Another weekend has come and gone, and with a mixed bag of weather in our forecast, many of you are probably wondering how to spend the next 5 days. As always there’s a ton of stuff to experience, so let’s jump into it! Here are 10 things to do in Calgary this week.
SINK YOUR TEETH INTO LA PIZZA WEEK
You’ve got a few days left of La Pizza Week, Calgary! This time around, foodies will be encouraged to get down and get cheesy with fellow Za-fans all over the country. From coast to coast ovens will be hot and toppings will be plenty, with restaurants competing for your votes. Check out the link above to see the local restaurants participating in this year’s event!
When: Until Saturday, May 14th, 2022
Where: See link above
Cost: Prices vary
HAVE A BEER ON A CALGARY PATIO
Coss your fingers for a beautiful day this week, Calgary! It’s been one long winter and if you’re like us, then you’re beyond ready to hit one of the many incredible patios in and around the city. Check out the link above for 10 of our favorite spots and enjoy!
WANDER GLENBOW MUSEUM’S SATTELITE EXHIBITION SPACE
Dinner and an art gallery? Sounds like the perfect way to spend an afternoon! This week, suit up and check out Calgary’s FREE Glenbow Museum popup exhibition space at the Edison. Featuring art from all over the world and right here in Alberta, this unique experience is certainly one you won’t want to miss!
Where: 150 9th Avenue SW, Calgary
OR CHECK OUT CONTEMPORARY CALGARY
Can’t get enough colour and expression? If you’re an art lover, there’s nothing better! This week wander Contemporary Calgary – a modern museum with wide-open spaces and many a tale to tell – all for only $10.
When: Open Wednesday to Sunday
Where: 701 11th Street SW
ENJOY A MEAL AT FOODIES IN THE PARK
Hungry? This week, suit up and get a group together for Foodies in the Park, an intimate dome dining experience held in Calgary’s Fish Creek! From the food to an incredible view, this is a unique dining event you won’t want to miss.
When: Until May 22, 2022
Where: 15979 Bow Bottom Trail SE, Calgary
Time: 5:30 pm, and 7:45 pm
SPLURGE AT A POP-UP GARDEN CENTRE
Spring has sprung, and your garden needs a little RNR. With wholesale prices, 4 locations across the city, and expert staff, the popup glow gardens are back but only until they sell out. Don’t miss out on this one, folks!
Where: See locations above
CLIMB ABOARD THE LAKE MINNEWANKA CRUISE
Contrary to popular belief, you don’t actually have to travel to the edges of the continent to enjoy a cruise! This Friday, climb aboard an hour-long tour of one of Alberta’s most beautiful lakes for everything from dinner and drink tours to sightseeing sails.
When: Opens Friday, May 13th
Where: Lake Minnewanka, 10 mins outside Banff
Cost: $46 +
GET LOST IN THE QUANTUM SANDBOX EXHIBIT
The first of its kind in Canada, Spark’s permanent digital art gallery has opened a brand new exhibit that will take you to a whole new dimension. This week, check it out and say bon voyage to reality – but beware, you might not want to come back!
When: Now open
Where: 220 St. George’s Drive NE, Calgary
Cost: Included in general admission ($26)
PARTICIPATE IN A SCAVENGER HUNT
Explore Calgary like never before! This scavenger hunt will introduce you to Calgary’s art scene as you walk around the city, make discoveries, and complete challenges. You’ll learn about organizations and artists that are working to change the social fabric of the city, in a fun and interactive way. And participants will be eligible to win Oculus Quest 2*. Visit www.thesocialimpactlab.com/
.When: Until June 12th
Where: Directions here
CHECK OUT AN OFF-BROADWAY SHOW AT THE ROSEBUD THEATRE
Where: 202 Martin Avenue, Rosebud, Alberta
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