Another week has come and gone and Friday is only a matter of hours away. Not sure how to spend your well-deserved weekend? Here are 10 things to do in Calgary over the next few days! It’s going to be a good one, we can feel it!
In support of the Yard-Core Seeds of Life Association, this weekend Calgary will see food trucks, small businesses and more take to St. Patrick’s Island for the delicious Afro Caribbean Food Festival. This event is free to attend so check it out and enjoy!
When: Saturday, July 23rd
Where: St. Patrick’s Island – directions here
The birds are back, Calgary! This weekend, look up and look out for the incredible Springbank airshow which returns with a nine-plane team for 2022. Performing tricks and demonstrations, this incredible display will take your appreciation for the Canadian Forces to new heights.
When: Saturday, July 23rd & 24th
Where: 175 Maclaurin Drive, Calgary
Time: 10 am
With thousands of fans, Calgary’s Folk Festival has officially returned with great music, good food and sunshine. For more information or to see this year’s lineup check out the link above!
When: Thursday, July 21st – 24th
Where: 698 Eau Claire Avenue SW, Calgary
From salsa lessons, a kid’s area, and 25 authentic Latin food vendors, to their 70 artisan and community vendors and beer garden, Calgary’s annual Fiestaval kicks off this Friday and you won’t want to miss it… especially because it’s FREE to attend!
When: Starts Friday, July 22nd – 24th
Where: Olympic Plaza – 228 8 Ave SE, Calgary
With the sun in the sky, Calgary’s Deerfoot city wants to let the good times roll – in the literal sense! This weekend, lace into a pair of skates and glide the new retro roller rink at the third annual Block Party in partnership with the art-forward organization, PARK.
Where: 901 64 Ave NE, Calgary
From stilt walkers and aerialists, drag royalty and local musicians – 17th Avenue has officially kicked off its 2022 summer season. Enjoy movies in the park. fitness classes and more all summer long! Check out the link above for their event schedule.
When: Until September 21st
Where: 17 Ave. & 8 St. SW, Calgary
Featuring 21 illuminated ‘caves’ spread over 11,000 square feet, check out Telus Spark’s new inflatable display, Luminarium. Bursting with colour and expression, this stunning installation is unlike anything that we’ve ever seen.
Where: 220 Saint George’s Drive Northeast
Described as “THE social event for dogs and their people,” Pet-a-palooza has become a west-coast sensation with it taking over city streets in Vancouver, Victoria, and Calgary. This year, of course, is no exception. Leash up and head over to Eau Claire Market this weekend!
When: Saturday, July 23rd – 24th
Where: Eau Claire Market – 200 Barclay Parade SW #202, Calgary
Located just outside of Red Deer, Alberta, the Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash park is THE place for sizzling summer days. With launch pads, trampolines, an obstacle course, slides, a 15-foot tower, and more – this ginormous floating playground is truly one of a kind.
When: Opens July 1st, 2022
Where: Bay #1, 5100 Lakeshore Drive– Sylvan Lake, Alberta
It’s almost time, Calgary! After years of anticipation, the Calgary Farmers’ Market is nearly ready to open to the public. Luckily, for those who just can’t bear to wait another minute, the folks behind the beloved destination will be holding a pop-up event in celebration of pre-launch. For more information check out the link above and shop until you drop, friends!
When: Saturday, July 23rd
Where: 25 Greenbriar Drive NW
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
And there you have it, 10 things to do in Calgary this weekend. Enjoy!