – so don’t miss it!
When: Friday, June 3rd – 5th
CATCH A FILM AT THE 23RD ANNUAL FAIRYTALES FESTIVAL
It’s finally here! This weekend, check out one or all 45 of the incredible films featured in the 24th FairyTales Queer Film Festival – an annual event that gives the LGBTQ+ community a platform to share stories of self-love, suppression, acceptance, and misrepresentation.
Date: Friday, June 3rd – 12th
Location: 617 8 Ave SW, Calgary
TAKE AN OUTDOOR YOGA CLASS
Inhale, exhale, stretch and sweat at an all-ages free 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.
When: Every Sunday
Where: 1300 12 Street Northeast
Time: 1 pm
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HIT THE ROUNDUP PANCAKE BREAKFAST
Featuring live music, performances, demonstrations, and a FREE pancake breakfast, the family-friendly Stampede community roundup kicks off this Saturday at 9 am. it’s going to be a good one, folks – you’re not going to want to miss it!
When: Saturday, June 4th
Where: 125 Fieldhouse Drive East, Okotoks
Time: 9 am – 12 pm
GET SOME SUN AT THE LILAC FESTIVAL
Food, live music, drinks, local vendors, and sun! This weekend Calgary’s beloved Lilac Festival is back and ready to rock your world. It’s been a long time coming, folks – but market season s here and so is all of the fun that comes with it!
When: Sunday, June 5th
Where: 4th street between 13th Ave and Elbow Drive
Time: 10 am – 6 pm
VISIT WITH THE ANIMALS AT COBB’S ADVENTURE PARK
In need of a little fresh air? This weekend, snuggle a kangaroo or two, go axe throwing and place a bet on a round of minigolf! There’s never a dull moment at Cobb’s Adventure Park.
Where: 1500 84th Street NE, Calgary
Time: 11 am – 5 pm
HIT UP A LATE SPRING HIKE
Spring hiking season is in full swing, Calgary! This weekend, grab a buddy, lace up your shoes, and hit the link above to check out some of our favorites within a few hours of the city and enjoy!
CHECK OUT GLENBOW MUSEUM’S TEMPORARY GALLERY
Take a leisurely walk and support talented artists. This week, check out Calgary’s FREE Glenbow Museum popup exhibition space at the Edison for Here to Tell: Faces of Holocaust Survivors, a commemorative photography exhibit that you won’t want to miss.
Where: 150 9th Avenue SW, Calgary
GET INKED AT THE DEADLY TATTOO CONVENTION
Roll up your sleeves and remember to breathe because The Deadly Tattoo Convention is happening in town this weekend! The 3-day event gathers world-famous tattoo artists under one roof for an up-close and personal experience for all attendees. You’ll have the opportunity to interact with renowned artists from around the globe thanks to its host James Tex. So if you’re looking to get inked for the first time or on your way for more tattoos, this is the spot to be!
When: Friday, June 3rd – 5th
Where: 3777 Grey Eagle Dr, Calgary
And there you have, it friends – 10 things to do in Calgary this weekend. Now get yourselves out there and enjoy yourselves!
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